Haw Par Vila, formerly known as the Tiger Balm Garden was built in 1937 by philanthropist and entrepreneur Aw Boon Haw. The eclectic park is a treasure trove of Asian culture, history, philosophy and religion – quirky yet enlightening, at the same time.
Home to a dizzying array of 1,000 sculptures and dioramas, a trip to the eclectic place.
A treasure trove of Asian culture, history, philosophy and religion within Haw Par Villa’s surreal landscape
The Signature Pond, which has a pagoda and miniature bridges and structures. There are live turtles and fishes found in the pond. Around it are statues of mermaids that seem to be enjoying themselves.
Fu Lu Shou
The Fu Lu Shou are the gods of the three stars or constellations considered essential in Chinese astrology and mythology: Jupiter, Ursa Major, and Canopus