Singapore Botanic Gardens named top park in Asia: TripAdvisor survey

The Singapore Botanic Gardens has been named the top park in Asia based on feedback by travellers on online travel site, TripAdvisor.

The site announced the winners of its inaugural Travellers' Choice Attractions awards on Tuesday. These were determined based on the quality and quantity of travellers' reviews in each of the categories.

The awards honour 1,263 of the world's top landmarks, parks, museums and amusement and water parks, with winners found in 39 countries.

Universal Studios Singapore came in second in the list of top 10 amusement and water parks in Asia, losing out to Indonesia's Waterbom Bali. The Asian Civilisations Museum was named one of the top museums in the region, taking the twelfth spot, while the Singapore Flyer was named the top landmark in Singapore. TripAdvisor's chief marketing officer Barbara Messing said the top attractions were named based on feedback from millions worldwide and were meant to "inspire travellers setting out on summer trips".