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Istana Park

Fronting the main Istana Gate, this park provides a vantage point to view the monthly changing of guards ceremony at the Istana.


Bound by Orchard Road, Penang Road, Penang Lane and Buyong Road.

Park information

Park size
1.3 hectares
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Opening hours
Open 24 hours
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Getting here

Alight at Dhoby Ghaut MRT station

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Parking information

There is no carpark on site.

If you plan to drive, parking is available at Plaza Singapura and at 9 Penang Road (UBS building).

Nearby stations
  • Dhoby Ghaut MRT station
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Wheelchair accessible
  • Do not skateboard.
  • Do not conduct commercial events here as they are not allowed.
  • Find out more about the dos and don'ts you should follow when visiting the park.

What to see

Special features

Floral displays
Floral displays

Visit during different celebratory events of the year to see the changing floral displays.

Istana Heritage Gallery
Istana Heritage Gallery

Find out about the President’s constitutional, ceremonial and community roles and the Istana’s special place in Singapore’s history.

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Festival arch
Festival arch

This is a 26m long arch framing a rectangular-shaped pool with slow-flowing water.

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Plant and animals

Palm trees
Palm trees

Look out for the Fishtail, Rhapis and Red Sealing Wax palms, as well as a collection of Alexandra palms.

What to do


Arts and heritage appreciation

Arts and heritage appreciation

Take an art class at My Art Space, or visit the Istana Heritage Gallery to find out more about the Office of the President and Singapore's history.


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