Trompenburg Arboretum – Rotterdam, Netherlands - Atlas Obscura

Trompenburg Arboretum

A true Valhalla for cactus and succulent lovers. 


On the edge of Rotterdam’s city centre lies a well-hidden green secret: Trompenburg Gardens and Arboretum. Trompenburg has been a public park since 1958 and holds more 4,000 unique trees and plants. The park is well-kept and beautiful all year round.

In the middle of the garden lies a greenhouse, a true Valhalla for cactus and succulent lovers. One of the paths will lead you to a cute teahouse, where you can sit down with a nice cup of tea or coffee and enjoy one of their delicious muffins before you continue your green adventure.

Know Before You Go

The garden continues on the other side of the road, called the 'Overtuin'. You need a ticket to pass the gates, they can give you one at the entrance.

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