China, the most populated and one of the most developed nations in the world, is an oriental nation which offers a fine fusion of rich culture and modern style. Located in Southeast Asia, China is known worldwide for its grand heritage, vibrant society, urban and industrial development, and its many cultural and leisure attractions making it a popular tourist destination as well.
The city of Xiamen, located in the sub-province of Fujian, is home to one of the most beautiful and serene gardens of China; the Xiamen Botanical Garden. This delightful and luscious garden is China’s first ISO Authenticated garden, and offers a truly blissful and serene experience amidst some of nature’s most beautiful features.
Established in 1960 and spreading over 26km2, the Xiamen Botanical Garden is one of the most popular attractions amongst locals as well as tourists in Xiamen. Specially designed to resemble traditional Chinese garden styles, this lush green paradise is home to over 6,300 species of tropical and sub-tropical trees and plants. This carefully constructed garden is divided into 29 sub gardens, each with its own speciality. Some of the most renowned of these sub-gardens are the Conifer Garden; home to over 80 species of pines, firs and cypresses, The Bamboo Forest; with many of China’s popular species of bamboo, the romantic Rose Garden, and the splendid Orchid Garden; with rows of species of wild orchids. One can also find the amazing Victoria Amazonica, a giant water plant with leaves strong enough to bear the weight of the child, growing in the ponds of this Garden. The Xiamen Botanical Garden also has several highlights and special attractions which include the sparkling Wanshi Lake, the mystical Tiger Stream Temple, and the ancient Wan Shilian Temple. The magnificent oasis in Xiamen also has several pavilions constructed with traditional architectural styles so that one can enjoy the tranquillity of this garden. With many amusement facilities and relaxing pathways, a visit to the Xiamen Botanical Garden is sure to offer you a blissful experience amidst nature’s beauty.
For a comforting stay at an iconic luxury hotel in Xiamen make a reservation at the Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen. Conveniently located in close proximity to several key locations and attractions of Xiamen, this hotel offers accommodation in 352 elegantly appointed rooms and suites. Offering several guest services, business services, sports and leisure facilities and several other amenities, this Xiamen hotel is sure to offer you an experience of comfort and convenience.