Visitors flock to Hamburg garden show

Thousands of visitors are expected to spend Wednesday's national holiday taking in the exotic plants at the international garden show on Hamburg's Elbe island of Wilhelmsburg.

Visitors flock to Hamburg garden show
Photo: DPA

The summer-long show, which opened on April 26, showcases visions by gardeners, breeders and landscape architects under the motto “Around the World in 80 Gardens.”

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Taking over a park on the river island of Wilhelmsburg, a total of 80 gardens take visitors on a six-kilometre tour through seven different themed worlds, displaying exotic vegetation from all over the earth.

Around 2.5 million visitors are expected at the show – which also includes a variety of cultural, sporting and educational activities – and runs until October 13th.

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