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Xiamen Botanical Garden

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Enjoying Garden with Baby and Stroller

My daughter and I visited the Botanical Gardens with her one year old son in a stroller. There are... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2018
Carol B
Tolland, Connecticut, United States
Beautiful Garden

This garden is so beautiful and big, you can spent a whole day walking in it, the variaty of plants... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
Alice v
Gouda, The Netherlands
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No.25 Huyuan Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361000, China
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

My daughter and I visited the Botanical Gardens with her one year old son in a stroller. There are many routes around the park which do not include steps however, the maps are not detailed enough to avoid them. We ended up carrying the stroller...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

This garden is so beautiful and big, you can spent a whole day walking in it, the variaty of plants is very big and divers.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Alice v
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place with colleagues. We hiked from the nanputuo temple and reached the entrance of the botanical garden from the hill. It was a very tiring hike. The garden was just average with very limited variety of plants but it is a nice place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The queue was massive, even though it was approaching 40C in the middle of the day. Instead, I took a walk down the 'Railway culture park' - which is basically just a path - turned right, went up a huge hill only cars are meant...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Andy1112013
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

It is not the most famous tourist destination in Xiamen, but in fact the very best! Much more interesting and beautiful then Gulangyu island. The park is huge and located on the slope of some mountains. No mass tourism! The cactus park is very special...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

If you visit Nanputuo Temple or Xiada Campus, you definitely should plan the next few hours for visiting the Botanical Garden.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

The botanical garden was beautifully developed and maintained. many different kind of trees and flowers. A good place to exercise, relax and enjoy the garden. it could be tiring for someone who seldom walk or hike. The garden is big, it could take around 2...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

The botanical Garden should be a must during your stay in Xiamen. It is a great large garden, with numerous different parts dedicated to varous species of plants, trees and flowers. There are ponds with golden fish and three temples, mainly in the north of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank GuiFei2017
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Nice to walk around. We enjoyed the nearby cable car - thankfully it was a nice day and we got amazing views of Xiamen.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pottsnz
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

So after I went through the hasstle to get the (expensive visa) for China, and we went off the ship to explore Xiamen. I had few things on my bucket list, but since getting around in China is very hard due to lack of English...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank majeo
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February 12, 2019|
Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
When I visited in November there were several varieties of flowers in bloom. From the plantings I would expect to see multitudes of flowers; whether or not it will be a sea - you'll have to let us all know! I believe the... More
September 26, 2018|
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Response from majeo | Reviewed this property |
About 40 minutes from the sea PORT This attraction is really not worth the money and effort I would choose that Island trip instead.
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August 15, 2015|
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Response from Luke-In-China | Reviewed this property |
If you really want to take a bus, walk South on dondu road (东渡路) for 10 minutes until shangjian bus stop (商检). If you're unsure, you can ask the staff at the terminal how to wall there, just show them the characters. Take... More