The Palmengarten is one of two botanical gardens in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is located in the Westend-Süd district. It covers a surface of 22 hectares.
On around 22 hectares of land, the Palmengarten botanical gardens display a range of interesting and beautiful plants. Almost every kind of exotic flora growing around the world can be found here, right in the middle of Frankfurt.
The Palmengarten botanical gardens were founded by a group of enterprising citizens in the 19th century. A leafy haven in the heart of the city, the gardens are a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. The Tropicarium, an ensemble of 14 modern-looking greenhouses, houses a wealth of tropical and subtropical species. Climates around the world are perfectly simulated here, from the lush green rainforests and monsoon forests to the sultry mangroves and dry desert with giant prickly cacti. Not only is the Tropicarium a great place to learn about nature, but it also illustrates what the climate is like in different parts of our planet.