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Beijing Botanical Garden

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All reviews full bloom reclining buddha peony garden peaceful afternoon trees and plants fragrant hill summer palace hour trip nice walk worth the effort worth the trip entrance fee couple of hours peonies subway park temple
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth combining with a visit to the Summer Palace, as the two are quite close. The entance fee is CNY 5. The gardens are big (200 hectares, 500 acres). So allow at least a couple of hours. It is essentially a large park, in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

In the autumn, around Beijing the leaves turn and in Fragrant Hills the Red Leaf Festival begins. The Botanical Gardens are at the base of Fragrant Hills park and you need to take the same train to get there. The train will be crowded if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Passport-to-Palette
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We visited the gardens on our last day in Beijing, needing to get away from the crowds and to some greenery. We were pleasantly surprised. It was a 30 minute taxi ride there, and we took the subway back which is easy but takes twice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hoovlet
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Personally for me it was a disappointment - perhaps because i had high expectations and was really looking forward to a different atmosphere and something really very pleasant and beautiful after all the numerous palace visits in Beijing. No doubt it was green and dense...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Triflyer
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Nice gardens the biggest plus was not over crowded and you could actually breathe fresh air. It's worth the admission price to get away and relax.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rsenteno
Reviewed 6 July 2018

If you've been wanting to see a beautiful botanical garden, I strongly recommend going to the Beijing Botanical Gardens. Admission into the site is very cheap, and there is plenty of beautiful flora to view. The gardens span 400 acres, with 200 acres open to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This garden was a nice surprise. The park is huge and so green. You feel like walking in the forest. We came in late June and it was very hot, but still very nice. There is a subway now that you can take from Bagou...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank iristaletta
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We visited and truly enjoyed our day here. The park is massive and we'll maintained. The place is usually very busy but because it's so big you don't feel the crowds as much. We stuck around until well after the dark. The entire mood of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank steveny123
Reviewed 15 May 2018

When you need some peace and tranquility its lovely to visit here. We loved our visit and enjoyed the atmosphere. Enjoyed seeing all the trees and plants. All this in the hustle and bustle of Beijing.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank franny55
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Took the subway to Bagou and changed to the tram to Botanical Gardens station. The signs are in English so if you can follow subway maps you can do it. Ticket machines are in English also but only take Up tp 10 RMB. A separate...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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