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The Shanghai Botanical Gardens – Green for all seasons


Located in the southwestern suburbs about 12 kilometers southwest of the main city , occupying 81 hectares of land the Shanghai Botanical gardens is a lovely patch of greenery among sky scrapers and concrete canopies. Established in 1974 on the site of the Longhua nursery, this is known as the largest Botanical garden in central China. It has a diverse range of authentic Chinese plants including rare species and 3500 species of plants from the …