It also serves a higher purpose for it helps lower the temperature and provides cool, shady areas for the people. I even find myself not so much bothered about the tropical weather here than when I am in the Philippines, considering that Singapore is actually located nearer the equator than we are.
I have a lot of fond memories centered around the parks here in Singapore -- morning jogs with the cool breeze fanning me down, nightly walks with the Husband after a tired day's work, and of course, our leisure weekend photo walks. And one of our favorite places to stroll around is at the Chinese and Japanese Gardens.
|Chinese and Japanese Gardens, Singapore|
Built in 1975 by Taiwanese architect, Prof. Yuen-chen Yu, the Chinese and Japanese Gardens showcases a sample of the northern Chinese imperial landscaping and architecture.
|A look around|
A stroll through the gardens is such a delight and a photographer's dream. Filled with statues, pagodas, and other wonderful garden pieces, there's just so much to capture in film, or file.
|Me preparing for a shot|
Best of all, it's free. No entrances fees required.
Who says Singapore's such an expensive place to visit? J
Chinese and Japanese Gardens
1 Chinese Garden Road
T +65 6261 3632
Planning to visit? Drop by my "Getting Around Singapore" post (click here) for more details on how to get around the Lion City.