Covering a total area of 40 hectares, the garden was first built in 1938 for the purpose of cultivating rare and precious flowers, medicinal herbs, arbor trees and some endangered floral species etc. It has collected some 4,000 species of plants and established 10 excellent theme gardens worth visiting and experimental districts.
In 2012, Kunming Botanical Garden was granted as "an international excellent camellia garden" by the International Camellia Congress.
Add: 12 km from downtown, adjacent to Black Dragon Pool Park
Admission fee: 10 yuan/person
Public bus No. 9, 79, 128, 159