The Perdana Botanical Gardens, or the ‘Lake Gardens’ as they are locally known, are located in the Heritage Park of Kuala Lumpur. A wonderful green zone inside the city; it was originally designed and created as a family recreational park, however in recent years it has become a haven for blossoming tropical plants and a unique rainforest, all in the heart of a thriving city.
What is there to see?
If you enjoy botany and horticulture, the Perdana Botanical Gardens are a must see. The garden guide map found online will assist you in your exploration. Explore the unusual species collections, waterfalls, topiary collection and the deer park. The hibiscus park and orchid garden are also incredibly beautiful and fragrant, take a seat and breathe in the aromatic blooms. Relax in the amphitheatre, discover the sunken garden and learn about the forest tree collection – it is truly an awe-inspiring and interesting experience.
There are guided walks which cost nothing during working hours, you can enjoy the services of an educated guide between 8am and 10am, or private tours can be arranged at an additional cost.