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Southern China Botanical Garden

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Address: No.723 Xingke Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510650, China
Phone Number: 020-37252711, 020-85232037
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7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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An excellent day out in Guangzhou

Butterflies - I visited here in the autumn and saw more butterflies here in their natural surroundings than I saw on BaiYun mountain. It is a little out of the way to get to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Gary M
Shanghai, China

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The park is in the city but you don't feel the hectic inside, it's good for a walk or picnic. Don't rent those 4 wheal bicycle, those one are very hard to ride and after short time you just want to return it. You go there once is enough. You can skip this part without missing anything if you are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Nice green space, good for a break from the city. Conservatories disappointing, not worth the additional entry fee. Unfortunately like most gardens in china, started with ambitions, but lacks maintenance

Thank David S
Shanghai, China
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94 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Butterflies - I visited here in the autumn and saw more butterflies here in their natural surroundings than I saw on BaiYun mountain. It is a little out of the way to get to. You can ride the metro as far as you can on line 6 and then walk the last 15 minutes (it is on the same street... More 

Thank Gary M
Ambala, India
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52 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We spent close to 4 hours and really had wonderful time watching beautiful plants and flowers.I would reccomend to the tourist who are plant lovers

Thank Rashmikd
Guangzhou, China
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

A bit more to offer than most Chinese parks, the greenhouses are great and you can get a day of activity and exercise for the kids. No real food options. You can hire bikes to cycle round very cheaply.

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Lund, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The botanical garden is a very huge place but you can take small buggy cars running in between the sights. Like always in China it is a problem to be understood but you can jump on the car and it takes you somewhere for sure. The flowers are beautiful and very colourful and the variety of botanical aras are great.... More 

Thank Katarina R
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The botanic garden was a great experience for both my husband and myself. We loved seeing all the fauna and learning about what grows in china. The only bummer was that we were here when little was blooming. Still remarkably beautiful.

Thank BLynn5445
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Highly recommended. I just happened to stumble upon the place and I didn't regret it. I am, however a big fan of nature but regardless, it's a nice plan to check out if you're in the city.

Thank Peter K
New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Peaceful natural place to walk through. Interesting plants and trees. Nice to get away from the hustle and bustle.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

this wonder in a big city is wel kept, clean and amazing wel assorted, looking at the guangzhou environment. been there several times, lived in guangzhou for almost 10 years, and went over and over just to go around, normal refreshments for sale, all clean and OK

Thank bob s

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