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Haw Par Villa

262 Pasir Panjang Road | 1-min walk from Haw Par Villa MRT Station, Singapore 118628, Singapore
(65) 774 0300
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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.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiger balm” (78 reviews)
“theme park” (56 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
262 Pasir Panjang Road | 1-min walk from Haw Par Villa MRT Station, Singapore 118628, Singapore
(65) 774 0300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely loved it there, so many unusual statues and areas to see. Ended up having some great photos!

Thank Margarita S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The 10 Courts of Hell are gruesome. Elsewhere there are animal, religious and other statues. Quite a mix! Easy access from MRT. Paintwork could do with a new coat.

Thank lird5
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a free admission sightseeing place and very unusual. We didn't have any preconceived ideas about it, but had been told it was worth visiting. It is hard to describe, but it is one of a kind, with scenes from Chinese history set up...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a run down free theme park with over 1000+ sculptures. It feels very 1980's. Some images are disturbing and not recommended for kids. Some sculptures are very "dark". I am glad I saw it, but came out a little confused on what I...More

Thank Danni F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once it was a very famous tourist attraction place and theme park like 10+ years ago. I remember during that time , entry ticket is not cheap. Its is not free entry and less people visit. Some people feel a bit scary and it talks...More

1  Thank AmethystAme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved Haw Par Villa. The crazy tableaux depicting chinese legends. Easy to get to and lovely for a gentle stroll or picnic,

2  Thank Millie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set aside the free entrance, this place is full of amazement and it is hilarious. There is literally no other places like this on earth. Starting with the battle hill scripture with bunnies and weasels, one must naturally suspect if the builders were high on...More

1  Thank Joshua_Alloftheabove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandma brought me here and sat me on a boat ride through the 10 Courts of Hell in this place, eons ago. Too bad the boat ride was removed, but the sculptures were kept. Instead, this is now more of a quirky place for...More

Thank poh3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having grown up in Singapore I remember haw par villa as a must see attraction before all the new jazzy stuff came to town. It's a shame that the water ride no longer exists and that it is beginning to look a little tired. However,...More

Thank kimmy1566
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This public, bizarre park also called, Tiger Balm Gardens. If interested in Chinese legends , the place to go. Access MRT: Haw Par Villa station, Open daily from 9am to 7pm. Free entrance Access MRT: Haw Par Villa station, Open daily from 9am to 7pm....More

Thank Erwin H
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Lynne L
20 August 2017|
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Response from Wattanai S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say they don't have it
12 June 2017|
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Response from sorabh | Reviewed this property |
The park, originally called Tiger Balm Gardens, was built in 1937 by the Burmese-Chinese brothers Aw Boon Haw and Aw Boon Par, the developers of Tiger Balm, as a venue for teaching traditional Chinese values. They moved... More
Lynn L
6 June 2017|
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Response from InsightSuite | Reviewed this property |
Sometimes bus loads of tourists visit the place with children. The entire area is with lot of ups & down, steps, bridges water etc. If there is any panic incident due to any pet getting unleashed it can create a PR issue... More