Looking for inspirations when planning your Singapore itinerary? Look no further than this board where we will share places of interest in Singapore!
Kampong Glam, also known as Arab Quarters is a neighborhood with strong ethnic-Malay presence in Singapore. The Sultan Mosque (Masjid Sultan), one of Singapore's most spectacular religious architecture can also be found here. Nearest MRT: Bugis
Chinatown in Singapore is a cultural district featuring traditional Chinese elements such as the oldest Hokkien temple, Thian Hock Keng Temple;conserved shophouses and the Chinatown complex where you can experience the Singapore ‘wet market’. Nearest MRT: Chinatown
Take a walk down the Singapore River precinct and take in the contrast between old conserved shophouses and modern skyscrapers. Understand the pivotal role it played in the economic and cultural development of Singapore through the sculptures along this waterfront. Nearest MRT: Raffles Place
The Malay Heritage Centre provides cultural exposure and showcases the history of the Malay community in Singapore. It also house a collection of artifact and exhibitions on Kampong Glam's history as a bustling port. Nearest MRT: Bugis
The Fountain of Wealth at Suntec City Mall is listed as the largest fountain in the world in the Guinness Book of Records in 1998. Visitors are invited to walk around the fountain base for good luck during the day and watch the mesmerizing laser performance at night. Nearest MRT: City Hall
The Port of Lost Wonder (POLW) at Sentosa is Singapore’s first kids’ club by the beach designed especially for children aged 3-10 years old. The POLW features a pirate ship where kids can ride the slide and stand by at the water gun. There are also other islands for the children to discover and explore the wonders. Nearest MRT: HarbourFront
Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Kampong Glam, Haji Lane is a small alley housing quaint boutiques and vintage shops by local designers and entrepreneurs. Look out for fashionable wears and quirky accessories in this little fashionista paradise. Nearest MRT: Bugis
Istana in Singapore is the official residence for the President of Singapore and also the venue for welcoming and entertaining state visitors. Witness the Changing of the Guard parade on the first Sunday of every month if you are here in Singapore! Nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut
Visit the Chinatown Heritage Centre and be transported back in time to the days of the early settlers as they migrate to Singapore in search of a better life. Experience the harsh conditions of the immigrants' living quarters as you walk through the restored shop houses in Chinatown. Nearest MRT: Chinatown
Gazetted as a national monument, Chijmes offers a variety of dining, shopping and entertainment options. Enjoy your evening with a glass of cocktails or sport a jug of beer. Sample tantalizing Italian cuisine or even try out the eccentric cosplay café. Nearest MRT: City Hall
Experience a night of posh dining and scenic views under the stars at The Jewel Box atop Mount Faber. Ride on the Singapore Cable Car connecting Mount Faber to Sentosa and let your eyes feast on the panoramic view through the 360° polished windows of the world-class cable car cabins. Nearest MRT: HarbourFront and board the cable car at HarbourFront Tower Two
The S.E.A. Aquarium™ is the world's largest aquarium, home to more than 800 species of marine animals such as the majestic manta rays, goliath groupers and other giants of the sea. Discover the endless wonder of this blue planet at Resorts World Sentosa. Nearest MRT: HabourFront
Want to have a taste of farm living in Singapore? Then you should make a trip to Kranji Countryside where a feast of farming possibilities is in store for you. You get to see the lesser known side of Singapore, with a variety of different farms available for exploration. Learn about their farming practices, with farms for eggs, milk and fruits, and others that breed fish, dogs, goats and other animals, and more. Nearest MRT: Kranji then take the Kranji Express bus.
