National Orchid Garden
The National Orchid Garden is the most popular and most impressive attraction with the Botanical Gardens in Singapore. It is situated on the western side of the gardens and comprises a 3-hectare site of hilly ground. The collection of orchids is extremely varied and extensive, there are over 1000 pure species of orchids and more than 2000 orchid hybrids.
Aside from the sheer quantity of orchids in the garden, it houses several other attractions to, such as Burkin Hall. Burkin Hall is a bungalow which used to belong to a plantation in colonial times, it now houses an exhibition which displays the various different hybrids of orchids which have been named after famous people who have been to the National Orchid Garden, one of the most well-known being the orchid named after Margaret Thatcher.
The Orchidarium is an attraction favoured by orchid enthusiasts. It houses species of orchids The Tan Hoon Siang Misthouse is another environmentally-controlled area which is designed to help a collection of colourful hybrid orchids thrive. The Coolhouse aims to replicate the environment found in a tropical highland forest area. It showcases a variety of orchid species which are naturally found there.
Address: 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569
Tel: +65 6471 7361