The Orto Botanico dell'Università di Cagliari, also known as the Orto Botanico di Cagliari, is a botanical garden operated by the University of Cagliari and located at Viale S. Ignazio da Laconi 9-11, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.
The garden was inaugurated in 1866 under the direction of Prof. Patrizio Gennari. Its first seed index was published in 1885, and by 1901 the garden contained some 430 species. The garden was damaged in World War II but has subsequently been restored.
Today the garden contains some 2000 species, predominantly of Mediterranean origin but with a good collection of succulents and tropical plants as well. The garden is organized into three major sections:
Summer (last Sunday of Mar - Oct)
Mon - Fri: 9 am - 6 pm
Winter (last week of Oct - Mar):
Mon - Fri: 9 am - 1:30 pm
General admission: €4
General admission + guided visit: €6
Free admission: children (under 6), seniors (+65)
Official website http://www.ortobotanicoitalia.it/sardegna/cagliari/
Phone +39 070 6753522
Address Via Sant'Ignazio da Laconi, 09123 Cagliari, Italy
Coordinates 39°13'19.502" N 9°6'39.603" E