The Botanical Garden, BeiJing 北京植物园

Beijing Botanical Garden, close to XiangShan Park at the foot of the Western Fragrant Hills, was established in 1955.

There are many features, including a lake, the Perennial Garden, Peony Garden, Ornamental Peach Garden, Orchid House, Desert Garden House, Exhibition Flower House and numerous gardens featuring camellias, bamboo, tree peonies, ornamental cherries and many others.


There is also a memorial garden for Cao Xue Qin, famous for writing the literary classic 'Story of the Stone'.


Don't miss:



  • The 10,000 square meter conservatory.
  • The sunken rose garden with large musical fountains.
  • The WoFoSi ('Sleeping Buddha') Temple and the teahouse to the west and north of it (towards the mountain).

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