Singapore – A Complete Guide

Despite being a tiny Island, alluring Singapore has something to satiate traveler’s senses with its plentiful unique and top-notch attractions. This dynamic destination in South East Asia boasts diverse culture, art, architectural styles, entertainment centers and cuisines that can cater one and all; be it kids or elders. And that is what makes this awesome place exactly a great choice for having a memorable holiday. In order to make your vacation hassle-free, here are some useful tips and information about this stunning place.

Accommodation and Food

If you don’t know where to stay in Singapore, let us point out to you some of the Hotels where most visitors opt to stay. These include Marina Bay, Clarke Quay, Civic District, and China Town, where you will get the best and well-maintained services.

Top Things To Do In Singapore

Clark Quay

Clark Quay

Clark Quay is one of the historic bustling centers for trade and commerce and now undoubtedly stands as the king of nightlife destination. This entertainment village offer visitors an ultimate experience combining dining, drinking and clubbing with its stunning collection of restaurants along the river. Moreover, visitors can enjoy amazing views of the historic building while walking along the waterside.

Gardens By the Way

Spanning around a large area, the sprawling ‘Gardens By the Bay’ is unique among the Singapore attractions. It is not just the diverse flora in this place that makes it stand out, but there are some environmentally sustainable features as well. While Flower Domes houses a collection of plants from deserts, Cloud Forest exhibits plant life from tropical highlands. You can also glimpse the picturesque view of the skyline from the waterfront promenade of this horticultural destination.

Jurong Bird Park

Home to thousands of vibrant colorfully feathered birds, Jurong Bird Park is renowned as one of the famous aviaries in the world. Visitors can enjoy close interaction with the friendly residents during their feeding session in the iconic Waterfall Aviary. Lory Loft has Australian native birds and feeding these friendly ones with a cup of nectar mix is popular among visitors. Penguin Coast provides a chance to see these flightless birds, both indoor and outdoor habitats. The underwater viewing gallery in the Pelican Cove provides an opportunity to live and witness the dramatic diving of pelicans for fishes. In fact, this colorful paradise can gift you unforgettable experiences.

Marina Bay Singapore

Once a quiet water body at the entrance of Singapore River, this area is now metamorphosed into one of the world’s most luxurious travel destination from trendy dining destinations to super-stylish leisure spots. The visitors can stroll along the ultra-modern waterfront promenade at the Bay. Also, the impressive views of Singapore’s skyline, shopping centers, many Hotels are the other features here.

Merlion Park

This is Singapore’s most iconic monument, where Merlion statue, with the head of a lion and body of a fish, resides. This body and head symbolize the city’s origin as a fishing village and thus came Singapore’s original name ‘Lion city’. Not only can you take pictures in front of the water spouting Merlion statue, but also there are outstanding views of architectural icons to see.

Mount Faber

Offering visitors a host of activities, Mount Faber is a hilltop park in the outskirts of the city. A cable car system connects Mount Faber and Sentosa Island which is the best way to witness the panoramic view of Singapore and reach the entertainment and dining spots at the top. This is an ideal means to have some memorable moments with your loved ones.

Night Safari

Singapore Night safari endows visitors with a unique trekking experience and is one of the top world-class attractions. Get a chance to see Thousands of animals from different continents roaming in their natural environment. Don’t miss the natural abilities of mesmerizing superstars (Binturong, Civet, and otter) of Night Show.

Orchard Road

Orchard Road

There is something rather obvious that comes to mind when the word ‘Orchard Road’ gets mentioned; shopping. This is Asia’s most famous shopping street and is often dubbed as shopper’s paradise. The wide avenue is flanked with stores, Boutiques, offices, spas, entertainment spots, art galleries, upscale restaurants and cafes that can make one occupied for hours.

Sentosa Island

Sentosa is a man-made island resort located in the outskirts of Singapore, which is accessible via a bridge from Singapore main island. The resort world Sentosa houses casino, many restaurants, shops and some other unique attractions such as Universal Studios, Adventure Cove Waterpark, Dolphin Island and S.E.A Aquarium.

Singapore Flyer

A stunning symbol of modern architecture, Singapore Flyer is Asia’s largest observation wheel that offers bird’s eye view of the city as the Singapore River, Raffles Place, Marina Bay, Empress Place, and the Padang as it slowly turns on its axis. Each of the Flyer’s capsules can carry up to 28 passengers and a complete rotation of the wheel takes almost half an hour. Of course, this will be a great surprise to visitors.

Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo is a beautifully landscaped world-class wildlife park set around the animal’s natural habitats. More than 2800 animals from hundreds of species of mammals, birds, and reptiles make this place beautiful. The Zoo is classified based on the animal’s origin such as; Wild Africa, Australia, Valley of Ethiopia and the Primate Kingdom. And, is designed to give visitors the best interactive experience with animals including a jungle breakfast with Orangutans. This Zoo will provide you an exciting wildlife experience.

Universal Studios

Universal StudiosHaving dazzled millions of visitors with its thrills and spills, Universal Studios is certainly a must-see attraction in Singapore. Explore the park’s seven eclectic themed lands each featuring their own big screen – Hollywood Boulevard with dynamic architecture, America’s grandest city New York, impressive Sci-Fi City, Ancient Egypt, The Lost World, The Far- Far Away and Madagascar. This thrilling world can give an awesome entertainment experience which brings the screen to life.

Best Time To Visit

Planning a holiday trip to Singapore during the months of January-February, June-July, September-October is considered to be best as it is the right time to enjoy both sightseeing and events.

Laws To Know Before You Go

Singapore is well known for its cleanliness and strict obedience of Laws. Following are a list of things that you should NOT DO while you are there.

  • Smoking, drinking, and use of drugs are strictly prohibited in public places.
  • Visitors should maintain general hygiene in relation to public health.
  • If Damage was done to both public and private properties; it is considered a serious offence.

If you are taking care of all these things, you will be guaranteed a worry-free holiday in Singapore.

Olivia Mary Jones

Olivia Mary John is a wanderlust soul since 2011 when she jumped out of her office cubicle and decided to travel across the globe. For her, a journey is something more than merely seeing the sights. She travels to experience, learn and immerse herself in different cultures. Very much passionate about her trips, she loves to share her experience thus making your travel plans more accessible and enjoyable.

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