About Agricultural Scientific Academy

The Agricultural Scientific Academy is a farm that integrates the best of both traditional and modern farming methods. This 330-acre academy sits at the foot of Shuanglong Mountain and is split into different zones. The Desert Arboretum Garden houses over 150 kinds of cacti and 100 varieties of tropical desert plants. It is a half-acre glass house with the sculptures of camels and other desert animals sitting amongst the well-planted beds. The Modern Agricultural Museum (also called Vegetable and Fruit Garden) allows visitors to try exotic fruits and vegetables while they walk around it. Vegetables like asparagus, cucumber, watermelon and cantaloupe are grown in the soil-less Cultivation Garden. The Birdie Fairyland houses two huge aviaries with nearly 2,000 species of birds. Visitors can feed the magnificent ostriches and view the beautiful peacocks. There are many other gardens in the academy specifically for the plants. It includes; The Rose, Lotus and Phalaenopsis Orchid Gardens.

Must See

Rare Vegetable and Fruit Garden, Soilless Cultivation Garden, Desert Arboretum Garden and The Birdie Fairyland.

How to reach

Distance from city center: 5.1 kms.

Take bus route No. 26, 36, 105, 326 or Sightseeing Line 1 to Agricultural Scientific Academy.


  • Most of the shops and food outlets around here may be closed during weekends.
  • There is a shuttle-bus that will take you back to the gates in case you cannot walk all the way back to the entrance.

Visit Time

Monday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Entrance Fee


Fee amount: CNY 30
Half price for children between 1.2m-1.5m in height.
Free for children under 1.2m height.

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Time you can spend

2 to 3 hours


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