You cannot claim to have been in the scenic country of Malaysia nor the picturesque Penang Island if you have not seen the amazing beauty of Botanical Garden Penang. Situated in George Town, the botanical garden complements the vast flora and fauna of Penang Island. Among the rare collections of plants in the garden can be found in the Rockery Sun, many of Palm Collection, Perdana Conservatory, Aroid Walkway, Orchidarium, Cactus House, Bromeliad and Begonia House, Fern House, Fern Rockery, Herb Garden, and the Formal Garden. It is also home to a number of mammal, bird and insect species like the different species of butterflies, Dusky Leaf Monkeys, Macaques, and Black Giant Squirrels. Also known as the Waterfalls Garden, this relaxing garden-cum-park has a cascading waterfalls in the vicinity. The Botanical Garden Penang is also one and the same as the historic Spice Gardens, which is what it was called in 1794 up to 1806 before it was reamed to The Kitchen Gardens in 1822 up to 1834. After that, it was founded in 1884 and supervised by Charles Curtis before it was ruined by World War II. Today, the Penang State Government is directly in charge of the Penang Botanical Garden.
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