Home to architecturally gorgeous greenhouses, as well as endangered and extinct plant species, this Irish national landmark
is a destination for tourists and locals alike.
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The purpose of a botanic garden is to preserve plank species for study. Hi, I'm Rebecca Brayton and welcome to watchmojo.com and today we’ll be taking a look at the world class Irish National Botanic Garden. The Irish National Botanic Garden is the perfect place for a stroll founded in 1795. The site sits on 27 acres or 19.5 hectares of land. There are over 20,000 different species of plants housed at the site.
300 of these species are endangered and six are completely extinct. The botanic gardens are also home to greenhouses and notable architectural interest namely the palm house. This recently restored greenhouse is found near the curvilinear range one of the most important surviving glass houses in Europe. The botanic garden is a tourist attraction and popular with residents. It is also used for research and for the cultural training whether it’s flowers, architecture or history you seek, the Irish national botanic gardens are sure to be a great destination to visit while in Ireland.