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(cont’d from previous page)… completed in 2007.  As part of the Botanic Gardens’ major refurbishment scheme, a public reference library will be added.  By 2010, an MRT station will be located at the Garden’s doorstep at the junction of Bukit Timah Road and Cluny Road.

In 2005, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced plans to develop a second botanic garden on Marina Bay.  Known as ‘Gardens on the Bay’, it consists of 3 gardens covering 94 hectares of land.  An international design competition has been organised to select the best designs for this new showpiece and landmark.

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Written by victorkoo

3 May, 2010 at 1:00 pm

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