Singapore’s Changi Airport touts the entire world’s tallest indoor waterfall

Singapore’s Changi Airport has long been touted as the “best airport inside entire world.” in which status becomes even more cemented on April 17, when the idea will officially open a dazzling presecurity attraction known as Jewel.

Inside will be a lush four-story tiered garden, more than 280 retail as well as dining outlets, a hotel, a multi-screen IMAX theater as well as its centerpiece: a 130-foot-tall Rain Vortex, which will be the entire world’s tallest indoor waterfall.

The next phase of the project rolls out in June, when Jewel Changi Airport opens a bundle of added features (many ticketed) to the public, including a 164-foot-long glass-bottomed bridge, nets for bouncing as well as walking, mazes, topiary sculptures as well as more.

Housed inside a toroidal, or doughnut-shaped, glass as well as steel structure designed by noted architect Moshe Safdie, Jewel Changi Airport will be adjacent to Terminal 1 as well as sits on airport real estate in which was formerly a parking lot. The striking brand new structure at This specific point covers more than 1.46 million square feet. the idea has 10 stories — all 5 above ground as well as all 5 below — as well as was built on budget, at a cost of $1.7 billion Singapore dollars (US$1.25 billion).

“Not only will Jewel augment Singapore Changi Airport’s offerings,” said Jewel CEO Hung Jean during a preview of the space, “the idea will also strengthen Singapore as an attractive tourist destination.”