Singapore Tourist Destinations and Attractions

The Merlion

This is the symbol of Singapore. Every tourist who come to Singapore, they will usually take pictures here. Across the statue of Merlion, There is Esplanade building, which is also a tourist attraction. If you vacation to Singapore, it’s feel not complete if you  have not come to this place. The Merlion Monument created by Fraser Brunner for the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) in 1964.

Today, the Merlion Monument attracts more than one million visitors a year, who come to the Merlion Park to take photos of this world famous icon at her new home, besides One Fullerton.

Sentosa Island

Sentosa Island is separated from the main island of Singapore. The island is bordered by Batam, Indonesia and also Malaysia. This island is the center of all the entertainment in Singapore. There are so many attractions. Entertainment, dining club, beach and others. On holidays, many tourists and local always visit to the beach. The beach was clean and very comfortable for relaxing.

Currently Resort World Sentosa just completed. A first Integrated Resort in Singapore that comes with Hotel, Casino, Shopping Center and Universal Studios Singapore.

Singapore Botanic Garden

This forest is located in the downtown. This small forest is located next to Gleneagles hospital. Singapore Botanic Gardens has a fairly complete collection of plants. Here is where plants that are endangered are reserved. Singapore Botanic Garden is free of charge, this garden has about 158 acres, here you can enjoy the scenery and lush green trees in the downtown of Singapore.

This place is perfect for picnic spot. If you keep following the path in the park, the road will lead to the National Orchid Garden.

Boat Quay and Clarke Quay

Boat Quay and Clarke Quay area are filled with restaurants, pubs and clubs, so the atmosphere here is really crowded and mixed up. This place is usually visited by couples who want to enjoy a romantic dinner, as well as foreign and local tourists.

Boat Quay is one of the best places in Singapore to dine in the open place, next to the Singapore River. In the 1960's, this place is the busiest port in Singapore, and now has turned into one of the most popular tourist spot for locals, and expats . The place is filled with stylish cafes, first class restaurants, pubs and designer galleries

Clarke Quay is a riverside festival area, is the only one in Singapore that combines food, shopping and entertainment. Land with 23,000 square meters, there are five blocks of housing and shops, which are returned to their original style from the 19th century. This area has a variety of specialty restaurants, pubs with certain themes, and also don’t miss the wine bar. Across the river there are a number of interesting dining experience at Riverside Point.

Singapore Flyer

This is the largest and highest Ferris wheel in the world today, the high reached 165 meters. Offers you a breathtaking 360 ° panoramic view of Singapore and the surrounding area (opening early 2008). Located at Marina Bay, this vehicle is beside Retail Terminal, which has three floors, with a wide selection of shops and food outlets. There is a central atrium that leads to a lush tropical forest, and an outdoor theater that will be music stage.

Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo is one of the mainstay of Singapore. Supplemented by thousands of endangered species make the kids would love to see the uniqueness of each animal that they had never seen before.At the night, you can enjoy a different atmosphere at the Night Zoo. Singapore Zoo also features a children's playground at Rainforest Kidzworld.

For a more fun game, you can ride to the animal-themed carousel. Also available activities pony horse rides for the kids. This horse ride will pass through the edge of the Rainforest Kidzworld, with a view of the beautiful Upper Seletar Dam.

Universal Studio Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore is located in the World Sentosa Resort, which is the Integrated Resort. This place has just opened officially in April 2010.

The place consists of 7 zones. You will experience a different feel in each zone: Madagascar, Far Far Away Castle from the world of Shrek, is the first in the world, The Lost World where you can find dinosaur world and Waterworld, Ancient Egypt - a world full of ancient Egyptian mummies , Sci-Fi - a futuristic city and the last two zones takes the theme of a famous city in America that is Hollywood and New York.

National Museum of Singapore

National Museum of Singapore is the oldest museum in Singapore's with the youngest spirit of innovation and the most innovative. Designed to be a public museum, the National Museum of Singapore introduces sophisticated and varied ways of presenting history to redefine conventional museum experience.

The museum is divided in two main sections: Singapore History Gallery and Singapore Living Galleries. Singapore Living Galleries are divided into four themes: Fashion, Food, Film, and Photography.

Little India

It is a remarkable place. You can find a lot of new things here. Start from stalls that selling fresh fruit and candy from India, through stalls selling clothes and shoes at so low price, you will be dizzy by the available choice.

One of the popular place is Mustafa Centre, four floors with all sorts of goods. At Mustafa Centre you can get the items at a cheaper price compared to other places. Not complete if you have not visited Tekka Centre in Buffalo Road, known as KK Market by the locals, is a bustling wet market and filled with vegetables, fish, meat, spices and fresh flowers. For souvenirs, look into the brass shop or any other small shops.

If you like Indian food, you can go to Serangoon Road. Along Serangoon Road you can find ready-made spice packets for fish, meat or vegetables, and can easily fit into your bags. If you want to buy jewelry, such as silver carvings, ornate dress, bracelet, cheap and colorful anklet, and other jewelry, you can also find it here.

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