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Top Three Manmade Waterfalls in Singapore - Witness Some of the Most Stunning Artificial Waterfalls in the World!

Witness the benefits science and technology can bring in the form of artificial waterfalls in the heart of Singapore.

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The Waterfall at Changi Airport

The Changi Airport in Singapore has repeatedly been named the best airport in the world by various global entities. In order to keep up with this reputation, Singapore is currently in the process of executing a mixed-use facility which costs USD 1.7 billion, known as the Jewel. The Jewel which is to comprise of gardens, a waterfall as well as a hotel, is located in a space which was used for parking. The primary attraction of the Jewel is the construction of the Rain Vortex: a 131-foot indoor waterfall which is reputed to be the tallest indoor waterfall in the entire world. The waterfall will be located within a garden known as the Forest Valley and there will be a bridge, known as the Canopy Bridge, which is suspended above ground in order to provide the best view of the Rain Vortex. As of February 2018, around 70% of the Jewel has been completed. For those who are residing in a hotel such as Park Hotel Alexandra, the Rain Vortex is their best chance of seeing a manmade waterfall with ease.

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The Waterfall at Cloud Forest

Another stunning manmade waterfall is found within the nature park known as Gardens by the Bay. The Gardens by the Bay is located next to the Marina Reservoir and comprises of three gardens, namely, the Bay Central Garden, the Bay East Garden and the Bay South Garden. Created in 2012 with the intention of transforming the city into a 'City in a Garden', the project has become a popular tourist attraction. Within the Bay South Garden, visitors will find several conservatories as well as Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest. The latter features a Cloud Mountain complete with a 115 – foot waterfall. The Cloud Forest is open daily from 9am to 9pm.

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The Waterfall at the Jurong Bird Park

The Bird Park located in Jurong, Singapore covers nearly 50 acres and is managed by the Wildlife Reserves Singapore. This aviary was opened in 1971 and, at present, there is talk of the aviary being relocated to Mandai Lake Road. The Jurong Bird Park presently hosts around five thousand animals (nearly four hundred species) and is visited by around nine hundred thousand people each year. There are a number of exhibits at the Jurong Bird Park such as the Dinosaur Descendants exhibit, the Lory Loft exhibit and the Wings of Asia exhibit. However, it is undoubtedly the Jurong Falls which is better known. The Jurong Falls tower at a height of around thirty metres which makes it one of the tallest manmade waters in the entire world.

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Other Artificial Waterfalls in Singapore

A number of 4 star hotels in Singapore have also designed and created their own artificial waterfalls which are worth visiting. While they are not as stunning as the three waterfalls mentioned above, these artificial waterfalls create a soothing environment ideal for relaxation.

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