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Address: Bellerivestrasse 138, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
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A beautiful and typical chinese garden worth seeing. There's a small fee to enter the garden. Near the lake so it's possible to go back to the town centre.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

A beautiful and typical chinese garden worth seeing. There's a small fee to enter the garden. Near the lake so it's possible to go back to the town centre.

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Herriman, Utah
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Had higher expectations and upon entry did not see but only a few trees, virtually no gardening landscape and structures under construction. Even though entry was only 4fr, it was not worth admittance.

Thank BarlowVanDucci
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

amazing small chinese garden. when we went there it was under renewall which was a shame but we could still enjoy the garden and for half price :D

Thank rmcc83
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I loved this place "the Chinese Garden." I lived in Zurich for a month this summer and would walk there almost every single day.

Thank E F
orlando fl
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The walk along the lake from the center of town was easy and the views great. It was half price because of work on the buildings. Even wth the buildings there was not much to see. We read that the average visit was 1.5 hours. It is more like a short half hour, even without the scaffolding.

Thank debsteroonie
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Major rehabilitation was in progress within the garden, and we were advised of this at the ticket booth. With the scaffolding on some of the buildings, getting around is a bit difficult and you can't enter all that's there. Rehabilitation will go on for quite a while, and you should check before deciding to go.

Thank Ira G
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Beautiful chinese garden present from Nanjing to Zurich.Entrance fee but worths the money.Very relaxing and there is also a small chinese restaurant.

Thank Nikolaos R
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The garden was a gift to Switzerland from China and they charge you to enter it. I heard one lady remark that it was like charging people to see your wedding gifts!!!! The garden it self is lovely but super-spoiled by the Chinese takeaway on the corner of the garden wall. This was just nasty.

Thank Sam H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Little do people know about this beautiful gem tucked in somewhere by the lake of Zurich. The open fields and the sand playground next to it is the best place for families. The Chinese Garden is a beautiful attraction.

Thank Anna T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This garden is quite small and was undergoing some repairs when we were there so the main pavilion was covered in scaffolding. However, we were able to enjoy the beauty of the buildings. The area round this garden is a very average park along the lakeside. We took a pleasant tram ride down from the centre of Zurich although some... More 

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