Bandstand at Singapore Botanic Garden - Singapore Botanic Garden Bandstand - The octagonal gazebo was erected in 1930. Although no longer used for music performances, it is a favorite wedding photo opportunity spot. The bandstand is also icon and symbol of the Garden. Singapore Botanic Garden is a major visitor attraction in Singapore boasting an array of botanical & horticultural offerings with a rich plant collection of worldwide significance. Enhancing these resources are recreational facilities, educational displays and events for visitors surrounded by nature. The garden was first set up by Stamford Raffles, who was the founder of Singapore as well as being a naturalist at Fort Canning. The original venue closed in 1829 and moved to the present site in 1859. In 2015 the Gardens received inscription as UNESCO World Heritage Site.