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Review of Haw Par Villa

Haw Par Villa
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$13.41*
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Haw Par Villa Twilight Walking Experience
Ranked #78 of 843 things to do in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Anything that gives you an insight into another culture is always worthwhile.

We got the mrt train, Haw Par is close by. There are similar (and smaller) theme parks dotted around Asia. Some of the features here are not suitable for young children as they portray disturbing scenes.

We made the mistake of going at midday, as most of the features are predominantly outside there is no respite from the sun. Bring plenty of water.

Thank Patrick O
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

One of the mysterious unique attraction that everyone must at least go once, even singaporean, to see all the different statues and stories behind each of them. Great place to take pictures there.

Free Entry for everyone.

A must to bring an bottle of water and cap to beat the heat! There's even an ice cream cart for you to purchase ice cream at super affordable price.

Thank Unrush
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Very easy to get here, it's just outside of Haw Par Villa MRT station and it's free! Everything you see here looks strange, and maybe a bit scary. The figures here represent the old Chinese folklore. I wouldn't say it's a must see if you're visiting Singapore, but if you have the time then sure do so. 1 hour should be enough, and do yourself a favor to not come when it's too hot, I did that mistake.

1  Thank zaijacobs
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Interesting place to visit off the beaten track in Singapore. We caught the bus out & MRT back into the main city. The 10
Stages in the Court of Hell were confronting but a great way to compare religions and beliefs. Our 9yo daughter found some of this scary.

I really enjoyed the death museum they’re trying to establish and look forward to seeing that grow over coming years.

The rest of the grounds were amazing, colourful and interesting. Some more shady and seating areas would be helpful.

The history of Haw Par Villa was the most interesting part of the visit. We wouldn’t have learnt anything about this if we hadn’t popped into the little shop. The man here, shared historical pictures and its story and it was fascinating. We were so pleased the shop was quiet when we went in to have the opportunity to listen to this amazing story of Haw Par Villa and Singapore’s history.

Thank Jacqstar_11
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Of interest from an historical and cultural perspective. Free to enter. Next to the MRT so easy to get to. Fascinating sculptures depicting Chinese culture and stories as well as other things that once surrounded the villa that no longer exists. Once close to the sea, but reclaimed land has moved it inland.

Thank Christine G
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