Originally posted on April 11, 2020 @ 8:12 am
10 places in Singapore that cannot leave without visiting
From a super adventure vacation to just a short getaway with your family, a romantic honeymoon to a summer break with your little ones, the Lion city has it all and has for all. There’s no nation like Singapore, would be the feeling once you’re back after exploring this beautiful island and these top places you cannot leave without visiting in Singapore!
- Gardens by the bay
With its 101 hectares of lush green flora, housing more than 2,17,000 plants from all around the world, it is Singapore’s largest manmade green jewel. Explore the spectacular 160-ft high Supertrees, Cloud Forest, Flower Dome, and the world’s highest indoor waterfall here. Doesn’t matter if you interested in the architecture, high-tech technology, or the beautiful flower arrangements, a visit to the Gardens by the Bay should be on your Singapore itinerary irrespective of your age.
Pro tip: Do schedule your visit to Gardens by the bay sometime in the evening to experience the fabulous light show which happens between 7:45 pm & 8:45 pm daily with admissions absolutely free of cost.
- Sentosa island
- An island that has something for everybody, from toddlers, kids, adults, families, friends or colleagues, Sentosa is a must-visit. With over 32 themed attractions, 100 Culinary delights, shopping centres, award-winning spas, sandy beaches, and top resorts, ideally, a day would not be sufficient to explore the island to its entirety. So pre-plan the visit by choosing your favourites amongst them or book your stay for the night on the island and enjoy special freebies and complimentary access, the choice is all yours!
- Night safari
With around 2500 resident animals including the Malayan Tiger, the famous night safari opens its corridor post dusk fall and promises an exciting experience. Ride through the homes of many jungle animals on the tram and experience the thrill while seeing them in real, right next to you (literally). For the lionhearted, there are four walking trails created within the jungle where you can see the animals not seen along the tram route. Don’t worry, you’ll always be protected with the safari expert.
- Singapore flyer
Towering 165 meters above the sea, the Singapore Flyer offers a visual feast of iconic and historical landmarks including the Marina Bay, Merlin Park, Singapore River, raffles place, etc and panoramic views of the city around Singapore. This giant Ferris wheel experience can be made a very special one with its new offerings and upgrades. For example, the Sky dining comes with a 4-course meal, in-flight host, and splendid skyline views in the comfort of a spacious capsule.
Sure enough that you all had come across this mythical creature with a lion’s head and the body of a fish. Yes, that’s the famous landmark of Singapore – The Merlion Park, a major tourist attraction, located near Fullerton, Singapore, near the Central Business District. Climb up to the highest point in the tower, that is the Merlion’s mouth, you get to enjoy unobstructed panoramic views for just S$8 and don’t forget to take some merlion souvenirs with you back!
- Universal studios
From the ultimate 3D transformers rides to the roller coaster rides touring around the ancient Egyptian mummies, virtual shows, rhythmic street entertainment, spectacular Live stunts the Universal Studios is the perfect paradise for thrill-seekers. And when it comes to shop and dine – you’ll be spoilt with choices. This should definitely be on your list if you’re looking to add in some adventure to your trip.
- Marina bay sands
How about floating in the world’s largest rooftop Infinity Pool, while enjoying the spectacular city-skyline from the 57th level? The Marina Bay Sands SkyPark is the perfect venue if you want to sit back and experience an unforgettable sunset between the clouds of this tropical harbour. Apart from this, it houses one of the world’s largest casinos with over 500 tables and 2,000 slot machines. All in all, The Marina bay sands is majestic in its true sense.
- Orchard road
Whether you are looking for some luxury fashion or hunting for some discount outlets, The Orchard Road is where you will find them all with boutiques and departmental stores too. Located right in the centre of Singapore, making it a perfect stop for all kinds of shoppers and it’s very much known as Singapore’s retail heart.
- Clarke Quay
If you are someone you would like some culinary adventure, Clarke Quay is the place! With a cluster of bars and cafes beautifully lined along sides of the river, this place can guarantee you happy moments. The place gets livelier after sunset, making it a hotspot for parties and offers some great nightlife in the city. Besides this, you can also take a boat ride along the river, especially during the evenings when all the colourful lights illuminate the buildings, making it one of the best places to see in Singapore.
- Jurong bird park
One of the most celebrated family spots of Singapore, the Jurong bird park is also Asia’s largest one, featuring more than 5000 birds representing more than 250 bird species. African Penguin, Black-winged Myna, Great Blue Turaco, Blue Crowned Laughing Thrush, Great Hornbill, and King Penguin are some of the species found here. It is known for the entertaining shows and events it hosts for its visitors including wildlife tours, birds interaction sessions, birds feeding, kids play section and camping. If you are there, you should definitely have lunch with the birds, where you can not only lick your favourite food while having an Avian species display their natural skills and talents.
I’m sure you’re all excited to explore the beauty that Singapore is and are all set to strike a check against all these amazing places on your travel list. Since planning a vacation is no mean feat, and largely time-consuming, come to rescue travel companies like Yatra.com and Pickyourtrail who offer many Singapore packages which can be completely customized to suit your preferences and give you a travel experience to cherish for a lifetime! So hurry up and book your package now!