An interactive guide to Singapore Botanic Gardens: 15 must-see spots

The Singapore Botanic Gardens has become the Republic's first and only Unesco World Heritage Site. The 156-year-old Gardens received a resounding “yes” from the Unesco World Heritage Committee at its annual meeting on July 4.

It is the first botanic gardens in Asia and only the third in the world, besides the Orto botanico di Padova in Italy and England’s Royal Botanic Gardens, to make it to the prestigious list.

Thinking of heading to the Gardens this weekend? Here's an interactive guide.

PUBLISHED: JULY 6, 2015  |  BY REBECCA LYNNE TAN  |  PHOTOS: ASHLEIGH SIM, NG SOR LUAN AND BASIL EDWARD TEO
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    Read more about Singapore Botanic Gardens and the Unesco World Heritage bid here»
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    The Singapore Botanic Gardens is home to 47 heritage trees with some estimated to be more than 200 years old. No two trees are alike -- some are tall and evergreen with a broad canopy, while others have wispy roots and other unique properties. Here are five majestic trees to note.