Attractions to explore near Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
Singapore's highest hill standing at a height of 163.63 meters. It houses over 840 species of flowering plants and over 500 species of fauna. It is one of the largest patches of primary rainforest left in Singapore.
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.
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.
Currently 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.
Named after Sultan Hussain Shah of Johor. The original mosque here was constructed here between 1824 to 1826 which was then replaced by the larger current mosque in 1924. The mosque has stayed essentially unchanged since it was built, with only repairs carried out to the main hall in 1968 and an annex added in 1993.
Showcases the culture, heritage and history of Malay Singaporeans. The centre preserves and showcases Malay culture and heritage in Singapore through historic artefacts, multimedia and diorama displays, and exhibits.
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.
One of the pioneering museums in the region to specialise in pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. The museum specialises in the material history of China, Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Asia, from which the diverse ethnic groups of Singapore trace their ancestry.