Visiting Singapore Japanese Garden as a Local Tourist

After visiting the Chinese Garden, I crossed the bridge connecting to the Japanese Garden, continuing my Local Tourist experience.


The Japanese Garden is a strolling garden showcasing a landscape style originating from the Muromachi and Momoyama periods of Japanese history.


I explored the place, walked past the Guesthouse along Garyuchi pond.



After walking around for two hours, I left the Gardens. I stopped by at the hawker centre for some local food – Chai Tao Kueh (Fried Radish Cake) and Ice Kachang (shaved ice with sweetened red beans, sweet corn and syrup). Nothing beats a bowl of Ice Kachang on a hot sunny day. 🙂



The Lowdown – Japanese Garden, Singapore

Getting there: Accessible from Chinese Garden or Lakeside MRT stations, and also by bus services 49 and 154 from Jurong East or Boon Lay Interchanges. Car parks are accessible from Chinese Garden Road and Japanese Garden Road via Yuan Ching Road.

Opening hours: 5:30am to 7:00pm

Admission: Free

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