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Haw Par Villa

262 Pasir Panjang Road Haw Par Villa, Singapore 118628, Singapore
(65) 774 0300
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Explore Chinese Mythology: Haw Par Villa Walking Tour
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Haw Par Villa is like no other place in the world, with over 1,000 statues and 150 dioramas that dramatise Chinese legends and folklore.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tiger balm” (74 reviews)
“theme park” (53 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
262 Pasir Panjang Road Haw Par Villa, Singapore 118628, Singapore
(65) 774 0300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place was very far from town. I took a bus to go here and went to nearest shopping mall. My journey from Geylang took 1 hour plus. A lot of statues at this area, hilly and quite hot in the noon. A place to...More

Thank Elia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are apparently over 250 dioramas here depicting scenes from Chinese history and mythology. Some are downright strange while some really need some TLC. It looks like they are slowly rejuvenating the displays. Great thing - at 9am when they open its quiet (unlike everywhere...More

Thank Ross K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here a long time ago and truly terrified. Some parents take their kids here to show them what will happen if you don't behave. It's an interesting to see different culture describes what hell looks like.

Thank Noblesix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Freaky place! Love it! I can tell everyone I have been to hell and back! Free entry, MRT at the entrance. Worth a few hours.

Thank Jack N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently restored for the most urgent damages, this unique amusement and educational garden dedicated to Chinese mythological and cultural background offers a unique experience for all publics. The scenes depicted along the alleys are well done and documented. But the damages due to time and...More

Thank Vicente8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Certainly worth a visit to learn a little of the history of the region and to see the time and effort put into running the place. The ten stages in the courts of hell is extremely interesting. Some of the areas needed a bit of...More

Thank brg68mga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have time, you can visit this place If you know about tiger balm...so this is the place with the same place But i think i will get the shop who sell tiger balm...or souvenir shop But there is no shop Maybe it's good...More

Thank Kireikirei P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a good 1-hour to take a tour around the park. Interesting tour inside Ten stages in the Courts of Hell. Entrance is free!

Thank thejoyfulwanderer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have not been there for decades and revisit with teenager daughter during Jun holiday. Noticed some restructuring done, workers still touching up certain features. Should visit 10 courts. My daughter was a little frightened of the punishment given for wrong doings. She sort of enjoying...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

haw par villa is a theme park located along Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore. The park contains over 1,000 statues and 150 giant dioramas depicting scenes from Chinese mythology, folklore, legends, history, and illustrations of various aspects of Confussion. A very interesting place to be indeed....More

Thank Tong Ming Y
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12 June 2017|
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Response from sorabh | Reviewed this property |
The park, originally called Tiger Balm Gardens, was built in 1937 by the Burmese-Chinese brothers Aw Boon Haw and Aw Boon Par, the developers of Tiger Balm, as a venue for teaching traditional Chinese values. They moved... More
Lynn L
7 June 2017|
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Response from InsightSuite | Reviewed this property |
Sometimes bus loads of tourists visit the place with children. The entire area is with lot of ups & down, steps, bridges water etc. If there is any panic incident due to any pet getting unleashed it can create a PR issue... More
Joy R
27 May 2016|
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Response from anant254 | Reviewed this property |
Entry is free. No Charges.