BOON LAY

The west side of the island may be a little too far for some to make the trek, but the primarily industrial area is worth exploring on a day trip. From a swampy, jungle in the early 1990s to becoming the home of the humongous Jurong Point mall, the Chinese and Japanese Gardens and attractions like the Science Centre and Jurong Bird Park, this place sure has come a long way.
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