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Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Gardens

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Address: No.3888 Chenhua Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai 201619, China
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Escape from the big city crowds

The place is a nice recommendation to escape the cities grey daily life. We visit the place during October holidays and guess... it was still nice and not over crowded. The garden... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely Wonderfull. 60 rmb not very popular because remote. Definitely take the time as it is huge. Plan a bottle of water and if with kids plan a little snack ( snacks in the park are very Chinese and food sold in the park is very loose) best is to arrive in the morning and leave for lunch at 13h00

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Shanghai Region, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The place is a nice recommendation to escape the cities grey daily life. We visit the place during October holidays and guess... it was still nice and not over crowded. The garden is really big with a lot of space and well prepared and maintained. Entree fee for an adult is 60 RMB. Quite reasonable. Inside the area you have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

It was health and safety day for a company I was visiting in Shanghai and they invited me to come along. This botanical garden is simply magnificent. We spent a good part of the afternoon there and barely visited 50% if the park. It is very extensive, including Chenshan Hill with a Pagoda at the top, a deep dip with... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Getting There: The cheapest way to get there is line 9 Dongjing Station (洞泾). Take Exit 4 and cross the road via the Over-bridge. Then take the Bus No. 19 to Chen Shan Botanical Garden. Will cost around 10-15rmb one way including the metro fare. Taxi is also available at the bus stop. Apparently there are two buses with a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Even when there are a lot of people in the garden you can always find somewhere where there are no visitors. Like most gardens or parks in Shanghai, the flowers and landscape changes depending on the season and time of year. They also have massive greenhouses that have spectacular displays year round. The cheapest way to get there is line... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

I took a group of student to the botanical gardens for a nature study. Despite the long drive, the gardens are beautiful in the autumn. The air isn't baking hot and there are many blooming autumn flowers. I took them this time to the quarry and the hill. Both I missed the last time i was here and they are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Coud spend a couple of days here, superb landscaping making use of old quary. Excellent glass houses

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

This massive garden is 40 mins by metro/train from Shanghai City Centre. From there just take a bus or cab (it will cost approx 25 RMB). There are 9 parks each takes around an hour to see. You can commute between the parks by a bus. The bus ticket costs 10 RMB and has included all 9 parks (as in... More 

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Suzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

Around an hour drive from Shanghai or Suzhou, one can find this enormous garden with a large variety of trees, plants and flowers. I would esspecially recommend the Rock Garden located next to Chenshan. No time to find out whether it was possible to get up to the little temple on top of Chenshan.You can easily spend a whole day... More 

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Providenciales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

While I wouldn't put this on the must visit list for tourists with just a short time in Shanghai, I would recommend it to long stay visitors and expats. Located about 1-1.5 hours (depending on traffic) to the West of Shanghai between Songjiang and Sheshan it would make a very pleasant day trip or could be combined with a stay... More 

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