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Chinese and Japanese Gardens

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Address: 1 Chinese Garden Road Chinese Garden, Singapore 619795, Singapore
Phone Number:
+65 6261 3632
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

The stunning colors of the plants and rock formations in the Chinese Garden...

The stunning colors of the plants and rock formations in the Chinese Garden contrast with the thought-provoking Japanese Garden.

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Easy to access from mrt,in there you will seen some chinese and japanese culture and its free to enter the garden.visit bonsai garden will make your visit worthy and try to see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Ng L
Singapore, Singapore
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Schenectady, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Worth it for the bonsai collection alone with some trees being over 300 years old. Made it through about halfway around the park and have to say it was wonderfully kept and maintained.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to access from mrt,in there you will seen some chinese and japanese culture and its free to enter the garden.visit bonsai garden will make your visit worthy and try to see the sea turtle museum in the chinese garden

1 Thank Ng L
Reinach, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the bonsai garden and it was great. Lovely decorated trees in a great surrounding. Worth a visit for sure and it's free of charge. The MRT station "Chinese gardens" brings you right there.

Thank gkroeger01
Byron Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place. An almost hidden tranquil gem in a bustling city - beautiful gardens just outside the main city area, easy to get to via the MRT (stops right at the gardens) and very quiet with mainly locals wandering through it. We were here during peak holiday season for Singapore and these gardens had hardly anyone in them.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These two gardens have been here for a very long time. The gardens are well maintained over the years. During the evening and early morning, I can see many old folks and residents staying nearby exercising in the park. Very good sceneries around the garden. Certain parts of the gardens really feels like one which we find in china.

Thank alanyeo76
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for long walks or runs. Easy to get to, however you need to be prepared for a lot of walking. There are no easy ways to get around inside without walking. I saw a buggy, however that's not used for visitors. Very peaceful and quiet. Good for a couples or friends outing and picnic spots.

Thank Dnyan_D
New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, two children and I visited the Chinese and Japanese Gardens after our visit to the Jurong Bird Park. The park was a very nice place to walk and had Chinese and Japanese temples, gardens, pagodas, bridges and gates. If you plan to go to Singapore and want another nice place to go, I would go here. The taxi... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Next to the MRT station these gardens are very pleasant avoid the weekends very busy.Go in a morning and you can enjoy a pleasant shaded stroll around the gardens for an hour or two.

Thank schalcs
Brasschaat, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Just arrived in S'pore I wanted to relax and acclimatise a bit in the Japanse garden. It is a very nice garden with beautifuly designed spots but on a Sunday it can get crowded. Of course this will be very quiet compared to Orchard Road but if you are looking for peace and some meditation you might get sidetracked by... More 

Thank Xa4traveller
Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I spent 4 hours there leisurely walking and checking everything out! I really enjoyed it! Such a rare spot for nature in Singapore. So many big lizards around and a very very interesting turtle museum! And all the bonsai trees in the Japanese Garden. It's one of a very few places that are not crowded on the weekends in Singapore:)

Thank Lily_asi

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