The highlights of the Botanical Garden of Singapore

The Botanical Garden of Singapore is impressing by its size and variety of plants. There you can take a walk through the rainforest, see unusual sculptures, find out the time on a sundial, have a picnic near the lake, and hug huge trees:)

to hug huge tree in Botanical Garden of Singapore

In this post, I’ll tell you about the two our favorite places in the botanical garden, there are National orchid gardens and alley with bonsai.

National Orchid Garden

The highlight of the botanical garden is the pleasant orchid garden. There are orchids of different colors and sizes, it’s an array of riches.

orchids of different colors and sizes  orchids of different colors and sizes in National Orchid Garden Singapore

I was surprised to see an unusual gray orchid

orchids of different colors and sizes in National Orchid Garden

and orchid which was similar to the flower, growing in the Russian forests, we call it “Cuckoo boots” because of its shape like shoes of little bird.

unusual gray orchid Singapore Cockoo boots National Orchid Garden Singapore

Here you can see not only orchids but also other interesting plants. it’s very pleasant to walk on wooden paths in the shade of trees.

 to walk on wooden paths in National Orchid Garden Singapore  to walk in the shade of trees.

We were incredibly impressed by arches of flowers and plants.

You can visit Cool Garden, where you can enjoy the coolness and continue exploring the plants. If you are tired, you can use benches to sit and take a rest.

You can also do this near one of the numerous waterfalls on the territory.

waterfalls in National Orchid Garden Singapore waterfalls

Bonsai alley

After walking in the orchid garden, we went to the place where the bonsai is growing. We like these small trees very much and given the fact here is some special place with them we couldn’t miss it. On the map of the Botanic Gardens, this place is on the way to Swan Lake next to the Sun Garden.

Bonsai alley

Bonsai here are very diverse, some of them bloom, some just have a very bizarre shape.

bonsai alley in Botanical Garden of Singapore Bonsai in Botanical Garden of Singapore

Each of them is beautiful and unique in its own way.

Practical information

How to get there: go to Botanic Gardens MRT Station (Circle Line & Downtown Line) or see how to get there from your location using another mode of transport on the interactive map of Singapore.

Opening hours: 5 am to 12 midnight daily, National Orchid Garden from 8.30 am to 7 pm daily (last entry at 6 pm).

Admission Fee: free to Botanic Gardens, National Orchid Garden: adults – S$ 5, children, student and people over 60 years have preferences.

Official website: www.sbg.org.sg.

In the Botanical Gardens are free guided tours, сheck the schedule on the official website.

Summarizing all the above, we recommend the Botanical Garden of Singapore for a visit! Be sure here you will find a perfect place to spend a good day far from the city bustle. Another way to do this you can find in this post.

Have a nice trip!

++ All prices in Singapore dollars

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