One of Asia’s most enticing tourist destinations, Singapore is known for its thriving economy and diverse cultural scene. With its UNESCO Heritage food culture, century-old temples, and beautiful green areas, Singapore’s varied charms are sure to lure travellers into spending their holidays in Singapore. Anyone can’t help but be impressed by Singapore’s impressive skyscrapers and other displays of innovative aesthetic architecture. Singapore’s vision to be a City in Nature makes its transformation an exciting one to witness.
Because Singapore is a small, highly urbanized island nation with limited resources, the country has been very proactive in developing eco-friendly solutions and has launched a wide array of sustainable initiatives in order to become more self-sufficient, effectively serve its growing population, and transform into a “City in Nature.” Many tourist spots claim to be environmentally friendly, but few have worked in this field for as long as Singapore has and have as much success to show for it. Nowadays, Singapore is considered one of the world’s greenest urban areas.
However, Singapore has more to offer than grand shopping malls, luxurious hotels, and fine dining. Singapore, a city-state at the southernmost point of the Malay Peninsula, is home to people of many different ethnicities and nationalities. For this reason, Singapore has become a cultural melting pot, with people from all over the world calling it their home.
It is filled to the brim with one-of-a-kind examples of contemporary architecture, towering skyscrapers, colourfully restored colonial shop houses, statuesque British colonial structures, Muslim mosques, Chinese temples, Indian temples, Christian churches, and futuristic shopping malls with walls as video screens.
Exploring this city with a little futuristic vibe is well worth it since it has a thriving history, a broad array of ethnic communities, and several attractions that are suitable for visitors of all ages. We invite you to explore beyond Singapore’s iconic skyline and discover the dynamic, ever-changing wonderland of exciting, first-hand experiences and memorable adventures that await you in this vibrant city. It’s more than just a stopover.
These are some of the places we would choose for our holiday in Singapore. If you don’t see your desired attraction here, just know that we can still plan it for you.
Singapore’s Marina Bay is the city’s shining star. Among the numerous attractions of Marina Bay, the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark stands out as an exceptional architectural masterpiece. This SkyPark Observation Deck in Singapore offers breath-taking views of Marina Bay and the city’s otherworldly skyline. From this spectacular vantage point, you can take in an aerial view of Gardens by the Bay, which is a premier horticultural attraction and a national garden, as well as the spectacular Supertree Grove, which is an intricate vertical garden, as well as witness Singapore’s well-known landmarks from above. The observation deck is a wonderful place to sit back and unwind, especially in the evening, watching its dazzling laser beams shoot up into the sky while the fountain jets arise over the water at the promenade.
This luxurious Marina Bay Sands resort has a five-star hotel, a shopping center, and a museum dedicated to science and technology. Aside from that, Marina Bay Sands is famed for its rooftop infinity pool, which is the world’s highest and longest. The hotel is also recognized for its unique architecture, which many claim provides the illusion of a ship floating within three 55-story buildings.
The indoor “hawker center,” a true melting pot of cuisines, is where Singaporeans go to indulge their appetite for the country’s famous street food. It’s a place where you can sample delectable, genuine dishes from Singapore’s many cultural backgrounds without breaking the bank.
People of various socioeconomic backgrounds and ages often visit hawker centers to feast on their favourite hawker cuisine cooked by hawkers and to socialize with one another. Barbecued fish and Hainanese Chicken Rice are local specialties; for dessert, try goreng pisang, which are fritters made from bananas or Chendol, an icy coconut and palm sugar desert to cool off in the mid-day.
Another classic local favourite is the Singaporean Chili Crab, which can be labelled as a “must try.” This iconic Singaporean Chili Crab recipe was created in the 1950s by Cher Yam Tian, and it has now become the king of all crab dishes.
The Botanic Gardens, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is simply one major highlight of Singapore’s many gardens and green spaces. Though Singapore’s urban environment might seem like a concrete jungle at times, albeit a clean and pleasant one, the country’s botanic gardens protect the country’s rich natural heritage.
The Botanic Gardens is certainly impressive, but if you take a closer look at Singapore, you will see that it’s just the tip of an iceberg, with successive administrations aiming to build a “city in nature.” Here, visitors may take a quick stroll along the trails to see the gardens’ ancient trees. These old giants are being preserved as part of an endeavour to save the city’s mature tree species. Don’t forget to check out the glorious National Orchid Garden as well, where you’ll be awe-struck by the unique award-winning hybrids and orchid species and plenty of green space.
Walking in the footsteps of locals will give you an up-close look at the ways in which people of various races and ethnicities may coexist peacefully in a country that holds pride in being a melting pot of cultures. As you travel through colonial and modern cityscapes to the heartland regions, you’ll be treated to uplifting local tales on their colourful way of life.
It’s not hard to figure out why Singapore is such a hotbed of creativity and innovation, given the city-rich state’s cultural mix. Don’t forget to pick up a few words in Singapore’s vibrant local slang, known as Singlish, a collection of catchphrases and language inspired by the diversity of Singapore, to get a flavour of what it’s like to be a Singaporean.
If you need a little respite from city life, this tropical island is perfect for you. Find a secluded tropical beach in Sentosa and enjoy a day of sunbathing and seaside relaxation. You’ll find the world-famous championship course in Asia, the Serapong, set against the magnificent backdrop of the Singapore cityscape. Apart from that, there are many family-friendly attractions like the Universal Studio, Trick Eye Museum, Madam Tussauds, and the S.E.A. Aquarium. This tropical island is perfect for holidaymakers of all types.
Singapore is the second-smallest nation in Asia, yet that doesn’t stop it from boasting a staggering number of sights to see and exciting activities to partake in. If you are looking for a destination where you can lose yourself in a culture that is not your own, let us help you design a tailor-made travel experience to Singapore.
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