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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 Saturday on the park

We went there on a Saturday. There were many visitors but no where near as many compared to Gulangyu or Hakka Tulou, which was a very pleasant surprise considering that the garden... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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jakarta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went there on a Saturday. There were many visitors but no where near as many compared to Gulangyu or Hakka Tulou, which was a very pleasant surprise considering that the garden is rated AAAA scenic spot. The garden is divided into sections and there is even a succulent plant section with cactuses. I wish they had maintained the place... More 

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Xiamen, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

On the way to this garden, I was preparing myself for tour groups and big crowds of people. But I was very happy to discover the opposite! For a beautiful place located in the heart of Xiamen, I saw few people and for nearly two hours I saw no one at all. I took Bus 943 (2 yuan) to 上季... More 

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casa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

spent half a day here wandering around, up and down the mountains and still didn't see it all. You could easily use up a whole day if you want to see everything and give more than a cursory look at things. Be aware that you will have to hike a little bit and sometimes the "trails" are no more than... More 

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Xiamen, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The Xiamen Botanical Garden is great to wander around and find some quiet spots to relax! There are two entrance, one near the Xiamen Railway Park and one on top of Nanputuo Temple! What I can really recommend is to get to the top of the park and enjoy the beautiful view over the city

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

When visiting Xiamen, most people directly go for Gulangyu island but in my opinion you haven't been to Xiamen if you haven't visited this wonderful botanical garden. It's quite a large garden and you can easly stroll there for a couple of hours. And if you've had enough of the crowds, maybe you just should that. Despite its size it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The 10,000 Rock Botanical Garden (Wànshí Zhìwùyuán 万石植物园) is one of Xiamen's top 5 sites, with beautifully landscaped trails winding amongst 20+ nurseries and over 5,300 kinds of tropical and subtropical plants, many found nowhere else on earth. The first of its kind in China, the 2.27 km2 park opened in 1960 right in downtown Xiàmén, Koxinga stationed troops in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice escape from the chaos below, make sure to bring plenty of water as it can get pretty darn hot! It's a big park, so I'd recommend that only the experienced walkers battle the climbs in the heat of the day.

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Westbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Located partly on the side of a small mountain, Xiamen Botanical Garden is a must for any traveller interested in botany. You need to be agile as a large part is on steep ground, and a highlight is the wonderful cactus garden, one of the best I've seen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Walking around these wonderful gardens is simply good for the soul. The tempered climate of Xiamen is perfect for tropical as well as the cooler climate loving shrubs and flowers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This Botanical Garden has extensive grounds and some large water ponds. Yet it lacks depth and the orchid section for one is very disappointing . Altogether a lot of work is needed to bring it to current international standards

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Address: No.25 Huyuan Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361000, China
Phone Number: 0592-2038471
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
Average Prices: USD 1 - 1

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