The Gardens by the Bay is a nature park spanning 250 acres, In the Central Region of Singapore, The park consists of three waterfront gardens:
- Bay South Garden (in Marina South)
- Bay East Garden (in Marina East)
- Bay Central Garden (in Downtown Core and Kallang).
The largest of the gardens is the Bay South Garden at 130 acres designed by Grant Associates. Gardens by the Bay was part of the nation’s plans to transform its “Garden City” to a “City in a Garden”, with the aim of raising the quality of life by enhancing greenery and flora in the city.
In this magnificent Singapore attraction you are going to see and feel some of the most spectacular gardens in the whole world.
Gardens by the Bay are the birthplace to 18 massive, tree-shaped vertical gardens known as Super trees. But this isn’t your typical garden,
Gardens by the Bay aims to educate and also entertain with the unusual features you’ll notice strolling from one garden or conservatory to another.
It’s not hard to guess why this is one of Singapore’s top attractions and one that continues to build its reputation as a must-visit for locals and visitors.
As I said before, Gardens by the Bay have three distinct waterfront gardens:
● Bay South,
● Bay Central,
● Bay East.
Bay South is the largest, There you can find the spectacular gigantic trees and the award-winning observatories.
Is been made as a garden that unites Bay South & Bay East, Including a boardwalk with some impressive views of the city.
It is about breathtaking panoramas and a vast green space for visitors to enjoy at their leisure. Bay East offers stunning views of Singapore’s beautiful skyline and a relaxing spot to picnic or just to take a break.
There are a lot of beautiful attractions in the Gardens By The Bay, But there are 5 major that you MUST see!
1. OCBC Skyway
Get an up-close look at the technical marvels of the Gardens’ futuristic Attraction, By strolling along the Impressive OCBC Skyway, Which connects 2 of these Towering Super trees.
This 128-meter long aerial walkway is an experience that you shouldn’t miss, Giving visitors glorious photo-taking opportunities to capture the gorgeous beauty of the surrounding flora.
2. Supertree Grove
12 of them Supertrees can be found here at ‘Supertree Grove’, With the tallest one measuring up to 300 meters in height.
Proceed to the top of one of these towering Supertrees and be blessed by splendid views of the Gardens and the surrounding Marina Bay area.
The man-made mechanical forest consists of 18 supertrees that act as vertical gardens.
These unique gardens are also multitasking. They provide:
● Solar power,
● They act as air venting ducts for nearby conservatories,
● They collect rainwater.
To generate electricity, 11 of the supertrees are equipped with solar photovoltaic systems that can convert sunlight into energy.
3. Flower Dome
Flower Dome is the largest glass greenhouse in the world, As listed in the 2015 Guinness Book of World Records.
This enclosure shelters have a great variety of flowers and plants from all over the world. It is divided into 8 beautiful gardens, so the visit is truly a magnificent experience.
The objective of the Flower Dome is to value the importance of preserving flora, Not only for its ornamental use but also for its role in the ecosystem. It features an always-changing display. There are nine gardens, named:
- The Baobabs
- Flower Field
- Succulent Garden
- Australian Garden
- South African Garden
- South American Garden
- Olive Grove
- California Garden
- the Mediterranean Garden.
These 9 gardens display exotic flowers and plants from the Mediterranean and semi-arid regions from five different continents.
4. Cloud Forest
Enter the Cloud Forest, A Mysterious world covered in fog. You can see breath-taking mountain views surrounded by diverse vegetation and hidden floral gems. And learn about rare plants and their fast-disappearing environment.
Singapore is a real hot country, So a visit here is a great way to cool off. Thanks to air-conditioning, jets of cool vapor, and that refreshing waterfall,
Temperatures inside The Cloud Forest are kept low to replicate the humidity, damp conditions found on misty tropical mountains from 900 to 2,700 meters above sea level.
5. Gardens Rhapsody
Twice per night, 12 of the 18 Supertrees come alive in a dazzling 15-minute light and sound display called “Garden Rhapsody”.
Almost 50 speakers are hidden around the park so you experience a surround-sound experience from wherever you stand.
It’s really the size of the ‘Supertrees’ that make this sound and light performance so impressive, Towering above you at up to 50 meters tall.