Singapore is a famous tourist destination in Southeast Asia. Singapore is a mix of old and new, historic and modern. Coming to Singapore, you can both explore attractive street food, admire the impressive architecture, and walk comfortably in front of the shopping centers that gather all the famous brands in the world. So Singapore is perfect for both those who love to explore and travel to shop. Not to mention Vietnamese people do not need a visa when coming to Singapore, too ideal, right?
Not only is there so much to do, see and love in Singapore, the city is also extremely photogenic. If you come to Singapore for the first time, you must definitely experience the following 7 interesting points.
1. Wander around Gardens by the Bay
Without a doubt, one of the places worth visiting in Singapore is the Cloud Forest – a spectacular indoor rainforest. Nestled in Singapore’s opulent Gardens by the Bay, one could describe Cloud Forest as simply “spectacular” – inside and out!
The domes are covered with diverse plant life, the world’s largest indoor waterfall is 30 meters high. When you step into this tropical paradise, you will see orchids, ferns and pitcher plants. Since Cloud Forest recreates a tropical mountain climate, visiting it really helps you get rid of the hot Singapore air.
Also a must-have for a “check-in” photo, this is one of the most recognizable places in Singapore, the Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay. You should visit this place during the day and come back at night to see the Garden Rhapsody light show.
2. Universal Studios
Anyone traveling to Singapore cannot ignore this place, Universal Studios is one of the must-visit places when first coming to Singapore. The complex features 28 games, shows and attractions in seven themed zones.
You can immerse yourself in your favorite movies and TV shows here such as Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure, Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase… For those who want to escape the world, Transformers the Ride takes you. Go on a thrilling 3D ride or go to Ancient Egypt via the Mummy roller coaster or Lost World’s Water show.
3. Explore SEA Aquarium
Singapore is a city of unrivaled attractions and one of the places to visit in Singapore is the SEA Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the world. With 49 marine habitats and over 100,000 marine life, this modern attraction is an insight into the world’s diverse marine habitats. Must-see attractions are the 36m long and 8.3m high Open Ocean pool and the Discovery Touch swimming pool, a favorite with children, and the Maritime Experience Museum, especially the Maritime Heritage of Asia.
4. Stroll through Chinatown
Singapore is a colorful intersection of many cultures. Chinatown (Chia Town) in Singapore is perhaps the most vibrant of them all. The Chinese community is already an integral part of the island and exploring the heritage is one of the best things to do in Singapore. On a walking tour through Chinatown, visit the ancient temple of Buddha Tooth Relic. Enjoy some shopping, delicious Chinese food, massages and more.
5. Explore Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands is one of the most famous places in Singapore. This eye-catching hotel complex is home to designer boutiques, Michelin-starred restaurants, theatres, exhibition grounds… The hotel offers luxury stays, access to the lake The world’s largest rooftop infinity pool.
6. Walking tour of Little India
Little India is a vibrant neighborhood in Singapore. This neighborhood is a fusion of history and culture so it deserves to be explored, plan a walking tour to see Little India. Explore colorful temples including Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple, Leong San See Taoist Temple, Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, Abdul Gafoor Mosque… Then stop for a taste of typical Thai cuisine Indians also enjoy shopping for souvenirs.
7. Cruise on the Singapore River at night
With breathtaking nighttime views, a nighttime Singapore River Cruise is one of the best things to do in Singapore for a unique experience. Cruises depart every 15-20 minutes, and you’ll have a cruise experience in about 40 minutes from Marina Bay or from Clarke Harbour. You can hop on and off at a number of different locations or complete the entire trip to enjoy the amazing views of Singapore.
Surely every holiday in Singapore is different and offers new experiences every time you visit.