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Johannesburg Botanical Garden

The Johannesburg Botanical Garden is located in the suburb of Emmarentia in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The gardens were established in 1968 and cover an area of around . It is administered by Johannesburg City Parks.

The Emmarentia Dam is located within the ground of the gardens.

One of the main attractions is the Rose Garden with over 10 000 roses.

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The garden is organized by theme and purpose of use and consists of

  • Restaurant
  • A Shakespeare Garden
  • A Succulent Garden
  • A formal, terraced Rose Garden with ponds and fountains
  • A Herb Garden
  • A Herbarium
  • A Cycad Garden
  • A Floreum
  • A Bird island
  • Wetlands
  • Picnic area
  • Dog walking section
  • Nursery
  • Environmental Education Center

Monuments and memorials

A monument commemorating the 300the anniversary of the Hugenots in South Africa is located at the top of the rose garden.

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