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Haw Par Villa

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Address: 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628, Singapore
Phone Number: (65) 774 0300
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Haw Par Villa is like no other place in the world, with over 1,000 statues...
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.
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An extraordinary place well worth a visit

One could spend hours in this extraordinary place, although we only made a brief visit. Besides the gardens, pavilions and pagodas, there are numerous statues and caves full of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

One could spend hours in this extraordinary place, although we only made a brief visit. Besides the gardens, pavilions and pagodas, there are numerous statues and caves full of scary scenes of "punishment": limbs being severed, people being drowned in blood ... and so it goes on! I believe parents bring their young children here to instill in them a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A great Chinese cultural heritage. My friend's 3 year old son was totally captivated by the colorful figurines!

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Visiting Haw Par Villa has never been easier, located just beside the MRT station (Haw Par Villa on the circle line), the exit is just right outside Haw Par Villa's entrance. I reached there at around 3pm just as the sun was setting, so it's a bit hot but nevertheless it's scenic. This park is built on a hill, so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I googled different places to see in Singapore before our recent P & O cruise and this park came up. It is right on the fabulous MRT station and is worth a look. Totally free and they it is a very interesting place to visit. Very humid on the day we went but I am so glad we didnt overlook... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A historical place that underwent various form of changes. It's part of my growing up memories. There wasn't many places of interest for us back in the 1980s in Singapore, hence, this is one of the few places that parents will brought kids to. As Chinese, it's a reminder for us on the do and don't and the consequence of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I went there personally with a meetup group and we explored the park in around 2 hours. Easy reachable via MRT Line Har Par Villa. Afterwards we had a nice late lunch in the russian restaurant across the road which is called Russkiy Dome (opens only at 2pm).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

If you go here with low expectations on the quality but high expectations for novelty then you will surely be entertained. Well sitauated next to the Haw Par Villa tube stop, means there is no excuse to not have a quick jaunt here. if you do decide to do the park at break neck speed, then ensure to do Ten... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

It's quiet complicated for me to explain about the attraction because I have a different mixed feelings when visiting this park. I decided to explore Haw Par since this park has been there for a long time but I havent got a chance to explore it. It is actually a must visit place for certain travelers that really into the... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

If you are wanting to explore Chinese thinking a bit, give this a try and take the time to actually read the texts about what will happen to you if you break the rules. Expected a bit more, but for a free entry you will value the work somebody has put into this demonstration of cultural believes. In the end,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I wanted to see the 10 courts of hell exhibit (which did not disappoint me), which, frankly, isn't very recommended for young kids/ those who are faint at heart. The little figurines have very graphic details on them depicting torture for various kinds of misdeeds and might be troubling for some to see. The lighting where this exhibit is housed... More 

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Address: Address: 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628, Singapore
Phone Number: (65) 774 0300
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore

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