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Gardens By The Bay

Step into a whimsical wonderland at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, where towering super trees, vibrant flora, and captivating conservatories transport you to a breathtaking fusion of nature and innovation.

Singapore’s Gardens By The Bay is an iconic destination offering an immersive and captivating experience that seamlessly blends nature, art, and innovation, making it a must-visit for travelers seeking inspiration and beauty.

Located in the heart of Singapore, the 101-hectare park is home to the iconic Supertrees, towering vertical gardens that stand up to 16 stories high, creating an otherworldly landscape that captivates the imagination. These magnificent structures, adorned with lush vegetation and sparkling lights, provide a striking visual spectacle and serve as environmental powerhouses, harnessing solar energy and collecting rainwater. Visitors can stroll along the elevated walkways, marvel at the breathtaking views, and learn about the sustainable initiatives that make the Gardens by the Bay an eco-friendly marvel.

Gardens by the Bay is known for its diverse collection of themed gardens, including the tranquil serenity of the Chinese Garden to the vibrant colors of the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest; each garden offers a unique and immersive experience. Visitors can wander through lush tropical landscapes, discover rare plant species, and encounter mesmerizing floral displays that change with the seasons. In addition, the gardens provide a sanctuary amidst the bustling city, allowing visitors to reconnect with nature and find solace in the beauty of their surroundings.

Events and exhibitions are featured, which inspire and engage visitors of all ages. From dazzling light shows that illuminate the Supertrees to themed floral displays and art installations, there is always something new and exciting to discover. The Gardens also offer educational programs and workshops, providing opportunities for visitors to learn about horticulture, sustainability, and the importance of environmental conservation. These interactive experiences entertain and deepen the understanding and appreciation of the natural world.

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HOLY PLANTS! If you love nature and plants, this destination is an absolute must-visit. I initially visited Singapore’s Gardens By the Bay on a late-night stopover in 2015 but had the chance to return to spend plenty of time exploring this fantastic destination over the years.

The gardens are free and sort-of open 24 hours a day; however the Cloud Forest and Flower Dome are only available from 09:00-21:00. Exploring the gardens is accessible any time of day or night, but the lighting is minimal at night. Getting to the Gardens by the bay is accessible by car, or you can take the footbridge that connects the gardens to the shops at the Marina Bay Sands.

Visit to the Gardens by the Bay is a fantastic journey into a realm where nature, art, and innovation converge. The stunning design, diverse gardens, and engaging events make it an unparalleled destination for travelers seeking inspiration and beauty. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need tickets for gardens by the bay?

Access to the garden complex is free; however there is an admission fee for the Cloud Forest and Flower Dome.

Where is Gardens by the bay located?

The complex is located in central Singapore next to the Marina Bay Sands hotel and the central business district. It is ~15 minutes from the Singapore airport and ~5 minutes from the central business district.

Can you visit Gardens By The Bay on a layover?

Yes! The complex is 15-20 minutes from Singapore Changi Airport and easily accessible through rideshare services. It is recommended to have a (minimum) 4-5 hour layover to visit the Gardens by the bay on a layover.

Everything you need to know before you visit the Gardens By The Bay

CURRENT WEATHER

26 C
/ 79 F

broken clouds

AIR QUALITY

68

Moderate

GPS COORDINATIONS

1.2795, 103.8622

HIGH SEASON (MOST EXPENSIVE)

November – January

June – July

LOW SEASON (LEAST EXPENSIVE)

February – May

August – October

TIME SPENT

2-4 Hours

LOCAL CURRENCY

Singapore Dollar (SGD)

CLOSEST AIRPORT

SIN

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