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A Green Heart

Once an army enclave, this is a delightful island of tranquility in bustling Taipei. Join the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rod H
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Melbourne, Australia
Wonderfull Park and deep fresh air

You can choose; walk or sit. Or Sit and walk. Depends if you are tired or you want only relax. You... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Vitor M
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Macau, China
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About
Over 300,000 species of plants, shrubs and trees are on hand for public enjoyment and education in Taipei’s serene gardens.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
53 Nanhai Rd., Taipei, Taiwan
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+886 2 2303 9978
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once an army enclave, this is a delightful island of tranquility in bustling Taipei. Join the locals for a stroll and enjoy the lotus pong in particular.

Thank Rod H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice walk in the gardens and an authentic local experience. Fair part of it is shaded. Worth putting one hour aside for it.

Thank PatrickInHoxton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went Taipei for business trip and stayed over weekend, so I go to the Botanical Garden by taxi and had a nice stay there. There is a large lotus pond, during Summer when there’s Lotus flower blossom, it must be very beautiful. There are also...More

Thank unizfree
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

superb because of the japanese house and garden, the herbarium, the plants in general, the wildlife, the old building...

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

You can choose; walk or sit. Or Sit and walk. Depends if you are tired or you want only relax. You can choose between different areas and with or without water. You can use your mobile phone or your camera to get photos from plants...More

Thank Vitor M
Reviewed 8 July 2018

My grandma lived near this place, so each summer when I would visit Taiwan, I would go here frequently. Managed by Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, this garden is open to the public for leisure, but the institute also does scientific research. It is not like...More

1  Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 26 May 2018

The Garden is divided into separate sections; for example Palms, Bamboos, Significant plants in Buddhist culture etc. There are also extensive Lotus ponds. My visit to the gardens was very enjoyable: a lovely contrast to the hustle and bustle of Taipei. Interestingly enough, I was...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Not quite the right season for great blooms, but spent an hour wandering around out of the heat. Wouldn't make a special trip unless the lillies were out.

Thank happyaussiesSydney
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The lotus flowers open early in the morning, it’s quite amazing to see so many of them, I alway love to see the flowers also enjoy eating the seeds and roots of the lotus flowers.

Thank cattloverss
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardens - many plant species. Great spot to just stroll and relax. A lake is there with benches - good for bird and people watching.

Thank Ben-Josee
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