Chinese Garden is actually a park composed of Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden. Visit this not if you want to rest from walking because you still have to walk a lot here. Visit this if you want some three hours or more of tranquility away from the crowd of Singapore without spending anything but MRT fare (1.61SGD one-way). That’s enjoying this expensive city for half a day in an instagramable park for just Php130! Bring water as there are no stores in the entire 13ha of land area. There are joggers here, too, though not as many as that in Singapore Botanic Garden. For more information, visit this site. For more things to do and spots to see in Singapore for free, ready my other post here.
I traveled here solo and it was safe. If there were things that scared me a bit, those were the sounds of large birds in the air, some unknown howls from the thick rows of trees I did not dare enter, and the sudden, random appearance of squirrels on the road. Oh and that gecko, too, silently camouflaging itself in one of the stones while I was setting up my tripod. I almost accidentally touched it!
Address: 1 Chinese Garden Road, Singapore 619795
How to Go: Chinese Garden MRT Station, East West Line
Admission Fee: Zero. Absolutely free
Operating Hours: 5:30AM-11PM