Hong Kong Zoological & Botanical Gardens

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Hong Kong Zoological & Botanical Gardens information

Hong Kong , China
Street Albany Rd
Extras Central
Getting there
bus 3B, 12
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Opening hours
terrace gardens 5am-10pm, greenhouse 9am-4.30pm
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Lonely Planet review

Built in the Victorian era, this garden has a welcoming collection of fountains, sculptures and greenhouses, plus a zoo and some fabulous aviaries. Along with exotic vegetation, some 160 species of bird reside here. The zoo is surprisingly comprehensive, and is also one of the world’s leading centres for the captive breeding of endangered species. Albany Rd divides the gardens, with the plants and aviaries to the east, close to Garden Rd, and most of the animals to the west.