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Shanghai Botanical Garden

No.1111 Longwu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200231, China
+86 21 5436 3369
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A very relaxing Sunday afternoon in lovely gardens

A great way to chill out on a sunny afternoon in Shanghai. Don't be put off by the rather... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Synthomer
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Shanghai, China
via mobile
best nature in Shanghai

Such a refreshing corner of nature in Shanghai! Beautiful spring flower blooming and fall foliage... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
ffrige
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shanghai
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No.1111 Longwu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200231, China
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to chill out on a sunny afternoon in Shanghai. Don't be put off by the rather uninspiring walk from Shilong Road subway station (four stops inc one change from Xujiahui). Go over the bridge from the station and head to the end...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Such a refreshing corner of nature in Shanghai! Beautiful spring flower blooming and fall foliage. Get lost through the hills and hide away from the crowds. They also have a nice restaurant, and a playground for kids. Go early on weekends! No need to visit...More

Thank ffrige
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Too crowded and dirty, not worth 15RMB , Better go to Century Park which only cost 10RMB . They only give more focus on the entrance part of the park, the other part dont have good maintenance.

Thank WanHeda100
Reviewed 2 April 2017

For a day trip or picnic with the family, it's an okay place to go. The 3 greenhouses cost about 30 rmb/person, kids free, and to get in to park at arrival, it's another 10 rmb. What you CAN do is go early, and go...More

1  Thank Eric J
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Really great and huge place to see! Better to take mini car to drive you from point to point and then sightsee everything. Greenhouses are amazing! There are so many species from around the World! Garden is divided into many parts with different topic or...More

Thank aa_daphne
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I was warned that this place is really run down, dirty, polluted, and just not pretty..... By all accounts they were correct. Now one could argue that it is probably the wrong time of year to enjoy a mostly outdoor botanical garden in all its...More

2  Thank toby M
Reviewed 1 July 2016

You would think that a botanical garden would be elegant, grand, and serene - this place certainly is not. Costs 15 yuan to enter but special exhibitions within the "garden" will cost you extra. Perhaps it may have been the wrong time of the year...More

2  Thank Jimmy J
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This park is very close to hustle and bustle of the Puxi side of Shanghai. Do not get your self confused with the Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Gardens off line 9 and WAY out of town. This park was developed in the 1970s and except for...More

Thank StaceyCalifornia
Reviewed 6 May 2016

A rather expansive garden in Shanghai. Almost too big because the attention to detail and maintenance seems a bit thin. Also on my visit there was too much trash in the streams, around rocks, etc. It's nice and there are many plants to admire however...More

Thank Billy_Whimwa
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Modern time garden building (as opposed to historical gardens) in Chinese cities is in its infancy, in time line lock step with the huge expansion in infrastructure and commercial/residential building programs. The City residents need somewhere to breath and relax...and look at something that isn't...More

Thank beyond5th
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Tanya K
how can i go there by metro? what about ticket price?
13 September 2016|
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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
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