Chinese Garden in Singapore, Peaceful Green Oasis in the Western Region

If you have perception that Jurong area where the Chinese Garden located is very industrial compare to the other parts of Singapore, you’ll find this image dissipate with the existence of the gardens.

This garden which was built in 1975 is not only an oasis to the residents staying around the area who normally go there for a walk, jog, picnic, practicing Tai-Chi movement, watch turtle and fish, but also much loved by almost everyone including tourist.

We (my hubby and I) have not been there for sometimes until few weeks ago we went there for a walk. We thought the gardens are getting prettier, well maintained, and amazingly you don’t need to pay a single cent to enjoy the scenery there (in the past, you have to pay S$2.00/ person to enter the Bonsai Garden).

Let us show you the best spots here:

  • White Rainbow Bridge” will be the first thing you’ll see when you enter the gardens. This bridge was built as an interpretation of the Seventeenth Arch Bridge at Summer Palace in Beijing.

Entering the garden after the bridge at the left hand side you’ll see two building featuring traditional Chinese Architecture.

  • Fishpond. If you enter the gate after the bridge you’ll see the court yards and a fishpond with thousands of colorful fish in it. Confucius said “in teaching there should be no class distinction”. You’ll find more of his teaching written here in few languages.

Chinese Garden in Singapore, Peaceful Green Oasis in the Western Region

  • Bonsai Garden – Peaceful garden with amazing few and relaxing music.

Opening hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm

  • 300 years old Bonsai Tree, originated from Malaysia. Showing off the nature beauty!
  • 200 years old Bonsai Tree.
  • Pagoda. 180 steps staircase in this Pagoda will raise you above the ground to see the 13.5-ha Chinese Garden which designed by Taiwanese architect, Prof Yuen-Chen Yu.
  • Sundial at the garden of abundance. Find the Sundial inside the Garden of Abundance and also the meaning of your Chinese Horoscope.
  • Turtle at the garden of abundance. Watch the turtle here.

How to get there?

Take an approximately 5 minutes walk from Chinese Garden MRT Station (EW25) or Lakeside MRT Station.