Singapore Botanic Gardens is a 161-year-old tropical garden located on the edge of Singapore’s Orchard Road shopping district. It is one of three gardens and the only tropical garden to be honored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The botanical gardens have been ranked among the best park attractions in Asia since 2013 by the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. It was declared the Inaugural Garden of the Year, International Garden Tourism Awards in 2012, and received three Michelin stars in 2008.
This national park is open daily and is home to beautiful lakes, animals, flowers and plants, including one of the first rubber orchards in the region. More than 10,000 species of flora are spread over its 82 hectares, stretched vertically; the longest distance between the north and south ends is 2.5 km (1.6 mi). The botanical gardens receive around 4.5 million visitors a year. This place is open from 5 a.m. to midnight daily. There is no entrance fee except for the National Orchid Garden.