Exploring Singapore Chinese & Japanese Gardens

18 Jun

Away from the bustling city life is the Singapore Chinese Garden; not much of a tourist attraction but well worth a visit if you’ll like to stay away from the crowds. The Chinese Garden is also connected to the Japanese Garden by a bridge.

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Piggletino first came to a “White Rainbow Bridge”, which supposedly imitates the architectural design of Peking Summer Palace’s 17-Arch Bridge. This bridge is however much shorter, and easier for Piggletino to cross!

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The park also had a live turtle and tortoise museum…

…lots of pagodas and statues, including the 12 signs of the Chinese Zodiac…but look what Piggletino found!

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A little stone bench with a pig on its side! Oh Piggletino shall now take a break here!

Crossing “The Bridge of Double Beauty” into the Japanese Gardens, you’ll feel as if you’ve walked into a different part of the world. Serene and peaceful, the Japanese atmosphere is recreated within Zen gardens of rocks and pines. Look! Piggletino is reading the sign!

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While his scout tries to learn about the history behind the stone lanterns and torii gates…

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…Piggletino decides that he shall wait for a visit to Japan before he figures all that out.

The sweltering heat is getting to Piggletino! Now, let’s take a break on a big cool slab of rock!

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3 Responses to “Exploring Singapore Chinese & Japanese Gardens”

  1. wannabephotographer87 July 4, 2013 at 8:13 pm #

    Hahaha look at the fun adventure! Glad he was all snugly in his blanket, it looked cold! Haha!

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