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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.
The 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.
The 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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  • The park is located in front of the Singapore presidential Palace and can pass the underground road to Plaza Singapura the place is very comfortable, spacious, clean
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  • Great to walk through as a break from the Orchard Rd Shops. Clean and "peaceful" oasis in the middle of the bustle  more »
  • One of the most beautiful park I have ever seen in my life considering that it is located in the heart of the city of Singapore. Green doesn't describe well enough how intense is the color of its natu...  more »
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  • Good place to spend with your family friends. Nice place to stay in weekend. Have chairs for sitting around. Good and green every side. Walk around and enjoy the great garden with your loved ones...
  • There's nothing much to do here actually. However, this is good place to start if you intend to walk down the whole Orchard Road.
  • Very scenic and pictuesque garden. There is a serene pond with many water plants and fishes swimming happily. There is also coridoors covered by flowers and stems. The plants were placed in a neat order making a spectacular pattern. Towering trees, skilfully trimmed bushes with beautiful flowers offer flora and fauna. A nice pleasure walking through breathing in together. Would come again.
  • Point 1 of the Tree Trail starts at the main gate of the Istana Park in lower Orchid road. Shows some large Raintrees.
  • It so good environment
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