Despite its size, Singapore has a lot of Tourist Attractions to offer. How do you want to spend your vacation? Whether you want it to be educational, adventurous, or relaxing, you can find what you’re looking for in this vibrant city state.
The Singapore Flyer is the world’s biggest observation wheel. It stands a towering height of 165 meters and is located along Raffles Avenue in Marina Bay. It is within walking distance from Marina Bay Sands, the Esplanade, Suntec City and is a short distance away from Gardens by the Bay.
The observation wheel is strategically located to give guests a stunning view of the Singapore skyline. If you want to take the experience to a whole new level, go for Sky Dining. It offers lunch, high tea, dinner, and cocktails on board the capsule with a full butler service. On special occasions such as Valentine’s Day, the menu is prepared by celebrity chefs.
The ArtScience Museum is located in the bayfront area of Marina Bay Sands. This new museum has hosted internationally traveled exhibits such as “Harry Potter – the Exhibition” and “Andy Warhol – 15 Minutes”. It has three galleries for visitors to explore: Inspiration, Expression, and Curiosity. It showcases how art and science shapes culture and is ideal for couples and mature travelers.
The Merlion is Singapore’s mascot and icon. It is a mystical creature with a lion’s head and body of a fish. There are 5 authorized Merlion statues and the most popular stands in the Merlion Park facing the marina bay waterfront. The Singapore icon is featured prominently in souvenir items, post cards, and tourism catalogues. The Merlion Park is walking distance from the Esplanade Theatre, Clarke Quay and Boat Quay and is situated across Marina Bay Sands.
Gardens by the Bay is one of the newest tourist attractions in Singapore that consists of three bay front gardens – the South, East, and Central bays. It is a “city in a garden” with attractions such as the Cloud Forest, Flower Dome, Supertree Grove, Dragonfly and Kingfisher Lake, Heritage Gardens, Bay East Garden, and World of Plants. Admission to the Outdoor gardens is free and you and your family can enjoy the beautiful display of different species of flowers and plants. If you want to see wild and exotic plants from different regions of the planets, you can visit the conservatories for as low as $8. You can also check out the OCBC Skyway where you can see different tree species from above for as low as $3-5.
Sentosa Island is aptly called Asia’s playground for all the activities you can enjoy. The 500-hectare tourist destination offers rainforest retreats, white sand beaches, resort accommodations, spas, and themed attractions. If you want to enjoy a drink or two by the beach, there are a lot of restaurants with chairs and tables lined along the coastline. Some of the most popular attractions include the underwater world, the mega zip adventure, luge and skyride, and over 30 more attractions. Resorts World Sentosa is also located in Sentosa Island and houses 6 hotels – Crockfords Tower, Hotel Michael, Hard Rock Hotel, Festive Hotel, Equarius, Beach Villa, a casino, the Maritime Experiential Museum, Marine Life Park, Festive Walk, and Universal Studios which is a full day of fun in itself!
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