Botanical Gardens (Vuon Bach Thao), Hanoi

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Skip the urban atmosphere and breathe fresh air among the trees at Botanical Gardens (Vuon Bach Thao). Visit the green lung of Hanoi established in 1890 surrounded by luscious villas built by the French at the time. Walk the botanical garden which stretches over an over of 10,000 sq m (107,640 sq ft) and observe the diverse vegetation, including coconut and palm trees and many species of tropical flowers. Bring a picnic basket and relax on the hill or near the lake as you enjoy the fresh air. Avoid weekends as many weddings take place in the park. Put Botanical Gardens (Vuon Bach Thao) into our Hanoi trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hanoi.
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  • Lame and underwhelming. I can't see why anyone would go to the horrible managed/designed/mantained garden. They had swings that you can't swing on (theres a bar to stop you from swinging... why?). The...  more »
  • On the one hand it was nice to get away from the pollution. On the other there was not much to see and do in January. Not a great time of the year for any cold climate garden but it really did feel au...  more »
  • Monkeys trapped in a tiny enclosure, most painful thing to see in Vietnam. Would not recommend if you don’t want to spoil your mood.  more »
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  • If you run out of places to go in Hanoi and have some time to kill, it is a nice little park to walk around and chill out. The orchid nursery is non-existent though there are signs and an apparent space for it. The pond is murky green, and there are mostly pigeons and some ducks, with some sparrows. Good backdrops for portraits, but hardly warrants the term botanical garden.
  • I went here twice :) it's a really nice place to relax from the rest of hanoi. Entry tickets are about 2k and I don't know where to park your scooter. The animals in the cages could have had a bit more space...
  • One of the best bird watching site in Hanoi city. There are various bird spices some of them on the high canopy of tall trees, on the ground, on the pond or on the branches . And this is one of very rare place which has peaceful and quiet environment in Hanoi city.
  • Quiet and calm place. Paid entrance 2000 vnd. Various tropical species of trees and plants. Orchid nursery. Small lake with fishes. Cafe with snacks and juices. Small playground for children. Toilets are presented but closed from time to time.
  • It is just a simple park with small labels on the trees. Calm and quite. It is good to spent half an hour after chaos in the city center :)

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