Founded in 1859 with a mission to cultivate plants of economic potential, the 52-hectare (128.5-acre) Singapore Botanic ... More
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Founded in 1859 with a mission to cultivate plants of economic potential, the 52-hectare (128.5-acre) Singapore Botanic Gardens made a historic milestone in 1877 with the cultivation of Malaysia and Indonesia's first rubber plantations. Today, with more than 600,000 plant specimens, it is clearly one of the world's largest botanical reserves.
This is definitely the best place in the whole of Singapore! I've lived here for 18 years and I still think the Botanic Gardens is the best. When the weather is lovely, it is just...splendid!
Oh, and you have to pay to enter the Orchid Garden located inside. In my opinion, just pay for it! Because inside...it's even more lovely! =D
There is nothing to dislike in this beautiful place. Just as you are calling a friend to say 'Look at this', they and others around are saying the same thing! A totally wonderful place to visit, free entry and open for about 16 hours a day. Who could ask for anything more!
Although away from the city centre taxis are so cheap that getting there is no problem.
I've been lucky enough to visit many places but no one who goes to Singapore should miss this wonderful place. You have to see it to believe it!
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IF YOU LIKE PLANTS OF ALL KINDS THIS IS A MUST..THE PEPOLE WHO RUN AND TAKE CARE OF THIS GARDEN WAS VERRY HELPFULL ABOUT PLANTS THAT WE DO NOT HAVE ON THE EAST COAST OF THE US. THE EXPERIENCE HERE WAS GREAT..
For as crowded as Singapore is, teh Botanical Gardens are a nice break. Bring a lunch, stroll around the grounds. Relax.
One of the best free things (save the Orchids part) in Singapore aside from Bukti Timah.
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