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Chinese and Japanese Gardens

1 Chinese Garden, Singapore 619795, Singapore
65 6261 3632
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As featured in Singapore for free
Ranked #58 of 336 Attractions in Singapore
Type: Gardens
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: The stunning colors of the plants and rock formations in the Chinese Garden contrast with the thought-provoking Japanese Garden.
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

whenver I came to visit my friends here, I would love to get a chance to quiet myself here for reading nice books and forced myself to finish it Love japanese Garden here, unique and well manage Easy to reach by MRT and my friends house is in Jurong East ..very just right behind the garden

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We took the MRT and walked from the MRT Station "Chinese Garden" to the entrance. We walked around in the Chinese garden and went later over the bridge to the Japanese garden. Both parts are very nice and we had a day with hardly any other visitors - despite sunny, but very hot weather. Parts of the houses were in... More

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Varna, Bulgaria
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58 reviews 58 reviews
48 attraction reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Nice nature, very clean and silent.A good place for a walk if you are tired of city views and noise. Some amazing species living there in natural environment. Use a repelent

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Vancouver, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A relaxing stroll at the park. A short distance away from the MRT. You will pass thru a large park where locals playing cricket. During my time of visit Mid March. Once you enter the Chinese Garden you will see a large Pagoda with statues of famous Chinese heroes. Lots of photo opportunities of the scenery. Walked along the path... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The gardens are easy to get to - you just walk off the MRT and you're there. It was a peaceful visit; the gardens are so large that it never felt "busy" when we were there. Lots of beautiful things to photograph. I especially enjoyed the bonsai garden - very old (150+ years!) and impressive tress. Bring snacks and drinks... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My last visit to this local favourite had been some years ago. This morning, I was there with a friend for a morning walk and was deeply disappointed by what I saw. Instead of a Gardens that has gone from strength to strength to reflect our inheritance, it appears to have gone the other way. There were metal green hoardings... More

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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129 reviews 129 reviews
66 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This came highly recommended by my friends who visited Singapore couple of years ago. I took the train from directly the airport to this place and I guess I landed here at about the perfect time to be here. Although there were morning-walkies who were jogging and walking in team or alone. The serenity and the calmness of the place... More

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Jeju, South Korea
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Very convenient to the MRT of the same name this is another nice place to touch base with greenery, wildlife and culture. The pagoda is definitely worth climbing for a great 360 view. We also popped into the turtle museum as we had 3 kids in tow. Despite my initial scepticism of keeping animals in captivity it was actually pretty... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Don't bother with the turtle "sanctuary." You may get depressed for 5$SGD Very sad place. People who dont want their turtle pets dump them at this place.

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Manila, Philippines
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

If you wanna run away from the hustle and bustle of the city life, you might wanna visit this garden and feel the tranquility of the japanese and chines-inspired garden. I was fortunate enough to visit it when only a few tourists were around so I just basked in the serenity of the place by just sitting on a bench... More

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