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Address: 53 Nanhai Rd., Taipei, Taiwan
Description: Over 300,000 species of plants, shrubs and trees are on hand for public...
Over 300,000 species of plants, shrubs and trees are on hand for public enjoyment and education in Taipei’s serene gardens.
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oasis of nature

It is a good place if you happen to be around 。I was dissappointed as the winter garden with exotic plants was closed But it was not to long walk from Ximen

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
41 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It is a good place if you happen to be around 。I was dissappointed as the winter garden with exotic plants was closed But it was not to long walk from Ximen

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Keelung, Taiwan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Found my trip to the Botanical Gardens a bit disappointing. Thought there would be more flowers not just bushes and trees on display. After all flowers I thought were part of what I thought of botanicals. Huge park, but don't spend more than an hour there as it is very hot during the day and little access to water. A... More 

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Taipei
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The Botanical Garden is a cool place to go, relaxing to walk through and de-stress from city life. There is a nice pond that features water lillys during certain times of the year as well as a smaller pond that is stalked with many colorful fish. Talk an hour or so and visit this nice area of Taipei.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

You want to see two things in Taipei....here they are....Botanical garden...just amazing, free and a great way to get out of the polluted city. Beautiful, well taking care of... Just perfect. And the 101... That's it for me if you come only for a day. There is also the National Theater as number 2 if you have extra time, of... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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68 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

It is a nice European style botanical garden. The lotus pond was very nice because the lotus flowers were blooming beautifully.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Visited the botanical garden by accident (next to National Museum History of Taipei). A lot of plants with their original latin names. As it was a hot day in Taipei, Botanical garden really gave a good shade with their big trees. A must visit for plants lovers, but just not my cup of tea.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Great botanical gardens with interesting information on Taiwanese nature and ecology dotted all around the park. But the best thing are the volunteers at the interpretative centre who will talk you through traditional Taiwanese culture and history! Great location in West Taipei near popular shopping districts.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

The botanical gardens are a lovely peaceful place full of birds and (most local I think) tourists looking at them. We enjoyed exploring with our kids, who ran amok while kindly Taiwanese ladies kept an eye on them.

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Riyadh
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Botanical Garden is worth visiting and will only take 20 minutes of your time. Various plants are being preserved and it is near to National Museum.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Ok, maybe im spoilt for choice in aus, but these botanical gardens were actually a bit of a let down, you couldnt enter any of the green houses to look at say cacti, the gardens were overrun with grass and weeds and the whole place had a bit of a, not very well maintained feel to it. If you like... More 

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