The Hangzhou Botanical Garden is an immense public botanical garden located at the base of the Jade Spring Hill, in the vicinity of the West Lake area. Spanning an extensive area of over 200 hectares, the Hangzhou Botanical Garden was established in 1965 and is presently a prominent attraction and landmark in Hangzhou. Two sections make-up the garden - the research section and the pleasure gardens. The cultivation of plants and environmental projects take place at the research section, while the pleasure gardens are further divided into garden areas, each with unique features. Some of the smaller gardens include the Botany Classification Garden, Botany Appreciation Garden, Bamboo Garden, Garden of Economic Plants, Plant Resources Museum, and the Medicinal Garden. It can be visited throughout the year, with each season bringing something unique to offer.
Tickets cost around ¥10 for adults and ¥5 for children
Open from 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Around 2 – 3 hours
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
Botany Classification Garden, Botany Appreciation Garden, Bamboo Garden, Garden of Economic Plants, Plant Resources Museum and the Medicinal Garden
Though designated prayer room facilities at Hangzhou Botanical Garden will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of private space will be available in the area to make use of during prayer times. It is also possible to visit some of the mosques near National Tea Museum in Hangzhou such as the Hangzhou Phoenix Mosque.
Though Halal food at Hangzhou Botanical Garden will be unavailable, Muslim travellers could visit some of the Halal restaurants in Hangzhou such as the Dongyishun Restaurant, Phoenix Mosque Restaurant and Xianglin Halal Restaurant, which are all popular restaurants in the area. Travellers could also opt for vegetarian or seafood cuisine at some of the local restaurants in Hangzhou.