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Southern China Botanical Garden

Address: No.723 Xingke Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510650, China
Phone Number: 020-37252711, 020-85232037
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Ranked #12 of 686 things to do in Guangzhou
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Took the bus 775 to 华南植物园 with my friends. We found the place really peaceful and fresh. Maybe because we went there a week before Chinese New Year, so lots of people had already left Guangzhou to there hometown. I had a good time and indeed enjoyed the lack of people all around ^^

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Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It's without doubt my favourite in Guangzhou!!! Visited it several times and each time I got surprises. Love shooting flowers especially, though I have no professional equipments. Every time I find a new flower that I never saw, it's such a great joy. Lawns, trees, rivers... all make it a perfect place for a peaceful relaxation. Greenhouses are also wonderful,... More 

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15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

this city is full of buildings, its a forest of steel, but this garden in the middle of this city, you can break your day by going there and take a short walking to stay happy and fun, keep looking to the flowers and green spaces.

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Snowflake, Arizona
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35 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Great place to add to your tour of the city. We had a great time walking around the Garden and seeing all the plants and trees that were different from the U.S. where we live.

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Shanghai, China
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My parents and I visited the botanical garden several times every year. We walked along the paths in the woods and feel the freshest air. And we had lunches by the lake. We visited the garden several days consecutively. It's our favorite place.

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Guangzhou, China
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23 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The concept of the garden reflects the three oceans, shown through lakes and the five continents through greenhouse buildings of which each stores the plants from one of the five continents. In February / March many plants are blooming and the beauty of the different colours exposed by their blossoms is breathtaking. Due to the sheer size of the park... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We paid 50 yuan entrance fee each to see the greenhouse plants. If you do not want to take any photos of huge cactuses or a waterfall, then miss it and pay only 20 yuan. The air is so clean there. You feel like you are in a tropical rainforest. The park is very beautiful. If you are tired of... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I visited these botanical gardens 2 summers ago. It was a science teacher's dream come true. Exhibits are organized by biomes. The desert biome had the largest collection of stone plants I have ever seen. Saw rare and exotic plants of Asia, including the face seed fruit tree - this edible fruit yields a seed pit that resembles a space... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I've lived in Guangdong province for many years and had never heard of this place until a student alerted me to it. It should be much better known. Not quite up there with Kew, Singapore or Hamilton, NZ, but a very large and interesting collection none-the-less. In the humid summer conditions it is well worth the 10 yuan extra for... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

We spent a weekend near the Guangzhou Science City, so decided to visit some greenery in the vicinity (15 mins radius). This Botonical Garden is said to be the 2nd largest one in China, indeed no joke. You may want to consider renting a bike inside, better if you can bring your own along. The park is not fancy, but... More 

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