Singapore Botanic Gardens - UNESCO World Heritage site, a modern world-class scientific institution used for conservation and education

Baku, September 27, AZERTAC

The Singapore Botanic Gardens is situated at the heart of the city of Singapore and demonstrates the evolution of a British tropical colonial botanic garden from a ‘Pleasure Garden’ in the English Landscape Style, to a colonial Economic Garden, featuring facilities for horticultural and botanical research, to a modern and world-class botanic garden, scientific institution and place of conservation, recreation and education.
Established in 1859, The Singapore Botanic Gardens is a well-defined cultural landscape which includes a rich variety of historic landscape features, plantings and buildings.
The area comprises of up to 3,000 species of tropical and subtropical plants and a herbarium of about 500,000 preserved specimens.
Due to its well-preserved landscape design and continuity of purpose, the Singapore Botanic Gardens is an outstanding example of a British tropical botanic garden, which has also played a key role in advances in scientific knowledge, including the fields of tropical botany and horticulture, as well as the development of plantation rubber.
A number of specific attributes, including historic trees and plantings, garden design, and historic buildings/structures combine to illustrate the significant purposes of the Singapore Botanic Gardens over its history.
Inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list in 2015, The Singapore Botanic Gardens contains all the attributes necessary to express its Outstanding Universal Value.

Culture 2022-09-27 14:46:00