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Xianhu Botanical Garden

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“fairy lake”(11 reviews)
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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No.160 Liantang xianhu Road, Luohu District, Shenzhen 518004, China
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

xianuh botanical gardens , or fairy lake was established in 1983, and covers almost 600 ha. the chinese call the area paradise on earth, the're not wrong.. every direction is a photographers dream come true. a walk in the fossil forrest you behold a minature...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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

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.

1  Thank Michael V
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

Thank shalsl
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

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

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

6  Thank Anu M
Reviewed January 18, 2018

On a recent trip in December 2017 I had time on my hands, and the Fairy Lake Botanical Gardens was a life- saver( I went four times in the end and there were still many paths to explore).Arriving at Huangbeiling on Line 5 of the...More

4  Thank Jackie M
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

It's the best Botanical garden I've ever visited. The best time to go is in winter, as you can spend the whole day walking without sweating. Good for hiking trip, family trip or even solo. Better to bring you lunch and bottles of water

2  Thank Jean M
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Opening hours: they stop selling tickets at 6pm (we're not sure if you can just go in for free afterwards) but you can still stay in the park. It's pretty dark in some places but some are still nice. There's actually still a lot of...More

3  Thank InmerHungrig
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tiwanam2016
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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jenlkj
March 10, 2016|
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Response from Woodster554 | Reviewed this property |
Too far to walk. At a guess I would say 35rmb in a taxi from Luohu Station.
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