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Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

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Must see · World heritage site · Garden · Park
Lose yourself among the orchids at Singapore Botanic Gardens. Built in 1859, the expansive gardens offer something for everyone, from enthusiastic botanists to guests simply looking for a relaxing stroll. Check out the world's biggest collections of orchids, or learn something new at the botany center. Kids can let off some steam at the children's garden, which offers plenty of entertainment for the little ones, including tree houses, water play areas, and interactive educational activities. Plan your visit to Singapore Botanic Gardens and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Singapore trip planner.
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  • I always came relax this place and a bit walk in the morning can breath oxygen to my body with my friends  more »
  • I occasionally visit this place during lunch breaks as my office is next to it. It has a peaceful setting and applies an open-concept about all the animal residents there. One day you can see wild...  more »
  • A must go for tourists if you have the time. Bring hat/umbrella and good walking shoes! Relaxing and Refreshing. Enjoy the greenery and foliage. Also a good place for exercise or jogging or brisk walking! ENJOY😊
  • If you're in Singapore you must visit this place. Spectacular. One of the nicest gardens I've been to. A UNESCO Heritage site. Has a fantastic collection of orchids and other local specialties. Very nice food at the central restaurant. Go early, it's very large and amazing in the morning.

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Singapore Tourism Board

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The country’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site is a showcase of spectacular tropical flora. There are also many idyllic photo spots throughout the Gardens such as Swan Lake and The Bandstand gazebo. Set in lush greenery, the 158-year-old Singapore Botanic Gardens is the country’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site and the only tropical botanic garden on the list. Its impressive, ornate main gate is a not-to-be-missed photo opportunity. It boasts four pillars and supporting swinging gates framing a cast-aluminium lattice of Bauhinia kockiana, the climber planted at the fencing just beside it. Inside, the gardens is a showcase of spectacular tropical flora, with various species of plants and flowers that makes beautiful photo backdrop.