Singapore Botanic Gardens : Relax Amidst Nature

The Singapore Botanic Gardens is one of the main attractions in Singapore and houses the biggest Orchid display in the world. Here, you can unwind amidst the natural surroundings and if you’re lucky, spot the swans in its natural habitat or squirrels dashing right past you!

The Singapore Botanic Gardens was established by a horticultural society on a piece of abandoned land in 1859. It was handed over to be managed by the government in 1875 and since then it has evolved to include research, education, conservation as well as recreation.

 Entrance to the Singapore Botanic Gardens at Cluny Road
Entrance to the Singapore Botanic Gardens at Cluny Road

 History of the Singapore Botanic Gardens
History of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

There are many attractions at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. You can visit the largest display of Orchids in the world (over 60,000 varieties) at the National Orchid Garden ($5 per entry)

 National Orchid Garden @ the Singapore Botanical Gardens
National Orchid Garden @ the Singapore Botanical Gardens

Enjoy performances at the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage (only on selected dates)

 Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage @ Singapore Botanic Gardens
Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage @ Singapore Botanic Gardens

Visit the Swan Lake

 Swan Lake at the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Swan Lake at the Singapore Botanic Gardens

 A pair of swans at the Swan Lake
A pair of swans at the Swan Lake

Or just simply relax at the gazebo and watch as others enjoy the greenery…

 Gazebo where many couples took their wedding photos in Singapore
Gazebo where many couples took their wedding photos in Singapore

 Directional signs in the Singapore Botanical Gardens
Directional signs in the Singapore Botanical Gardens

 Common folks enjoying the gardens
Common folks enjoying the gardens

How to get to the Singapore Botanic Gardens & Opening Hours


The Singapore Botanic Gardens is open from 5am to 12am daily.

 Map of the Singapore Botanical Gardens
Map of the Singapore Botanical Gardens

The Singapore Botanic Gardens is located along Holland road and Cluny Road. You can reach there by buses 7, 75, 77, 105, 106, 123 and 174.

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Singapore Botanical Gardens
Singapore Botanical Gardens

There are indeed so many things to do in Singapore and the Singapore Botanic Gardens is definitely one of the must visit attractions in Singapore!

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