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Shanghai Botanical Garden

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Afternoon in the Garden

Spent an afternoon here in late September and was impressed with the organization and maintenance... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hefei, China
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Massive garden, slightly neglected but very worthwhile

We visited on our own from a cruise ship. One of the garden's entrances (Gate 4) is a ten minute... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bergen County, New Jersey
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No.1111 Longwu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200231, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent an afternoon here in late September and was impressed with the organization and maintenance of the gardens. They have a mini bus system that will take you from locations to location with in the gardens, and you will need to hang on to your...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aurora_Raven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on our own from a cruise ship. One of the garden's entrances (Gate 4) is a ten minute walk from the Shilong Road subway stop on Line 3. Admission was 15 Yuan for adults. It's a 20-minute walk from the South RR Station,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank obsoperator
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The woods at Shanghai Botanical Garden are lovely. The breeze just takes away all of your tension...

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Emma G
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

The Shanghai Botanical Garden (Chinese: 上海植物园) can easily be accessed using metro line 1, get off at Shanghai South Railway Station then take an exchange train on Line 3 to Shilong Road Station. Go over the bridge and walk straight down to the gardens at the end of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank DazzlingSunflower
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Prepare to spend some time here, Shanghai botanical gardens are located on a huge plot of land and there are a lot to see. I would suggest going during spring time to witness the blossoms and great weather! There are many local people practicing hobbies,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Ishimiagi
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

The garden has had a complete makeover and is amazing! We visited during the international flower festival and creative designs and colours were intoxicating. You could easily spend a day or more here, the quality of each of the garden exhibits was first class. As...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank kennethl426
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Nothing quite compliments bright flowers and freshly cut grass thanks a blue sunny sky. The botanical gardens isn’t the easiest of places to travel to in Shanghai (take line 3 to Shillong Road), so I would only say it is worth a visit on beautiful...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Robert A
Reviewed May 1, 2018

This Xuhui District, 82 hectare has a large collection of 40 species of magnolias, famous Chinese peonies, azaleas, roses, conifers, tulips, maples, osmanthus, cherry blossoms, bamboo, Chinese Bonsai [trees] (Chinese dwarf trees), and other flowers and plants. It is the largest municipal botanical garden in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Garden is in the song Jiang 松江 district which is itself a well landscaped and rapidly developing part of Shanghai. Ticket is at rmb60 for adults and rmb30 for children. We went during spring and there were nice cherry blossom and turnips, with also orchids...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jenn Jong Y
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

It’s spring and flowers are all blooming. Liked it that trees and flowers are all labelled. The map of the garden can be found at the back of the ticket.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank aileen_cp
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May 8, 2018|
Response from 505Detts | Reviewed this property |
The best pink blooms are in early Spring April - May (cherry, peach, peony, tulip, etc.). Roses should still look great to the end of June.
April 18, 2018|
Response from 505Detts | Reviewed this property |
Usually 15-25 April
Tanya K
September 13, 2016|
Response from Billy_Whimwa | Reviewed this property |
Take metro line 3 to Shilong Road station 石龙路站. Exit the station onto Shilong Road and cross over the pedestrian bridge to Dongquan Road. Park entrance #4 is at then end of Dongquan Road. RMB 15 park entrance fee RMB 30... More