The Botanical Garden in the Ein Gedi Kibbutz is the only botanical garden in the world that integrates residential buildings within it. The stunning garden is home to over 800 rare species of trees, shrubs and flowers from all over the globe. Plants mentioned in the Bible such as Myrrh and Frankincense feature alongside rare trees, tropical plants, palm trees, fruit trees, cacti and local plants.
One can visit this heavenly garden every day of the year except Yom Kippur and enjoy a guided tour (free for guests of the "Country Hotel"). The minimal entrance fee includes a short film about the settlement and information on the vegetation.
address: Kibbutz Ein Gedi, Dead Sea
Open Hours: Daily 8:30-16:30, Fri 8:30-14:00
Categories : Attractions