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Over 300,000 species of plants, shrubs and trees are on hand for public enjoyment and education in Taipei’s serene gardens.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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53 Nanhai Rd., Taipei, Taiwan
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+886 2 2303 9978
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very relaxing place in the middle of a concrete jungle. Some parts are closed on Sunday/Monday. It's free and there are a lot of places to relax and enjoy the scenery. The pond area was a little dirty with trash and there were a lot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 307jessev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t find this a very attractive place although it’s a nice green refuge in a busy city and there were some seats for us to eat our lunch. Probably the time of year but a dearth of flowers or colour and surprisingly little wild...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christine E
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

After I found the National Museum of History was closed I thought the Botanical Gardens would save the day, No. The Botanical Gardens are not massive. It has a couple of water areas that have fish, bird life and turtles. It also has many different...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Northerener100
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I will make this simple: 1. There is no admission fee! 2. The main entrance is on Heping West Road, not Nanhai Road. This is noteworthy if you're walking from the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall MRT station as it's a meaningful distance by foot. 3....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bhlmkh
Reviewed 17 October 2018

It was my first stop during my first day in Taipei. The Botanical Gardens is not too huge and I did not have trouble navigating around the gardens. It is a peaceful and calm environment but I still find Singapore Botanical Gardens one of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BernardK546
Reviewed 3 October 2018

There are many entrances to this park. Not only is it large, but there are several walking paths that loop around the city it sits in the middle of. Each entrance has a special quirk about itself, so I advise you to visit them all....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Tea C
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Once an army enclave, this is a delightful island of tranquility in bustling Taipei. Join the locals for a stroll and enjoy the lotus pong in particular.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rod H
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Nice walk in the gardens and an authentic local experience. Fair part of it is shaded. Worth putting one hour aside for it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PatrickInHoxton
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Went Taipei for business trip and stayed over weekend, so I go to the Botanical Garden by taxi and had a nice stay there. There is a large lotus pond, during Summer when there’s Lotus flower blossom, it must be very beautiful. There are also...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank unizfree
Reviewed 20 August 2018

superb because of the japanese house and garden, the herbarium, the plants in general, the wildlife, the old building...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jurgen B
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