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10 Places to Visit in Singapore

Sentosa Island Resort, situated in Singapore Southern Coast that is connected to the City. Traveller’s can visit the place via road, cable car, boardwalk and monorail by Sentosa Station. One of the must visit tourist attraction in Singapore that will amazed every traveller’s with beautiful lights on the waterfront at night, architecture, man-made resort Palawan Beach, hotels situated inside the island, casino, famous theme park (Universal Studio Singapore) and Asia’s largest aquarium (S.E.A. Aquarium).

Chinatown, newly restored to house memories and untold stories of Singapore’s early forefathers. Travellers can visit some Chinatown Historic District, which is situated at Mosque Street, occupying buildings that were once quarters for customs officers during the British colonial days. Four–storey shop houses have been fully restored and converted into a mixed development with commercial spaces on the ground floor and upscale residential apartments on the upper floor. Pagoda Street, takes its name from the Sri Mariamman Temple (oldest Hindu Temple in Singapore). Early days, Pagoda Street was known for its opium smoking dens, which is now become famous, place to buy cheap souvenirs in Singapore. Sago Lane and Sago Street, links Terangganu Street to South Bridge Road once a place home to brothels, it is now houses of food outlets, bars, retail shops and traveller’s well known a must to visit Buddhist temple and Museum The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple is situated. Temple Street, formerly known as Almeida Street and home to many Teochew traders who sold Chinaware and household items. Smith Street, was popularly referred as hei yuen kai (theatre street) in Cantonese on the early days. Modern time traveller’s can now savour all iconic Singapore dishes from Hainanese Chicken rice, Laksa, Rojak, Popiah etc. at Chinatown Food Street, which is situated at the end of Smith Street.

Merlion Park, Singapore landmark and major tourist attraction located at One Fullerton, Singapore near the Central Business District. A mythical creature with a lion’s head and body of a fish that is widely used as a mascot and national personification of Singapore. Spurting water from its mouth, the Merlion stands tall at 8.6 metres and weight 70 tonnes. A must-see for traveller’s visiting Singapore, comparable to other momentous landmarks around the world.

 

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore’s largest garden spanning a total of 101 hectares of prime land right beside the stunning Marina Bay. Two conservatories (Flower Dome and Cloud Forest) are the main attraction of Gardens by the Bay. Both conservatories have huge, modern, cold and remarkable character that will make traveller’s speechless. Don’t miss out the spectacular Garden Rhapsody Light and Music show that will amaze and entertain travellers every night at Supertree Grove.

Singapore Botanic Gardens, is one and only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Singapore. This is a good place for new photographer to test their camera or try their new photography skills. One of the best place to visit for nature traveller’s visiting Singapore. 158 year-old tropical garden located at the border of Singapore main shopping district with more thank 10,000 species of flora spreading over its 82 hectares area stretched vertically. The National Orchid Garden, houses the largest orchid collection of 1,200 species and 2,000 hybrids. Vanda Miss Joaquim was chosen as Singapore national flower.

Little India, located east of Singapore River across from Chinatown, showing the most vibrant and colourful part of Singapore houses several spectacular temples and bustling shops selling everything from gold jewellery to Hindu music CD’s, cheap clothing and souvenirs. Tekka Market is a place that will come in mind with regards of best Indian food both North and South, wet market brimming with fresh fruit, vegetable, meat and seafood stalls in a pocket friendly price, which will leave you spoilt for choice if you are craving for some spice. For a 24 hours Shopping Centre do not miss out Mustafa Centre, a shopping mall claims to have 75,000 items on its 4 storey levels which attracts thousands of visitor every weekend. In short, it has a mind-bogging array of goods at cheap prices.

Marina Bay Area, located in the Central Area of Singapore represents all things modern from trendy dining experience to exciting leisure spots. Impressive skyline or boast about having seen some of the best views in the world from Sands SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands Hotel. Walk along the scenic waterfront promenade decorated with artistic sculptures that lead you right to the water’s edge of Marina Reservoir, where you will probably come across visitors flying kites, dragon boat races and even musical performance. Wonder Full Light and Water Show, the universal tale of the journey of life in spectacular 13 minutes showpiece of visual effects by waterfront, with the remarkable cityscape of Singapore lit up in the background. Fountains illuminated by submerged high-powered multi-coloured custom LED technology with classic music background “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong that was performed by the Bratislava Orchestra and two famous Singaporean singers, Joakim Gomes and Amni Musfirah.

Singapore Zoo, known as the Singapore Zoological Gardens and locally known as Mandai Zoo where occupies 28 hectares on the margins of Upper Seletar Reservoir. Claimed to be the “World’s Best Rainforest Zoo”. Homestead about more than 300 species of animals, a part of this is already endangered. Singapore Zoo animals do not live inside enclosures. Instead, most of the animals are surrounded by nature like trees, plants, wet and dry environments that will make them embrace of home forest. Climbers are enclosed inside glass walls that have visitors’ line of vision. These deviations gave Singapore Zoo a more natural look for both animals and visitors, which is one of the reasons why it became popular attraction in Singapore. For better experience, start your visit by opening time to enjoy and be part of animal shows.

Orchard Road, main shopping district of Singapore with 25 numbers of Shopping Malls to visit and shop. Place to fashion favourites from signature clothing lines, specialist stores and loads of other lifestyle choices. Orchard Road surrounded by hotels and pedestrian shopping centres with numerous posh restaurants, cafes and nightclubs. Tanglin Mall, which is situated at the corner of Tanglin Road and Grange Road, which its customer base is made up of travellers’, expats and young urban professionals. Orchard Central renowned from other shopping centres on Orchard Road with upright architectural and design forms. Every Christmas period Orchard Road transformed as Christmas District of Singapore with decorated Christmas lights and themes.

Clarke Quay, located within the historical Riverside Quay in Singapore situated upstream from the mouth of the Singapore River and Boat Quay. Present describe as the Nightlife district of Singapore where five blocks of returned warehouses with various restaurants to dine-in and nightclubs to party on. Moored Chinese junks (early called tongkangs) that have been renewed into floating pubs and restaurants. For extreme activities G-Max (Reverse Bungee) and G-X5 (Extreme Swing) is located at the entrance, which opened in November 2003 that gives exciting thrill for visitors.