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Singapore Botanic Gardens again ranked top park in Asia

AsiaOne | Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014

SINGAPORE - Singapore Botanic Gardens has been ranked top park in Asia by the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards for attractions. 

Other parks like Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Japan came in second, while Nan Lian Garden in Hong Kong came in third. 

This is the second time that the Singapore Botanic Gardens has clinched top spot; it was also ranked 11th park in the world. 

Gardens by the Bay's Cloud Forest Dome also made it to the Asia list, coming in at the twenty-fifth spot.

The Travellers' Choice awards highlights top landmarks and parks around the globe.

Winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for landmark and park attractions worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period, said TripAdvisor. 

Other landmarks that were top in Asia and in the world are the Taj Mahal in Agra, India and Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia and Machu Picchu in Peru and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates respectively.

maryanns@sph.com.sg

 

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