Discover kaleidoscope of color at Chenshan Botanical Garden

LMS| Updated: April 9, 2024

As the vibrant hues of spring paint the world anew, there's no better place to experience the season's veritable kaleidoscope of colors than at Chenshan Botanical Garden.

Nestling in the picturesque landscape of the Sheshan National Tourist Resort in East China's Shanghai, this botanical wonderland offers a mesmerizing array of floral delights – from enchanting cherry blossoms to delicate baby's breath flowers from the carnation family, to ravishing tulips.

Cherry blossom delight

Step into a magical realm where the air is filled with the delicate wafting fragrance of cherry blossoms.


As the wind whispers through the branches, a shower of petals descends like confetti, in a breathtaking scene that lingers in the memory long after you've gone. [Photo/Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden]

For those seeking quintessential springtime beauty, the cherry blossom extravaganza at Chenshan is an experience not to be missed.

Baby's breath haven

For lovers of all things fresh and ethereal, the glorious fields of baby's breath flowers at Chenshan offer an oasis of sublime visual delights and tranquility.


Blanketing the hillsides in a sea of delicate blue blooms, these tiny flowers exude a sense of purity and innocence that is sure to elevate the spirits. [Photo/Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden]

With every twist and turn of the path revealing new vistas of floral enchantment,  baby's breath flowers at Chenshan promise a sojourn of endless discovery.

Tulip wonderland

No springtime escape would be complete without a visit to the tulip wonderland that is to be found in Chenshan.


From vibrant bold hues of red and pink to soft pastels, the tulip gardens form a bonanza of color that dazzle the senses and ignites the imagination. [Photo/Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden]

As you wander through this botanical paradise, you'll find yourself surrounded by a symphony of hues, each petal a note in nature's own melody of spring.

Plan your visit

Chenshan Botanical Garden welcomes visitors daily from 8 am to 5 pm. Admission is just 60 yuan ($8.30), offering access to a world of natural beauty and wonder.

Getting to the garden is easy, with public transport including the metro and buses, as well as ample parking for those arriving by car. Once inside, guided tour buses are available to help you explore all that Chenshan has to offer, from its cherry blossom-lined pathways to its hidden corners of floral splendor.

Word of caution

While Chenshan may be a haven for nature lovers, it's important to remember that it is also within a military control area. As such, drones are strictly prohibited within the garden, with severe consequences for those who disregard this rule. So, leave your drones at home and instead, immerse yourself in the natural beauty that awaits at Chenshan Botanical Garden.