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Kew Gardens Temperate House from the Pagoda
|Location||London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, England|
|Area||121 hectares (300 acres)|
|Visitors||more than 1.35 million per year|
|Public transit access||Kew Gardens|
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Official name||Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew|
|Criteria||Cultural: (ii), (iii), (iv)|
|Inscription||2003 (27th Session)|
|Area||132 ha (330 acres)|
|Buffer zone||350 ha (860 acres)|
Kew Gardens are open to visitors who pay to enter.
In the 20th century, the gardens continued to grow larger and even more important in plant science.
The Temperate glass house was fixed over 5 years. It opened again in 2018.
Japanese garden at Kew in Spring
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- Millennium Seed Bank Project
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