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Chinese and Japanese Gardens

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Address: 1 Chinese Garden, Singapore 619795, Singapore
Phone Number: 65 6261 3632
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: The stunning colors of the plants and rock formations in the Chinese...
The stunning colors of the plants and rock formations in the Chinese Garden contrast with the thought-provoking Japanese Garden.
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Gardens well worth a visit

These gardens are well worth a visit They are free to go around with some amazing temples to photograph Lots of lovely statues to look at

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Pussycat142014
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Oakley, United Kingdom
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Oakley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

These gardens are well worth a visit They are free to go around with some amazing temples to photograph Lots of lovely statues to look at

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

One of the earliest gardens Soon to be changed In the name of progress for our nation It is sublime I was quite surprised to see quite a few Young love there And even some visitors from abroad Of course, compared to the Chinese gardens in Taiwan or soochow We can't beat them But it has a certain charm about... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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81 reviews 81 reviews
40 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Nice large patch of green space. There are various parts to it. We loved the place where there are fragrant flowers. Overall a good place to take a nice stroll. Live turtle and tortoise museum is inside the garden. Worth a visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Nice to stroll around and look at. Some beautiful gardens and statues. And make sure you look out for the Chinese Zodiac statues where you can find your sign and sit on the little chairs and have you pic taken!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We visited on a public holiday 'Labor Day' it was very lively and plenty of people but unfortunately all the large buildinga were undergoing renovations. When I think of Japanese gardens I would like to see lots of plants and sand but only saw one not well maintained. The Chinese gardens had sculpturs and some nice plants but a lot... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

These gardens are nice to have a walk, or picnic. There are nice statues around, but you should bring something to drink or eat with you, I haven't found any place to get something to dring in the hot weather. Close to MRT. Maps are not that well designed as in other gardens in SG, but still nice.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is great place to go if you need to escape from city life for awhile! If you go there at weekend, there is families in picnic and spending time together. So if you want fully peace, I recommend to go there at weekdays, then there is not probably so much people! Its free park, not actually garden, and in... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Nice visit if you like parks. It is not as spectacular as the botanical gardens. But always nice to stroll in a park. Be sure to do this in the morning or afternoon considering the heat and sun. The Chinese garden has more landmarks to my taste than the Japanese.

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10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

These gardens are quite a peaceful respite from the city. They are typical Chinese and Japanese gardens (statues, bonsais, lakes, shrines, pagodas, gates, etc), but there is plenty of shade and space to walk around. They are easily accessible by the MRT.

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Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I had a good expectation from this place before going... and it turned out that it exceeded by expectation. It's a very serene and peaceful place. I enjoyed every bit of my time out there and never felt bored even being there alone. Thats the peace of this place. If you are lucky you can see comodo dragon also. I... More 

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