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Chinese and Japanese Gardens

1 Chinese Garden Road Chinese Garden, Singapore 619795, Singapore
+65 6261 3632
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Free and interesting place

It was one of the places of attractions in Singapore that draw huge crowds during CNY and Mooncake... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Raymond T
Singapore, Singapore
No crowds on a rainy day

A great place to visit on a damp day. Pleasant walking and few other people around meant I really... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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The stunning colors of the plants and rock formations in the Chinese Garden contrast with the thought-provoking Japanese Garden.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 Chinese Garden Road Chinese Garden, Singapore 619795, Singapore
+65 6261 3632
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was one of the places of attractions in Singapore that draw huge crowds during CNY and Mooncake Festivals. Now it's more of a place for walks and viewing of turtles, monitor lizards and spaces for kids to run. Good place to spend the evening...More

Thank Raymond T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great place to visit on a damp day. Pleasant walking and few other people around meant I really enjoyed the peaceful area. Lovely view from the top of the pagoda. Enjoyed the bonsai collection and the lovely buildings in the Chinese Garden. Japanese Garden...More

1  Thank bemusedtraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous, peaceful, serene. Very picturesque, ideal for a lazy picnic, reading a book under a tree by the river, painting and sketching.

Thank celaeno1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is such beautifull pagoda with awesome scenery.. walk about 10 minutes from mrt to get the beautifull pagoda and have many statue's to look around.

Thank Esther R
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Walking in the gardens give you the feeling you are not in Singapore. The Chinese and the Japanese monuments, flowers and gardens are authentic and while walking around you don't feel like walking in a regular Singaporean gardens. Very nice

Thank Snir I
Reviewed 1 December 2017

The gardens are easy to get to on the MRT just get off at the Chinese garden stop. It is a short walk into the gardens which are free to get in We also go on a clear sunny day in the afternoon, when the...More

4  Thank 918teresah
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Really enjoy wandering around this big space. Great buildings ,statues,waterways and wildlife abound. The view from the central Pagoda is stunning. It can be hot so come prepared for this. Excellent for picnics. Recommend.

Thank James R
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

My wife is from Singapore, so she was familiar with the gardens, but it had been many years since she had gone. We had done most of the other parks and open spaces, so we were looking for a new place (at least for me,...More

3  Thank snelson0929
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Nice garden though accessibility is a little challenging for those who’s not driving. Nevertheless great outdoor space for visitors wanting to have a different experience beyond shopping.

Thank ContinentsExplorer
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This park is not as crowded as the gardens by the bay for example. It's still a nice park to relax and have a walk after a working day. The japanese garden close at 7pm, and the bonsai garden close at 5pm. If you're not...More

1  Thank Paul L
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17 October 2017|
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Response from Leonie A | Reviewed this property |
I was there in May and the gardens were very quiet. Bonsai gardens fantastic.
3 October 2017|
Response from Leonie A | Reviewed this property |
Catch the MRT it has a stop at the gardens.
Autumn L
2 October 2017|
Response from Melvin M | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! They go on now and best time is of course the night time when the lights come on. Alternatively there is one going on at Gardens by the bay, along with the lights for Diwali.