Magnificent skyscrapers, modern infrastructure, countless shopping opportunities and an amazing story to tell, that is what you can expect if you are ever to travel to Singapore a.k.a The Lion City. But what make this city-island-nation so special? Here are 10 reasons why:
1) Marina Bay Sands SkyPark
One of Singapore’s must-see landmarks, Marina Bay Sands Skypark offers a taste of the highlife for all who visits. The deck features a 360 degree panorama view of the city skyline and not to mention an infinity pool, a spectacular sight not to be missed.
2) Gardens by the Bay
This futuristic park boasts 12 large metal structures surrounded by over 200 species of plants and flowers. A very Instagram worthy place to visit in Singapore, there’s even a walkway 25 meters up for public to get an aerial of the beautiful foliage.
3) Clarke Quay
This is where the party’s at; this riverside party hub is the place to dance the night away. Take your pick from an array of restaurants, concept bars, sizzling nightclubs and concept bars.
4) Universal Studios
As far as theme parks go Universal Studios Singapore is simply amazing. The park has seven themed sections each featuring rides and shows related to major hit movies such as The Mummy, Transformers, Madagascar, Jurassic Park, Sherk and many more!
5) The Merlion
More than just a statue, the Merlion is a mythical symbol of Singapore. This iconic statue is surrounded amazing views making it one of Singapore’s most sought after photo-op.
6) Singapore Night Safari
This world-class attraction really lives up to its name; the Singapore Night Safari is home to thousands of animals from all over the globe. The Singapore Night Safari showcases more than 51 exhibits, giving visitors a spectacular insight into the nocturnal animal kingdom.
7) Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Botanic Gardens is the perfect complement to Singapore’s ever developing concrete jungle. Truly a sight for sore eyes, the colourful plants and flowers that grow within the gardens from all over the word is simply amazing. The best part is admission is free.
8) Orchard Road
No trip to this beautiful metropolis is complete without a shopping spree; Orchard Road is the best place in Singapore to appease the inner shopaholic in you. The boulevard is buzzing with more than 300 retailers and an wide array of restaurants (for when you need to take a break and recharge before resuming your shopping spree).
9) Singapore Flyer
Guaranteed a one-of-a-kind experience, the Singapore Flyer is the largest observation wheel in the world standing at 165 metres high. The view is phenomenal; passengers will get a bird’s eye view of breath-taking city sights such as the Singapore River, Raffles Place, Marina Bay, Empress Place and the Padang.
10) Sentosa Island
The island of fun, Sentosa is where you go to get some family-friendly amusement. From lazing on the beach or teeing off at the Sentosa Golf Course this vacation destination does not disappoint.
If you have yet to visit this beautiful Lion City then it’s about time don’t you think? 😉