It boasts all the hallmarks you’d expect of a flagship city garden, and then some. Manicured landscapes and untouched forest create stunning environs wherever you are within the 200-odd-acre Garden, enlivened by the countless varieties of flora and fauna emanating colourful sights and sounds. It’s all too easy to forget that a bustling city is right at the doorstep of this enclave. Rich Diversity Also present in impressive numbers is the tally of must-see spots here. Get a hold of the Garden’s map and you’d notice right away that, apart from the usual mix of public facilities including a café, gazebos and restrooms, there are multiple focal points of fascination. Forest Tree Collection, Waterfall & Fish Pond, Unusual Species Collection, Rare Fruit Tree Collection, Topiary Collection, Cycad Island, Herb Garden, Hibiscus Garden, KL Bird Park, KL Butterfly Park, and Deer Park are only some of the names on the list that jump out at you!
Each one is an escape into a unique world starring its own titular cast, made all the more special with inspired settings and presentations. They are outdoor classrooms as well, where you can learn about the species of plants and animals that thrive in Malaysia. More than just a place of enlightenment, the Garden also lightens the load on the mind and soul. Many people spend hours on the trails ringing the lake, resetting their beings and realigning with the vibes of nature as they take in their idyllic surroundings and breathe in the crisp fresh air. Perdana Botanical Garden WHERE Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, Kuala Lumpur WHEN 7am-8pm TEL 03 2617 6404 klbotanicalgarden.gov.my