Tulipmania 2019 : 6 Things you need to know about the Floral Display



Tulipmania is back at Gardens By The Bay



Add caption

From 12 Apr to 20 May, discover the roots of Netherlands as you stroll across blooming tulip fields dotted with traditional thatched rood farmhouses, windmill and waterwheel. Let us bring you around the Flower Dome with 6 things you need to know about the Floral Display.


1 Model after a Dutch Countryside

The centrepiece of the Flower dome transformed into a Dutch countryside.


Here you will see Tulips at different stages of growth.

Spot a chicken or cows roaming in the tulip fields.



Check out Dutch styled farmhouse that is said were 7 - Eleven got its inspiration from (Actually that was us)

Take a peek inside a Dutch country house.


2 There are over 35 varieties of Tulips on Display
Leo

There are over 35 varieties of Tulips on the fields. With more than 25 000 tulips on display, the flowerbed is transformed into a pretty Tulip Field
Duc Van Tol Red and Yellow

The popular variants are the  Leo, a showy flower with striking bright red petals with a yellow centre as well as Duc Van Tol Red and Yellow, one of the oldest cultivated tulips.
Leo
Look out for the Singapura - a uniquely cultivated tulip specially created to commemorate 200 years of the founding of modern Singapore. This double red and white tulip represent Singapore's bicentennial.
Singapura
Look out too for the Origami tulips that stands together with the real tulips.
Origami Tulips

3 The Windmill

Step into a working windmill and take a closer look at its clockwork mechanism within. The Windmill makes for a good backdrop for that perfect Instagram photos too.

Say Cheese

4 Customise your own Delft Blue tile

You can customise your own personal Blue Tile too. Create your own Delft blue tile at the KLM Digital Wall and stand a chance to win a flight to Amsterdam on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.





5 You could feast on Dutch Desserts at European Fair

Fancy a Dutch Dessert Treat?


Complementing the Tulipmania Floral Display in the Flower Dome is a European - themed fair in the Flower Field Hall. From 12 April to 21 April. you will get to experience a slice of Europe with delicious food, cultural performances and fun activities.
Ollibollen
Our favourites are the Dutch snacks such as Bitterballen, a savoury Dutch snack made of meat, broth, butter and flour and the Ollibollen, a traditional Dutch Doughnut available from Jaxs Bristo.

We recommend going Dutch so you can enjoy more food options.
Bitterballen

There are plenty of other food and activities at the fair too.


European Fair will be held from 12-21 April from 10am-8pm. During weekdays, admission is free (no access to Tulipmania). On weekends, admission to the Flower Dome applies.




6 Make your own Windmill and Clogs

You can bring home the little Netherlands with you from Tulipmania. Grab the brochure and you can make your own little windmill. Alternatively, head to the booth at the European Fair to purchase a pair of clogs at $8 and make it your own with stickers decorations or paint.

Tulipmania will be held from 12 April to 20 May
Time : 9am-9pm
Location: Flower Dome

Regular charges apply.

For seniors residing in Singapore, you would get a 50% discount for purchasing the tickets onsite.


Want to see more?

Check out our video here


No comments:

Post a Comment