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Best Place to See Peach Blossoms in Beijing

2016-04-19 10:47:40Share:

  Period: from the early days of April to the middle of May

 

  Beijing Botanical Garden 北京植物园

 

  The Beijing Botanical Garden is well known for its peach trees that blossom when it gets warm. The Beijing Botanical Garden is the largest peach blossom garden in northern China. You can see thousands of different kinds of peach trees. There are about 70 variety of peach trees living there including ornamental peach trees, big peach trees, peach trees that bear big peaches, and chrysanthemum peach trees. Peach trees bloom during the period of the early days of April until early May. During this time, the Beijing Peach Blossom Festival is held in the garden. The garden is perfumed with romantic blooms and intoxicating fragrances, and it is very colorful. The state garden area measures about 56 hectares or 139 acres and is in the northwestern outskirts of Beijing, and the natural scenery is beautiful as well.

Best Place to See Peach Blossoms in Beijing

 

Beijing Botanical Garden, Haidian District.

Best Place to See Peach Blossoms in Beijing

 

Beijing Botanical Garden, Haidian District.

 

  Beijing Botanical Garden is a national AAAA composite scenic spot, as well as an important base for science education, research and tourism. It is one of the key construction projects in China.

 

  Beijing Botanical Garden is located between the Fragrant Hills Park (also called Xiangshan Park) and Jade Spring Hill (known as Yuquan Hill) in Haidian District. It is 23 kilometers (about 14 miles) far from central Beijing. In 1956, the project (with a planned coverage of 4,000,000 square meters or nearly 1,000 acres) was begun. Now, Beijing Botanical Garden has an open area of 2,000,000 square meters (about 500 acres). It consists of the Plant Exhibition Area, the Scenic Spot and the Historical Resorts, the Scientific Research Area and the Nature Reserve. 10,000 categories of plant with a population of 1.5 million plants are cultivated here, for which this garden has been regarded as the biggest botanical garden in north China so far.

 

  Ticket price: 10 RMB or about 1.40 USD per person

 

  Bus routes: 904, 318 and 714

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