Located in the north western part of Malaysia, Taiping is a historically significant town in the state of Perak. Home to most iconic museums and galleries in the country and boasting abundant natural beauty, the quiet town of Taiping offers a wonderful holiday experience. From colonial-era buildings to well-designed gardens, Taiping is popular for its diverse charm. Discover the cultural heritage of Malaysia and take a glimpse into its history.
Putrajaya Botanical Garden is the biggest botanical garden in Malaysia located in the northern section of Precint 1. Locally referred to as Taman Botani, it is a haven for nature lovers and avid cyclists and serves as a perfect picnic spot. The Botanical Garden is divided into 3 different sections: the flowers, ornamental plants, and the preservation/research center.
Kepong Botanical Garden, Ethnobotanical Garden and Colours of FRIM are present at the institute for the visitors to explore. The other fascinating things to be done at the institute are taking a look at the Research Gallery, Malay traditional houses, Werland area, Arboretum and Silicified Wood.
The Penang Botanic Gardens, also called the Waterfall Gardens, is located on the Jalan Air Terjun Road in George Town. The landscaped gardens is popular for housing the indigenous and exotic plant species. The beautifully manured 50 hectare park is divided into twleve sections - Formal Garden, Perdana Plant House, Tropical Rainforest Jungle Track, Lily Pond, Fern House, Fern Rockery, Cactus House, Aroid Walkaway, Horticulture Centre, Orchidarium, Nursery and Quarry Recreational Park.