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Sarawak Orchid Garden

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Address: Lorong Foo Chow | Kampung Astana, Kuching 93050, Malaysia
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Tranquil Gardens

Easy to get to by ferry across the river and a short walk. It still has free entry and lovely gardens to walk around.This time we saw many more yellow and brown orchids. A change... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 14, 2016
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The garden is filled with various orchid varieties. The flowers are well maintained. There is a small canteen where you can buy drinks at the entrance. There isn't much to do other than look at flowers, so it isn't terribly exciting.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Free beautiful quiet but very hot wear a hat nothing else on this side of the riiver to walk to in the heat apart from the two amazing parliamentary buildings all though no access

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were many species of orchids to see and take photos, the maintenance of the place is not too bad. I got there at 5pm and had 1 hour to view the entire place. 1 hour was enough time for my friends and I to enjoy the flowers, take photos and videos of the place. If you're an avid flower... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit to these beautiful gardens. The orchids are spectacular. It is well maintained and it's not just orchids here there are plenty of other trees and plants.

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Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very beautiful orchid garden with numerous types of orchid. Probably they can add something interesting to the garden to attract more attention such as playground for kids or picturesque scene somewhere in the garden...

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Location a bit way off. Unless you are great fans of orchids give the place a miss. Has a reasonable variety of orchids which might interests nature photographers.Entry is free.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Easy to get to by ferry across the river and a short walk. It still has free entry and lovely gardens to walk around.This time we saw many more yellow and brown orchids. A change from the purples.A small cafe provided a refreshing drink.Opens at 9.30 and we always go early and have the gardens to our self. feels very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Various orchids to see mostly outdoors with some in a greenhouse. This free attraction is worth visiting, cross the river by boat to the landing by the ASTANA and walk up the hill.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

I visited during a rainstorm, so may not have seen everything, but still found that the range of orchids was not quite as broad as I was expecting. there are many, many beautiful orchids here, and it's a wonderful place to wander through. But somehow I was expecting more exotic orchids, instead of rows upon rows of incredibly healthy orchids... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Tens of thousands of orchids. Very tranquil setting and free! Staff is very friendly. If you're into orchids check it out.

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