Rooftop gardens present a range of environmental benefits. But nobody ever talks about how these gardens can benefit us – humans. Offering a safe and quiet green sanctuary to relax and escape from the city below and in turn, our reality, which leads to stress reduction and mental health improvements. Here are 10 of the greatest rooftop gardens to visit in Singapore.
Singapore Chinese Culture Centre is home to a quiet roof garden that can cater up to 480 people. They are known for hosting exhibitions, performances, and other collaborations throughout the year. But for a therapeutic walk you can visit the secret garden, that overlooks the ocean and city, between 9am and 6pm.
📍1 Straits Blvd, Singapore 018906
This new 51-storey skyscraper was the talk of the town in 2022. Located in the CBD, it’s the perfect combination of work, play, and nature in one place. This rooftop sky garden is Singapore’s highest sky observatory deck, with an urban farm and 35-metre tall green oasis of plants and trees, offering incredible views across the island. Wonderfully, there are a number of delicious restaurants such as European sky bistro Sol and Luna to visit atop the skyscraper. Certainly, the perfect escape from the bustling city below. Learn more about CapitaSpring.
📍88 Market St, Singapore 048948
Two marvellous rooftop gardens sit on this 50-storey, state-of-the-art residential building in Singapore. Although, the 26th floor is for residents only, the public can access the 50th floor skybridge. Certainly, a fantastic place to listen to music, take a stroll, or do fitness workouts. In fact, this collection of towers just so happen to be the world’s tallest public residential buildings.
📍Cantonment Rd, 1G, Singapore 085301
4. Vivocity Sky Park
Those who suffer with hay fever or a fear heights will appreciate this stunning rooftop garden. With less trees and plants, the open space boasts an excellent spot to admire boats, watch a sunset or even have a casual date.
📍1 HarbourFront Walk, Singapore 098585
Feel closer to nature in this unique urban farm, atop the Funan shopping mall, in the city centre. Curated by Edible Garden City, it’s one of the few open to the public. Boasting cycling paths and walkways, an outdoor green space to workout or relax with a book, a food garden to learn about harvesting fruits and vegetables and much more.
📍107 North Bridge Rd, Singapore
6. Marina Barrage
As one of the best sunset and sunrise places in Singapore…you won’t be disappointed. Relax on the large lawn, take a D.I.Y picnic to share, do yoga or just enjoy the majestic skyline views. Certainly, one of the most therapeutic rooftop gardens in Singapore.
📍 8 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018951
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Hidden in the National Gallery, you’ll find this small but refreshing rooftop garden. Excitingly, it features plants, iconic views of the city, art installations by the likes of Chinese artist Cao Fei, and bars and restaurants, to name a few. Probably, one of the best rooftop gardens for resetting your mind in Singapore.
📍1 St Andrew’s Rd, 05-01, Singapore 178957
Nearby Pinnacle@Duxton, check out another breezy rooftop garden above 80 sustainable homes. With a 300m walking track and 360-degree views of the coast and Singapore skyline…it’s an excellent place for a day or night adventure. Plus, there’s benches for a dinner date or to work outside in the sunshine.
📍86 Dawson Rd, Singapore 141086
Enjoy some of the greatest unblocked views in Singapore, 28 floors above the ground, atop five skyscraping towers that make up these rooftop gardens in Tiong Bahru. There’s a variety of benches, tables for lunch, and plenty of space for a quiet night stroll with a friend.
📍95A Henderson Rd, Singapore 151095
10. Design Orchard
If you’re working or shopping along Orchard Road, this lush green rooftop garden is the perfect pit stop to unwind or eat lunch. Sit amongst plants and trees in an outdoor amphitheatre, while enjoying a coffee or reading a great book. Plus, there’s plenty of cafes nearby to get a takeaway from.
📍250 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238905