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Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Gardens

No.3888 Chenhua Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai 201619, China
+86 21 3779 2288
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Great spot for a quiet walk through very well kept gardens. They will offer you a bus pass for... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
fredsave
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Shanghai, China
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A treasure of space and healthy flowers..

Botanical Gardens..... huge.... Line 9 subway to Sheshan station... only 10 minutes in a... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Fran B
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Beijing, China
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No.3888 Chenhua Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai 201619, China
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Great spot for a quiet walk through very well kept gardens. They will offer you a bus pass for 10rmb but if you are a good walker it's not necessary. There are many diff areas of the park to visit so if you want to...More

Thank fredsave
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Botanical Gardens..... huge.... Line 9 subway to Sheshan station... only 10 minutes in a taxi....what a wonderful place. I love Botanical Gardens... and this was a treasure of a find... if a long way out of Shanghai... busy train... be prepared to stand!!!!! Also huge...More

Thank Fran B
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

A well kept secret to the foreigners. Take the mini bus. Explore the gardens. Where comfortable shoes and pack a picnic and drinks.

Thank gloveman_8888
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The size and scope of this very large botanical garden in the Songjiang district of Shanghai municipality is stunning. If you want to get out of the concrete jungle of skyscrapers and poor air quality then I highly recommend a visit to this garden, the...More

Thank Tamara S
Reviewed 9 December 2016

A lot of the garden has been recently upgraded. Nice conversion of the old quarry into an attractive site. The new glasshouses are crazy huge and beautiful. Just wish they had better soil. Things might grow better!

Thank Chuck C
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...More

Thank hamelinp1972
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....More

Thank hyper64
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...More

Thank Jydeoo
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....More

11  Thank savvyuec
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...More

2  Thank Dan H
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The cheapest way to get there is line 9 Dongjing Station (洞泾) and then take the Bus No. 19 to Chen Shan Botanical Garden. Will cost around 10-15rmb one way. The cab might cost around 25 RMB. There are 9 parks each takes... More
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