Perdana Botanical Gardens

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Perdana Botanical Gardens, formerly Perdana Lake Gardens, Lake Gardens and Public Gardens, is Kuala Lumpur's first large-scale recreational park.wikipedia
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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaSentulKuala Lampur
Perdana Botanical Gardens, formerly Perdana Lake Gardens, Lake Gardens and Public Gardens, is Kuala Lumpur's first large-scale recreational park.
The Malaysian Houses of Parliament was completed at the edge of the Lake Gardens in 1963.

Carcosa Seri Negara

CarcosaKing's HouseHotel Carcosa Seri Negara
The official residence of the then British government representative Frank Swettenham, now known as Carcosa Seri Negara, was located atop a hill here.
The Carcosa Seri Negara is a residence located on two adjacent hills inside the Perdana Botanical Gardens, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Royal Selangor Club

Selangor ClubSelangor Club FieldKuala Lumpur
The club, unlike the Selangor Club, was an exclusively European club, and it would dominate the social scene for Europeans in Kuala Lumpur for over half a century.
Most of its early members were British, the founding members include H.C. Syers, the Superintendent of Selangor State; A.R. Venning, Treasurer of Selangor and head of the Sanitation Board (who also created the Lake Gardens); A. C. Norman who designed some early buildings of Kuala Lumpur; and H.F. Bellamy who headed the Selangor Public Works Department.

Malaysian Houses of Parliament

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The Malaysian Houses of Parliament, which was built in 1963, is located on the northern fringes of the park.
The structure is located at the Lake Gardens in Kuala Lumpur, close to the Malaysian National Monument.

National Museum (Malaysia)

Muzium NegaraNational MuseumNational Museum of Malaysia
It is located near the National Museum of Malaysia.
The museum is situated in close proximity to the Perdana Lake Gardens and it provides an overview of Malaysian history and culture.

National Monument (Malaysia)

Tugu NegaraNational MonumentMalaysian National Monument
Among the tourist attractions located here are the National Monument, deer park, Hibiscus garden, Orchid Garden, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park and Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park.
In 1964, the cenotaph was moved from its original location to the site of the National Monument in Lake Gardens before a planned flyover connecting Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin and the Parliament roundabout was constructed over the original site.

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park

Bird ParkKL Bird Park
Among the tourist attractions located here are the National Monument, deer park, Hibiscus garden, Orchid Garden, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park and Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park.
It is located adjacent to the Lake Gardens within a KL green lung in Bukit Aman, close to the National Mosque and Royal Malaysian Police Museum.

Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park

Among the tourist attractions located here are the National Monument, deer park, Hibiscus garden, Orchid Garden, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park and Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park.
It is located adjacent to the Lake Gardens and Kuala Lumpur Bird Park.

United Kingdom

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The colonial-era park was the brainchild of Alfred Venning, the British State Treasurer of Selangor in the late 19th century.

Treasurer

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The colonial-era park was the brainchild of Alfred Venning, the British State Treasurer of Selangor in the late 19th century.

Resident (title)

ResidentBritish ResidentMinister Resident
In 1888, Venning proposed that a botanical garden be built in the valley of Sungei Bras Bras, and the British Resident Frank Swettenham agreed to the scheme and authorised a small grant from the State funds for the garden.

Frank Swettenham

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The official residence of the then British government representative Frank Swettenham, now known as Carcosa Seri Negara, was located atop a hill here. In 1888, Venning proposed that a botanical garden be built in the valley of Sungei Bras Bras, and the British Resident Frank Swettenham agreed to the scheme and authorised a small grant from the State funds for the garden.

Imperata cylindrica

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Venning laid out the plan for a park of 173 acre which included an "experimental economic garden", cleared the area of scrubs and lalang, and planted ornamental flowering trees and shrubs.

Magnolia champaca

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The scheme attracted public support, and a leading figure of the Cantonese community, Towkay Chow Ah Yeok, contributed a hundred chempaka and orange trees to the initial planting programme in 1888.

Cecil Clementi Smith

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The project took nearly ten years to complete, but the garden was formally opened on 13 May 1889, just a year after work began, by the Governor of the Straits Settlements, Sir Cecil Clementi Smith.

Abdul Razak Hussein

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In 1975, it was renamed Taman Tasik Perdana, or the Perdana Lake Gardens, by Tun Abdul Razak.

Najib Razak

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On 28 June 2011, the gardens were renamed again to Perdana Botanical Gardens by Dato' Sri Najib Razak in the first phase of turning the park into a botanical garden.

Kuala Lumpur Sentral station

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The nearest public transportation hub within walking distance is Kuala Lumpur Sentral railway station.

Rapid KL

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Another option is to take the RapidKL bus B112 from Pasar Seni LRT station.

Pasar Seni station

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Another option is to take the RapidKL bus B112 from Pasar Seni LRT station.

Deer

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Among the tourist attractions located here are the National Monument, deer park, Hibiscus garden, Orchid Garden, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park and Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park.

Hibiscus

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Among the tourist attractions located here are the National Monument, deer park, Hibiscus garden, Orchid Garden, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park and Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park.

Orchidaceae

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Among the tourist attractions located here are the National Monument, deer park, Hibiscus garden, Orchid Garden, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park and Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park.

Urban park

Federal territories (Malaysia)

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