More than 55 thousand people attended the tours of the Donetsk state Botanical garden in 2016. This was reported today by the press service of the institution.
"More than 55 thousand people from the city visited the Botanical garden and its greenhouse complexes in the past year", — said the Agency interlocutor.
She added that for residents and guests of the capital was organized about two thousand tours of the greenhouses and throughout the garden – 129.
We will remind that throughout last year, the authorities of the DPR was also organised in the Botanical garden of rest children from bombarded regions. According to the press service of the institution during the year, it was visited by 3,500 children.
Donetsk Botanical garden was founded in 1964. Occupying 203 acres of area, is one of the largest in Europe. Over the years of its history he has assembled a collection of 8 thousand species, forms and varieties of plants, it is one of Europe's largest collection of plant seeds, with 40 thousand units, and the herbarium of 120 thousand samples. The total area of the five greenhouses of the garden is about three thousand square meters. Exhibitions and tours that take place regularly in the garden, enjoy great popularity among residents and guests of the capital.