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Xiamen Botanical Garden

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Absolutely huge! We went in from the east gate which was a bit of a mistake because it took us over... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Enjoying Garden with Baby and Stroller

My daughter and I visited the Botanical Gardens with her one year old son in a stroller. There are... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
Carol B
Tolland, Connecticut, United States
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All reviews cactus garden nanputuo temple east gate large garden great walk plants and trees few hours nice place gulangyu island paths species park forest chinese lakes hill northwest
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely huge! We went in from the east gate which was a bit of a mistake because it took us over an hour to get to the parks highlights, but still the walk up the hill had breathtaking views along the way. The plants and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andyd232
Reviewed 22 November 2018

My daughter and I visited the Botanical Gardens with her one year old son in a stroller. There are many routes around the park which do not include steps however, the maps are not detailed enough to avoid them. We ended up carrying the stroller...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carol B
Reviewed 20 November 2018

This garden is so beautiful and big, you can spent a whole day walking in it, the variaty of plants is very big and divers.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Alice v
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Visited this place with colleagues. We hiked from the nanputuo temple and reached the entrance of the botanical garden from the hill. It was a very tiring hike. The garden was just average with very limited variety of plants but it is a nice place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anle_Lizaso
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The queue was massive, even though it was approaching 40C in the middle of the day. Instead, I took a walk down the 'Railway culture park' - which is basically just a path - turned right, went up a huge hill only cars are meant...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Andy1112013
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

It is not the most famous tourist destination in Xiamen, but in fact the very best! Much more interesting and beautiful then Gulangyu island. The park is huge and located on the slope of some mountains. No mass tourism! The cactus park is very special...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Rudolf3071
Reviewed 10 July 2018

If you visit Nanputuo Temple or Xiada Campus, you definitely should plan the next few hours for visiting the Botanical Garden.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kaja K
Reviewed 7 May 2018

The botanical garden was beautifully developed and maintained. many different kind of trees and flowers. A good place to exercise, relax and enjoy the garden. it could be tiring for someone who seldom walk or hike. The garden is big, it could take around 2...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ybo7000
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The botanical Garden should be a must during your stay in Xiamen. It is a great large garden, with numerous different parts dedicated to varous species of plants, trees and flowers. There are ponds with golden fish and three temples, mainly in the north of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank GuiFei2017
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Nice to walk around. We enjoyed the nearby cable car - thankfully it was a nice day and we got amazing views of Xiamen.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pottsnz
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12 February 2019|
Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
When I visited in November there were several varieties of flowers in bloom. From the plantings I would expect to see multitudes of flowers; whether or not it will be a sea - you'll have to let us all know! I believe the... More
26 September 2018|
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Response from majeo | Reviewed this property |
About 40 minutes from the sea PORT This attraction is really not worth the money and effort I would choose that Island trip instead.
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16 August 2015|
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Response from Luke-In-China | Reviewed this property |
If you really want to take a bus, walk South on dondu road (东渡路) for 10 minutes until shangjian bus stop (商检). If you're unsure, you can ask the staff at the terminal how to wall there, just show them the characters. Take... More