Chinese Name: 成都植物园 Pronunciation: Chéngdū Zhíwùyuán
Suggested Visiting Hours: 2-4 Hours
Occupied Area: 420,000 square meters
Address: No.1116, Rongdu Avenue, Tianhui Town, Northern Suburb of Chengdu City, Sichuan Province
Adults & Children (taller than 1.3 meters)
Minors between 6 (excluded)-18 years old (included)
Young people from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, etc. (with valid documents, such as Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents, Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents, and student ID card, etc.)
Students of collective activities organized by full-time schools (with the letter of introduction)
Adult groups with at least 20 persons
1. One ticket is only for one-time use. If you want to enter the garden again after leaving the garden, you need to buy a new ticket.
2. The annual ticket (unlimited times) charges 120 yuan/year, adopts the real-name registration system, and is only for personal use.
Ticket Free of Charge Policy
1. Children under 6 years old (including) or below 1.3 meters (including).
2. Senior citizens above 60 years old (including).
3. On July 1st every year.
January 1st – May 31st
September 1st – December 31st
June 1st – August 31st
1. The opening hours of Shasheng Botanical Garden is 8:30-17:00.
2. The opening hours of Popular Science Museum is 9:00-17:00.
3. Chengdu Botanical Garden is closed every Monday.
Overview of Chengdu Botanical Garden
The Main Entrance
Chengdu Botanical Garden covers an area of 420,000 square meters. It is a National AAA Tourist Scenery Area, a popular science education base in Sichuan Province, and an environmental protection education base in Chengdu.
Chengdu Botanical Garden has made outstanding achievements in the fields of garden plants, flower cultivation, breeding pest control, plant germplasm gene transfer protection, plant introduction and domestication. More than a hundred kinds of hibiscus that the garden cultivated have been widely planted in other major cities, including Beijing, Hangzhou, and Nanjing.
After more than 30 years of history, Chengdu Botanical Garden, preserving more than 2,000 species of plants, has developed into a comprehensive botanical garden integrating scientific research, popularization of science, tourism, and leisure services.
Big Events Happened in Chengdu Botanical Garden
In 1999, it was rated as the first provincial popular science education base.
In December 2001, it was awarded the new provincial popular science education base again.
In 2014, it was awarded “the 2014 National Popular Science Education Base”.
On October 11, 2018, the garden was selected into the list of National Primary and Secondary School Students Education Base for Research, Learning and Practice.
Chengdu Botanical Garden Attractions You Should Not Miss
Popular Science Museum
Popular Science Museum
Popular Science Museum was built in 2008. It covers an area of more than 7,300 square meters and is the largest popular science museum with the theme of plants.
It serves not only as a window for young people to learn about plants and nature, but also a place to cultivate and enhance people’s awareness of ecological and environmental protection.
It consists of six theme exhibition halls, including five permanent exhibition halls (Sichuan Botanical Museum, Western Chengdu Garden, Stories of Growth, Novelties of the Botanical World, Plants and Humans) and one temporary exhibition hall, and three interactive areas.
Recommended Travel Route
Enter from the West Gate→ Plum Blossom Garden→ Crabapple Garden→ Vine Garden→ Camellia Garden→ Pear Garden →Autumn Landscape Forest→ Camphora Garden→ Large Lawn→ Shasheng Botanical Garden→ Garden Therapy Theme Park→ Mountain Spring→ Centre Square→ Popular Science Museum→ Baihui Garden→ Cotton Rose Garden→ Osmanthus Garden→ Peach Blossom Garden→ Rare Plants Garden→ Winter Sweet Garden→ Cherry Garden→ Magnolia Garden→ City Garden→ Exit from the West Gate
Best Travel Time
You can visit Chengdu Botanical Garden all year round. And in different seasons, you can enjoy the different sceneries.
How to Get to Chengdu Botanical Garden
Take bus 254, 143, 650, 653, 660, X15 or X05 and get off at Botanical Garden Station.
Take Metro Line 3, get off at Botanical Garden Station and exit B, and walks about 210 meters toward northeast along the side road of Tianhelu(Tianhe Road), Rongdu Dadao(Rongdu Ave.), turn right, walk about 180 meters along the Chengzhilu(Chengdu Botanical Garden Road) to the destination.
Chinese: 请带我去成都植物园。English: Please take me to Chengdu Botanical Garden.
If you go to Chengdu Botanical Garden from Chengdu city center (Rhombus Park Aura Chengdu Hotel), it takes about 40 minutes (about 40 yuan).
If you go to Chengdu Botanical Garden from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, it takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes (about 120 yuan).
If you go to Chengdu Botanical Garden from Chengdu East Railway Station, it takes about 40 minutes (about 55 yuan).
If you go to Chengdu Botanical Garden from Chengdu South Railway Station, it takes about 50 minutes (about 60 yuan).