Singapore Botanic Gardens the UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Singapore Botanic Gardens the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Singapore Botanic Gardens Unesco – First World Heritage Site

In what is the timeliest Golden Jubilee present to Singapore – as we celebrate 50 years of independence this year -,the World Heritage Committee has just given us a one-of-a-kind gift for our country. The Singapore Botanic Gardens was granted UNESCO status last month at the 39th session in Germany and will be joining other well-deserved sites such as Rio de Janeiro’s Christ Redeemer statue or Venice’s Piazza San Marco square on their prestigious list soon!

The UN body behind these awards, known by its acronym “UNESCO” declared that it saw “no finer botanical gardens anywhere.” Accordingly, with over 25% more plants than any other garden worldwide plus being an excellent example of design.

How to get to the Botanic Gardens by MRT:

There’s a real MRT station called Botanic Gardens at the northwest entrance (Melati Gate) to the Gardens, which is where you can catch a train. It’s very easy to get to from almost any place using both the orange Circle Line and the blue Downtown Line of the MRT.

What kind of plants is in Singapore’s botanic garden?

There are more than 10,000 plant species in Singapore’s botanic gardens. They include many native

There are more than 10,000 plant species in Singapore’s botanic gardens. They include many native and endemic species, as well as introduced species from other parts of the world. Some of the most popular plants in the garden include orchids, bromeliads, gingers, palms, and ferns.

The gardens are open every day from 5am to 12am, and admission is free. Guided tours are available for a fee.

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