Home to more than 20,000 species of exotic flowers, shrubs, and trees both tropical and subtropical, the Singapore Botanic Gardens showcase the best and most spectacular of tropical flora set in stunning verdant landscape. Visitors can to enjoy all sorts of exotic plants while local residents most often use the venue to partake in daily leisure activities and entertainment, such as running, picnicking, bike riding, playing football and practicing Tai-Chi. The gardens also regularly host concerts, festivals, yoga parties, and anime and manga activities such as cosplay. As a result, the atmosphere is quite lively. Many local Singaporeans choose the romantic Palm Valley Lawn at the Botanic Gardens for a stunning outdoor wedding surrounded by green trees under the blue sky and white clouds.