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Updated by Lavinia Woolf on May 27, 2015
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Parks in Singapore - Uncover the Lion City's Top Green Spaces

Dubbed the Garden City of Asia nearly 47% of the island's land mass is covered in lush vegetation. Among these green enclosures are Singapore's best parks of which the highlights are listed below.

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Mount Faber Park

Mount Faber Park

Tipped to be Singapore's most popular park for the romantically inclined the lush hilltop terrains just Off Telok Blangah road offers those in search of quiet time with loved ones a welcome respite from cosmopolitan Singapore. Strolling along Faber Walk visitors can catch a glorious sunset at Faber Point before heading up to The Jewel Box restaurant for a meal. Visitors can also visit nearby Telok Blangah Park via the iconic Henderson Waves Bridge.

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Singapore Botanic Gardens

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Often regarded as the Lion City's most picturesque green space, the Singapore Botanic Gardens has been dubbed 'Asia's Best Urban Jungle' by Time Magazine while also earning three stars in the Michelin Green Guide. As a vast garden cum parkland the sprawling expanses of the Singapore Botanic Gardens are breathtaking to say the least. Home to the National Orchid Garden the park also houses its very own Evolution Garden and rain forest.

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East Coast Park

East Coast Park

Known as a food lover's dream park the East Coast Park off the East Coast Parkway in Singapore is lined with walking trails and a 15 km long restaurant line that is home to some of the best hawker food stalls and seafood eateries in the city. With a constant sea breeze the park is perfect for an evening walk and dinner outing as one can enjoy everything from Belgian beers to chili crabs at the venue's top eateries which includes Tung Lok and Jumbo Seafood.

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HortPark

HortPark

A gardening enthusiast's fantasy park, Hortpark down Hyderabad Road is another wonderful public green enclosure in Singapore. As a park that encourages gardening and horticultural activities large and small visitors can take part in the many engaging programs designed to educate the masses on the joys of having a green thumb. Home to a Spice Garden, Balinese Garden and a Silver Garden other points of interest at the venue include its Lifestyle Corner.

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Pasir Ris Park

Pasir Ris Park

Famed as the Lion City's finest parkland for families with children the coastal park known as Pasir Ris Park includes a range of activities including pony rides. Housing several playgrounds, bird watching hotspots and walking trails the local also provides fitness gear for health conscious visitors. A maze garden and a kitchen garden are also part of the landscape while excursions in the nearby mangrove swamp are also available.

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Bedok Reservoir Park

Bedok Reservoir Park

Frequented by fitness fanatics from around the city the Bedok Reservoir Park is a former quarry turned fitness heartland. A 4.3 km long jogging track is also in place while those who love to kayak and dragon boat can enjoy a range of water sports activities at the parl. Aerial adventure trails are laid out at the Forest Adventure enclave. An air-conditioned rooftop fitness centre dubbed Gym @ Bedok Reservoir is also part of the property.

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Sembawang Park

Sembawang Park

Ranked among the Lion City's top beach parks and picnic hubs Sembawang Park is the perfect place to spend a quiet afternoon with the family. Fitted with barbecue pits and picnic areas as well as tables all one has to do is pack a hearty meal and enjoy the view while sitting on the shores of one of Singapore's natural beaches. Visitors based in Sheraton Towers Singapore will enjoy easy access to Sembawang Park and other nature attractions in Singapore.