Haw Par Villa - the park, originally called "Tiger Balm Gardens", was built in 1937 by the Burmese brothers Aw Boon Haw and Aw Boon Par, the developers of Tiger Balm, as a venue for teaching traditional Chinese values. In 1988, the Singapore Tourism Board took charge of it and renamed as "Haw Par Villa Dragon World". The best known attraction in this park, is the Ten Courts of Hell, which features gruesome depictions of Hell in Chinese mythology and Buddhism. Nearest MRT: Har Par Villa (CC25)
The Old Ford Motor Factory, now known as the "Memories at Old Ford Factory", is a historic building in Singapore, located along Upper Bukit Timah Road. The factory is the site of the historic surrender of the British to the Japanese on 15 February 1942, at the end of the Battle of Singapore in World War II. Now, it is home to a collection of images, artifacts, stories from the war years and many more during the occupation. Nearest MRT: Bukit Gombak
Armenian Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator is the oldest Christian church in Singapore, located at Hill Street in the Museum Planning Area, within the Singapore's central business district(CBD). Nearest MRT: Cityhall; By Taxi: 12 mins from RP
St. John Island, previously known as Pulau Sakijang Bendera, is located approximately 6.5 km to the south of the main island of Singapore, off the Straits of Singapore. Holiday-makers yearning for an island stay on this Island can book the Holiday Bungalow, which can accommodate up to 10 persons and comes furnished with a kitchen. How to get there: by ferry
The Asian Civilisations Museum is the first museum in Singapore and Southeast Asia to present a wide ranging yet in-depth perspective of pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. Its purpose is to promote a better appreciation of the rich cultures that make up Singapore's multi-ethnic society. Nearest MRT: Raffles Place
Singapore Japanese Garden, also commonly known as Jurong Gardens and Seiwaen, is a park in Jurong East, Singapore. It is built in 1974 on an artificial island in the Jurong Lake area by the Jurong Town Corporation. The Garden is based on the Japanese gardens of the middle ages, from the Muromachi period (1392 – 1568) to the Momoyama period (1568 – 1615); and adapts the Zen concept, which exudes a sense of peace and tranquility with its minimalist and abstract design. Nearest MRT: Chinese Garden
Singapore's Chinatown is an ethnic neighbourhood featuring distinctly Chinese cultural elements and a historically concentrated ethnic Chinese population. It is composed of several precincts - Kreta Ayer, Telok Ayer, Tanjong Pagar, Bukit Pasoh and Ann Siang Hill. Take a trishaw ride or take a walking tour through the clans in Chinatown if you have the chance where booking is required at the Chinatown Visitor Centre. Nearest MRT: Chinatown (NE4)
Want to see the world's largest coin? Then the Singapore Coins and Notes Museum is place to visit when you are in Singapore. Journey through the country’s history of coins and notes, from early colonial rule and World War II to Singapore’s first orchid series and the present portrait series, and check out rare collectables like the Harry Potter coin. Interactive displays that allow you to create coin rubbings and handle the metals used to make coins. Nearest MRT: Chinatown
The Private Museum was started with the idea that art should be shared with the public and not stored away by private collectors, this snugly ensconced gallery amid the central arts district of Bras Basah was originally set up to display Singaporeans’ private art collections. Now, though, it exhibits the work of visiting international activists as well as returning local painters. Nearest MRT: Bras Basah
Did you know that inside the large compound of the Chinese Garden near the Bonsai display is an unusual Live Turtle & Tortoise Museum, where among other things, you can see a live two-headed, six-legged turtle - one of the few in the world ever to have survived - and a large pond literally teeming with the little, one-headed fellows. Nearest MRT: Chinese Garden; 5 mins walk from the station.
Are you curious about Chinese opera? Tucked away on the second floor of a Kampong Glam shophouse, the museum showcases the styles, costumes and props employed by the various types of Chinese opera in Singapore. The exhibits here originate solely from local collections, and they show that while the artform may have originated on the mainland, it has continued to develop and branch out into new styles since being imported to Singapore. Nearest MRT: Bugis
If you enjoy trekking and nature walks, then explore the HSBC TreeTop Walk, a 250 m aerial free standing suspension bridge spanning Bukit Peirce and Bukit Kalang completed in July 2004 which are the two highest points in MacRitchie Reservoir Park. It gives you a bird's eye view of the rainforest canopy. How to get there: Nearest MRT station at Marymount MRT (Circle line) located 2km away from MacRitchie Reservoir Park.
