Ten Courts of Hell at Haw Par Villa, Singapore

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Though colorful in every sense, Haw Par Villa is definitely not your typical park and parental guidance is strictly encourage.

I am not sure if to categorize this park as bizarre is appropriate although the original intention of construction is to impart morality by depicting scenes from Chinese folklore, myths and Confucian ideology.
haw par villa
haw par villa

Built in 1937 as a venue to teach Chinese values by Burmese-Chinese brothers Aw Boon Haw and Aw Boon Par, the creator of the famous heat rub and ointment company Tiger Balm.
haw par villa
haw par villa

Another entrance free place to visit in Singapore, previously named as Tiger Balm Gardens and now popularly known as Haw Par Villa, named after its creator the Aw Brothers- Haw (tiger) and Par (leopard).
haw par villa
haw par villa

Not your typical park of koi pond and trees, instead Haw Par Villa is a theme park of 1,000 colorful statues and 150 giant dioramas.

From the mythical figures of Laughing…

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