Singapore is a small city with many contrasts. It contains various attractive sites that include historical sites, parks, and roads to cultural foods. Singapore has a variety of things you can explore while on your visit.
Below are the 10 things to do in Singapore
1. Tour Orchard road
This is the main shopping area in Singapore. The orchard road is about 2.2 kilometers, and along the road, there are various shopping and entertainment venues. This road creates the heart of Singapore, and by walking along the road, one can experience the glamorous and glitzy of Singapore. There are numerous lighting and decoration that are put along the road, making the place sparkling. There are also shopping malls, hotels, and restaurants.
2. Marina Bay waterfront promenade
This is a recreational area that is about 3.5 kilometers long. It contains breeze shelters that contain motion sensor fans that are used to provide a cooling effect to visitors who may have been walking around the bay. It also contains mist sprays that provide a cooling breeze. It’s also used as a viewing area for events.
3. Botanic garden
This botanic garden is located on the west side of the orchard road, and it’s famous for its lush vegetation, themed garden, well-tended lawns, and tranquil lakes. Next to the orchard garden is ginger garden which contains about 250 species of the ginger family.
4. Singapore Zoo
This zoo is found along the Great Rift Valley, and it inhabits various wild animals including baboons, Nubian ibexes, mongooses, lions, cheater, giraffes, leopard, zebras, and even the white tiger.
5. Fort Canning Park
This is a gorgeous hilly topped green space park with a historical museum. It’s found in the middle of Singapore city. The park is used for outdoor events.
6. Raffles hotel
This is the most famous hotel in Singapore which contains tropical gardens, boutiques, raffle bar, and illustrious history. The hotel is also known for its sling which include a pink mix of Cointreau, lime juice, pineapple juice, grenadine, and cherry liquor.
7. Hawker center
This is the best food court that serves street food ranging from snacks to full meal in Singapore. The place is always full and thus to avoid any inconvenience you would instead book earlier in advance.
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8. River cruise
This is a great site to visit at night. The cruise run between 15-20 minutes and one can see the scenic feature of marina bay and Clarke Quay and commentary for entertainment at the background.
9. Trying best cuisines
Singapore cuisines are based on Chinese, Malaysian, Indian and Indonesian culture. Some of the best foods to try out when in Singapore include; pork rib soup, wanton wee, fried carrot cake, dim sum, soft boiled eggs and kaya toast, crabs which can be peppered or put chill among other delicious dishes.
10. Visit China town
You can also visit China town to learn about Chinese culture and also visit scenic features such as temples, traditional wet markets, and shophouses around the town.
There are many more things that one can do while in Singapore and place one can visit. The attractive sites can suit both the rich and the simpler visitors, making Singapore a great place to visit.