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Haw Par Villa

262 Pasir Panjang Road Haw Par Villa, Singapore 118628, Singapore
(65) 774 0300
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Explore Chinese Mythology: Haw Par Villa Walking Tour
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Haw Par Villa is like no other place in the world, with over 1,000 statues and 150 dioramas that dramatise Chinese legends and folklore.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tiger balm” (75 reviews)
“theme park” (53 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
262 Pasir Panjang Road Haw Par Villa, Singapore 118628, Singapore
(65) 774 0300
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Loved the place. The ten courts of hell is a great treat. You should definitely check it out. It has great sculptures that you'll find interesting

Thank Yvonne O
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We spent a few months in S'pore and I made a list of things to see. Obviously, the Haw Par Villa was not too high on the list, bases on rather mixed reviews. However, I would say the place is an absolute must if you...More

3  Thank IceTropez
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I first visited Haw Par back in he early sixties. I am delighted that the gardens are open again and are being brought back to their spectacular colours. The gardens are dedicated to the two brothers who created Tiger Balm, and the gardens were built...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Haw Par Villa is a very interesting place to visit. there are more than a thousand chinese style figurines and sculptures here. The place is very beautiful with a lot of things to sea nor is there lot of rush here. Must visit

Thank Shaunak S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Pros :- It's free. Near mrt. Educational esp for teenagers and kids. Explanation in 4 languages : Eng, Chinese, Malay and Tamil. There is an ice cream and drink selling outside Cons :- It's hot. Still under construction (left 10 percent to complete) . Some...More

Thank Angeline K
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I've been to Singapore 10 times, but this is the first time I've visited Haw Par Villa. I caught the MRT to Haw Par Villa station and it was just a very short walk from there. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed the...More

3  Thank Susan D
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This place was very far from town. I took a bus to go here and went to nearest shopping mall. My journey from Geylang took 1 hour plus. A lot of statues at this area, hilly and quite hot in the noon. A place to...More

Thank Elia G
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

There are apparently over 250 dioramas here depicting scenes from Chinese history and mythology. Some are downright strange while some really need some TLC. It looks like they are slowly rejuvenating the displays. Great thing - at 9am when they open its quiet (unlike everywhere...More

Thank Ross K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I came here a long time ago and truly terrified. Some parents take their kids here to show them what will happen if you don't behave. It's an interesting to see different culture describes what hell looks like.

Thank Noblesix
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Freaky place! Love it! I can tell everyone I have been to hell and back! Free entry, MRT at the entrance. Worth a few hours.

Thank Jack N
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Lynne L
21 August 2017|
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Response from Wattanai S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say they don't have it
12 June 2017|
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Response from sorabh | Reviewed this property |
The park, originally called Tiger Balm Gardens, was built in 1937 by the Burmese-Chinese brothers Aw Boon Haw and Aw Boon Par, the developers of Tiger Balm, as a venue for teaching traditional Chinese values. They moved... More
Lynn L
6 June 2017|
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Response from InsightSuite | Reviewed this property |
Sometimes bus loads of tourists visit the place with children. The entire area is with lot of ups & down, steps, bridges water etc. If there is any panic incident due to any pet getting unleashed it can create a PR issue... More