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The garden of Forgotten Plants: photos, description of the Garden of Forgotten Herbs)

The garden of Forgotten Plants, also known as the Rasponi Garden, located at the intersection of via Rasponi and via Guerrini in Ravenna. This charming green oasis open to the public, as if hidden behind strong walls. To get out into the garden, passing through the elegant courtyard and the gate of the 18th century designed by Camillo of Morija. And the courtyard, and the gate has recently been carefully restored and regained its former splendor.

The initiators of the garden was made by the local administration and the people's Bank of Ravenna, Banca Popolare di Ravenna), who decided to give the city square, where history and nature, where residents and tourists can take a leisurely stroll and relax in the fresh air.

The special location of the Rasponi Garden between palaces that once belonged to noble families of Ravenna, and the shape of its flower beds that surround the Central fountain, made of wrought iron, this garden is isolated from others. On beds of plants used for medicinal purposes, alternate with those that are traditionally used in Mediterranean cuisine. Thus, here with hyssop and fragrant aquifolium Holly, you can see Basil, capers and oregano. A hop and cubistic drug are combined with carrots, artichokes and chicory.

The garden of Forgotten Plants with his magical gate is truly a wonderful place for amazing discoveries. Massive walls surrounding the garden perimeter, muffle city noise, creating a literally tangible magical atmosphere that you'll enjoy the colors and scents of herbs. Hence it becomes visible to other Ravenna - on the horizon rises the dome of the Cathedral, surrounded by other historic buildings.