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Kunming Botanical Garden

Address: Ciba Road, Panlong District, Kunming 650201, China
Phone Number: 0871-5150660
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Ranked #19 of 189 things to do in Kunming
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Kunming, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Many families go here for picnic as there is lot of open grass between trees to play. The part reserved for Chinese medical herbs and trees might be nice to those who have interest for that. Within walking distance from this garden is Black Dragon Pool.

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Shanghai, China
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

A well deserved garden with a great feature of Camellias and other Chinese exotics, the soon to be completed hot house will have several sections of differing climatic conditions.

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South Florida, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Flowers were at their best show time in May when we went (May,2007). For colors so full of life , a must see for those natural nature lovers. Flowers from this area are air freighted to many parts of the world . The area is somewhat like Lisse , Holland and reminds me of such for the beauty.

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San Angelo, Texas
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198 reviews 198 reviews
47 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I love botanical gardens and have seen beautiful gardens all over the world. I was a little disappointed in this one.... I hope you have a better experience.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

old trees are very much cordial there ! i supose every season must be flowers blossom ! i don't find i dislike botanical things !

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Kunming, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Spring is the best season to visit this place. Lots of beautiful tea flowers. The magnolias were also great! Will visit this place again in Spring if the opportunity arises. Admission fee was really cheap. Good value for money. A good place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Kunming City.

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Grand Prairie, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
32 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

This is a nice part of Kunming, very family oriented. People are out picnicking, enjoying the flowers, getting their wedding photos taken, family photos, and just about everybody. It's a great place to relax too. Some of the flowers like the magnolia trees and amaryllis are spectacular and abundant.

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Paris, France
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

nice to relax in a green environment, good to visit the greenhouses of cactus .

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Rosmalen, The Netherlands
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14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

We visited the botanical garden when the Reticulata Camellia's were in full bloom. This is an extraordinary display of colours and forms. Don't miss the greenhouse with more than 30 different species of yellow Camellia's

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On the move
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 attraction reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

What an enormous disappointment. Not a knowledgeable gardener or English speaker anywhere to be found, even on a busy weekend. Herbarium - closed! Begonia House - Closed! Tropical Greenhouse - Closed! Peculiar Plant House - closed! Cactus House - Closed! Monocot park - closed! Propogation labs - derelict! No English signs anywhere, even in the exhibition hall. Much of the... More 

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