Singapore is a veritable buffet of culture and style with a host of things to do and see. It is little wonder that 40% of the current population are not originally from Singapore. From indoor and outdoor activities, you will never get bored with this country. We have created the top 10 things to do when visiting Singapore for all types of people whether you are travelling with kids or solo, this is the perfect place for all types of fun.
1. Jewel Changi Airport
From the moment you arrive in Singapore the excitement starts, with Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport housing the world’s tallest indoor waterfall surrounded by natural plants. It also houses many leading retailers, entertainment and delicious restaurants. This place is a must-see and will make your trip to Singapore memorable. Don’t forget to check out the various place that offer cheap and free parking to avoid the hassle of wasting time in trying to find parking.
2. The Singapore Zoo
Second we have is the Singapore Zoo which houses more than 300 species of animals. It’s a great place to take out your family, with 28 hectares of land to cover. When visiting the zoo you may need to prioritise the different enclosures to see, or you may need to spend the whole day there, literally. You can see all the animals living in their natural like habitat with heaps of space, giving the rainforest effect.
3. Haw Par Villa
If you are looking to explore Singapore’s diverse culture, then Haw Par Villa is the place to go. The exquisite statues and diorama’s tell stories and showcase historical Chinese traditions and religious beliefs. The tourist attraction was first built in 1937 and was previously known as the “Tiger Balm Garden” dedicated to the Chinese medical ointment used widely in Asia. The entry to see the one of a kind statues covered in beautiful colours are completely free which is a great way to travel in a budget.
4. Gardens by the Bay
This place can be compared to heaven for horticulturalists and nature enthusiasts. The garden houses 3 various sections, spanning over 101 hectares. The place is divided into south, east and central. The Flower dome located in the south part of the garden is covered in flowers and plants that are thousands of years old. The flower dome is the largest area of the Garden and even broke the Guinness World Record in 2015 as the world’s largest Glass Greenhouse.
The second area is called Floral Fantasy and that place fits its name with hundreds of flowers in various colours. This area is literally a floral realm with flowers that are themed to tell fairy tale stories.
The last section is called Cloud Forest. This is due to its misty feel of being up in the clouds, surrounded by enormous trees and moss. Take a walk on one of the exquisite aerial walkways that lead to the top of the mountain and near the giant waterfall that overlooks the rare and unique vegetation.
The views throughout the Gardens by the Bay are spectacular and it continues on as you exit the place. Once you exit right next to the place you will be able to see one of the most well known places in Singapore which is called Supertree Grove. The vertical garden contains the supertrees which are as long as 50 metres and overlook Marina Bay. The garden is a towering show of shadows in the day and settle into a light and musical show at night.
5. Universal Studios Singapore
If you are looking for a thrilling and adrenaline pumping activity, then the Universal Studios in Singapore is the place to be. It is Southeast Asia’s only universal themed park and has 34 rides accommodating to all age groups. Spend the whole day looking at shows, attractions and trying out all the different rides they have to offer.
This concludes the list of some of the top 5 attractions that can make your Singapore experience memorable. Singapore is filled with an endless amount of interesting and stunning views that will never make you bored. Whether you are travelling with a family, solo or some friends, this country is able to cater to all your adventurous needs.