Places To Visit On A Trip To Singapore

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About Singapore

Singapore, an anglicisation of the Malay name Singapura, which means The Lion City, is located at the tip of the Malay Peninsula. This place has a tropical climate throughout the year, which helps support the green vegetation in and around the city-state. A beautiful blend of varied cultures and traditions, this place attracts a lot of footfall round the year. With its streets lined up with trees on both sides and a lot to admire, this place is one of the most clean, safe and hygienic place to be at.

Ideal For: Families, Friends
Why go there: Panoramic Views, Indoor Sky Diving, Night Safari and Adventure Activities
Trivia: The city is made up of 63 islands in total and is also known as “The Garden City”.
Best time to Visit: Feb to April, November to January

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So if you are planning a trip to Singapore, here’s a list of things you can do.

12. Lazarus Island

Located at a distance of a 15-minute boat ride from the Marina South Pier, Lazarus Island is a jaw-dropping, serene and clean place to visit. Away from the jam packed East Coast Park and other thronging beaches of Singapore, this place is one of the best offbeat destinations you can visit. This hidden gem is an ideal beach for people who love indulging in solitude. Oh! And it’s famous for Kite Flying too, make sure to carry yours.

Ideal For: Family and Friends | Groups
Why go there: Nature | Clean | Turquoise Waters
Best time to visit: February to April


11. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Operating since 2014, this wax museum is one of the best attractions of Singapore. The Seventh Asian branch of the Madame Tussauds chain of wax museums worldwide, this museum features many wax figures of notable people from the fields of movies, music, politics and sports. It also features life size wax replicas of various Marvel characters like Spider Man, Iron Man and Captain America.

Ideal for: Kids and Adults | Family | Friends
Why go there: Attractive Wax Statues
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
Timings: 10 AM – 6 PM (Monday – Friday) | 10 AM – 7:30 PM (Saturday – Sunday)


10. Underwater World

Observe the marine life right in front of you. Walk inside the 83m long tunnel and observe the exotic sea creatures swimming around you. Located in Santosa Island, this place is a must visit for all those who love to watch the marine life. This oceanarium is a home to sharks, corals, stingrays, sea fossils and other exquisite marine creatures. Experience the pink dolphins and fur seals performing gracefully and dancing to the rhythm of music.

Ideal for: Kids and Adults | Family | Friends
Why go there: Observing and photographing exotic sea creatures
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
Timings: 10 AM – 7 PM


9. Gardens by the Bay

Offering splendid views of the waterfront, this place is one of the hot picks of the tourists when it comes to being near greenery. Spread across 101 hectares of land, this place is divided into three major water-front areas – Bay East Garden, Bay Central Garden and Bay south Garden. Enjoy the colourful world of blossoms of different species and sizes.

Ideal for: Family | Friends | Couples | School Groups
Why go there: Observing and photographing beautiful flora
Best time to visit: June to December
Timings: 6 AM – 8:30 PM


8. Marina Bay

One of the main hang out spots in Singapore, Marina Bay is a main hub of Business, Commerce and Finance. Located close to this place are the Gardens by the Bay and Singapore Flyer. Overlooking the waterfront, this place is an amalgam of fine dine restaurants, shops and luxurious stays.

Ideal for: Family | Friends
Why go there: Shopping | Cultural Exploration
Best time to visit: Throughout the year


7. Night Safari Nocturnal Wildlife Park

Experience the thrilling world of nocturnal animals with Night Safari Nocturnal Wildlife Park. World’s first nocturnal zoo, this wildlife park opens its gates for the world at night. Once there, you may even spot the endangered Asian Elephants, Malayan Tapir and Malayan Tiger. A home to more than 2500 animals of 130+ species, this wildlife park is spread over a land of 35 hectares, where friendly creatures are allowed to roam freely while the fierce ones are kept behind the barriers. If you prefer exploring the zoo on wheels, there’s even a 35 minute tram ride that takes you across 7 geographical regions of the world.

