BIODIVERSITY: THE BOTANIC GARDEN OF PADUA
An oasis of green in the heart of Padua city, the most ancient university botanic garden of the world was born in 1545 between the Basilica di San’t Antonio and the Basilica di Santa Giustina. World Heritage site, today it represents an innovative example of popular science. Scientists coming from every part of the globe study these little miracles of nature using the best technology available in the market.
Something interesting to see:
– the “Ginko biloba” present in this garden from 1750.
– the “Cedrus deodara” planted out in 1828 was the first of its specie to be introduced in Italy.
– the “Boswellia sacra” which is a rare specimen to admire in Italy, now is possible to see among the species of the Mediterranean basin in the Garden of biodiversity.