Singapore, formerly a British colony, is a modern city-state in Southeast Asia! The city was founded as a trading post almost 200 years ago. Today, Singapore is one of the most densely populated and modern cities in the world! With a population of just 5.5 million people, Singapore became one of the prosperous cities in the world and one of the Four Asian Tigers!
Great skyscrapers, modern infrastructure, unique mix between East and West cultures, tasty food, thrilling nightlife and good shopping
WHERE TO GO IN SINGAPORE?
Perhaps not everyone knows the fact that Singapore is often called the Garden City! The National Orchid Garden is one of the reasons! The orchid garden is located within 74-hectare botanical garden called the Singapore Botanic Gardens and this is the main attraction there. The National Orchid Garden features an incredible collection of more than 1000 species and 2000 hybrids of orchids. It is the largest orchid display with over 60000 plants and orchids!
Opening hours: 8:30 – 19:00 (last admission 18:00)
Entry fee: up to 5$
Universal Studios Singapore
Experience the thrilling world of excitement in the unique theme park! Universal Studios Singapore is the first and only amusement park in Southeast Asia. It features 24 movie-themed attractions, 8 of the them are unique, specially designed only for Universal Studios Singapore. The theme park is divided into 7 different themed zones. In addition, there are more than 30 restaurants and food carts. This is an amazing place to have a great time for both adults and children!
The largest ethnic enclave in Singapore is Chinatown. The district has significant historical and cultural value for Singapore’s Chinese, the largest ethnic group in Singapore. Some parts of the enclave have been declared national heritage site that are intended for conservation.
Chinatown is composed of five parts where you can enjoy museums, shopping and a great variety of food. This place is proud of its heritage and it is a sharp contrast to the rest of Singapore!
Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay is one of the greatest attractions in Singapore. To be exact, it is a complex of 3 waterfront gardens and the overall area is 101 hectares. The gardens are a part of a project by Singapore government to improve the quality of life in Singapore by making the city greener. It is intended to become a national icon, something like the Eiffel Tower in France.
Some call Gardens by the Bay the most beautiful Singapore’s masterpiece. In addition, it received many international awards, so it is worth a visit!
Entry fee: up to 28$
You have a great opportunity to visit the Singapore Zoo. The zoo is a popular attraction and it is visited by more than 1.5 million people annually. The zoo occupies 28 hectares and there are more than 2530 animals! There are about 315 species, some of them are considered endangered species. The Singapore Zoo is one of the most beautiful wildlife parks where animals are kept in landscaped enclosures with boundaries conceived to look as natural as possible. Also, check the Night Safari, the first nocturnal zoo in the world which is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Singapore!
Opening hours: 8:30 – 18:00
Entry fee: up to 32$
You can enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Singapore from the second tallest observation wheel in the world! The Singapore Flyer is located in Marina Bay, which is one of the most amazing places in the city! Step in one of the 28 glass capsules and enjoy your 30-minute flight! This unique observation wheel takes you 165 meters above ground and offers 360-degree views in every direction. From your capsule you will experience the amazing panoramic views of Singapore and with a bit of luck you can even spot parts of Malaysia and Indonesia!
Opening hours: 8:30 – 22:30 (last admission 22:15)
Price: up to 25$