A unique microclimate
The Hanbury Botanical Gardens are one of the most important acclimatisation parks in the world.
Founded in 1867 by the British philanthropist Sir Thomas Hanbury, they host a huge collection of of plants from all over the world, thanks to the different microclimates of Capo Mortola.
Sold in 1960 to the Italian state, the gardens are currently managed by the University of Genoa and can be visited all year round.
Testo a cura di Ilaria Veneruso, immagini di Corrado Agnese e Nicola Ferrarese.