A beautiful place in the heart of Athens is the Botanical Garden only 8 km from Omonoia Square, in the neighborhood of Haidari, and almost unknown to most of the Athenians. The borders of the garden begin from Dromokaitio Hospital and reach till the tourist kiosk of Haidari Municipality. Covering a land of 1,860 sq.m., this Botanical Garden has over 2,500 different kinds of plants from all over the world and a rich variety of flora. The tour of this Botanical Garden, which is the largest in Greece and in Eastern Mediterranean, begins from the historical plants section, on the left side of the main entrance.