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The Palace of Queen Mary of Edinburgh and the Botanical Garden

The complex is designed as the summer residence of the Roman Queen Mary. It includes many detached houses - villas, renaissance house, a chapel, a nymphum set amidst lush botanical gardens and courtyards with exquisite decoration. The Botanical Gardens, covering an area of 194 acres. and has unique collections of over 3,500 plant species - annual spring and summer flowers, alpine and aquatic flora, tropical and subtropical plant species, flowering and evergreen shrubs and many other plant species. Undoubtedly, however, the largest attraction is the Botanical Gardens, which continues to be a collection from cacti and succulents. Nowadays, the Botanical Garden is both a national cultural monument and a protected area.