06 Apr '12, 3am

Gardens by the Bay entry fees lower for Singapore residents

Gardens by the Bay entry fees lower for Singapore residents

The soon-to-be-opened Gardens by the Bay is the first major publicly funded attraction to levy differing entry fees on local residents and foreigners. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM By Jessica Lim & Ng Kai Ling The soon-to-be-opened Gardens by the Bay is the first major publicly funded attraction to levy differing entry fees on local residents and foreigners. The reason for doing this, said Gardens by the Bay chief executive Tan Wee Kiat, is to encourage people who live here to make return visits. 'Gardens by the Bay is a national garden for local residents to enjoy in the heart of Singapore's downtown,' he said. Background story PEOPLE'S GARDEN 'In designing the Gardens, we have taken on board public feedback on what they wanted in a national garden, and worked hard to make it accessible to all. This is the reason for offering a lower admission rate, discounts and concessions, an...

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  1. 06 Apr '12, 5am

    Should be free for Singaporeans and $100 for foreigners...

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  2. 06 Apr '12, 5am

    Should be free f

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