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Himeji City Botanical Garden
Japan

Himeji City Botanical Garden located on a small hill near Mt.Tegara in Himeji, has two glasshouses.

In one of them, carnivorous plants and lots of tropical plants are growing.

In the other one, shown in this panorama, many cacti are displayed.

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Uploaded: 20/08/2011
Updated: 25/04/2014
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