Soak up autumn scenery at Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden

LMS| Updated: November 10, 2022


Visitors take photos in a sea of flowers at the Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden. [Photo/Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden]

The picturesque autumn scenery at the Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden has attracted many visitors to take photos.

Known as the largest botanical garden in East China, the tourist attraction is located in the Shanghai Sheshan National Tourist Resort in Shanghai's Songjiang district.

There are more than 15,000 species and varieties of plants from 71 countries and regions, including some rare and endangered species. The plants are labeled with their names and identifying characteristics.

In deep autumn, the garden becomes more breathtaking after the plants turn color, drawing tourists in droves to enjoy the beautiful landscape.

Chenshan Botanical Garden is a national 4A-level scenic spot and member of the international community of botanical gardens, as well as a leading facility dedicated to the collection, conservation and cultivation of plants in China.

The garden is an ideal place for people who want to get closer to nature and learn about plants. It has been included in the first group of 16 study tour bases in Songjiang district. Its course "How desert plants adapt to the environment" teaches students about the types and distribution of deserts in China and the world. Students can observe and identify desert plants to explore their adaptation characteristics.

The garden is open from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm and the daily visitor limit is capped at 50 percent of the maximum capacity. Gates 1 and 2 are currently open, but Gate 3 is temporarily closed. Tourists need to reserve tickets online one day in advance before their entry date.

According to COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control requirements, visitors must undergo body temperature, health code and venue code checks, wear masks, and show a negative nucleic acid test result taken within 72 hours prior to entry. Those with temperatures above 37.3℃, or those who have yellow or red health codes, will be prohibited from entering.

Address: No 3888 Chenhua Road, Songjiang district, Shanghai


An aerial view of the Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden. [Photo/Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden]


Plants turn color in deep autumn at the Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden. [Photo/Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden]