Singapore: Cloud Forest at the Garden by the Bay

Cloud Forest is the second glass dome in the Garden by the Bay and it’s a true marvel of engineering and the nature inside. A huge 140 feet high artificial Cloud Mountain is replete with tropical mountain forest flora – orchids, ferns, mosses, bromeliads, pitcher plants cover the it on all sides. Waterfalls are cascading down and a perpetual mist from myriads of misting machines envelopes the mountain. You take an elevator to the top and then walk down the pathways going inside and outside the artificial hill. It’s borderline surreal and truly incredibly done. I have seen a lot of cloud and rainforest and this dome replicates it to a t.