Singapore is one of the most visited countries in the world. This city allows tourists to explore cultures of both Asia and Europe. Singapore’s public transportation system is so good that you will not face any difficulty while getting around the city. From Colonial architecture to exotic giant wheel rides, this tiny island state has many things to offer. Here is a list of some tourist places that you should visit in Singapore.
1. Gardens by the Bay:-
It is a perfect destination for plant lovers because there are hundreds of plants and trees to discover. Gardens by the Bay comprises three gardens i.e. Bay South, Bay Central and Bay East. There is also a Supertree Grove offering an amazing skywalk over the gardens. You should also visit the Cloud Forest featuring floral gems and the world’s tallest indoor waterfall.
2. China town:-
Singapore’s China town give a glimpse of Chinese culture. Here you can do a lot of shopping and try authentic Chinese food. The must see sights include the Buddha Tooth Relic temple, Chinese Heritage Centre, James Mosque and Sri Mariamman Hindu temple. You can find from heritage shop-house hotels to luxurious hotels at this place.
3. Singapore Zoo:-
With over 59 exhibits and thousands of animals including white tigers, Himalayan griffon vultures, zebras, one-horned rhinoceroses and a komodo dragon, it is the best rainforest zoo in the world. There are other exciting things also to do here such as River Safari, Night Safari and breakfast with orangutans.
4. Singapore Flyer:-
It is one of the largest giant Ferris wheels in the world offering amazing views of Indonesian Spice Island and Malaysia’s Straits of Johor beside Singapore skyline. Flyer is 165 meters high and constructed over a three-floor terminal building that has restaurants and shops. Flights last for half an hour and operate from morning to night. So its your choice whether you want to enjoy day view or night view.
5. Marina Bay Sands:-
It is the place where you can see so many interesting things such as a convention center, lotus-shaped Art Science Museum, luxury hotels, Skypark’s observation deck, shopping malls and Casino. Try to reach Marina Bay Sands complex around 20.00 to watch picturesque light show. There is also an indoor skating rink for skaters.
6. Sentosa island:-
The adventure seekers can go for many water sports on Sentosa island including skim-boarding and kayaking. You can also do swimming with dolphins in Dolphin lagoon. Sentosa island boasts a lot of tourist attractions but major one is Merlin, a statue with lion’s head and fish’s body. With the help of escalator, you can reach its top and see stunning views of the surroundings.
7. Raffles hotel:-
Just like Rafflesia flower, this colonial style hotel is grand built in 1887 and is one of the most important landmarks in the Singapore. Many famous personalities such as Michael Jackson, Charlie Chaplin, Queen Elizabeth II,Joseph Conrad, Rudyard Kipling and Elizabeth Taylor had visited this place. Raffles hotel has 103 suites and 15 restaurants and bars. Singapore sling, the cocktail was invented here only thus you should drink it whenever you visit Raffles hotel.