Singapore Botanic Gardens the UNESCO 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

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