Hort Park has some of the most colourful landscapes you can never imagine. The magnificent colours and the different shades of green that you see here are unforgettable. Imagine yourself on a picnic in such a fantastic garden amidst the calm and serene atmosphere. If you are a nature lover then this park is necessary visit. The park is not just about gardening but is also about research and education. It also boasts of some recreational activities throughout the year.
Various natural home remedies is what you will learn about during the sessions arranged by the Park authorities. This park is a perfect getaway if you are looking for some time alone with your family. Not only does this help to get away from the chaotic city life but it also relaxes and soothes your mind. The best part of the Hort Park is that you can walk through several other attractions, which are at a stone throw distance. You can also join some of the guided tours here. The Park is famous for its year round festivals and lights its gardens colourfully at night. Spread across 9 hectares of land the Park is included in the list of the world’s largest parks. It is located in the South Western part of Singapore and was open for the people in the year 2008.
Singapore has a good network of roads and is very well connected. This makes traveling completely hassle free and convenient. If you are looking forward to visit all of the above places then I recommend you to travel by bus as not only will it save you some money but also time. Check out redbus.sg for quick ticket booking and awesome discounts!!
The signature attractions of the Hort Park are the Hort Centre, Green House Retail and workshop, the Butterfly Gardens, the Theme Gardens, hands on house, Hort Lawn and Event Lawn.
Public Bus Nos. 61, 93, 97, 100 and 51 are the buses that go to Hort Park.
The moment you enter this magnificient garden, you will find huge lions made of stone guarding its gates. It is a Chinese tradition to protect imperial palaces with pride worthy animals. The Chinese believe that these animals have the mythical ability to protect. Spread across 14 hectares of land the garden feels like a part of China has been sliced and placed here in the western part of Singapore. The Garden comprises of a traditional tea house, a Pagoda and stone bridges. Famously designed by the architect Yuenchen Yu in the year 1975, the Garden follows the imperial architecture of the Chinese people from the North. Other remarkable features of the garden are Bonsai Garden. There are about 100 Bonsais that have been imported in this garden from China, Japan, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Taiwan. If you are looking forward to tagging your kids along on this adventure, make sure to them to the live turtle and tortoise museum.
Public Bus Nos. 229, 707, 33 are some of the buses that will take you to the Chinese Gardens.