A destination with rich cultural tapestry
A destination with rich cultural, vibrant contemporary arts and street life, and great food, the Lion City is a must to explore. Singapore a cosmopolitan city-state and the smallest country is now one of the world’s leading economic centres in shipping and banking. It is a shiny collection of high raised apartments and mesmerizing monuments. A person can never feel bored in a city which has so much to offer from beautiful beaches to delicious and cheap Chinese and Indian food to incredible tropical parks by the Malaysian border to shopping to fun theme parks, and a world-class zoo. It’s a place that you cannot skip to add to your bucket list.
Below is a list of few attractions you wouldn’t want to miss.
An airport people love
Singapore Changi Airport has been consistently voted the world’s best airport in both industry and consumer polls. There are unexpected highlights of this place like swimming pool, hawker-style food stalls, outdoor nature trail, movie theatre beauty, children’s play areas, reflexology centres, sleeping areas and massage chairs all over the place. The only airport where you wish your flights to get delayed.
Universal studio is one of the largest attraction to Singapore’s attraction. Universal Studios Singapore has seven themed sections with countless rides and shows, all related to major hit movies. Universal Studios at Resorts World Sentosa beckons with plenty rides, and none so hair-raising as Battlestar Galactica, the world’s tallest pair of duelling coasters that take the ride – and fear factor - to a whole new high. For children who do not meet the height restrictions, animated films such as Shrek and Steven Spielberg’s Lights! Camera! Action! are sure to please.
It includes a hotel, a mall with a canal running through it, the Art Science Museum, high-end luxury brands and the Marina Bay Sands Skypark - a vantage point for taking in the entire city. The tops of the hotel – The ship has the Skypark’s viewing deck and infinity pool, which only hotel guests have the access to it. From the skypark, you can see the port, innovative double helix bridge, the Gardens by the Bay, and the impressive skyline.
If you have ever been to China then the Chinatown in Singapore will take you back there. From the authentic Chinese food to the bright red lanterns to small mom-and-pop stores and, there are excitement and hustle in this district. Ironically, Chinatown is also where you’ll find Singapore’s oldest Hindu temple, Sri Mariamman, as well as Jamae Mosque, believed to be one of the oldest mosques in Singapore.
It is the world’s best rainforest zoo which is one impressive place. The facility is clean and inviting, the animals are well treated and with plenty of lush vegetation and habitat space. There are also zebras, a Komodo dragon, mole rats, meerkats, a large chimpanzee family, white tigers, kangaroos, and many other creatures. If the zoo doesn’t satisfy your need for getting close to wildlife, there’s also the Night Safari, River Safari (including a giant panda forest), and the Jurong Bird Park.