Is holidaying in Asia is on your mind, but you don’t know which place to visit? Well, we have it sorted for you. Singapore, one of Asia’s most-visited tourist destinations, offers a plethora of attractions for travelers. You can find a blend of different cultures, and their influences on the city’s lifestyle and culinary options. This island city-state is also referred to as the ‘Little Red Dot’, owing to the way it’s depicted on the map of Asia and of the world. Lion City is another of its nicknames. From an efficient transport system to gastronomic surprises, and vast green spaces to shopping options aplenty, the city is sure to impress you with its charm.
So what makes Singapore one of the hit-list holiday destinations of Asia?
Prominent Attractions – There’s no dearth of attractions in Singapore that are famous across the globe. Get away from the chaos of the city and behold the well-preserved green spaces of this island city, as you wander through the Gardens by the Bay. It features the Supertree Grove; displaying futuristic structures that are specially designed to execute environmentally sustainable tasks, and the Cloud Forest Dome that showcases the tallest indoor waterfall in the world. Sentosa Island is a major attraction in the city and home to the Underwater World, Siloso Beach, Fort Siloso, two golf courses, the Merlion and the Resorts World Sentosa, which houses the Universal Studios theme park. The ArtScience Museum, National Gallery Singapore, Botanic Gardens, Singapore Zoo, Sultan Mosque, Marina Bay Sands and the Asian Civilisations Museum are some other not-to-miss attractions here.
Exciting Adventure Activities – Whether you’re an adventure buff or not, these activities are a must-try when in you’re in Singapore. The famous Night Safari is nothing like a usual visit to the zoo. You’ll enjoy a fascinating night ride and witness more than 2500 nocturnal animals in their natural habitat. Stand atop one of the largest observation wheels in the world, the Singapore Flyer and treat your eyes to stunning views of the city. Romantic sky dining and 6D motion drive make it an even more exciting experience. If you’re looking for adrenaline-pumping activities, then Reverse Bungy at Clarke Quay, Indoor Skydiving at iFly, Scuba Diving at Pulau Hantu/Kusu Island/Singapore Wrecks, Snorkelling at Sister Island, Indoor Surfing at Wavehouse Sentosa and a drive on the F1 Track are not to be missed.
Endless Shopping – Shopaholics are in for a treat when holidaying in Singapore! Orchard Road is your best bet for shopping. It boasts of a large number of shopping malls and plazas stretching up to 2 km. You can find everything here, right from designer labels to electronic items to budget clothing, as well as fine dining options and bars. Visit one of the city’s largest shopping malls, VivoCity that offers ample leisure activities, shopping outlets, restaurants, and bars. Clarke Quay also hosts a number of fashion outlets and gives you the best high-end brands. If you’re looking for some budget shopping amidst the colorful neighborhoods, then make sure to explore Chinatown, Haji Lane, Little India, Bugis Street Market and Mustafa Centre. These streets shower you with a wide variety of wallet-friendly accessories, clothing, cosmetics, souvenirs, houseware, quirky goods, jewelry and much more.
Vibrant Nightlife – Hello party-lovers! Get a taste of Singapore’s vivacious nightlife as you explore some of its most popular bars, clubs, restaurants and pubs. Ce La Vi at Marina Bay Sands Skypark is the place to go to for breathtaking views of the city’s skyline. Dance the night away at the one of the world’s best nightclub, Zouk, or enjoy some Eastern spice cocktail by the poolside. Situated at about 282 meters above sea level is 1-Altitude, the tallest point of the city and also one of its best bars, where you can make your own drinks and chill out at the sunken bar. You cannot miss out on Manhattan Bar, which ranked number three on the list of the ‘World’s 50 Best Bars’ and number one in the list of ‘Asia’s 50 Best Bars’ in 2018. Get your spirits high as you sip some of the best cocktails inspired by the neighborhoods of Manhattan. While Neon Pigeon is for vegans, Lucha Loco is for Mexican street food-lovers. You can also visit Jigger & Pony, Merchants, L’Aiglon, Maison Ikkoku Cocktail Bar, Horse’s Mouth, 360 Lounge and Braci for an amazing nightlife experience.
So do you think that’s enough to put Singapore on your map of places? There’s plenty to rival even the best things to do in Seoul or things to do in Japan! The prosperous clean and green Lion City awaits you. What are you waiting for? Hop on a flight and pay a visit!
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