The Botanical Garden

Entrance Fee

Botanical Garden (South & North Garden)      CNY 10

North Garden        CNY5

North Garden+Green house+Wofo Temple    CNY 50

Wofo Temple        CNY 5

Opening Hours

  • The Botanical Garden: 7:00 am-5:00 pm.
  • The Reclined Buddha Temple: 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
  • The Science Popularizing Hall: 9:00 am-4:00 pm.
  • The Memorial Hall of Cao Xueqin: 8:30am-4:30 pm
  • The Greenhouse: 8:30 am-4:30 pm

The Beijing Botanical Garden is a large comprehensive botanical garden which combines the functions of scientific research and tourism. It is one of the key botanical gardens in China.

The Beijing Botanical Garden is located between Fragrance Hill and Yu Quan Mountain. It was approved by the State Council in 1956. Along with scientific research, the garden is a popular tourist attraction. The whole site measures about 550,000 square meters or 55 hectares or 136 acres.

The gardens have a plant exhibition district, a famous relic site, a science and research district, and a natural reserve site. In the garden, there are more than 10,000 kinds of plants. This includes about 2,000 kinds of trees and bushes. They do research in producing more varieties of plants. There is a plant exhibition greenhouse in the center along with 13 rooms with 1,500 kinds of plants in hot houses, and there are gardens, groves, and Buddhist temples and shrines to see.

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