Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
The 164-hectare Reserve is one of the only two rain forests in the world within city precincts. The Park boundaries include the Singapore's highest point Bukit Timah Hill. The Reserve has hugely diverse species of plants, even more than the entire North American continent put together. Long-tailed macaques, mouse deer, pangolin and flying lemurs are some of the animals found here.
Chinese and Japanese Gardens
Situated in neighborhood, the Chinese and Japanese Gardens are totally different. The 13-hectare Chinese Garden imbibes all the features of a classical Chinese garden,. It has twin pagodas, a tea gallery, a Suzhou-style Penjing garden and Chinese architecture. Contrasting it, the Japanese Garden lays stress on simplicity, featuring stone lanterns, shrubs, traditional summer houses and classical motifs.
Fort Canning Park
Fort Canning Park is popular spot of the art lovers, where one can enjoy sculpture exhibitions as well as plays and ballets. Built by the British between 1859 and 1861, the hill is sacrosanct to the Malays as this is the place where early Malay rulers were laid for eternal rest. Sir Stamford Raffles built his own bungalow here, which later became Singapore's first Government House.
Mandai Orchid Garden
Singapore's largest commercial orchid garden deserves a tour for watching the colorful displays and the methods employed for the cultivation of the orchids. The Gift Box Service run by the Garden delivers the beautiful flowers to any part of the world.
Marina South City Park
Located off Prince Edward Road, Marina South is known for a giant sundial and disc sculptures, which revolve in the breeze. The winds are always for help to the kite-flyers.
Night Safari of Singapore is a unique experience, matched by few experiences in the world. It is the residence of several rare animals like African bongo, striped hyena, blue sheep, cape buffalo, golden jackal, and one-horned rhinoceroes. Night Safari experience is totally different from the nocturnal section of any zoo. Animals are busy in their normal night life, uninterrupted and undisturbed.