Gardens by the Bay Facts
Gardens by the Bay is Singapore’s iconic park next to the Marina Reservoir.
Attracting millions of tourists from around the world, it is a must-visit spot in Singapore.
Here are 9 fascinating facts about Gardens by the Bay to make your visit more exciting.
- Gardens by the Bay contribute heavily to the canopy coverage area.
A study by Treepedia and MIT found that Singapore has the highest percentage of green canopy coverage in major cities, at 30%.
It is partly due to Gardens by the Bay, which spans over 100 hectares (equivalent to one square kilometer).
- Garden by the Bay covers more than 100 hectares of area.
Gardens by the Bay is a 101-hectare botanical garden in Singapore that opened in 2012.
- The Garden features more than thousands of plant species.
The gardens feature over 500,000 plants from over 5,000 species, including rare and endangered plants.
- Flower Dome, Cloud Forest and Supertree Grove are the significant highlights.
The gardens have three main attractions: the Flower Dome, the Cloud Forest, and the Supertree Grove.
- It’s home to the World’s Largest Glass Greenhouse.
The Flower Dome is the world’s largest glass greenhouse.
- Massive Tree Like Structures constitute the Supertree Grove
The Supertree Grove is a collection of 18 giant tree-like structures up to 16 stories tall.
- Garden by the Bay is not just a Garden but a wonderful fusion of Nature and Technology.
The Supertrees are also equipped with photovoltaic cells, which harvest solar energy to power the Supertrees’ nightly Light Show. These Supertrees add to the park’s beauty and serve as a symbol of sustainable development and environmental conservation.
- Award Winning Attraction
Gardens by the Bay has won several awards, including the World Building of the Year award at the 2012 World Architecture Festival.
- Garden by the Bay attracts more than a million visitors each year.
The Gardens are open every day of the year and attract millions of visitors annually.
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