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.


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!


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!


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!


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


…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!



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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