Futuristic $1.25B Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore Is NEW Tourist Attraction (VIDEO Inside)

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The best airport in the world opened a new pavilion with an indoor garden and a waterfall in Changi, Singapore.

Read the details about the new tourist attraction on Nexter.org.

Singapore Airport “Changi”, which this year for the seventh time in a row was named the best airport in the world, never ceases to amaze.

In April 2019, at the airport, a new department ‘Jewel Changi Airport’ has opened for visitors.

“Back in 2010 we were looking at expanding the capacity of Terminal 1 and we decided that the open-air parking structure could potentially become a new integrated complex,” says Goh to CNN.

Source: Changi Airport Singapore

 

It is a multifunctional complex that includes gardens and landmarks, a , aviation facilities, as well as 300 retail and food outlets. The complex covers a total area of ​​134 thousand square meters, covering 10 floors – five above the ground and five basements.

Source: Changi Airport Singapore

 

Source: Changi Airport Singapore

 

Among other things, they built the world’s largest indoor waterfall, the Vortex, a five-story covered Forest Valley garden and a recreation area with roof gardens Canopy Park. 

“Rainwater is collected and it becomes a part of the Vortex as well,” Jayson Goh, managing director for airport operations management of Changi Airport Group, tells CNN.

“We can actually control the volume of flow. Below the Vortex we have tanks to collect the rainwater so that we can recycle it. When there’s an excess of rainwater, it can be used for irrigation of the plants in the Forest Valley.”

Source: Changi Airport Singapore

 

Doughnut-shaped exterior framed in steel and glass. The cost of the construction is about US$1.25 billion. 

Source: Changi Airport Singapore

 

At a height of 23 meters, a suspension bridge with a glass floor will be installed, which will allow visitors to observe the view from the top of the waterfall and green areas.

Source: Changi Airport Singapore

 

You can see the most-anticipated airport in the video below: 


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