The Akureyri Botanical Gardens function both as
a public park with decorative plants (formally opened in 1912) and as
a botanical garden (opened in 1957) with a noteworthy collection of
specimens from the Icelandic flora along with imported flowers, trees
The botanical garden was established by the
women of Akureyri, and has been in their care ever since.
The botanical garden are located in centrum in Akureyri.