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Sister Cities: Horticultural Sites, Events, and Developments


Columbus has 10 sister cities across the globe from Curitiba, Brazil to Ahmedabad, India. Each city has its own unique culture, environment and plant life. Despite their differences, there is a fundamental truth each of these cities share: gardens and green spaces elevate the quality of life.

Take a horticultural tour of the world by making stops at our various sister cities. Learn about their botanical sites, advancements in horticulture and floriculture events.

Columbus’ Sister Cities

Accra, Ghana

Ahmedabad, India

Curitiba, Brazil

Dresden, Germany

Genoa, Italy

Hefei, China

Herzliya, Israel

Odense, Denmark

Seville, Spain

Tainan City, Taiwan

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