The Chinese Garden Zurich is a Chinese garden that was given to the city of Zurich, Switzerland as a gift by their Chinese partner town, Kunming. The garden was inaugurated in 1994 after being landscaped and influenced by gardeners from Kunming. The city was gifted the garden due to Zurich's help in getting Kunming's water system up and running. The rectangular garden is full of Chinese culture and plants, it contains a pond with an impressive pavilion and water Palais.
The garden is accessible via the public transport system in Zurich. By tram, take lines 2 or 4, together with bus line 33 and get off at either the ‘Höschgasse’ or ‘Fröhlichstrasse’ stops. By bus, get the 912 or the 916 buses from Bellevue to Chinagarten.
Opening Times and Admission
The garden is closed in the winter and is only open from March to October, its open from 11 am to 7 pm daily during those months. Admission to the garden is fairly cheap, priced at 4CHF for adults and 1CHF for children.