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Xiamen Botanical Garden

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Address: No.25 Huyuan Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361000, China
Phone Number: 0592-2038471
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Nice and neat

It's nice and neat, with many semitropical and tropical plants I've never seen before. And it has en area for the succulent, including various cactus. Quiet and interesting to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Guangzhou
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Guangzhou
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

It's nice and neat, with many semitropical and tropical plants I've never seen before. And it has en area for the succulent, including various cactus. Quiet and interesting to be explored in a sunny afternoon.

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Shanghai, China
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Xiamen gardens takes up a large part of the land area on the island, and is easily accessible from all of the major hotels. There are three main gates (West, East and North) and the western gate is the most accessible and is in the more touristy area of Xiamen. The park is divided into different climactic zones, each with... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Yeah, what's so great about a museum dedicated to pianos? Dusty and rusty old keyboards cluttering up a room, isn't it? No. Extremely well preserved examples of the piano and its offshoots (harpsichord) all well appointed in a delightful mansion house. Stories of musical greats who might have composed on similar instruments abound through this surprisingly entertaining and educational stop... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Forget the huge city attractions if you want a quiet walk and sa out clean air, this is the place to go , it's not even average or good , it's super excellent , worth the visit , I'll go again , this garden is so huge .

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Most tourists don't go there and miss one of the top four botanical gardens in China. You must be willing to hike because this place is huge. Shuttles between gardens are available at moderate cost. Gardens are wonderful. We only had time for a couple of them and were so impressed.

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Very nice garden, when we came on sept the flowers still blossom and the colourfull flowers make you want to take a rest and enjoy the view.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

We combined the huge and hilly botanical gardens (40RMB) with the old Railway track, Wulao mountain and Nanputuo temple for a day roundtrip hike. We left the gardens through Wulao mountain summit (so much rubbish! - and crowdy) & Nanputuo temple. As far as I could see, all entrances have ticket booths - no free entrance through the temple anymore,... More 

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Xiamen Shi, Fujian, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Most recomemded if you are a fan of nature areas. The gardens are huge and you can walk there for hours. Very beatiful place. Just check for the weather before you go there cause it can get very humid between the trees.

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Wasn't sure what to expect, but we spent a pleasant couple of hours here, walking up from the bottom, through various gardens, seeing different temples. It's a steep climb if you go right to the top, but a great view, even though it was quite overcast when we were there. Busy in the popular areas, but quiet once you get... More 

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Taiyuan, China
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I really enjoyed the Xiamen Botanical Garden. It was nice for a long walk, with plants and nice views. It didn't really seem to have as many plants as I would expect for a Botanical Garden, though. It seemed more like a normal park with walking paths, but it was really nice, nevertheless. I especially enjoyed laying on the grass... More 

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