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“A lot of walking”

Chinese and Japanese Gardens
Ranked #48 of 889 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 November 2, 2017 via mobile

Started the day with a trip on the MRT (train) and cab to Chinese Gardens. The gardens are interesting but very large. The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum was a disgrace.
$5:00 entry to see animals in tanks with no water, huddled at rear of fibreglass boxes trying to get out of the sun and heat. Recommend you do not take children to see this, focus on rest of gardens.
Japanese Gardens, wow those Bonsai are so old and grand. Only complaint, need signs pointing to exit of grounds.

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Reviewed November 1, 2017

Catch the East West (green) line to Jurong East. On one side of the station is the garden, on the other side are two(!) shopping malls. These gardens were lovely, though we spent most of our time in the beautiful Japanese garden so didn't get to explore much of the Chinese garden. We saw little lizards, monitor lizards, turtles, and hermit crabs. I climbed the tower – it was hot but worth it for the view from the top, and the photo looking down the spiral staircase. There's a nice breeze at every level's balcony. (Once you have finished in the gardens, or before you go there, head to the first mall and up to the food court on Level 5. There is a tiny Thai place that do the yummiest Pad Thai I have ever eaten.)

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Just opposite the MRT station, the first thing you notice is the beautiful padoga. A lovely place to sit and relax, walk around the lake and admire the warrior statues. Ther are no refeshments available apart from a vending machine, so take plenty of water or buy nearby. Best of all it's free

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

You can get off the Chinese Garden MRT station and its right there. its big and peaceful and pretty. Well worth a visit

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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

We have been to Singapore many times but not been to these gardens before.
Today we caught the MRT on our line to the gardens
Get off at the train stop " Chinese Gardens"
I love the culture , the buildings history etc and this was a bit of a fix for me
There were some nice pergoda's lakes statues gardens and Lakes
We wondered around for about 2 hours but you could spend much more there.
There is a cafe and a couple of places to get a cool drink
We really liked it enjoyed the gardens and the buildings

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