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Xianhu Botanical Garden

Closed Now: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Beautiful and calm

The garden is much larger than a botanical garden in Europe. It is actually a park with bus... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2019
Cologne, Germany
Gorgeous Botanical Garden

Xianhu Botanical Garden also known as Fairy Lake Botanical Garden is a beautiful getaway from the... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2018
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“fairy lake”(12 reviews)
Also known as Fairy Lake Botanical Gardens, this massive, verdant escape has lots to offer even if you are not a botanical buff. A popular pastime among locals is to rent a boat and explore the lake.
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No.160 Liantang xianhu Road, Luohu District, Shenzhen 518004, China
+86 755 2573 8430
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

The garden is much larger than a botanical garden in Europe. It is actually a park with bus transportation between different botanical exhibits. Although there are quite a lot of visitors the large area does not seem crowded. Expect to stay a whole day. You...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

Xianhu Botanical Garden also known as Fairy Lake Botanical Garden is a beautiful getaway from the bustling city. It's a giant park and takes several hours to walk through the gardens and see everything. There are no restaurants so when you go remember to bring...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

If you are with family be prepare well . Recommended to use shoes because for to reach botanical garden you will need to walk little . Another option would be to buy a bus ticket which can take you to the top of Hongda Temple...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

A lovely garden spot combining several different types of gardens all tastefully done. A pleasant day trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Wynn R
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

I visited this garden on Sunday 30 Sep 18, after the typhoon Mangkhut. Although the ground of this botanical garden is very large, there were actually not many things to see, especially plants and flowers. Some of the areas were either closed off or still...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank hippodiver
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This park has it all. Petrified trees, cactus rooms, bonzai garden, ponds, hillsides, the list goes on and on. Definitely worth checking out if you're ever in Shenzhen.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank PachetePockets
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Pros: - lots of plaints - huge garden with lake - not full of people - suitable for walk with family with kids - greenery and temple everywhere Cons: - hot - have to walk quite far from the entrance - one way bus only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I went here a few days ago. This place is so big, don’t expect to explore all the attractions in this place in one day. I walked via hiking path. You can see an amazing view once you get to the top. You can also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ana2228
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Buy your tickets just before the gate, it's only 15 RMB per person, free if you're over 60 y.o. Then I suggest to buy the 3 RMB bus ticket to take you to the temple. You can visit the temple by going up to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank yannlb
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Fairy Lake Botanical Garden is a huge park conveniently located near Central Shenzhen. I was able to hop on the 382 bus, which went directly there, however, due to major traffic trying to get into the park, the bus finally allowed us to get off...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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February 21, 2017|
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Response from InmerHungrig | Reviewed this property |
We went today and didn't see everything but I'm sure they'll like the Cacti Garden and the tower. And there's probably much more to see.
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March 10, 2016|
Response from Woodster554 | Reviewed this property |
Too far to walk. At a guess I would say 35rmb in a taxi from Luohu Station.