When we come to Bahru, we actually are closer to nature than we think we actually are. The people of Singapore take pride in the cleanliness of the city which clearly can be seen in parks in the neighbourhood. Tourists visiting Singapore can always find a park near them to relax, stretch and enjoy nature very closely.

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When one gets bored of the tall buildings and technological experiences. In the city, people can find green spots in and around the city for a breather which allows the visitors to experience the clean air and silence of nature. Unlike the other developed countries which seem to be on track for becoming a concrete jungle. Singapore is an exception to it has preserved its greenery. Also have made this greenery a way to promote tourism in the country. Singapore offers a unique blend of nature and modern tech to its visitors which has become its “Unique selling proposition (USP)” as a tourist destination.

At Bahru, there is a park named “Tiong Bahru Park”.It helps people visiting Bahru to experience flora’s presence at Tiong Bahru. Park is located at just a 5-minute walk from Tiong Bahru MRT station. Park is spread over an approximate area of 3.3 hectares. Park is also wheelchair accessible which makes it convenient for the specially-abled citizens of the world. Park is well lit from 7 pm to 7 am which makes it accessible for the people most of the time. For the people of Tiong Bahru, Tiong Bahru Park is a refuge of peace. The park’s concept is “Classic Framework, Modern Images,” and it combines its existing structure with new amenities to create a livelier atmosphere and to appeal to a variety of park visitors.

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Before going throughout the park, fitness fanatics may warm-up at the various workout zones and training units. Alternatively, have a peaceful foot massage at the foot reflexology sidewalk. The park’s benches, which are shaded by the many trees, are also available for visitors to relax on. The garden is subdivided into four regions to stimulate the senses: Fragrance zone, Biodiversity zone, Edibles and Medicinal zone, and Colours and Textures zone.

Singapore has always been developing at a quick pace. At the same time, Singapore is trying to create an image of its own different from the other major cities around the world. Despite its high levels of urbanization and commercialization, Singapore has a diverse ecosystem. Authorities established forest reserves in order to safeguard endangered species. Nature Reserves cover around 3,000 hectares across the nation. Singapore is pursuing development. It has also created an image called “city in a garden” which as the name suggests that means Singapore is focusing on the green spots in the city. Also, the development of the city is kept in mind. Remarkably, despite its fast urbanization, Singapore has been able to preserve and safeguard its flora.

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Key places for the experience of Flora in Singapore:

•            Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

•            MacRitchie Reservoir Park

•            Tiong Bahru Park

•            Fort Canning Park

•            Mount Faber Park

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