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Botanical Garden Jevremovac
Belgrade

Botanical Gardens Jevremovac is a unit of Biology, University of Belgrade. Established in 1874. by the Ministry of Education of the Kingdom of Serbia, the proposal Pančića Joseph, who was its first manager. Year 1889. by King Milan I donated the estate (which he inherited from his grandfather Jevrem) Great School in Belgrade for the Botanic Garden, but on condition that his name Jevremovac. At this point and that name is today.


Botanical Gardens covers an area of ​​about five acres, where the outdoors is more than 250 species of trees and shrubs, national, European and exotic plants, and the total plant now includes about 500 trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants. Botanical Gardens includes the addition of open space, green houses and offices of the Institute of Botany (administration building, herbarium, library, lecture hall, laboratories).

Conservatory, built in the 1892nd , covers an area of ​​500 m2. At a time when it was built it was one of the largest and most beautiful greenhouses in this part of Europe. In greenhouse grown many tropical and subtropical plant species of which should be mentioned: Canariensis Phoenix, Chamaerops Humilis, Cereus Peruvinianus ...

The herbarium contains a rich collection of plants from the Balkan Peninsula and over Europe with about 120,000 herbarium sheets and over 300,000 dried specimens. Library is one of the oldest and richest in the region. In addition to 200 scientific and professional journals and has over 6,000 books.

It is open to visitors during the year from 1 May-1 November (9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.).

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