Beauty of Botanic Garden , Singapore

Beauty of Botanic Garden , Singapore

abd549c82c5598d8d6222e5aa2df4a28The first and only tropical botanic garden in the list , it is also the only one in the world that is open from 5 a.m. to midnight even single day of the year . The 15 th century Orto Botanico di Padova in Padua , Italy and the Royal Botanic Gardens in kew ,England are other gardens in the list but this is the first from Asia .

The  Botanic Gardenss is located on the fringe of Singapore’s main shopping district. It was founded in 1859 by Henry Ridley , originally to promote rubber cultivation across the region . Today more than 10000 species of flora cover its 74 –hectare area , stretching  vertically over 2.5 km . The garden receives  4.5 million visitors annually . The National Orchid Garden within houses the worlds largest collection 1200 species and 2000 hybrids of orchids . In 1981 , the hybrid climbing orchid, Vanda Miss Joaquim , was chosen  as Singapore’s national flowers .Singapore practices ‘orchid diplomacy ‘ by naming its finest hybrids after visiting celebrities.

Botanical Garden
183-acre botanical gardens with sculptures, a swan lake & significant collection of tropical trees.
For more information , contact to https://www.sbg.org.sg/
Address: 1 Cluny Rd, Singapore 259569
Phone:+65 6471 7138

Hours:

Thursday 5:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Friday 5:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Saturday 5:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Sunday 5:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Monday 5:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Tuesday 5:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Wednesday 5:00 AM – 12:00 AM

 

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