Wanshi Botanic Garden
Commonly known as “Wanshi Botanic Garden”, Xiamen Botanic Garden is located in Gulangyu & Mount Wanshi-the southeast corner of Xiamen Island, Fujian. It back by Wulao Peak and Southern Putuo Temple and next to Zhongshan Road trading area. Established from 1960, Xiamen Botanic Garden is the first botanic garden in Fujian with covering an area of 4.93 km2. As the first national AAAAA scenic spot with the collection of vegetative landscape, natural landscape and cultural landscape, Xiamen Botanic Garden provincial and national base for science education, the first environmental education base and ecological education base for protecting the Mother Rivers in Fujian.
By June, 2014, Xiamen Botanic Garden had established dozens of specialized garden including Abies holophylla Maxim Garden, Gymnosperm Area, Palm Island, Rose Garden, Psammophytes Area, Rainforest World, Flowers Garden and Liana Flora Area. Even collect the scenes of Xiamen Big Eight Scenes and Xiamen Small Eight Scenes including “Morning Bell in Heaven”, “Gao Du Qin Cave”, “Millions of Rocks Locking the Cloud”, “Middle Rock Jade Tablet”, “Smell of Taiping Stone” and “Millions of Stone Hidden in Verdant”. Hundreds of stone inscription on craggy rocks are included as well.