Planten un Blomen is a park
with a size of 47 hectares in the center of Hamburg.
name is Low German
for plants and
The first plant was a Platanus
, planted by
Johann Georg Christian
in November 1821. It can be seen next to the Hamburg Dammtor
railway station entrance of the park.
The park is famous for its water-light concerts, public theater and
music performances. There is no entrance fee. In addition to the
gardens, there is a large playground in the southern area of the
park. This makes the park a popular place in the city. It contains the
garden of Hamburg.
Overview (October 2004)