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Written by Buvaneshwari Gopinath on May 8, 2020 Share on

Gardens by the Bay – Where wonders bloom

Traveling to Singapore and Gardens by the Bay is not in your itinerary? Oh no! Gardens by the Bay is one of the most iconic creations in the entire history of Singapore. It’s a place where wonders bloom to become magnificent creations. Gardens by the Bay, was a part of the nation’s plan to transform the entire “City in a Garden”. It comes up in the list of must-see attractions in Singapore.

Beautifully located at the waterfront of Marina Bay, the Gardens by the Bay is divided into three parts: Bay Central Garden, Bay East Garden, and Bay South Garden.

Gardens by the bay, aerial view.
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Why shouldn’t you miss a chance to visit Gardens by the Bay?

Trust me, it’s one of the surrealistic places you could visit on Earth. Surrounded by lush green delight for 101 hectares, Gardens by the Bay houses over 21,000 plants with over 800 different species. It is one place where you can see nature and technology go hand in hand showcasing a gem in the real world.

The nights at the garden are even more magical as the entire park glows with lights using the solar energy that is saved during the day. The amazing aroma of exotic flowers with stunning lights makes it a perfect place to be with your loved ones.

Must-see Attractions inside Gardens by the Bay

1. The Cloud Forest

With a chilly interior and 35ft waterfall inside surrounded by green walls and orchids, The Cloud Forest is a delight to the human eyes. Spread across 0.8 hectares inside the South bay, it replicates the tropical climate of the regions of South East Asia and Middle East Asia. 

Cloud Forest in Gardens by the Bay
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2. Flower Dome

In 2015, the flower dome was named the largest greenhouse in the world by the Guinness Books of Records. The dome showcases exotic flowers that exist across different continents.

3. Supertree Grove & OCBC Skyway

Supertrees are 16 stories man-made, tree-like structure with most beautiful vines and ferns. OCBC skyway is an elevated bridge that runs around the supertrees that lets you walk through the supertrees and lets you have a closer look at the exotic ferns. 

Supertree in Singapore Gardens by the Bay
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Things to know before visiting

  • A single day might not be enough to take a complete look at the garden. If you are in a hurry, make a list of places you want to visit.
  • Consumption of food and drinks is not allowed in the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest.
  • Always carry a jacket along, due to temperature control, it gets chilly in the latter part of the day.

How to get there?

Being one of the most visited places in Singapore, Gardens by the Bay is well connected. You can take metro or public buses to reach here.

Gardens by the Bay is much more than a regular garden. With its state of the art design and technology, and the colorful flowers, there’s something for everyone. Visit Pickyourtrail for Singapore packages to enjoy the best of what the world has to offer. 

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