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Haw Par Villa

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Address: 262 Pasir Panjang Road Haw Par Villa, Singapore 118628, Singapore
Phone Number:
(65) 774 0300
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Haw Par Villa is like no other place in the world, with over 1,000 statues...

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.

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Quirky with a pinch of darkness

I googled different places to see in Singapore before our recent P & O cruise and this park came up. It is right on the fabulous MRT station and is worth a look. Totally free and... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2015
Kim M
gold coast
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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Visiting Haw Par Villa has never been easier, located just beside the MRT station (Haw Par Villa on the circle line), the exit is just right outside Haw Par Villa's entrance. I reached there at around 3pm just as the sun was setting, so it's a bit hot but nevertheless it's scenic. This park is built on a hill, so... More 

2 Thank davidko
gold coast
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I googled different places to see in Singapore before our recent P & O cruise and this park came up. It is right on the fabulous MRT station and is worth a look. Totally free and they it is a very interesting place to visit. Very humid on the day we went but I am so glad we didnt overlook... More 

2 Thank Kim M
Singapore, Singapore
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115 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

A historical place that underwent various form of changes. It's part of my growing up memories. There wasn't many places of interest for us back in the 1980s in Singapore, hence, this is one of the few places that parents will brought kids to. As Chinese, it's a reminder for us on the do and don't and the consequence of... More 

2 Thank EliseTan
Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

I went there personally with a meetup group and we explored the park in around 2 hours. Easy reachable via MRT Line Har Par Villa. Afterwards we had a nice late lunch in the russian restaurant across the road which is called Russkiy Dome (opens only at 2pm).

1 Thank huggi77
Reading, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

If you go here with low expectations on the quality but high expectations for novelty then you will surely be entertained. Well sitauated next to the Haw Par Villa tube stop, means there is no excuse to not have a quick jaunt here. if you do decide to do the park at break neck speed, then ensure to do Ten... More 

3 Thank mikeytheseus
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46 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

It's quiet complicated for me to explain about the attraction because I have a different mixed feelings when visiting this park. I decided to explore Haw Par since this park has been there for a long time but I havent got a chance to explore it. It is actually a must visit place for certain travelers that really into the... More 

1 Thank Irving N
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228 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

If you are wanting to explore Chinese thinking a bit, give this a try and take the time to actually read the texts about what will happen to you if you break the rules. Expected a bit more, but for a free entry you will value the work somebody has put into this demonstration of cultural believes. In the end,... More 

2 Thank Ba0zi
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

I wanted to see the 10 courts of hell exhibit (which did not disappoint me), which, frankly, isn't very recommended for young kids/ those who are faint at heart. The little figurines have very graphic details on them depicting torture for various kinds of misdeeds and might be troubling for some to see. The lighting where this exhibit is housed... More 

Thank chaotarmeow
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2015

a good place to know Chinese legends and myths. I went in the morning and there were not many people at that time. can take your own sweet time walking and explaining the things displayed to the little ones.

Thank Wong W
Melbourne, Australia
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122 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015

This is a fun place for photo taking and also for PPL interested in Chinese folk stories and some basic background story to the success of Tiger Balm. It's free and easy to access. Very quirky and unique park.

2 Thank waffler_au

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