Jurong Bird Park , is a tourist attraction in Singapore managed by Wildlife Reserves Singapore. It is a landscaped park, built on the western slope of Jurong Hill. It is located within the Boon Lay Planning Area of the Jurong district and has an area of 202,000 square metres . The idea of a permanent bird exhibit was first conceived by late Dr Goh Keng Swee, then Minister for Finance, in 1968. During a World Bank Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Dr Goh visited its zoological garden and was impressed with its free-flight aviary. He sought to see that Jurong would be more than an industrial zone that...
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|Also Known As:||Jurong Bird Park: Located at the west end of Singapore, the Jurong Bird Park is the largest and most remarkable bird park in Southeast Asia. Opened on 3 January 1971, Jurong Bird Park will certainly fascinate and impress you with its variety of 9,000 birds|