20 Attractions to Explore Near Jurong Bird Park
CURRENTLY CLOSED. Jurong Bird park is permanently closed and will be opened in another location. The world's largest bird park in terms of the number of birds, and second largest both in the number of bird species and land area. There are 5,000 birds of 400 species in Jurong Bird Park, of which 29 are of threatened species.
Gardening lifestyle hub of Singapore. Consists of butterfly gardens, greenhouses, themed gardens, etc.. Visitors can see how flora-themed furnishings can complement the homes, through the showcasing of interior landscaping and lifestyle-gardening ideas. The building was one of the winners of 2008 International Architecture Award for Best New Global Design.
World's first nocturnal zoo. Unlike traditional nocturnal houses, which reverse the day-night cycle of animals so they will be active by day, the Night Safari is an entire open-air zoo set in a humid tropical forest that is only open at night. The Night Safari currently houses over 900 animals representing over 100 species, of which 41% are threatened species.
A river-themed zoo and aquarium. It is the first of its kind in Asia and features freshwater exhibits and a river boat ride as its main highlights. One of the main attractions is a pair of male and female giant pandas – Kai Kai and Jia Jia – which are housed in a specially constructed climate-controlled enclosure which change throughout the four seasons emulating their original environment.
Occupies 28 hectares (69 acres) on the margins of Upper Seletar Reservoir within Singapore's heavily forested central catchment area. There are about 315 species of animal in the zoo, of which some 16 percent are considered to be threatened species.
It contains a total of 45,000,000 liters of water for more than 100,000 marine animals of over 800 species. The aquarium comprises 10 zones with 49 habitats. The centerpiece of the aquarium is the Open Ocean tank with more than 18,000,000 liters of water and 50,000 animals.
Explore the Maritime Silk Route of the past through 15 galleries. The main attraction is "The Jewel of Muscat", an accurate reproduction of the Arab dhow ship from Belitung shipwreck, which was found off the coast of Belitung Island, Indonesia, in 1998.
Featuring 28 rides, shows, and attractions in seven themed zones, Universal Studios has been marketed by Universal Parks & Resorts as a "one-of-its-kind theme park in Asia" and promised that the park would be the only one of its kind in Southeast Asia for the next 30 years begining 2009.
A Buddhist temple and museum complex built to house the tooth relic of the Buddha. It is claimed that the relic of Buddha from which it gains its name was found in 1980 in a collapsed stupa in Myanmar. The relic can be viewed by the public on the 4th floor of the temple.