The Evolution Garden at Singapore Botanic Garden is a 1.5-hectare area that provides a time journey through the plant kingdom from 4,400 millions years ago till today. It demonstrates past changes, from the fiery planet of antiquity to the time when life was only in the oceans, to the age of ferns, cycads and dinosaurs and to the modern world of beautiful flowering plants. How do plants evolve and adapt over time? On the entrance of the Evolution Garden, you will encounter columns of stones which are petrified tree trunks (fossilised) remains of real ancient tree. The petrified tree trunks have been completely altered and the organic matter has been replaced by Silica. Some of these fossilised tree trunks are be more than 3 metres long and 1 metre in diameter as the Fossil woods weigh a few tonnes. The Evolution Garden has the following themes: Tree of Stone; Lifeless Earth; Beginning of Life; Invasion of the Land; Great Coal Swamp; Rise of the Ferns; Age of Cycads; First Flowers; Flowering of the World; Pine Savanna and Rain Forest. Early morning would be the best time to walk Evolution Garden. Give yourself about an hour or two to walk the trail while reading its commentary. Evolution Garden is on Cluny Park Road; is near Cluny Hill; is near Tyersall Road; is near Cluny Park; is near Botanic Garden Footpath; is near Botanic Gardens Access Road; is near Cluny Road; is near Nassim Road; Evolution Garden is geographically located at latitude(1.3171 degrees) 1° 19' 1" North of the Equator and longitude (103.8154 degrees) 103° 48' 55" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Singapore or JB.
The locations related to Evolution Garden are represented by the an airplane flight paths route between two points and may not be nearest by road. For example, Evolution Garden is located 119 metres from National Parks HQ. Evolution Garden is located 151 metres from Bukit Timah Gate. Evolution Garden is located 278 metres from Rain Forest, Botanic Gardens. Evolution Garden is located 360 metres from Gallop Park. Evolution Garden is located 363 metres from NUS Faculty of Law.
|Featured Places Of Interest Located Nearby|
|National Parks HQ is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Evolution Garden. National Parks HQ - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Rain Forest, Botanic Gardens is located 0.3 Kilometres away from Evolution Garden. Rain Forest, Botanic Gardens - 4 Photo(s) Featured.|
|NUS Faculty of Law is located 0.4 Kilometres away from Evolution Garden. NUS Faculty of Law - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
Copthorne Orchid 1km, YMCA Metropolitan 1.2km, RELC Building International Hotel 1.3km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Evolution Garden.
Cluny Court 0.6km, Serene Centre 0.6km, Coronation Plaza 1km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Evolution Garden.
Visitor Centre 3km, Amway Singapore 3.5km, Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall 3.7km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Evolution Garden.
NUS Faculty of Law 0.4km, Singapore Management University 0.4km, Nanyang Pri Campus 2 0.7km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Evolution Garden.
Rain Forest, Botanic Gardens 0.3km, National Orchid Garden 0.4km, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage 0.4km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Evolution Garden.