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Snow City in Jurong, Singapore is measured 3 km square wide and was built at the cost of SGD6 million. The city was officially opened to the public in June 2000 where the idea behind it was to create a winter experience for the people of Singapore who are used to tropical climate weather. The park here let visitors experience winter and snow in a more fun and interactive way. This theme park caters to family and children and focuses on educating the public regarding snow and climate change. The park is located in Jurong in an indoor building. Its constant sub-zero temperature creates that winter vibe you crave for, so it is best that you visit this wonderland with appropriate winter attire.
Buses are the most common public transportation in Singapore, provided by two operators; SBS Transit and SMRT. This is also the only means of public transportation accessible to Snow City in Jurong as no other public transports are available near Snow City. To get to Snow City, you can hail buses 66, 178, 198 and 335 at main bus transit stations and get down before or after Science Center Singapore bus stations. Bus fares range from SGD67 cents to SGD1.58.
Taxi is not the main mean of public transportation as they are metered and can be slightly more expensive than the prior two options. However, it is best used to get to your destination easily without having to walk or figure out which route to take. Nonetheless, customers are guaranteed a fixed fare as all taxis are metered.
Built on artificial islands in the middle of Jurong Lake, these gardens are connected by a bridge named the Bridge of Double Beauty. The Chinese garden was designed to be visually attractive while the Japanese garden was made to create a peaceful and serene ambience. The styles and methods used for designing the gardens are taken from Japan's Muromachi period from 1392 to 1568 and the Azuchi–Momoyama period from 1568 to 1615.
The centre functions as a scientific research centre in Singapore, focusing on promoting scientific and technological development to educate the general public. With over 850 exhibits spread over eight exhibition galleries, it sees over a million visitors a year and over 25 million visitors up to the year 2003. It is one of the few observatories in the world located next to the equator. Its unique position allows constellations in both the northern and southern celestial hemispheres to be observed and thus opens up more constellations in the sky for observers. The Observatory is endowed with a range of sophisticated facilities as well as a classroom for astronomy lessons, slide shows and public talks.
Located roughly 500 meters away from Snow City, this known hotel is the best choice when considering a place to stay in Jurong where the hotel is near Snow City as well as the Jurong Lake. The hotel provides its guests with various kinds of necessities such as the hotel’s restaurant, free guarded parking space, 24-hour reception service as well as free access to the hotel’s WiFi. Price per night starts from SGD183.81 for Superior Room and SGD240.11 for Deluxe Room.