Eden Project

Eden Project

Bodelva, Cornwall, United Kingdom

The Eden Project is one of Cornwall’s most popular attractions and the world’s largest greenhouse. The complex includes two massive adjoining domes that are home to some of the world’s most exotic plant species and each dome emulates natural biomes including tropical and Mediterranean environments. In the tropical biome there are coffee, rubber, bamboo and banana trees among others, which are kept at a tropical temperature and moisture level. The Mediterranean biome features olives, grape vines as well as a number of sculptures.

Outside the biomes there is also there are extensive vegetable gardens, landscaped gardens and covers temperate regions of the world featuring tea plants, lavender, hops, sunflowers and hemp. There are also several sculptures in the gardens including a giant bee and robot.

The Eden Project is located 2 km from the town of St. Blazey and 5 km from St. Austell, Cornwall. The project was designed to reinforce the connection between humans and plant life and shine a magnifying glass on the world’s environments. There are educational facilities and workshop spaces where you can learn more about some of the most exotic and interesting plant life on planet earth – it is a wonderful place to visit while in Cornwall.

 

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