Singapore is small in size but big in business and reputation. Selecting the top tourist attractions in Singapore could be tough indeed. The entire country mesmerizes its visitors. However, there are some man made and natural spots that do score above others in the country. A city as small as Singapore can be toured in just three days, many would say, but to see all the highlights and get beneath the skin of this charming place definitely warrants a longer stay. A tour planned around the major districts allows one to appreciate its history, people and rich cultural diversity in an optimal period of time. If you are planning to visit this charming country during the holiday season, be sure to book hotels in Singapore in advance for your convenience as most of the Singapore hotels are packed during the holidays. Here is the best of Singapore not to be missed.
1. Clarke Quay and Boat Quay
Clubs, pubs, restaurants, music and crowd characterise both Clarke Quay and Boat Quay. The two spots on the Singapore River are of historic significance and are frequented by builders, young executives, couples and foreigners.
2. Little India Singapore
It is the place that closely resembles India. It is full of stalls of extensive varieties of clothes, fresh fruits, shoes and sweets that are sold at such cheap prices that visitors are left puzzled about what to buy and what to leave.
3. Marina Bay Sands
It is resort at Marina Bay and complete with facilities. Hotels, casinos, restaurants, clubs, shops and everything that a tourist can expect in a modern city can be found in Marina Bay Sands.
4. National Museum of Singapore
It is the oldest museum in Singapore and typifies the spirit of innovations of the youngest and the most innovative. It redefines the conventional museum experience with sophistication. Besides exhibitions or artefacts, vibrant and challenging events along with festivals enhance the cultural creativity.
5. Singapore Botanic Gardens
Amid the alarming extinction of plant diversity in the country, Singapore Botanic Gardens is doing well to sustain fair collection of plant species. With green-peace and the Swan Lake, it is one of the popular tourist attractions in Singapore.
6. Singapore Flight Experience
It is a simulation of the cockpit of a Boeing 737 NG for visitors’ experience. An experienced instructor guides visitors through all the technicalities of aviation. The simulation offers full 180° of view, very similar cockpit sound and contains a databank of over 20,000 airports in the World.
7. Singapore Flyer
With its highest vertical point at 165m above the ground, Singapore flyer is the largest Ferris wheel in the World. It is has numerous shops and eateries, an outdoor theatre and is surrounded by lush tropical forest.
8. Singapore Science Centre
It is among the popular places in Singapore, especially for the enthusiasts of science and technology. There are more than 850 interactive arrangements that illustrate the wonders of science to the visitors. It also houses an Omni Theatre.
9. Singapore Zoo
It is famous because of the many interesting features such as rare animals, Night Safari, Rainforest Kidzworld and wildlife themed parks.
10.Universal Studios Singapore
It is divided into seven zones – Ancient Egypt with ancient Egyptian mummies, Hollywood, Madagascar, New York, Shrek’s The Palace of Far Far Away, the futuristic city Sci-Fi, The Lost World that features dinosaurs and Water World. These themed zones make Universal Studios Singapore among the top 10 tourist attractions in Singapore.
Singapore is among the popular destinations on the travel map today. It features several other hotspots which are ideal for tourists from across the planet.