Singapore an island city-state off southern Malaysia is a global financial centres with a tropical climate and multicultural population. An amazing nightlife with lavish hotels, Singapore is ethnically contrast with it’s China town and Little India. Also known for its eclectic street fare, served in hawker centers, well developed, well designed and a favorite tourist destination, here are the must visit attractions in Singapore that you shouldn’t miss!
- Marina Bay
The city’s most glorious side, Singapore’s famous Marina Bay has undergone a lot of transformations. Marina bay complex is the focal point of the Bay. Many of the great things to do and see revolve around this epic building.Science museum, casino, various nightlife and dining options. Arrive at 20:00 at the Marina Bay to see the phenomenal light show which illuminates the water as well as various landmarks. Come to the bay and experience the beauty!
- Clarke Quay
Bustling bars and restaurants, shopping centres, boutiques and pumping night clubs, Singapore’s night life is on a roll. An ideal spot for all the part animals, Clark Quay is a delightful destination which emerges from the main river of the city. To add to it is a feast for the food lovers here, with various eateries with a setting alongside the river. Clarke Quay is the place to be!
- Singapore Flyer
A one of a kind experience, the Singapore flyer is 165 metres high and travels at 0.21 m per second. Any time of the day is perfect time to take a ride here as its as beautiful as it gets at any time. Passengers will get to see the Singapore river, Raffles place, Empress place and Padang.
- Universal Studios
From little kids to adults, this is a place for all. It is the first of its kind to open in Southeast Asia. The park has more than 20 attractions in the themed zones including Lost World, ancient Egypt, New York, Madagascar and Far Far Away (Shrek). The amusement rides include two water themed rides and five roller coasters which are currently the world’s tallest dueling roller coasters.
Another iconic spot in Singapore great for shopping, many swear by it as the cheapest shopping destination. Try out the authentic chinese food over here! There are countless food chains and hawker food vendors to choose from. The Chinatown heritage centre on Pagoda streets gives you information about China’s history. The other attractions here include, Thian Hock keng temple, the oldest temple in Singapore, Buddha Tooth relic temple, Euyan Sang chinese medical hall and Maxwell road food centre.
- Raffles hotel
This luxurious colonial style hotel has a historic significance and has become one of the most important landmarks in Singapore. Among famous guests are Elizabeth Taylor, Queen Elizabeth II and the late king of pop Micheal Jackson. The raffles hotel features 103 suites and 18 distinctive restaurants and bars as well as an arcade with 40 boutiques and stores; many come here to enjoy the best Singapore sling in town.
- The Merlion
The Merlion is the mythical symbol of Singapore, a place to take in some spectacular views. The 70 tonne water spouting Merlion is at the main focal point but you can also relax on the terrace seating area which boast some great views.
- Singapore Night Safari
This leading conservation centre in Asia is truly a unique and a must visit attraction. It is a joy ride through the nocturnal animal kingdom with more than 59 exhibits and 1000 animals from around the world. These include Himalayan griffon vultures, one horned rhinoceros, wildebeests and gazelles.
- Little India
Located east of the Singapore river, north of the kampong glam, little India is a vibrant little area in Singapore. With exotic aromas and exhibition of authentic Indian items, it’s the place to be for all the tourists. It is also famous for the busy Mustafa centre, which is open day and night, perfect for serious shoppers.