In 1968, the construction of the Iranian National Botanical Garden began in an area of more than 140 hectares on the southern hillside of the Alborz Mountain range near Chitgar Forest Park, which now is the largest botanical garden in the Middle East.
Plants Collections in National Botanical Garden of Iran:
Rocky garden, Medicinal plants zone, North America Plants zone, Systematic garden, Iran and Turanian plants zone, Zagros Mountain Range Plants and Trees zone, Alborz mountain range plants area, Himalayan Plant Growth Site, Caspian Plant Growth Site, Demonstrate parts, Plant Growth Site of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus, Plant Growth Site of Europe, China and Japan Gardens, Recreational forest, Greenhouses, Fruit Gardens, and Nurseries.
- Because the garden is very large, make sure you have the right shoes.
- If you are not interested in walking, you can use the red cars to circulate.
- Do not forget about the fantastic scenery of this park.