One of the largest parks in Singapore, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio park comprises two sections, separated by Marymount Road. Intersecting the length of the park is the starting portion of the Kallang River, which flows down from Lower Pierce Reservoir. The park's many eateries include Grub, Canopy Garden Dining and McDonald's. The park also has a spa – Aramsa Garden Spa. Other amenities include a dog run, a playground and water park. Occasionally, there will be star-gazing sessions held by Singapore Sidewalk Astronomy, at the area near McDonald's.
With a name that directly translates to “red-haired man’s bridge” (Google the name John Turnball Thomson for the backstory), Ang Mo Kio was once an area covered in secondary forest and rubber plantations. It’s since been transformed into one of Singapore’s most densely-packed heartlands. While the nerve centre gravitates around the bustling Ang Mo Kio Hub, a few of its hidden gems are found closer to its other treasure – the sprawling 62-hectare Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
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