Everything in Singapore is the extravagant opposite of a cliché, and this lush heritage city-state stuns even the most blasé globetrotter with its futuristic floricultural masterpiece. Here’s what you need to experience in these epic bayside gardens.
The Cloud Forest
If you’re visiting this behemoth horticultural dimension for the first time, The Cloud Forest biodome will have you questioning your hold on reality, with its misty mountains clad in rainforest, musical crystal waterfalls, lush wildflower slopes, and surreal Lost World making you feel fully immersed in a vast tropical jungle.
The Flower Dome
A whimsical portal to breathtaking sculpted gardens that span different landscapes around the world, from the delicate sophistry of Mediterranean blooms and olive groves to sturdy, enduring Baobabs of the African Savannah, this superstructure encased in a gravity-defying glass dome is also the world’s largest greenhouse!
The Supertree Grove
A visually majestic structure with the mind-bending appeal of a sci-fi plot twist, this cluster of titanic Supertrees is vertical gardens that serve as environmental engines, fuelling the conservatory’s air flow and doubling as a rhapsodic attraction for savvy tourists! If you’re looking for outstanding serviced accommodation in Singapore close to its chief allurements, venture no further than the likes of Citadines Raffles Place Singapore.
The Sun Pavilion
Blogs – Guide to Gardens by the Bay in Singapore-Citadines Raffles Place Singapore-January.docxIf you’re fond of cacti and succulents with their standoffish beauty, head over to the spaceship-like sculptured glass habitat that is the Sun Pavilion and sweat it out while learning about these diverse, alienist plants!