Things to do in Singapore
Merlion at One Fullerton
Visit the Merlion at One Fullerton. Right by One Fullerton
you can find lovely restaurants, coffee shops as well as bars/restaurants for a great Saturday night out in Singapore. You can also cross the bridge and walk over to esplanade on the left, Marina Bay Sands on the other side of the river! The Latern Bar is present on top of the Fullerton Bay Hotel
and you could perhaps watch the National Day fireworks from there.
You can also take a walk and get some middle-eastern food at Arab Street
near Bugis MRT. The place is very lively on the weekends too and is usually open till late night. It's is full of small shops and restaurants with middle-eastern souvenirs like lamps and shawls and great food.
Shopping at Bugis Street
Street shopping at Bugis Street
is a big attraction for tourists. If you're looking for more shopping, be sure to visit Orchard Road
. Lots of shopping malls, movie theatres, restaurants, hotels and high-end brands reside here. The road gets very crowded and lively on the weekends but is a must visit in Singapore.
Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, & Jurong Bird Park
Must visits also include the Singapore Zoo
, the Night Safari
, and the Jurong Bird Park
. Singapore Zoo has been known to have among the most beautiful settings in the world, where animals roam freely in open and natural habitats. There are packages for all three parks to save on costs.
Parks & Beaches
A trip to the East Coast Park
or Changi Beach Park
is a great family/friends day out where you can go cycling, have a barbeque or just relax at the beach. You could spend a day at McRitchie Reservoir
and go trekking or kayaking. You can take a look at some of the nature-intensive destinations in Singapore for trekking and trails. Also check out Gardens by the Bay
You could also go for a nature trail to the Henderson Waves
starting at Mount Faber
. The Jewel Box
is a lovely restaurant at Mount Faber with lovely views. The Cable Car Ride
to Sentosa also starts from Mount Faber.
Take a walk in the Singapore Botanical Gardens
on a pleasant morning and then stop for brunch at Food for Thought
. The place has lots of variety in the menu, be it brunch, mains or dessert. You can also walk down to Tanglin Mall
near the botanical gardens and have Indian food at Tantra. Tantra is a little pricey but has great food!
You can also take the ferry for Pulau Ubin
from Changi Village ferry terminal. You can take a trek through the island or go cycling. There are also resorts on the island if you would like to stay overnight although they are expensive.
Sentonsa Island & Resorts
You could also spend a weekend relaxing on Sentosa Island
either at one of the resorts or on the beach. If you're looking for a full day out, then visit Universal Studios
at Resorts World Sentosa.
Harbourfront & Vivo City
On your way back from Sentosa, the boardwalk back to Harbourfront Centre
instead of the train. If you're looking for just some easy shopping and a good meal, you could go to Vivo City
and have a meal at Marché Restaurant
on the 3rd floor. There are also other food and dessert options, such as Max Brenner
You can walk to tons of restaurants in the boat quay and Clarke Quay Area
. They are very lively on Friday night and weekends. Walking down Boat Quay
is lovely on a Friday or Saturday evening. There are lots of restaurants and pubs right by the river and you have a huge variety of cuisines to choose from. If you're looking for something quieter, check out Robertson Quay
During the parade you could take a walk on the helix bridge which is adjacent to the Marina Bay Sands
and opposite to the Singapore Flyer
. You could also go up to the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark
. The sunset is beautiful from there.
is at the One Raffles Place
in the Business District. It's a louge/club but it's completely open air. Its best to go there in the evening around 6 pm and stay till sunset. Making reservations a day or two before hand would be good.
Visiting the Art Science Museum
at Marina Bay Sands as well as the National Museum of Singapore
at Dhoby Ghaut is pretty good for a day out.
If you're looking to go out of the city and Singapore, you could spend a weekend at Bintan Resorts
or Batam Island
, both of which are islands in Indonesia. They are just a 45 minute ferry ride and the visa is $40 on arrival. They have great not-too-expensive resorts as well as good food and shopping in Batam.
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