Want to release stress and relieve fatigue? Try coming to Singapore. Although famous for the bustle of the city, Singapore also has a variety of activities that are suitable for healing from busy daily activities.
This is because Singapore is known to have a unique integration between its green and urban landscapes. This means that Singapore has easy access so that travelers can connect with nature while in the comfort of the city.
At least there are several places and activities in Singapore that can be visited to unwind in Singapore.
1. Jurong Lake Gardens
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The first place to visit is Jurong Lake Gardens, which is only a five-minute walk from Lakeside MRT Station or a 20-minute drive from Singapore City. This 90-hectare lush space is one of Singapore’s national parks.
There are 3 zones in this park, the first is Lakeside Garden, which opened in April 2019 and 2 more zones, namely the Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden, which are currently in the redevelopment stage. Here, tourists can find some interesting activities for families.
Such as the largest nature-themed playroom in the heart of the city at Forest Ramble which offers 13 different children’s games on 2.3 hectares of land. There is also a casual beach at Clusia Cove with sandy hills and shallow water.
2. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
For those who want to calm their minds, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve can also be a place of choice. In this place, tourists will be treated to the chirping of birds perched on top of the first ASEAN heritage park in Singapore.
There are more than 200 birds in this place, including rare migratory birds such as the Asian Dowitcher and Whimbrel. There is also some other biodiversity such as giant mudskipper, estuarine crocodile, otters, and many more.
3. Gardens By The Bay
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Arguably one of the icons of Singapore, Gardens By The Bay (GBTB) is home to more than 1 million plants from 19,000 species. Plants, trees and flowers from every continent except Antarctica can be found in this park.
Gardens By The Bay is also not an ordinary park, because the authorities there incorporate technology in its development, such as generating biomass to generate electricity and running cooling in this park.
There are also 11 supertrees that not only function as a canopy but also have photovoltaic cells to capture solar energy to illuminate the supertree. 2 The integration can at least save energy consumption by up to 30%.
4. Canopy Park Changi Airport
The location is perfect when tourists land in Singapore, namely Jewel Changi Airport. In this place, tourists can feel playing in a watchfull in an area of 14,000 square meters. There are some of the newest attractions in this place.
Like exploring a garden with more than a hundred varieties of flora, various exotic fauna, to artistic sculptures at Canopy Park. This fun place for families is open until 22.00.
5. Kranji Marshes
Kranji Marshes is one of the largest water marshes in Singapore and is home to a wide variety of plant and animal species. There are about 170 species of birds, 54 species of butterflies, and 33 species of dragonflies.
In this place there is also a Raptor Tower as high as 10.65 meters which is designed like a bird protecting its nest in a tree. If you are patient, visitors may be able to spot endangered swamp birds such as the Purple Swamphen and the Red-wattled Lapwing.
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