Top attractions in Singapore
Top sights in Singapore
Despite its relatively small size, the island of Singapore is jam-packed with attractions and activities. Whatever your preference, the choice is truly overwhelming, so here's a selection of the city's highlights to help you make the most of your visit.
Even the most seasoned theme park afficionado will be amazed by Singapore's Universal Studios. Make sure to get the priority pass to enjoy every one of the park's numerous rides.
This world-famous bird park fully deserves its stellar reputation. The breathtaking aviaries are spread over 50 acres, housing an absolutely mindboggling variety of bird species.
The historic former market is now primarily a food center. An architectural marvel, it's a great place to taste a wide variety of cheap food options in a picturesque environment.
Singapore's Botanic Gardens stretch over 183 acres and are simply spectacular, featuring perfectly kept trees, plants and flowers of all kinds. Incredibly, entry is free of charge.
This wonderful aquarium is home to over 2,500 underwater creatures. Top amongst its highlights is the 83-meter-long tunnel, allowing guests to see the marine spectacle from below.
One of the city's most popular attractions, the Night Safari is a night-time zoo, offering visitors the extraordinary opportunity of witnessing the life of nocturnal creatures.
With a height of 165 meters, the Singapore Flyer is the world's second largest ferris wheel. Jump aboard one of its capsules and take in the glorious views from the top.
This zoo deservedly ranks amongst the best in the world. The animals are kept in stunning enclosures resembling their natural habitat—even the polar bears are made to feel at home!
Amongst Singapore's many highlights, food ranks very highly. However, the best meals are not necessarily found in the many restaurants, but out on the streets, where the local population eats. Visit any of the city's numerous hawker centers and take your pick from one of the many stalls offering cuisine from all over Asia. Not only will the food be delicious, but you won't believe how little it costs!
Singapore boasts a large variety of cultures, many of which have specific and sometimes strict social customs. While a certain level of ignorance is tolerated in tourists, if you're invited to dinner or to someone's house, it's good to inform yourself about proper cultural etiquette in order to avoid offending your hosts.
Though Singapore's weather is hot all year around, the air-conditioning is kept at very high levels indoors. It's a good idea to carry a sweater with you, as visitors unaccustomed to the air-conditioning can easily catch a cold from the frequent temperature jumps.
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- The tropical weather stays in the 80s year round, so when planning your visit, just try to avoid national holidays when prices will rise.
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What people are saying about Singapore
Holden our guide was brilliant and fun! He sharedhis historical and cultural knowledge with us as well as tips for cool bars, restaurants and visits to do in the next few days. Fascinating sights and insights, we really enjoyed ourselves. The local snacks and refreshments were yummy and oh-so refreshing which were so welcomed. Thanks Holden for sharing your passion and love for this incredible country. Expect to see Singapore from a very different angle, even if it’s not your first trip in the Lion City. Very shiock!
Great place to visit and fantastic guides. We booked the visit with the meal included as we where not sure what time the trip finished. The meal was great brilliant choice of food from a wide selection. We where left to do what we wanted to do after the train ride which was great.
This bike tour basically bring you around the whole city, where most of the bike tour around the world only show you parts of the city. Guide is very informative giving many useful informations. Do this, you won't regret.
Great tour, really informative, interesting, and so evocative to stand where the decisions were actually made. Horace was a great tour guide and he really made the whole experience come alive. Totally recommend this tour!
Great trip around the city revealing places we would not of come across . Holden our guide was very polite and friendly and knew a lot of the history about Singapore.. A trip definitely worth doing .