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Istana Park, Singapore

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The Istana Park is a park in Singapore, located in the Museum Planning Area within the Central Area, Singapore's central business district. The park is bounded by Orchard Road, Penang Road, Penang Lane and Buyong Road.The park is a landmark situated in front of the Presidential Residence, the Istana. It has an area of 13,000 square metres. The Istana Park serves as a gateway to Singapore's Civic District Trail, which aims to educate visitors of the rich history of Singapore.HistoryThe Istana Park was completed in 1995. It was designed and built as an extension to the main entrance of the Istana. The Istana, located across the road, Orchard Road, from the park, is the official residence of the President of Singapore.HighlightsThe centrepiece of the park is the 26 metre high Festival Arch rising out of a shallow reflecting pool. The design of the stainless steel and concrete structure was inspired by the gateposts and railings at the Istana's entrance. The Festival Arch forms the gateway to Singapore's Civic District, the cultural and historic heart of the city. The arch enhances the visual link across Orchard Road.
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TripAdvisor
  • Took a walk through as it was just across from our hotel and suddenly was in a place of tranquility. Butterflies and birds in the air with fish and terrapins in the ponds, just a lovely little getaway...  more »
  • A fairly small and yet pretty green space park with water features that provides a pleasant walk on Orchard Road.  more »
  • Istana residence is open to public just 5 times a year. We went there during Chinese New Year celebration. The crowds to enter Istana was pretty crazy, but moved fast, so it took about 30-40 minutes t...  more »
Google
  • Elegant park with interesting interpretative gallery and pleasant cafe.
  • Got to capture a beautiful Full Moon.
  • Found by accident when we are walking along from Plaza Singapura... clean and green small park
  • A good park with swan lake and other official buildings
  • Tiny park just outside of Plaza Singapura. Beware the huge ants crawling around the benches.