Singapore Botanic Garden

World Heritage Site

What is it?

The Singapore Botanic Garden is a 156-years-old,tropical garden located at the fringe of the Singapore main Shopping belt.It is one of three gardens,and the only tropical Garden.

Where is it found?

The Botanic Gardens was founded at its present site in 1859 by the an agri-horticultural society. It played a pivotal role in the region's rubber trade boom in the early twentieth century, when its first scientific director Henry Nicholas Ridley, headed research into the plant's cultivation. By perfecting the technique of rubber extraction, still in use today, and promoting its economic value to planters in the region, rubber output expanded rapidly. At its height in the 1920s, the Malayan peninsula cornered half of the globallatex production.

Is it a cultural or natural site?

Cultural site

Year of inscription


1st activity can be done there?

Walk on Trail.Go on a walking Trail of the Gardens.The botanic garden instructors will guide you to the whole trail.

2nd activity can be done there?

Concert Series.Concert Series in the park to hear the music with friends and family.
National Orchid Garden Singapore - Botanic Gardens