Wonderful world of Singapore!...
Posted on 07 November 2018
Singapore is a melting-pot of many cultures and exhibits. Singapore tells a very successful story of how a small island had managed to transform into a powerful but beautiful state. Singapore is a must-visit for anyone who is coming into Southeast Asia. Here is our top 10 list of the best attractions in Singapore!
#1. National Museum of Singapore
This is Singapore’s largest museum. Housing two main galleries: Singapore Living Galleries with makes exhibitions on culture, food, photography, film, and fashion; and the History Gallery, which tells the story of the island’s history dating from the 14th century.
#2. ArtScience Museum
Blending the worlds of art and science in a carefully designed and curated exhibit, the ArtScience Museum is a perfect place to learn and experience something totally unique. It has just recently revamped their now permanent Future World exhibition, where visitors can explore an interactive high-tech collection of digital installations.
#3. Fort Canning
Fort Canning is placed right at the very heart and centre of the island. The place played a significant role in the history of Singapore - this was where Sir Stamford Raffles built his first home on Fort Canning hill. During the second world war, it had served as the headquarters for the British Army and was later occupied by the Japanese during their occupation of Singapore.
#4. Gardens by the Bay
This relaxing, modern and recognisable garden has become a landmark staple in Singaporean tourism. It is known for its extraordinary landscape, namely the SuperTree Grove featuring 18 vertical gardens that reach a height of 16 whole stories! Other attractions include the two conservatory domes, the OCBC Skywalk and Marina Barrage.
#5. St. John’s and Lazarus Island
If you’re looking to explore a stunning island nearby Singapore that offers the very best scenery, crystal clear waters and golden sand, you’ll want to pay a visit to St. John’s and Lazarus Island. To get here, you must do abit of planning ahead. There are scheduled ferries from Marina South Pier that will take 30 minutes to get to the island. There are no stores there so bring your water, snacks and sunscreen to last you the whole day. Have a swim, relax and enjoy the beautiful Singaporean island because it is truly one of the most appealing in the whole of Southeast Asia!
#6. Singapore Zoo
Famous for its ‘open’ zoo model, the Singapore Zoo is designed so that many of the animals are kept in massive enclosures that are surrounded by moats and other relatively noninvasive barriers. The zoo is home to over 300 animal species, 15% of which are classified as rare and critically threatened.
#7. Night Safari
The Night Safari gives its explorers a peek into the world of awe-inspiring creatures of the night - with over 2500 animals for you to. Boasting creativity and innovation, It is no wonder that this world’s first nocturnal wildlife park is a 13-time winner of the Best Attraction category awarded by Singapore Tourism Board.
Many of Night Safari’s own beloved animals are indigenous to Singapore. They include the endangered Asian Elephants, Malayan Tapirs, and Malayan Tigers. The animals live in the massive 35-hectare rainforest: adorable animals such as deer roam freely around the safari, while the predators like leopards are kept in enclosures. During your visit, make sure you get up close with the Malayan Megabats and Flying Squirrels, or at least say hello to the Kangaroos along the Wallaby Trail!
#8. Universal Studios Singapore
As Southeast Asia’s first movie-themed park, Universal Studios Singapore offers a slew of exciting attractions, including 24 movie-themed rides, a festive walk, water park, marine life park and maritime experiential museum and aquarium. Opened in 2011 with director Steven Spielberg as a creative consultant, the kid-friendly park takes inspiration from some of Hollywood’s biggest hits, including Transformers, The Lost World, and Madagascar. Make the most of your day in the park by picking up a Studio Guide and daily schedule at the entrance, and note any not-to-miss shows or meet-and-greets.
#9. Adventure Cove Waterpark
Promising endless splashes of fun, at Adventure Cove Waterpark - you can take high-speed water slides, laze the day away drifting on a lazy river, snorkel with 20,000 tropical fish over a colourful reef, wade among rays and even come face to face with sharks!
#10. Marina Bay Sands Observation Deck
Have a wonderful refreshment whilst enjoying uninterrupted views of the busy city while you're 200 meters above the ground, where your eyes will be treated to some the city's very best sights, including tourist attractions like Gardens by the Bay and Supertree Grove, stretching all the way out to Singapore Strait. Be prepare to be amazed as you watch the sun setting at dusk, painting the clear skies with bright splashes of colors, then stare at the twinkling lights shining from the surrounding skyscrapers.
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