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22 August 2012
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Gardens by the Bay, Singapore's premier urban outdoor recreation next to Mariana Bay Sands, is the new attraction. It features 18 towering solar-powered "supertrees" and climate-controlled biomes. These tree-like structures that dominate the Gardens' landscape with heights ranging between 25 meters and 50 meters, are like vertical gardens that perform a multitude of functions, which include planting, shading and working as environmental engines for the gardens.

Supertrees Singapore New Attraction

The Supertrees are home to unique and exotic ferns, vines, orchids and also a vast collection of bromeliads such as Tillandsia, amongst other plants. There is an elevated walkway between two of the larger Supertrees for visitors to enjoy a breathtaking aerial view of the Gardens. A food and beverage outlet is planned atop the 50-meter Supertree. At night, the Supertrees come alive with a light and music show called the OCBC Garden Rhapsody. The entire project is estimated to have cost more than $1 billion.

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