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“perfect for a little walk”

Chinese and Japanese Gardens
Ranked #49 of 866 things to do in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The stunning colors of the plants and rock formations in the Chinese Garden contrast with the thought-provoking Japanese Garden.
Reviewed July 18, 2013

I visited this garden by morning (i think this is the best time to take a walk in the garden). the sky was so clear, the sun shine and warm. we take a lot of good photo in there. it so easy to reach this place. you can go by a MRT and also there is no fee when entrance the garden.

1  Thank Yunawati P
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Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

The best thing about this place is that it can't hardly be packed with tourists because it's really huge. After Co timeout bumping I to strangers on the street of Singapore, you can come here to have as much space of your own as you want.
No admission fee.
I saw many locals come here to do exercises.
The Chinese garden is very beautiful and the whole place is very photogenic, you just can't stop taking photos.
Ask for a ride after finishing sightseeing the whole place. They have electric rides from MET Chinese Garden gate to the other side and vice versa. Just hail any ride passing by you and ask very nicely for a ride. If there's anything I learned about people here in Singapore, it's that they are not friendly or helpful and they're just as cold as ice. Even if sometimes I ask them to do something that is supposedly their job, I always do it in a way that looks like I am asking for a favor. Otherwise, they'll immediately show attitude.
However, all and all, if you have re, come here, if you don't have time, don't worry, you won't seriously miss anything. The place is quite far. From city center (say ... Orchard) you ride North South line and drop off at Jurong East to transfer to East West line, then get off at Chinese garden which is only one station away from Jurong East, walk your way to the gardens.

1  Thank Nhu_Phuong
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Reviewed July 3, 2013

perfect hangout for lovers . the place is clean but when we went there, it was raining hard so we didn't get to enjoy the scenes. try to visit the turtle museum.

Thank Ronald R
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Reviewed June 9, 2013

This beautiful garden is about 40 years old. It is a good place to take a morning walk or an evening walk. It is too hot to walk in the garden at noon. You will come across monitor lizards and tree lizards (Calotes versicolor). There are statues of Confucius, Yue Fei and Hua Mulan and some of the heroes of Chinese mythology. There are some beautiful pagodas in this nature park. Dr Goh Keng Swee, the late Deputy Prime Minister was instrumental in setting up this garden.

You can view my video on You Tube with the title "The Pagodas of Chinese Garden" by the author hengcc.

Thank CowSense
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

Last week, i went to Singapore and i visited this garden. Very easy to go here, just take MRT to Chinese Garden (green line, EW25). I love the aroma of this garden, smell like tea or something, i don't know. Both chinese garden and japanese garden are very beautiful. Chinese garden opening hours: 6am - 11pm, Japanese garden opening hours: 6am-7pm. There is no entry fee here. I highly recommended this place to visit if you want something peacefull, green and nature.

2  Thank Ninuy
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