Trip to Singapore - What to do?
Singapore is constantly evolving, reinventing itself every year, with people passionate about creating new opportunities. Rich in contrast, colour and culture, Singapore is a gateway to Southeast Asia with easy access to Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. You will be fascinated by everything the city has to offer, from spectacular architecture and exceptional cuisine to an impressive art scene.
Trip to Singapore - What to visit?
Singapore’s famous Marina Bay is the place to go to see the most spectacular things in the city. With the rapid development of this cosmopolitan city-state, the entire Marina Bay area has undergone a transformation of epic proportions. The $5.5-billion Marina Bay Sands Complex is the centrepiece of the bay, and many things to see and do in the area revolve around this epic building and resort, like the Science Museum, Casino. Be in Marina Bay around 8 pm to see the light show that illuminates the water.
This charming waterfront development is full of lively bars and restaurants, shops and nightclubs. The location of Clarke Quay takes full advantage of the picturesque water table that emerges from the city’s main river, with outdoor dining in an endless number of waterfront restaurants. Head under the futuristic roof, like jelly and you will find some good shopping options as well as an abundant offer of bars, making it a true paradise of bar-hoppers.
Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay is a huge, colorful and futuristic park in the Singapore Bay area; and was crowned World Building of the Year at the 2012 World Architecture Festival. The famous Supertree structures offer an impressive gateway to the gardens, oversized shell-shaped greenhouses recreate cool, mountainous climates and hundreds of trees and plants to discover, make this destination very fun for children and adults.
The Singapore Flyer is the world’s largest observation wheel. A unique experience built on a three-storey building, the Flyer measures 150 meters in diameter, 165 meters high and moves at 0.21 meters per second. With breathtaking panoramic views that are so radically different during the day and the night, it is hard to find the best moment to do the trip. Passagers will have the occasion to see places such as Singapore river, Raffles Place, Marina Bay, Empress Place and Padang.
Trip to Singapore - Activities
- Little India, China Town and Kampong Glam
Visiting these small neighborhoods, each with its own identity, is a must on your trip to Singapore. Read here the article about these three districts!
- Botanical Garden
Located in the city centre, the Botanical Garden extends over about 3 hectares. Lake, small waterfalls, turtles and lizards, the flora and fauna of this park will delight you! Do not miss the orchid garden
Trip to Singapore - Where to eat?
$: Lau Pa Sat
This food market is ideal to test the specialties of Singapore, in the middle of many small shops
Address: 18 Raffles Quay Telok Ayer Festival Market, Lau Pa Sat Festival Market, Singapore
$$: Waterfall Ristorante Italiano
The food is excellent and the portions are consistent, a very good restaurant for lovers of Italian gastronomy
Address: 22 Orange Grove Road Shangri-La Hotel, Garden Wing, Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
Located at the Ritz-Carlton, the Colony brunches are excellent, ideal for Sunday!
Address: 7 Raffles Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore
Trip to Singapore - Where to stay?
$: The InnCrowd Backpackers' Hostel
Very good value for money, a small hostel in the center, ideal for a few nights
Address: 73 Dunlop Street, Little India, Singapore
$$: Hotel G Singapore
Centrally located, small rooms with lots of charm and a hearty breakfast
Address: 200 Middle Road , Bencoolen, 188980 Singapore
$$: Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road
Luxury hotel, outdoor pool overlooking all of Singapore, and the rooms look like real little apartments
Address: 7500B Beach Road, 199592 Singapore