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The Botanical Garden

53 Nanhai Rd., Taipei, Taiwan
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Ranked #63 of 254 Attractions in Taipei
Type: Gardens
Description: 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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Keelung, Taiwan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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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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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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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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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
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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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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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manila, phil
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

We went for a stroll but were not impressed with the plants there. But maybe we just came at a bad time. Admission is free.

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