Top 10 Things to do in Singapore

Are you traveling to Singapore? Here’s a list of our favorite attractions and the top 10 things to do in Singapore as a tourist!

Singapore is a haven and meeting place for business travelers around the world, and flying first class with Singapore Airlines is probably the most comfortable way to get there. You can fly to Singapore from various destinations around the world, ranging from Europe to the US as well as Oceania. 

There are lots of things to do and beautiful places that you should add to your Singapore itinerary. To make the most of your trip, these tips are a great start to enjoy Singapore. 

Marina Bay Sands

The world’s most expensive casino, also known as “Las Vegas of Singapore,” you’ll find inside Marina Bay Sands. In addition to the casino, you can also go shopping in Marina Bay Sands shopping mall, visit museums, dine at restaurants and much more. Marina Bay Sands is a must among the top things to do in Singapore.

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Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore is the newest addition to Singapore’s amazing collection of attractions. This theme park opened in 2010 and today has seven themed sections for you to explore. Come here and go for fun rides and see different kinds of performances inspired by famous movies.

Visit Hollywood Boulevard, Sci-Fi City (with amazing roller coasters), Ancient Egypt, and the lost world that offers a ride through Jurassic Park.

Singapore Flyer

A giant Ferris wheel with a height of 165 meters. When the Ferris wheel opened in 2008, this was the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. From here, you’ll be able to see one of the best views of Singapore.

Clarke Quay

In the late 1900s, Clarke Quay was one of Singapore’s commercial centers, and today it’s one of the most lively and popular areas in Singapore. Here you can dine at trendy restaurants, have a look in unique shops, and when then sun goes down, you’ll find a couple of places that are perfect for you and your friends to hang out at.

Orchard Road

A must is to visit the main shopping street in Singapore, which is frequently visited by both tourists and locals. Along Orchard Road lies several shopping centers, nightclubs, restaurants, cafes, and hotels. It’s also here the president’s official residence is located.

The Christmas decorations on Orchard Road is known worldwide and is something extraordinary.

Gardens by the Bay

One of Singapore’s newer tourist attractions is Gardens by the Bay, also known as “Avatar of Singapore.” This is probably the closest you can get to Avatar on earth. In addition to its “supertrees,” the park is also home to exotic flora and fauna.

If you only have one day in Singapore make sure to not miss out on a visit to Gardens by the Bay. Visiting the free light show here is one of the best free things to do in Singapore!

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple

This beautiful temple is located in the Chinatown district and has an architecture of the Tang Dynasty style. The temple is home to a relic of Buddha, and it’s said that the relic was found in a collapsed stupa in Myanmar in 1980.

Today, the temple is one of Chinatown’s most popular attractions.

Food Market

Singapore has probably Asia’s biggest selection of food, and here you can find dishes from all over the world, especially from countries in Asia. Going to the famous food market in town is a must since it’s one of the best things to do in Singapore. Come here to try local specialties or other dishes from all over the world that you’re craving.

Chinatown and Little India

Chinatown is a popular and classic sight in town, but it’s really nothing special. However, Chinatown is always Chinatown, and it’s always fun to wander around and have a look in all shops. Little India is similar to Chinatown, but with Indian merchandise and food. Chinatown and Little India are located next to each other, and here you can spend a couple of hours for shopping and food.

Visit a Nature Reserve

Singapore previously had a large area of tropical rainforest; unfortunately, much of the rainforest have been devastated by the years. Luckily, there are still some parts left.

Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and MacRitchie Reservoir Park is no longer home to tigers, but are today sanctuaries for animals to escape the city life. In these sanctuaries, you can see different kinds of birds, monkeys, and lizards.

Also read: See what you can do when visiting Singapore for 2 days


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