Thieves' Market at Sungei Road is the largest and oldest flea market in Singapore, where the locals can hunt for old bric-a-brac or second-hand goods, as a cheap replacement for one's faulty or lost item. Nearest MRT: Bugis, with a walking distance to Sungei Road
Peranakan Museum is a museum in Singapore specialising in Peranakan culture. It is the first of its kind in the world, that explore Peranakan cultures in Singapore and other former Straits Settlements in Malacca and Penang, and other Peranakan communities in Southeast Asia. Nearest MRT: City Hall
Youth Olympic Park is Singapore's very first art park and it was built to cultivate a stronger sense of community ownership and connection with Marina Bay. The park is named after the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, 2010 Summer Youth Olympics. Nearest MRT: About 5 mins walk from Promenade MRT station
The River Safari is having its soft launch on 3 April! Home to over over 150 plant species and 5,000 animal specimens representing 300 animal species, this Singapore attraction promises to be one exciting new addition to the island! Taxi: About 20 mins from RP
Situated atop a hill, Fort Canning Park is one of the most popular historical landmarks of Singapore. During World War II, numerous military buildings located there. Today, many of Fort Canning Park's distinctive charm remains. As you walk around the park you will find attractions like Archaeological Dig, Battle Box, The Fort Gate and Fort Canning Green, which is frequently used as a outdoor concert venue. Nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut
Kusu Island is one of the Southern Islands in Singapore, located about 5.6 km to the south of the main island of Singapore. Story passed down by both Malays and Chinese in Singapore says a magical tortoise turned itself into an island to save two shipwrecked sailors - a Malay and a Chinese. How to get there: By Ferry. Check out the schedule here: www.islandcruise....
The Little India in Singapore used to be a swamp back in the late 1800s. Today, it is known for the vibrant cultural precinct that is central for all things Indian. Also within the area, you will find many places of worship. Nearest MRT: Little India or Farrer Park
Pulau Ubin, shaped like a boomerang, is situated just off the north-eastern corner of mainland Singapore. A trip to Pulau Ubin is a throwback to Singapore in the 1960's. The island is home to Singapore's last villages or kampongs, and there are still about a hundred villagers living here. Getting there: Bumboat operate from Changi Point Ferry Terminal (near Changi Village) from as early as 6am until at least 8pm and they set off only when there are 12 passengers.
Kampong Glam is a neighbourhood in Singapore with historically strong ethnic-Malay and Muslim presence. Also known as Arab Quarters and by its main thoroughfare, Arab Street, the neighbourhood is where one of Singapore’s most spectacular religious architectures, Sultan Mosque (Masjid Sultan), can be found. Originally built in 1824, the mosque was gazetted as a national monument in 1975. Nearest MRT: Bugis
Changi Airport has become one of Singaporean's favourite attractions. There are shopping outlets and many eateries spread between the airport terminals. There are also different themed nature trail in the departure transit lounges for transit passengers to relax and enjoy a stroll in the gardens. Nearest MRT: Changi Airport
Boat Quay is one of the historical quay in Singapore. From early times, and for more than 150 years, warehouses are thriving with economic activity, lined the banks of North and South Boat Quay. Today, many of the original buildings have been preserved, and are now places of entertainment and restaurants with different cuisines. Nearest MRT: Raffles Place
A nature lover? Then head down to the MacRitchie Nature Trail - a 3km stretch of tropical rainforest away from the bustling city life. This fascinating trail connects the MacRitchie Reservoir Park with the Singapore Island Country Club. Taxi to MacRitchie Reservoir Park: About 10 minutes from RP
Robertson Quay is the most laid-back of the three quays along the Singapore River. It is a gem for a night of entertainment and offers a tranquil ambience for a hip and happening evening to chill out with friends. It has also come into its own with a string of pleasant dining spots as well. Taxi: 10 minutes from RP
The Rink is Singapore’s first and only fully integrated Olympic-size ice skating rink in a chic mall - JCube. Even if you do not know how to skate, you can catch the action of the hosted activities such as recreational skating, speed skating, figure skating, and ice hockey from the 460-seat gallery. Nearest MRT: Jurong East
Gillman Barracks was once the stronghold to the First Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment. Now, home to art galleries and creative businesses, the colonial barracks will definitely appeal to those interested in contemporary art! Taxi: About 15 mins from RP
If you have ample of time in Singapore, then you should visit the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, also known as Wan Qing Yuan, a 2-storey colonial style villa built before the 1900s. This villa played a crucial role in the early 20th century. Taxi: About 10 mins from RP
Owing to the relaxed atmosphere it oozes, Holland Village is one of the favourite hangouts for the locals and expats community in Singapore. This place provides an array of shopping and entertainment options from live music to casual wine bars for people who wish to spend a relaxing day with friends. Taxi: About 13-15 minutes from RP; MRT(Circle Line): Holland Village
The Maritime Experiential Museum & Aquarium (MEMA), formerly the Maritime Xperiential Museum, is a museum in Resorts World Sentosa, Sentosa, Singapore built to house the Jewel of Muscat and some of the 60,000 artefacts salvaged from the Belitung shipwreck, an Arabian dhow wrecked off the coast of Belitung Island. MRT: Harbourfront, then take the Sentosa Express from Sentosa Station at VivoCity (Lobby L, Level 3) to Waterfront Station.
