Singapore is known worldwide for its parks and wildlife scenturies major parks and their attractions are as follows
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
Jurong bird park
One of Singapore 's main attractions, the beautifully landscaped 20 hectares Jurong Bird Park is the largest bird park in all Southeast Asia. Home to more than 8000 bird species by 6000, one of the largest collections hornbill in the world, the Jurong Bird Park holds the distinction of having the world 's highest man-made waterfall. Discover its Southeast Asia bird aviary where a storm is simulated every day at noon, the house where night owls and kiwifruit can be found and the parrot colored paradise. Beware also for birds shows. The park birds may be covered by monorail or on foot.
one of only two rainforests in the world inside cities
(the other is in Rio de Janeiro), the 164-hectare reserve contains
more plant species than the entire North American continent. At the heart of the reserve is central 's highest point-Bukit Timah hill 164 meters above sea level - as with wildlife long-tailed macaques, flying lemurs and rarely seen pangolin and mouse deer waiting to be discovered.
Chinese and japanese gardens
located next to each other, Chinese and Japanese gardens
take account of very contrasting landscapes. The 13 hectares Chinese
garden re-creates a classic Chinese imperial garden with double
pagodas, a suzhou penjing style garden, a gallery and tea
Other Chinese architecture. The Japanese garden, on the other
, emphasizessimplicity with stone lanterns, shrubs, zen
rockgardens, traditiona summer houses and classical
Japanese motifs create a soothing atmosphere.
East coast park
a favorite playground of Singaporeans, the coast east of the park, off the east coast parkway between Bedok and Marine Parade, holds many opportunities for fun. You can bowl, cycling, sailing, canoeing, and have a picnic, roller or simply relax here. Or you can take you to various recreational attractions like the east
Coast tennis centre lagoon or golf course. Items will lovethe udmc seafood centre.
Fort canning park
Fort Canning Park, behind the central drama and centre
history museum was built by the British between 1859
and 1861 as a store of weapons, military barracks and hospitals. The hill is sacred to the Malays, because that is where early Malay rulers were laid to rest. It is also where Sir Stamford Raffles built his own bungalow, Singapore 's first government house. Fort canning is now a popular venue for the arts, including sculpture exhibitions, plays and ballet under the stars.
The night safari
The world 's first and only zoo at night is an experience that can not be recommended enough! You can view - by tram (additional charges apply) or walking on one of three walking trails, or a combination of both to experience the park in eight geographical areas. Catch the twice a night creatures of the night spectacle, a very entertaining and educational animal show featuring a cougar, binturong, civet and otter.