One of Richmond borough's most visually stunning tourist attractions: The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Richmond borough, and in the UK.
Now a World Heritage Site, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is home to over 40,000 different species of living plants - the largest and most diverse collection in the world. Kew's seven magnificent glasshouses, including the famous Palm House, display rare and unusual plants from all over the world.
The gardens are mostly informal, with a few formal areas. There are conservatories, a library, places to eat and a herbarium - easily enough to fill an entire day out!
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There are a number of tourist attractions within The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Every tourist is fascinated by the Great Pagoda that stands in one of the corners. Erected in the year 1762 from a design in imitation of the Chinese Ta, the Pagoda attraction comprises ten octagonal storeys, reaching an impressive height of 50 metres. Climb the 253 steps all the way to the top and enjoy the view of the gardens.
Did you know?
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has the largest compost heap in the world, made from green waste in the Gardens.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is important in Richmond borough and on a national scale as a leading centre of botanical research and a training ground for professional gardeners. It is also important as a seedbank.
For a day out to remember, visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in the heart of Richmond borough.
The Royal Botanic Gardens
Kew Green Kew Richmond upon Thames TW9 3AB
020 8332 5628
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Royal Botanic is the best place in London.You can spend there lovely time in Summer,Autumn,Winter and Spring.There are plants from all the world,fantastic glass houses,flowers,sculpters,restaurants,playground...