It’s the first attraction in Singapore to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the world’s first tropical garden to get the honor. More than 4.4 million people visit the Singapore Botanic Gardens every year to enjoy the spectacular displays of flora.
How many people visit the Botanic Gardens a year?
There are over 2500 botanic gardens around the world and together they receive over 300 million visitors a year (Botanic Gardens Conservation International 2012). Botanic gardens are diverse, and their activities vary depending on funding sources, capacity, location, governance and size (Pennisi 2010; Rae 2011).
How many people visit the Royal Botanic Gardens?
More than 5.8 million visits were made to the three sites under RBGDT management in the 2016-17 financial year. To manage the use of sites and the associated facilities located within, RBGDT was established under the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Act 1980.
How much does it cost to go to Singapore Botanic Gardens?
The Singapore Botanic Gardens are open daily from 5 a.m. to midnight and cost nothing to explore.
How is Kew Gardens financed?
Currently Kew raises 55% of funds from philanthropic donations and commercial ventures such as entry fees, ‘Christmas at Kew’, which attracts around 170,000 visitors, and receives the rest of its income from the government. Kew also manages a second botanical garden site in Wakehurst, Sussex.
Is Melbourne Botanical Gardens free?
A free guided walk is the perfect way to enjoy Melbourne Gardens. Led by a passionate guide, discover sensational views and the remarkable plant diversity of this sanctuary in the middle of bustling Melbourne.
Do you have to pay to go to Botanic Gardens?
The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, are open every day, all year round. The National Botanic Gardens at both Glasnevin and Kilmacurragh are open every day throughout the year, except 25 December (Christmas Day). There is no admission fee to walk and explore.