Singapore is a melding pot of cultures boasting a blend of Malay, Chinese, Indian and western influences. Singapore city is renowned for its pristine environs and takes gastronomical and shopping ventures to a whole new level. The city also has a flourishing arts scene which adds a sparkle to this already dazzling place.
Things to see and do
Spend a thrilling day at Singapore’s Hollywood themed movie park, Universal Studios Singapore. The theme park features a myriad of movie themed zones offering an exciting immersive experience for visitors.
Get up close to orang-utans at the Singapore Zoo, which showcases over 2,500 different animals. Alternatively, visit the beautiful Botanic Gardens spread over 74 hectares of land, which is home to the magnificent National Orchid Gardens.
Embark on an enthralling Night Safari, which provides visitors with an insightful look at the behaviour of the region’s nocturnal creatures. Expanding on this theme, the River Safari Singapore is a river-themed attraction that has recreated some of the most amazing rivers in the world to explore such as the Amazon.
Get up close to Singapore’s exotic and beautiful birdlife at Jurong Bird Park. Featuring over 5,000 species of birds, marvel at these elegant creatures and learn how endangered bird species are being protected.
Peruse the contemporary art galleries and heritage museums that provide insight into Singapore’s exciting culture. Be sure to check out a few hawker stands to sample inexpensive yet sumptuous cuisine.
Singapore is flush with great shopping opportunities. Get down to one of the many malls to experience the best shopping that Singapore has to offer.
- Vivo City
- Ngee Ann City
- Ion Orchard
- Knightsbridge Mall
- Sun Lim Square
- Suntec City
- Marina Square
- Bugis Junction
- Ngee Ann City
Annual Festivals & Shows
- Chingay Parade, February
- Hari Raya, July
- National Day Parade, August
- Singapore International Festival of the Arts, August to September
- Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration, September
- Deepavali, November