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The Botanical Garden of Padua of Orto Botanico di Padova is a World Heritage Site in the city of Padua, Italy. Created in 1545, it stands today as the world's oldest academic botanical garden that is still at its original location. It continues to be a center of scientific research today. The original layout of the garden, which is affiliated to the University of Padua, has been preserved. It covers an area of 22,000 sq meters and still holds special collections.


Botanical Garden of Padua, Italy
Botanical Garden of Padua, Italy
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Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico) of Padua was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 21st session of the World Heritage Committee that was held in Naples, Italy, on 1 - 6 December, 1997.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 45 23 56.8 E 11 52 50.4
Inscription Year: 1997
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: II, III
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