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Xiamen Botanical Garden

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Beautiful Garden

This garden is so beautiful and big, you can spent a whole day walking in it, the variaty of plants... read more

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Alice v
Gouda, The Netherlands
Didn't actually go to the main one...

The queue was massive, even though it was approaching 40C in the middle of the day. Instead, I took... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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No.25 Huyuan Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361000, China
+86 592 203 8471
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Reviewed yesterday

This garden is so beautiful and big, you can spent a whole day walking in it, the variaty of plants is very big and divers.

Thank Alice v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place with colleagues. We hiked from the nanputuo temple and reached the entrance of the botanical garden from the hill. It was a very tiring hike. The garden was just average with very limited variety of plants but it is a nice place...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

The queue was massive, even though it was approaching 40C in the middle of the day. Instead, I took a walk down the 'Railway culture park' - which is basically just a path - turned right, went up a huge hill only cars are meant...More

2  Thank Andy1112013
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

It is not the most famous tourist destination in Xiamen, but in fact the very best! Much more interesting and beautiful then Gulangyu island. The park is huge and located on the slope of some mountains. No mass tourism! The cactus park is very special...More

1  Thank Rudolf3071
Reviewed 10 July 2018

If you visit Nanputuo Temple or Xiada Campus, you definitely should plan the next few hours for visiting the Botanical Garden.

Thank wirika
Reviewed 7 May 2018

The botanical garden was beautifully developed and maintained. many different kind of trees and flowers. A good place to exercise, relax and enjoy the garden. it could be tiring for someone who seldom walk or hike. The garden is big, it could take around 2...More

Thank ybo7000
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The botanical Garden should be a must during your stay in Xiamen. It is a great large garden, with numerous different parts dedicated to varous species of plants, trees and flowers. There are ponds with golden fish and three temples, mainly in the north of...More

3  Thank GuiFei2017
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Nice to walk around. We enjoyed the nearby cable car - thankfully it was a nice day and we got amazing views of Xiamen.

Thank pottsnz
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

So after I went through the hasstle to get the (expensive visa) for China, and we went off the ship to explore Xiamen. I had few things on my bucket list, but since getting around in China is very hard due to lack of English...More

3  Thank majeo
Reviewed 17 March 2018

The gardens are wonderful to walk around, there are multiple paths but I took a short hike between the temple and the cactus garden up to a giant rock to get a view of the city. Definitely worth it and makes for an enjoyable afternoon.

1  Thank Stacia R
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26 September 2018|
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Response from majeo | Reviewed this property |
About 40 minutes from the sea PORT This attraction is really not worth the money and effort I would choose that Island trip instead.
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15 August 2015|
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Response from Ashley K | Reviewed this property |
Xiamen is not a big city. A taxi will do at less than 100 RMB. There's a railroad park right next to the Botanical Garden's main gate, and it's worth going. You may plan to visit it after you come out of the botanical... More