Singapore Botanic Gardens

Attraction 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569, Singapore Published on: 13-11-2015

3 hours
09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
03:00 PM
05:00 PM
First-time visit
Attraction
Nature
Outdoor
Park
Must see
Kids
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  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Singapore Botanic Gardens is a star visitor attraction for the sophisticated traveller and the local resident. The Gardens possess an array of botanical and horticultural attractions with a rich history and a wonderful plant collection of worldwide significance.

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Why Singapore Botanic Gardens is special ?

Complementing the unique resources are sensitive developments and entertainment events, the Singapore Botanic Gardens  provides visitors educational and recreational facilities amidst the wonders of nature. It is the most visited botanic gardens in the world and is a unique example of the informal English Landscape Movement’s style in an equatorial climate.


What to explore at Singapore Botanic Gardens?

The Botanical Gardens are also home to a rare patch of dense primeval rainforest, accessible via an atmospheric boardwalk. Older than the gardens themselves, the rainforest is home to over 300 species of vegetation, over half of which are now (sadly) considered rare in Singapore.

The SBG Heritage Museum features interactive and multimedia exhibits and panels that detail the Gardens' rich heritage, while the CDL Green Gallery displays botanical related exhibits.

Kids will have a blast at the Jacob Ballas Children’s garden where they can play and learn all about plant life. A host of restaurants and cafes are also available to satisfy thirsty and hungry visitors after a day out in the sun.

And once you’re ready to step back into the concrete jungle, the Orchard Road shopping district is mere minutes away.

 Source: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/singapore/singapore-city/sights/parks-gardens/singapore-botanic-gardens

 Source: http://www.yoursingapore.com/see-do-singapore/nature-wildlife/parks-gardens/singapore-botanic-gardens.html


 

How to get to Singapore Botanic Gardens?


Selling points

  • For pleasure and learning
  • Tranquil and Excellent Value
  • Oasis in busy city
  • Beautifully landscaped and very well maintained
  • Gem in the city
2 Days in Singapore

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Duration
2.0 days
Estimated
115.19 USD
Total travel distance
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Number of places
10 places

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1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569, Singapore

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Tips for you

  • Walking tours are free so pick one and bring your family and friends for a fun and educational day out
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  • There are a number of food and beverage outlets in the gardens
    Food
  • As this is an attraction that requires a lot of walking, do wear comfortable shoes
    What to wear
  • With walking trails that range from 40 to 90 minutes in duration
    Experience
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens is a smoke-free garden.
    Environment
  • When you visit, bring a water bottle with you
    What to bring
  • If short on time, it might be best to first target the Singapore Orchid Gardens
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While here make sure to visit the National Orchids Garden. With hundreds of different varieties, its a green thumb's dream! Bring a blanket and stay for the concerts in Palm Valley.

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Recommended by Travel Channel host, Anthony Bourdain.

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Do bring water and comfortable shoe wear, because most of the travel routing in Singapore Botanic Gardens are by walking.

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This one of the most peaceful and greenest gardens that Singapore has to offer. Located at 1 Cluny Road, this is the best place to take that early morning walk and even some tai-chi. Opens at 5 am.

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The Singapore Botanic Gardens spans over 74 hectares and opens every day from 5:00 AM to 12:00 midnight. Click http://ow.ly/bw45L for more info!

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Superb, good location, well laid out and presented, change themes on a regular basis, food average quality but good choice.Staff very helpful and pleasant - well worth a visit.

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Do this early morning or late evening when it's not so hot. The one thing about Singapore is that everything grows. Just don't get caught in the rain.

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seeing different types of trees & flowers. unfortunately the ginger garden was closed for maintenance - disappointing as it would have been interesting to see the variety of ginger plants there.

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Superb, good location, well laid out and presented, change themes on a regular basis, food average quality but good choice. Staff very helpful and pleasant - well worth a visit.

I initially was going to skip doing this review and let it join the endless list of others that got SPARTA'd into the bottomless backlog pit (that I will never look back into and do anymore)...especially since it will have nothing to do with food...nor has it anything to do with a rant about some business that I had felt compelled into. Yet, something must have changed my mind into thinking that this would be somewhat of a tribute to a gem within my own country that I have been away from most of my life (and severely bored of...after these last few months). I asked for endless recommendations on things to do in Singapore and most of the things that came my way brought out the

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