Wandering around the Perdana Botanical Gardens, one would find all forms of beauty. A wetland garden proudly stands on the edge while the Hibiscus Park and Orchid Garden shyly adorn the centre. The garden is certainly refreshing, in a world where commercialization is the order of the day. In the capital of Malaysia, equal prominence is given to ecology and the botanical gardens serves as evidence of this. If you are in search of a hotel in Kuala Lumpur within easy reach of this site consider basing yourself at such accommodation options as Berjaya Times Square Hotel.
The Perdana Botanical Garden has an interesting history which also indicates the growing concerns of the nation. In the past it was known as the Lake Gardens and was built in 1888 by A.R Venning the state treasurer of Selangor at the time. In 1975, it was given a new lease of life, along with which its name was changed to the Taman Tasik Perdana, or the Perdana Lake Gardens. However, the gardens were used for recreational purposes. It constitutes of a jogging track and exercise facilities. Concerts were also held in the amphitheatre which exists to this day. With the arrival of 2011, the gardens were re-conceptualized again.
Today, the Botanical Garden is a tropical haven in the ever-growing capital of Malaysia. The intention was to create a world away from the hustle and bustle of the busy metropolis. Animals such as goats and deer also have room to roam in the gardens. A visit to the gardens will be a treat for your children too. The site is dotted with play areas and curious little creatures.
Visit the gardens any day of the week, as it is open from 7am to 8pm. If you are not keen to explore the gardens alone, you can arrange for a guided tour and be introduced to each and every part of the site.
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