Singapore is often misunderstood as a shopping destination in Asia. The city state is a beautiful amalgamation of colonial and modern architecture. Singapore is multi-cultural city with influences from Indian, Chinese, and European philosophy evident on its centuries old streets and modern high-rises. SOTC brings you exciting Singapore Tour Packagesto help you explore this Asian city.
This blog post gives you an overview of the top ten touristy places in Singapore:
1. Marina Bay Sands
Without doubt this place tops the list. Built at a cost of staggering US $5.7 Billion, this was the world’s most expensive building in 2010. This humungous architectural wonder hosts numerous restaurants, luxury hotels, a shopping paradise, Asia’s largest convention center, art and science museum, and entertainment centers. If this is not enough, the building is also home to a skating rink, made from synthetic ice. Avail exciting deals and discounts on hotels and restaurants with SOTC’s Singapore Tour Packages.
2. Singapore Flyer
This is located on Marina Bay, and it was the highest Ferris wheel in the world when it opened in 2008. The wheel, which can house 28 people takes you 541 feet in the sky. The flyer gives amazing aerial views of Singapore. This Flyer is also disabled friendly, if they are notified in advance.
3. Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
What started as a small temple dedicated to Chinatown, is now famed for its tooth relic from Buddha. This temple features arts and cultures of Singaporean Buddhists.
4. Night Safari
Visit this unusual place which features nocturnal animals. If you are interested then you can also trail walk to get more information about the animals.
5. Botanic Gardens
This place is for those who love tropical greenery. This garden is famous for its 60,000 species of plants and animals, in addition to world’s first children’s garden.
6. Garden by the Bay
This is a gardener’s paradise. Built on reclaimed land, this place features tropical horticulture and tree-like structures which are 50 meters tall.
7. Raffles Hotel
Right from the colonial era, this hotel is the face of Singapore’s glamour. Some of its most famous residents have been Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham, and Ernest Hemingway. Visit SOTC to customize your holiday in Raffles Hotel with its Singapore Tour Packages.
8. Clarke Quay
This quay located at the mouth of the Singapore River has the vibe of Asian and European influences. This place is filled with restaurants, cart vendors, and much more.
9. Resorts World Sentosa
Located on an island off Singapore, this place has an aquarium, theme park, casinos, and everything for everyone. This resort is famous for its Universal Studios Singapore and nightly entertainment. Although trendy, there is a strict dress code enforced in the casino.
10. Orchard Road
Orchard road is filled with malls, hotels, night clubs, and coffee chains and it is mostly crowded. This road, house to the President of Singapore, looks beautiful in Christmas with reindeers in Palm trees and snow-capped gingerbread houses.