Everything about Gardens by the Bay amazes me. The architecture, the supertrees, the landscape, the light show at night–wherever you focus your camera it will produce perfect photos, no need for filter! It’s like going to the world of Avatar, the Lost World or any futuristic Hollywood movie.
I highly recommend this place as a must-visit attraction in Singapore if you want to be amazed.
At the center of the dome is the Flower Field which reflects different seasons, festivals and themes. This month, I think the theme is “Mid-Autum Festival” with a country feel with the addition of barn animal statues that make the flowers even more postcard-pretty:
The Flower Field changes by the season. Last August while Singapore was celebrating its 50th year as a nation, it featured the theme “National Day and Hari Raya.” Last December, it featured a holiday theme.
Here are the flowers that caught my attention:
And here are the plants that I’ve seen for the first time:
Although Durian is Singapore’s national fruit, they also give spotlight to mangoes:
And before you leave the Flower Dome, check out the interactive wall to learn more interesting facts about the plants, flowers and trees from around the world.
Awards won by the Flower Dome include World Largest Glass Greenhouse from the Guinness World Records 2015, Award for Outstanding Achievement at the 20th Annual Themed Entertainment Association Awards 2014, Breakthrough Contribution to Tourism at the Singapore Experience Awards 2013 and a recognition at the International Architectural Awards 2013 in Chicago.
BBC calls it “A living wonder in Singapore” while FoxNews.com dubbed it as one of the “10 best indoor gardens in the world.”
Standard admission in Flower Dome is S$28 (around PhP 900.00) for adults and S$15 (around PhP 500.00) for children 12 years old and below. It includes entry to the nearby Cloud Forest. Both domes are open from Monday to Sunday at 9:00am to 9:00pm. Last ticket sale at 8:00pm and last admission is at 8:30pm daily.
18 Marina Gardens Drive,
Tel. (065) 6420-6844
How to Get There:
Alight at Bayfront MRT Station (CE1/DT16). Take Exit B and follow the underground link way. Exit and cross the Dragonfly Bridge or Meadow Bridge into the Gardens by the Bay.
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