The Best 5 Places To Visit In Singapore
Singapore is a city bursting with things to do and see. Most people immediately notice the Merlion, the symbol of the city and are quick to visit the Singapore Flyer and Marina Bay Sands Skypark where they can take in the breathtaking views of the city. Singapore is also a land of contrasts. Visitors can sample the cultural diversity offered by Little India and Chinatown, both popular shopping and dining spots. For a bit more luxury, guests can sip a Singapore Sling in the Raffle’s Hotel bar or dine at one of the incredible restaurants in Clarke Quay. It’s not easy choosing the best 5 places to visit in Singapore, but we believe we’ve picked the top five.
Universal Studios Singapore
This was Southeast Asia’s first amusement park of this size and kind. Featuring more than 20 attractions, the park offers several themed zones including Ancient Egypt, the Lost World, Madagascar, Hollywood, New York and Far Far Away. Rides include five roller coasters and two water-rides. Two of the rolling coasters compete for the title of “world’s largest”. There are also smaller roller coasters and a merry-go-round for young children.
This is a special place offering unique guest experiences like breakfast with the orangutans and the Rainforest Kidzworld. The zoo has almost two million visitors every year. Animals enjoy free-ranging habitats and there are very few cages anywhere in the zoo. The zoo is known for its collection of rare animals. The Singapore Night Safari is another zoo attraction that provides guests an upfront and personal look at the nocturnal lives of the animals. Visitors will see more than 1,000 animals and visit 59 exhibits. There are trams and walking trails that connect all eight regions. Guests can view both rare and endangered species including the greater one-horned rhinoceros, the Himalayan griffon vulture, gazelles, wildebeests, the gaur or wild cattle of Burma and giant anteaters.
This is one of the primary focal points of the city. The Marina Bay Sands complex is a $5.5 billion project that offers guests many attractions including a Casino, a Science Museum, and a multitude of dining, shopping and nightlife options. The area is home to several of the most iconic skyscrapers, hotels, and attractions in Singapore. There is a spectacular light show every evening at 8:00 PM.
No trip to Singapore would be complete without a stop at the world-famous Raffles Hotel. Guests enjoy the ultimate in luxury. The hotel offers more than 40 stores and boutiques and famous guests have included Queen Elizabeth II, Elizabeth Taylor, and Michael Jackson. The Raffles Bar is where the Singapore Sling was first invented.
Gardens By The Bay
Located in the bay area of Singapore, Gardens by the Bay is a beautiful and futuristic park. Guests can walk above gorgeous gardens using the Supertree skywalk or visit seashell-shaped greenhouses and admire the hundreds of plants and trees. The entire park is more than 250 acres, all of it reclaimed from the Singapore Bay.
Visiting Singapore is always a great experience. Be sure to add these best 5 places to visit in Singapore to your itinerary.