Perdana Botanical Garden
The Perdana Botanical Garden is Kuala Lumpur’s oldest and most popular large-scale recreational park in the heart of the city.
Escape from the bustling city in this serene garden wherein you can explore its grounds on foot or by cycling. Surrounded by many different species of trees and lush greenery, it is easy to forget that you are in the middle of a metropolis.
The garden is situated within the Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park at the city centre. It is about 5 minutes drive from the transportation hub of KL Sentral.
Opening Days and Hours
The park is open daily from 07:00 to 20:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
It is free to enter the garden. Guided walks are available for free on Monday to Friday, from 08:00 to 10:00. For other times, private tours can be arranged for a fee and should be booked at least 7 days in advance.
How to Get There
The RapidKL buses B115, B112 and B101 stop at a bus stop located 5 minutes away from the garden. If you are taking the train, you can disembark at the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and walk for about 20 minutes to the garden. Alternatively, you can take the Heritage Park Shuttle Trams at the Kuala Lumpur City Gallery to get to Perdana Botanical Garden.
This garden is suitable for travelers of all ages, especially for those who are nature lovers.
Time to Spend
You may spend about 2 to 3 hours exploring the garden.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
It may be very hot at the park in the afternoon so it is best to visit either early in the morning or in the evening.
Apart from walking in the garden, you can also rent bicycles to cycle in the big park or rent a paddle boat for a leisurely ride at the lake.
There is only one café with a limited choice of refreshments within the garden.
- National Museum of Malaysia – 12 minutes by foot,
- National Monument – 18 minutes by foot,
- Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park – both attractions are located within the area of the Perdana Botanical Garden
Visitors can easily find accommodation in the city of Kuala Lumpur, ranging from budget hostels, mid-range accommodation to luxury hotels.
Good to Know
You may bring your own food for a picnic as the food choices are rather limited within the garden.