Ideal for: Family | Friends | Animal Lovers
Why go there: Habitat Exploration | Spotting the animals
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
Entry Fee: S$47 (adults) | S$31 (kids)


6. Singapore Flyer

One of the most popular tourist destinations of Singapore, Singapore Flyer is the tallest ferris wheels in Asia, which can hold 28 passengers in 28 air conditioned capsules. From the height of 165m, Singapore Flyer offers you spectacular panoramic views the city below. You’re sure to get that adrenaline rush, once you get inside the cubicle.

Ideal for: Family | Friends | Groups
Why go there: Viewing the city below | Spectacular views of the horizon
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
Timings: 8:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Entry Fee: SGD 33 (adults) | SGD 24 (seniors) | SGD 21 (kids)


5. S.E.A Aquarium

With sprawling sea life as its main attraction, this place houses more than 100000 species of aquatic animals. This Open Ocean Habitat built within the Sentosa Resorts World is one of the most loved tourist attraction where you can spot squadrons, leopard sharks, scalloped hammerhead shark and many big and small fishes swimming in the waters.

Ideal for: Family | Friends | Groups
Why go there: Observing and photographing exotic sea creatures
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
Timings: 8:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Entry Fee: SGD 39 (adults age 13 – 59 yrs.) | SGD 29 (seniors age 60+ yrs.) | SGD 29 (kids age 4 – 12yrs.)


4. Little India

A home away from home, Little India looks and feels like India. Located at Serangoon Road, Mini India showcases the vibrant and traditional Indian culture. One of the main highlight of this place is the food available here and its closeness to the Indian cuisine, North Indian and South Indian dishes. The place also has some Hindu temples that showcase the religious side of India. Otherwise, this place is also famous for its traditional saree shops and jewelery stores.

Ideal for: Family | Friends
Why go there: Exploring the Indian Culture | Shopping | Dining
Best time to visit: October – November (Deepavali celebrations) | Mid-January (Pongal Celebrations)


3. Bugis Junction

An amalgam of multiple shopping hubs, fine-dine restaurants and café’s this place is one of the cheapest and biggest street to buy exquisite and traditional products of Singapore. Lay your hands on some cool stuff, clothes, accessories, cosmetics and electronics or eat some drool-worthy street food.

Ideal for: Family | Friends | Shopaholics
Why go there: Shopping | Dining
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
Timings: 11 AM – 11 PM


2. Changi Beach

Located in the northern zone of Changi (eastern part of Singapore), this beach supports a beautiful stretch of 3.3km. Enjoy long walks on this beach, experience fishing, watch the airplanes landing or get mesmerized by the sunrise and sunset. Camping with friends here can be fun.

Ideal for: Family | Friends | Solo
Why go there: Relaxing atmosphere | Mesmerizing views
Best time to visit: June – August


1. Universal Studios, Singapore

A fun-filled park, themed around Hollywood Movies, this place derives its name from the famous production house Universal Pictures, one of the oldest American film studios. Journey through the ancient Egypt full of mummies or ride on the sci-fi transformers ride. This park is famous for its uniquely designed 7 theme zones and 24 adrenaline activating rides.

Ideal for: Family | Friends | Kids
Why go there: Spend fun time exploring the Theme Park
Best time to visit: Throughout the year

Happy Travelling!


Other Places to visit include

  1. Chinatown
  2. Adventure cove Waterpark
  3. Tiger Sky Tower
  4. Changi Chapel & Museum
  5. National Gallery Singapore
  6. Arab Street
  7. Sri Mariamman Temple

How to Reach Singapore

Flight

Nearest Airport: Changi Airport, Singapore

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Where to stay in Singapore

RedDoorz Plus | InterContinental Singapore | Radisson Blu

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Hidden Gems

  • Pay a visit to the Former Queen’s Theatre, a hot favorite among the old day Singaporeans.
  • Spot the ruins of Syonan Jinja, a Japanese Shinto shrine.

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A curious shutterbug, Niharika has a penchant for all things new. An ardent animal lover and a literature enthusiast, she loves writing fiction and creating her own world of words. Apart from her pure love for Maggi, her perseverance for doing things her way is something that defines her persona. She’s often found around the greens, gazing at the sky or cherishing music while at work.

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