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Hangzhou Botanical Garden

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No.1 Taoyuan Ling, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000, China
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Reviewed 20 December 2018

The gardens are beautifully maintained. The taxi dropped us at the North end of the gardens which was a great place to start. We loved the bonsai area which I think ids called the potted plant garden. The gardens house a museum to Hans Meilin....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Although a grade, this is more of a research area. Looked more like a forrest. But we enjoyed the walk and the plants are well marked.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank henrym508
Reviewed 3 October 2018

lots of different areas to explore - I enjoyed the bamboo section with many different ones - both large and small. The herb area was in need of some attention - but that may have been the time of the year. Allow plenty of time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bob19472016
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We were able to take tour boat around the waterways. Reminded me of miniature South Louisiana swamp tour. Ok thing to do, but not great....average. If they had a beer or 2...it could have been better. But, tea is king in China.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bayouexec
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Like the surroundings. Lot of different landscapes, lot of paths. Despite our visit was during a weekend we were able to feel alone in the park. Huge green area. So calm, relaxing that you forget you're in the city of XX milion inhabitants! :) :)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Agata R
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I enjoyed our visit there. Ample plantation and water lillies. Now I am not a botanologist to be able to judge the varieties and the quality of the gardens but I found plenty of nice shooting opportunities. You can walk at the lake shores and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sofi N
Reviewed 21 August 2018

it was a great place for a wonderful walk within nature. we went there early morning and we stayed about 5 hours. We brought our food and drinks and had a picnic on the shore of a lake surrounded by tall tree. However, after our...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank dralmorales
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

I came here with my teenage son hoping to do some birding. The garden is beautiful, and we saw more birds here than at Xixi Wetlands. It’s a very serene place with beautiful plants and flowers, nicely laid out with good signage. There’s a modest...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MamaAyinde
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The visit to the Botanical Garden was amazing. Kids loved the variety of flowers there and the garden is really well maintained and a perfect place to hang out if you are a nature lover.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went there in March and it was marvelous. All trees and bushes were in blossom and the smell of Magnolias everywhere. The park, is big, clean and a perfect place to relax and enjoy nature.

Date of experience: March 2018
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1 November 2016|
Response from Curtis K | Reviewed this property |
We haven't visited in winter, but our daughter-in-law says it could be quite cold, with possible snow. The botanical garden will not be crowded, and it might be quite beautiful in winter, but the best time would be Spring... More
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27 May 2016|
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Response from Anad-Elpho | Reviewed this property |
We used a taxi. Taxis are really cheap in Hangzhou. Geographically, it is on the west side of the West lake (Hangzhou) .