Exploring Singapore? These 10 Attractions Are a Must-Try

by MWB News | Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | 1127 views

Marina Bay SandsSingapore is one of Southeast Asia’s topmost destinations for business and pleasure-seekers alike. According to reports, over 15,000,000 tourists visit this island country. There’s no blaming them, though. The island country simply exudes of paradise for anyone who’s looking for a retreat in the Southeast.

Here are 10 attractions that will make you want to get a Singapore attractions package from your travel agent:

1. Marina Bay Sands. This is Singapore’s version of Vegas. Marina Bay Sands houses the biggest casino in the city. It has a huge shopping mall that you can explore with a gondola. This is where you go if you want to experience luxury at its finest.
2. Sentosa Island. With world famous attractions like the Universal Studios and the Siloso Beach, Sentosa has become the favourite of kids and the kids at heart. A day in the island is simply not enough to experience all the attractions.
3. Merlion Park. Here stands the first and original statue of the Merlion, Singapore’s half-lion, half-fish mythical icon. It’s also one of the most popular photograph backdrops in the city, so be sure to bring your camera when you visit.
4. Night Safari. Featuring more than a thousand animals and 59 exhibits, the Singapore Night Safari provides visitors a glimpse of the animal’s nocturnal lifestyle. It’s also a leading animal research and conservation centre in Asia.
5. Chinatown. Streets adorned with beautiful red lanterns, this district is a piece of China inside Singapore. From the family stores to the restaurants serving authentic Chinese cuisine – you’ll enjoy the cultural wonders of the Orient in this district.
6. Clarke Quay. Nightlife in Singapore won’t be complete without a visit to Clark Quay, the home of dazzling nightclubs and fancy lights. This tourist hotspot has provided entertainment to the city’s night owls for more than a century and a half.
7. Little India. It’s easy to know when you’re near Little India. Just follow the exotic aromas coming from restaurants and gift shops.
8. Gardens by the Bay. With its unmatched beauty, this park will make you think that you’re living a scene from the movies. This park was named the World Building of the Year in the 2012 World Architecture Festival.
9. Raffles Hotel. With a rich history that dates back to the 1880s, this colonial-style luxurious hotel has been a witness to the visits of royalties and celebrities, such as Queen Elizabeth II, Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor. Since then, this hotel has become an important landmark in Singapore.
10. Singapore Flyer. It’s one of world’s tallest Ferris wheels. This rotating observatory stands 165 metres and has 128 capsules.

Fill your itinerary with these attractions, and you’ll never find a dull moment the next time you visit Singapore.

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