Shanghai Botanical Garden, Shanghai

3.6
#12 of 84 in Parks in Shanghai
The winner of numerous international prizes, Shanghai Botanical Garden boasts over 3,500 different species of flowers and plants, including some unique local types. A visit to this garden allows you to both enjoy colorful views, and learn interesting information about the plants. Pay attention to the penjing garden and its miniature exhibits of tiny roses, magnolias, and many pot-grown trees. Plan your Shanghai Botanical Garden visit and explore what else you can see and do in Shanghai using our Shanghai trip planner .
Create an itinerary including Shanghai Botanical Garden
map
Shanghai Botanical Garden Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
122 reviews
Google
4.0
TripAdvisor
  • There is NOTHING to see at this place. It is far from everything, old and not well maintained. Don't bother going  more »
  • This garden is always worth a visit and has beautiful floral displays for the different seasons. The admission from the age of 65 is reduced. ID show the date of birth.
    View original
  • We're not particularly interested in horticulture so didn't bother with the pavilions and greenhouses. Had a good walk round and enjoyed what we saw. You can hire a boat for a ride and there's a scruf...  more »
Google
  • Awesome during summer. Great place for photos and to hang out. Recommended to visit during work days when there are less people around. However, if you are far don't come here only to visit this place.
  • Beautiful natural world where you can enjoy yourself for all day.
  • Very crowded and poorly maintained. They have a nice Bonsai collection but definitely not worth the trip down. There are much better parks in Shanghai
  • Beautiful place and extremely large. Conservation rooms are great. Don't go in winter.
  • Badly maintained, falls in ruin slowly. On the bright side, very little people walking there, so if you look for place to rest, that's the one.

Plan your trip to Shanghai

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Shanghai

As one of China's top commercial cities and tourist destinations, Shanghai offers accommodations that range from backpacker-friendly haunts to five-star hotels in futuristic skyscrapers. Few world cities can rival Shanghai in terms of room variety, services, and prices, and all types of travelers can easily find suitable options based on their preference and budget limitations. Puxi and Pudong remain probably the best options for most foreign visitors, as these areas offer both modern hotels packed with amenities and older establishments loaded with traditional charm.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Shanghai by other users

10 days in China BY A USER FROM SERBIA December, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in China BY A USER FROM SERBIA December, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in China BY A USER FROM SERBIA December, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in China BY A USER FROM SERBIA December, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in China BY A USER FROM SERBIA December, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in China BY A USER FROM SERBIA December, museums, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 41 days in China BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in China BY A USER FROM SERBIA December, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Shanghai BY A USER FROM ITALY December, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Shanghai BY A USER FROM ITALY December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe, China & Japan BY A USER FROM PERU January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Shanghai BY A USER FROM GEORGIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans