This park holds the iconic landmark of Singapore: Merlion, a mythical half-lion, half-fish creature. This fountain represents the history of the city. The fish stands for its origin, as it used to be a fishing village and the lion symbolises Singapore's original name - "lion city". Once in Singapore, you cannot miss this unique sight.
Rather on the expensive side, yet totally worth it, this luxurious complex houses everything you can imagine - from hotels to a casino, theaters, and a fancy restaurants. Tourist appreciate especially the observation deck that is a part of the hotel: the best view of Singapore you can possibly have. Brand new landmark of the city!
Located near Chinatown, Little India is a lively and charming Tamil neighbourhood with lots of small spice and textile shops, fortune-telling stalls and way more. This is the place to go if you crave some authentic Indian dishes or if you want to explore both Hindu and Chinese temples and culture. A must see!
This huge garden complex featuring the futuristic Supertrees is the reason alone to visit Singapore. Not only does it provide a great opportunity to see numerous species of trees and flowers in one place, but it is also an intriguing ecological project with many features enhancing sustainability including the solar cells installed on the Supertrees. The outdoor gardens are divided into three parts - Central, East and South Garden - and can be visited for free. They include wide-open shining green lawns as well as tree-covered areas with palms and other trees. The conservatories consist of two glasshouses: the Flower Dome, which is the largest glasshouse in the world and it is full of colorful flowers from the Mediterranean and semi-arid regions, and the Cloud Forest with numerous plants from the tropical mountain regions and the world’s tallest indoor waterfall. The gardens are perfect place for a nice family trip – apart from the botanical gardens there is the Children's Garden with a nice water playground and also a number of restaurants and eateries to keep your bellies full. The gardens are easily accessible from the Bayfront MRT station.
This island is one big entertainment center. This is where you go to have some fun - theme parks, lookout tower, botanical gardens, golf courses, clubs and beaches, you name it. It also offers entertainment for kids as you can experience various animal encounters, go to KidZania or visit a waterpark. What more to wish for?
This neighbourhood is rather gentrified yet still worth your time and attention. Lots of food spots and shops ideal for souvenir hunting. It is also home to various celebrations and festivities throughout the year. If you want to experience something traditional, be sure not to miss the Lion Dance Performance on Pagoda Street, every Saturday.
Named after Sir Andrew Clarke, this quay is a riverside development with an abundance of restaurants, nightclubs and bars, some of them floating on water. If you want to experience Singapore's vibrant atmosphere at night, this popular night-time destination is the place to go. This area also offers a number of galleries and museums.
Explore this colourful district to its fullest by browsing through its charming houses, textile shops and small cafés. The name probably comes from the former owner of this area and it is the best place to experience traditional atmosphere of old Singapore. Don't forget to visit Sultan Mosque that stands near to the road.
Huge entertainment park with several themed lands ranging from Ancient Egypt to Hollywood, Madagascar and the land of Far Far Away. So much to do for both kids and adults! If you visit the park on Saturday or holidays, do not miss Lake Hollywood Spectacular - an incredible firework show which will amaze you.
This is where all shopping lovers head first. Long street lined with huge shopping malls and big brands. But not only shopaholics should visit this road, Orchard is a major tourist attraction also for its location, with many historical sights nearby. Find your way to Istana, Botanic Gardens and many more places.
This cable car going from Mt. Faber to Sentosa is one of the much-loved tourist attractions. There is also i newly built Sentosa Line, that you can board near Sentosa station. The views of Singapore are simply amazing! If you desire something fancy, you can book a 4-course romantic dinner onboard the cable car.
Also called Maha Sasana Ramsi, this is the oldest Theravada temple in Singapore. The marvellous structure, which is also a national heritage site of Singapore, holds the largest white marble Buddha statue outside of Myanmar. Many events take place in this temple during the year, from Dhamma classes and various festivals to New Year celebrations.
It used to be a real motley of cultures and activities. Now redeveloped, but still retains something of its charm. Bugis Village is one of the largest markets in Singapore, containing hundreds of stalls. From clothes to electronics, you can find it all here. If you fancy a different shopping experience, this is the place to go.
The Singapore Flyer is a giant Ferris wheel in Singapore. Described by its operators as an observation wheel, it opened in 2008, construction having taken about 2½ years. It carried its first paying passengers on 11 February, opened to the public on 1 March, and was officially opened on 15 April. It has 28 air-conditioned capsules, each able to accommodate 28 passengers, and incorporates a three-storey terminal building. The Flyer has an overall height of 165 metres and was the world's tallest Ferris wheel until the 167.6 m High Roller, which is 2.6 m taller than the Flyer, opened on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada, US, on 31 March 2014. The previous record holder, the Star of Nanchang, in Jiangxi, China, is 160 m tall, although its 153 m diameter wheel is larger than the Flyer's 150 m wheel.
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, also known as the Esplanade Theatre or simply The Esplanade, is a 60,000 square metres performing arts centre located in Marina Bay near the mouth of the Singapore River. Named after the nearby Esplanade Park, it consists of a concert hall which seats about 1,800 and a theatre with a capacity of about 2,000 for the performing arts.
This 14 metre high fountain is made out of silicon bronze, following feng shui principles. The inward flow of the water symbolises life and wealth in the Suntec City and the riches pouring in. The ring of the fountain represents equality of races and religions in Singapore. Visitors can walk to the centre of the fountain (unless there is currently a show in progress) and collect coins for good luck, or they can hang around it and enjoy frequent shows. It was featured in a few reality shows and a Bollywood production movie Krrish. After sunset, this fountain lights up, live music starts playing and it hosts laser shows and laser message dedications. It is a great way to entertain oneself while on a budget, as it is completely free.
The Singapore Botanic Gardens is a 156-year-old tropical garden located at the fringe of Singapore's main shopping belt. It is one of three gardens, and the only tropical garden, to be honored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Botanic Gardens has been ranked Asia's top park attraction since 2013, by TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards. It was declared the inaugural Garden of the Year, International Garden Tourism Awards in 2012, and received Michelin’s three-star rating in 2008. The Botanic Gardens was founded at its present site in 1859 by an agri-horticultural society. It played a pivotal role in the region's rubber trade boom in the early twentieth century, when its first scientific director Henry Nicholas Ridley, headed research into the plant's cultivation.
ION Orchard, formerly known as the Orchard Turn Development or Orchard Turn Site, is a shopping mall in Singapore. It is the retail component of an integrated retail and residential development by Orchard Turn Developments Pte Ltd, a joint venture between CapitaLand and Sun Hung Kai Properties. It started operating on 21 July 2009, occupying 335 food and retail outlets. In December 2016, Forbes recognized ION Orchard as one of the top shopping malls in Singapore. The Orchard Residences, the residential component of the development, is a high-rise residential condominium. It was completed along with the shopping mall under the same developer, manager and owner in 2010. It owns a 99-year leasehold with effect from 13 March 2006.