THE PALM GARDEN
At the very heart of Frankfurt lies the Palm Garden, a wonderfully lush oasis where the strains of modern day life can be forgotten.
Completed in 1871 the Palmengarten, as it is known in German, brings the world’s most beautiful plants to one of Europe’s most modern trade capitals. Visitors to this urban paradise can explore numerous gardens, such as the rockery with its imposing waterfall, the vivid rhododendron garden, a colorful tropical underwater world and, in the summer, the 12,900 square foot cactus garden. The Palm Garden also features a tropicarium, which replicates the warm tropical climes of monsoon jungles, and a sub-Antarctic House where you will experience the cold temperatures of the southern hemisphere. There is something at the Palm Garden for everyone: regular tours and lectures are held in the stunning glass houses, while playgrounds, mini golf and a small railway can occupy children for hours. There is also a picturesque pond complete with rowing boats fit for the romantic.