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Chinese and Japanese Gardens

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Immaculate Gardens

The Gardens themselves are beautiful and immaculately looked after. It is a little way out of the... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Worth the trip

The gardens are quite far out of the central hub, but easy to reach by MRT. Get off at the Chinese... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Jaco N
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The stunning colors of the plants and rock formations in the Chinese Garden contrast with the thought-provoking Japanese Garden.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1 Chinese Garden Road Chinese Garden, Singapore 619795, Singapore
+65 6261 3632
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

I love the place that I am able to take some pictures for hours in a not crowded place. I choose this place because this is not the commercial place and it gives the history of Chinese and Japanese in visual and through building. The...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

The Gardens themselves are beautiful and immaculately looked after. It is a little way out of the CBD but worth the trip and easy to get to via MRT. Our family of four went during the middle of the day and it got very very...More

Thank Bells5544
Reviewed July 1, 2018

The garden is close to a military air base so you can see quite a lot of fighter jets and military helicopters flying overhead. There's also a tall tower and if you climb up to the top of the tower you can see a magnificent...More

Thank RajuG5
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Our AWA expat walking group enjoyed the approximate 3-4 mile walk through both gardens today. It is an easy MRT ride on the green line. The scenery was spectacular with several restrooms and water stations throughout the gardens. Do be aware the monitor lizards inhabit...More

Thank Claire F
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Whenever I visit Singapore, I always visit these lovely gardens, so well maintained and very popular, even if it’s free. A credit to the designers and grounds people.

Thank PeterB11369
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The gardens are quite far out of the central hub, but easy to reach by MRT. Get off at the Chinese Gardens MRT station and take a short walk to see some of the most beautiful ancient architecture and gardens. The bonsai garden is a...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

A tranquil place best visiting during early morning and late evening. Good spot to jog and stroll around the parks. There are fishes and turtles in the ponds. Best is its F.O.C.!

Thank ghng2017
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Chinese garden and Japanese garden both are in the same place. It is very hot place, drinking water and toilet available in many places. Can take some good photos. If you plan to go with family avoid Sunday, because many Romeo will be there it...More

Thank ShanmugamPalaniappan
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Easy to find. Choose MRT to Jurong and stop in Chinese Garden Station. Walk 10 minutes from station. Free entry! (You can walk or rent bicycle) I recomend you to bring/buy some water. They had 2 long ways (to Japan & to China) Need 3-5hours...More

2  Thank gabbyxiu
Reviewed May 16, 2018

This was a lovely place to walk or cycle around. Saw some Monitor Lizards, Otters, Turtles and birdlife. Was very relaxing and gorgeous scenery. Just a shame there is so much construction going on before you actually reach the gardens, had to park at a...More

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October 17, 2017|
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Response from Leonie A | Reviewed this property |
I was there in May and the gardens were very quiet. Bonsai gardens fantastic.
October 2, 2017|
Response from Leonie A | Reviewed this property |
Catch the MRT it has a stop at the gardens.
October 2, 2017|
Response from Melvin M | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! They go on now and best time is of course the night time when the lights come on. Alternatively there is one going on at Gardens by the bay, along with the lights for Diwali.