About the Garden
El-Orman Digital Map (ODM)
For those who don’t know, El-Orman Garden is that elegant public park and botanical garden located at the end of El-Dokki Street in Giza. This Digital Map has been set up as a user-friendly GIS system to document, provide information and help allocate different types of trees and plants that represent the very special botanical variety hosted by El-Orman Garden. The main aim of this tool is to provide accurate, detailed information to the park visitors, to scientific researchers, decision makers as well as casual users, in an easy to use form with the ultimate goal of helping to conserve this botanical legacy.
The Gardens (Giza Royal Palace Gardens) were built during the reign of Khedive Ismaiel (1830-1895) on a total area of 95.2 feddans.
Importance of the Orman Botanical Garden
El-Orman Botanical Garden has a great natural value thanks to the wide array of plant species that it houses. The impressive plantation is composed of different and various plant forms such as trees, shrubs, succulents.