Universal Studios Singapore is the second Universal Studios theme park to open in Asia (Japan being the first), and the first in Southeast Asia which brings to you 24 attractions out of which 18 is specially designed just for Singapore! MRT: Harbourfront, then take the Sentosa Express from Sentosa Station at VivoCity (Lobby L, Level 3) to Waterfront Station.
Since 1973, Singapore Zoo has been known for having among the most beautiful wildlife park settings in the world, where animals roam freely in open and naturalistic habitats. SAEx® Bus: Bus-stop B07 (09212) outside DFS Galleria on Scotts Rd or find out more at www.zoo.com.sg/...
Charming visitors the world over since taking flight in 1971, Jurong Bird Park is one of the most renowned bird sanctuaries with some of the largest free-flying aviaries in the world. SAEx® Bus: Bus-stop B07 (09212) outside DFS Galleria on Scotts Rd or find out more at www.birdpark.com....
The Singapore Flyer is the largest observation wheel in the world with its height of 165m. Get a bird's eye view of the Marina Bay skyline and iconic landmarks like the Fullerton Hotel, Marina Bay Sands and the Central Business Districts. MRT: Promenade
Opened in 1994, Night Safari is the world’s first safari park for nocturnal animals. Today, the award-winning park welcomes more than 1.1 million visitors a year. They come from all over the world to enjoy the unique experience of seeing over 2,500 animals in their naturalistic nighttime habitats. SAEx® Bus: Bus-stop B07 (09212) outside DFS Galleria on Scotts Rd or find out more at www.nightsafari.c...
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay is a waterside building located on six hectares of waterfront land alongside Marina Bay near the mouth of the Singapore River, purpose-built to be the centre for performing arts for the island nation of Singapore. MRT: Esplanade
Standing at 8.6metres high, the Merlion statue is a famous icon not to be missed at the Merlion Park! The Merlion has a lion’s head and a fish’s body and it is a mythical creature designed for the Singapore Tourist Promotion Board. MRT: Raffles Place
River Safari is a wildlife park and therefore distinct from the other tourist attractions that focus on entertainment. WRS’ parks serves three purposes - education, recreation and conservation – and as a wildlife conservation focused and family friendly attraction. SAEx® Bus: Bus-stop B07 (09212) outside DFS Galleria on Scotts Rd or find out more at www.zoo.com.sg/...
Marine Life Park is the world’s largest oceanarium, with 60 million liters of water in Marine Life Park accommodating more than 100,000 marine animals of over 800 species including magnificent sharks and rarely sighted fishes. MRT: Harbourfront, then take the Sentosa Express from Sentosa Station at VivoCity (Lobby L, Level 3) to Waterfront Station.
The Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom at Sentosa Singapore brings together rare collections of stunning butterflies and exotic insects that are sure to be an eye-opener for all insect lovers. MRT: Harbourfront, then take the Sentosa Express from Sentosa Station at VivoCity (Lobby L, Level 3) to Imbiah Station.
Located just 15 minutes from the city, Sentosa, Asia’s Favourite Playground, is home to an exciting array of themed attractions, award-winning spa retreats, lush rainforests, golden sandy beaches, resort accommodations, world-renowned golf courses, a deep-water yachting marina and luxurious residences. Spread over 500 hectares, the vibrant island resort is ideal for both business and leisure. MRT: Harbourfront, then take the Sentosa Express from Sentosa Station at VivoCity (Lobby L, Level 3)