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A must visit within the Singapore Botanic Gardens
At this place, you can come across a huge display of orchids. The diversity and beauty of the orchids on display can simply be appreciated and enjoyed.
Even people who are not much fascinated about flowers can find themselves to be taken into a trance as soon as they enter the garden. The beauty of the different type of orchids is sure to make you spell bound. You can capture them on your camera so that it can be shared with the others back home.
The below mentioned are some of the interesting attractions that you need to visit.
Tan-Hoon-Siang Mist House
This one is set against the botanical décor and you can view the rare orchids that have been collected from the various parts of the globe. The lush greenery and interesting sights will want you to give more time to it.
Yuen Peng-McNeice Bromeliad Collection
Here, you can view more than 500 various types of hybrids and 300 species of unusual and exotic plants. These are said to have been brought from South and Central America.
This house has been dressed to give the appearance of that of a tropical forest. Here you can find that beauty which has been defined by nature. At the same time, you can view orchids in huge numbers along with carnivorous plants.
This is another place that needs special mention and visiting. Here you can view a whole range of wild orchids. Although, these might not be the cultivated ones, they are equally delicate and good looking, sure to capture your attention.
VIP Orchid Garden
It is considered to be a dignified feature that present within the National Orchid Garden. The collection of hybrids is what the place derives its name from. The orchids here are named after the renowned VIPs of international stature, who have visited here.
The Burkill Hall
This bungalow had been constructed in 1866. Previously, it was occupied by the National Orchid Garden directors. But over time, this hall has completely changed and presently functions as the venue for hosting various types of exhibitions and events.
This along with Tiger Orchid Fountain is regarded to be major attractions among orchid terraces that are carved out of 3 hectare land plot. The tropical foliage is what enhances its attraction and adds vibrancy and zing to the environment.
You can hear flow of water, while on the tour. Following the sounds can help to come across a waterfall which is the highlight of Ginger Gardens. You can spend a good amount of time here to enjoy the place and its serenity, while catching in some breath.
National Orchid Garden
Daily, 8.30am – 7pm
(last ticket sales at 6pm)