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Pre-Wedding Spots in Nature for the Perfect Backdrop

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Singapore is a major city that conjures up images of urban parks, city scapes and vibrant energy, less so do people relate it to sprawling landscapes and open bodies of water, but Singapore has a few tricks up its sleeve. Across the country are a variety of hidden gems that offer up lush green spaces, that make perfect backdrops for pre-wedding shoots engulfed in nature. Check out the following list of stunning, local pre-wedding spots.

Reservoirs

Upper Peirce Reservoir

As one of the largest reservoirs and at more than 40 years old, Upper Peirce Reservoir offers an incredibly picturesque landscape to host your pre-wedding shoot. With the lush greenery reflected in the vast body of water, it is a perfect option for couples looking for a tranquil setting that offers a variety of landscapes. Hit the park early for sunrise to make the most of the serenity and that dreamy morning light.

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MacRitchie

Not far from Upper Peirce you’ll find MacRitchie, Singapore’s oldest and most loved reservoir. Offering up hectares of landscaped grounds along rustic forest trails, MacRitchie offers an array of pre-wedding locations to suit every taste. For serenity as the sun sets stick waterside, or to really immerse yourselves in nature, explore the forest trails and witness the wilder side of MacRitchie.

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Upper Seletar

With it’s 15 hectares of natural vegetation, Upper Seletar Reservoir is a favourite amongst nature lovers wanting to be amongst the flora and fauna. With its mainly level landscape and expansive body of water, Seletar offers a wide expanse of sky to create a beautiful backdrop, especially at sunset, and an iconic stand alone tree that’s not to be missed.

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Parks

East Coast

Not willing to pick between beachside or greenery, then East Coast Park may be the ideal choice. From the beach and breakwater, to the tree lined paths, East Coast has an abundance of stunning backdrops for a pre-wedding shoot full of variety. 

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Bishan Ang Mo Kio

Located in the popular heartland of Bishan, Bishan Ang Mo Kio Park is one of the largest urban parks in Singapore. With its lazy, meandering river and tastefully designed park space, it offers up a location that is immersed in nature while still retaining an inner city vibe.

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Punggol Waterway

Punggol Waterway park is a vibrant and exciting location made up of four themed areas, so you’re sure to find something that takes your fancy amongst an exciting mix of flora and fauna. Take your shoot to new heights on one of its many bridges, and capture the epic Singapore skyline or lush treetops as a backdrop.

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Fort Canning

Fort Canning Park is a wonderful mix of heritage sites and rustic greenery that offers an air of mystery and charm. Conveniently situated next to the Registry of Marriages, Fort Canning Park is not one to miss, with its rustic brick walls and lush foliage, it offers a rich historic element that will transform your images.

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Garden

Bougainvillea Garden

Head to the Bougainvillea Garden in the East Coast during the Spring months to make the most of the vibrant bougainvillea blooms. The pops of colour are an unbeatable feature for your pre-wedding photoshoot, and give your images a real tropical, quintessential Singaporean touch.

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Singapore Botanic Garden

The Singapore Botanic Garden is a much loved feature of Singapore, boasting acres of gorgeous flora, manicured lawns, botanical landscapes, iconic gazebos and heritage trees. From the National Orchid Garden to Swan Lake, you really are spoilt for choice when it comes to picking the perfect backdrop for your photoshoot.

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Green Spaces

Tuas Lalang Field

For a shoot away from the hustle and bustle of city life, that is full of bohemian whimsy, head to Tuas Lalang Field and bask in the golden tones of wild Lalang grass. Catch sunset for rich tones which, combined with the delicate texture of the grass, makes for a perfect combination for those extra romantic portraits.

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Canterbury Road

With its wide, rolling hills of lush grassland, Canterbury Road in Alexandra is a popular pre-wedding shoot location, and with its expansive views of scenic forests it’s not hard to see why. It is an ideal location to catch some epic sunsets, so head down between 6pm-7pm to not miss out.

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Coney Island

For an outdoor space that feels a bit more wild, Coney Island offers rustic forest scenery like no other. With its lalang fields, deserted beach fronts and untamed forests, Coney island has an abundance of secluded spaces that deliver enchanted images. Of course, don’t miss the sun setting - those warm light flares streaming through trees add an extra magical and romantic touch.

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