Orto botanico, Palermo Botanical Garden
Orto botanico is a botanical garden as well as a research and educational institution.
The beautiful pond at the center of the garden.
Many turtles live in the pond. This one we call Attilio.
A lizard in Orto botanico, Palermo.
Orto botanico, Palermo
Aloe plicatilis in the Botanical Garden (Orto botanico) in Palermo, a nice place to relax between visiting churches and museums in Palermo. The garden opened to the public in 1795. It has a lot of plants and trees from all over the world. In the lovely lily pond, there are lots of cute turtles.
Bird of paradise, also called crane flower (Strelitzia reginae).
Lizard living in Orto botanico, Palermo.
Children playing inside a tree.
A lizard investigating the cactus section.
Greenhouse, Palermo Botanical Garden.
A tree with nasty spikes. Orto botanico, Palermo
A tree with a history.
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