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Attracting more than 800,000 visitors annually, the New York Botanical Garden is one of the most famous gardens in United States. Occupying approximately 100 hectares of land in Bronx, it houses the some of the top botanical research institutions in the country and showcases numerous flower shows throughout the year.

The New York Botanical Garden has more than 50 types of gardens and plant collections. The garden?s main attraction is the 20-hectare old growth woodland which has never been touched or log. It features several species of trees, flowers, shrubs, flowers and other plant life some of which more than two centuries old. It is the vastest remainder of the forest that covered New York City before being developed by the first Europeans who lived in the city. Other famous attractions in the botanical garden include an old-fashioned, wrought iron green house built in the 1890s, a 15-hectare conifer collection and a rock garden.

Aside from these, those who want to learn more about botanical sciences can be immersed in New York City Botanical Garden?s extensive research facilities including a 550,000-volume library. This is testament to the garden?s advocacy to protect and preserve plant life. There are several tours and activities that visitors can engage in including hands-on lessons for kids which aim to build a ?closer relationship? between people and plants. There are also exclusive events for registered members of the New York Botanical Garden.
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