The Fort Canning Park has grown around a historical hill, which is also a centre of attraction to its vicinity. Travellers visiting this park will be in for a memorable experience. The park is also in close proximity to Singapore’s busy shopping area, where travellers can enjoy a pleasing shopping experience as well as a peaceful walk around the historical hill.
The Fort Canning Park was also known as the Forbidden Hill by the Malays in the 19th century. It is known that kings had once lived and ruled here. Visitors have much to see, do and enjoy whilst exploring the park an some of these include the nature trails, abundant entertainment, which include concerts and peaceful getaways, where one can enjoy a picnic with the whole family.
Another attraction at the park is the Fort Canning Spice Trail – this was once known to be a botanical garden. However, today this place serves as an area where a variety of spices have been grown and showcased to its visitors. At this trail, travellers can enjoy an exhibition of medicated herbs, spices and other plant life. Other attractions at the spice trail include clove trees and nutmeg.
Enthusiastic bird watchers will also be in for a treat, as the park offers a breathtaking array of bird life that visits its landscapes. The paradise setting invites the likes of the collared kingfisher, yellow vented bulbuls, black orioles and copper smith barbets.
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