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Southern China Botanical Garden

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Address: No.723 Xingke Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510650, China
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Phone Number: +86 20 3725 2711
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Relive the loving feeling of taking a stroll in the perfect nice setting as a couple

We visited on 16 Nov 2016 weather was perfect. Feels good again to take a nice long walk amidst the greenery, something that is quite rare in a fast paced society where we rush... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lee E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on 16 Nov 2016 weather was perfect. Feels good again to take a nice long walk amidst the greenery, something that is quite rare in a fast paced society where we rush for work all the time. We took a cab from tianhe district paying rmb 42. Had lunch there at a Chinese restaurant 麒麟轩 taste was not... More 

Thank Lee E
Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We went on a very humid near-rainy day. It was hot and very wet but we rented a pedal-cart thing, rode around the entire park, sweated our butts off and enjoyed ourselves. Lots of lovely greenery and riding around was a lovely way to experience it, breezy and speedy, however we were still soaked when we returned the cart. I... More 

2 Thank ak5743
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Do not miss out on this place if you get half a day, make sure you see the conservatory/greenhouses. I will remember it forever. it's very well maintained, I suggest catching the bus around the gardens to main locations you want to see on the map, the place is huge !

Thank Adam M
Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Yesterday we visited the south botanical garden and I just can say it's worth the entrance fee. This park is not so crowded like the rest I saw and much more clean. There you can forget the hectic of the big city for a moment and relax. The greenhouses are nice, the extra fee for visiting them is 30RMB.

Thank Buxster
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

The park is in the city but you don't feel the hectic inside, it's good for a walk or picnic. Don't rent those 4 wheal bicycle, those one are very hard to ride and after short time you just want to return it. You go there once is enough. You can skip this part without missing anything if you are... More 

Thank Wisetraveller81
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Nice green space, good for a break from the city. Conservatories disappointing, not worth the additional entry fee. Unfortunately like most gardens in china, started with ambitions, but lacks maintenance

Thank David S
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

Butterflies - I visited here in the autumn and saw more butterflies here in their natural surroundings than I saw on BaiYun mountain. It is a little out of the way to get to. You can ride the metro as far as you can on line 6 and then walk the last 15 minutes (it is on the same street... More 

3 Thank Gary M
Ambala, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

We spent close to 4 hours and really had wonderful time watching beautiful plants and flowers.I would reccomend to the tourist who are plant lovers

Thank Rashmikd
Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015

A bit more to offer than most Chinese parks, the greenhouses are great and you can get a day of activity and exercise for the kids. No real food options. You can hire bikes to cycle round very cheaply.

1 Thank Peter B
Lund, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2015

The botanical garden is a very huge place but you can take small buggy cars running in between the sights. Like always in China it is a problem to be understood but you can jump on the car and it takes you somewhere for sure. The flowers are beautiful and very colourful and the variety of botanical aras are great.... More 

Thank Katarina R

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