The Top 50 Best Places to Visit in Singapore

Updated on March 2, 2018
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Lady Rain is a daytime stock trader in Australia who likes to travel and has worked in Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong.

Singapore is one of the cleanest and most orderly cities in the world, so much so that even the trees lining the main roads are planted at precise twenty-foot intervals. It is also one of the safest cities in the world, thanks in part to the top two local pastimes—shopping and eating. It is quite safe to walk the city's streets after dark because they are well-lit and busy with shoppers and diners at all hours.

This city is a shoppers' paradise, where you can find fashion items ranging from small store bargains to pricey brand merchandise. For those who are crazy about cool gadgets and cutting-edge technology, there are heaps of shops selling all the best electronics.

Singapore is also a food lover's dream. Rest assured, you will not go hungry here. There are restaurants, cafes, food courts, and hawker centres full of food stalls everywhere—many of which are open 24 hours a day—so you can find a darn good place to eat even at three in the morning.

Still, shopping and eating aren't all this city has to offer. Singapore is also full of natural attractions and cultural heritage sites, from botanic gardens and nature parks to temples and museums.

Here is my list of the 50 best places to visit in Singapore.


1. The Merlion

The Merlion is a mystical creature with the head of a lion and the body of a mermaid and is one of the symbols of Singapore. This 8.6-metre merlion statue stands looking seaward at the Marina Bay waterfront.

2. Changi International Airport

Changi International Airport is one of the best airports in the world and has hundreds of awards under its belt. It has full facilities for every kind of traveller, from babies to adults with special needs. Here are some of the airport's top amenities:

  • Children's Playground
  • Several Open-Air Gardens
  • Fitness and Spa Centres
  • Transit Hotel
  • Internet Services
  • Post Office
  • Medical Clinics and Pharmacies
  • Restaurants
  • Swimming Pool
  • Napping Areas
  • Free Skytrain to Transport Passengers Between Terminals

Passengers with layovers longer than 5 hours can even register for a free tour of the city! Mass rapid transit trains (MRT), public buses, taxis, and free shuttle buses are all easily accessible to transport visitors to and from the airport.

Shops in the Transit Area at Terminal 3
Shops in the Transit Area at Terminal 3 | Source
Sunflower Garden at Changi Airport
Sunflower Garden at Changi Airport | Source

3. Orchard Road

For first-time visitors to Singapore, one of the first places to go is Orchard Road. This is an absolute must. There used to be spice and fruit plantations here in the mid-1800s, but in the 1970s, commercial development began with the emergence of major shopping malls and entertainment centres. It is now a popular shopping precinct for locals, expatriates, and tourists.

The Esplanade, a.k.a. "The Durian"
The Esplanade, a.k.a. "The Durian" | Source

4. Esplanade Theatre

Nicknamed "The Durian" because of its resemblance to the smelly fruit, the Esplanade is a performing arts centre with all kinds of events and happenings. It contains theatres, a library, and various art galleries.

5. Singapore River

Take a river taxi cruise along the Singapore River for some spectacular views of the city's skyline. You'll pass by the Merlion, Boat Quay, Clarke Quay, Robertson Quay, and Marina Bay. This is a great way to see the contrast between Singapore's rejuvenated colonial buildings along the riverside and its modern skyscrapers in the background.

6. Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles

Sir Stamford Raffles landed in Singapore on January 29, 1819, immediately placing the city under colonial rule, where it remained until gaining independence on August 9, 1965. This statue in Boat Quay denotes the site where Sir Stamford Raffles first came ashore.

Clarke Quay
Clarke Quay | Source

7. Clarke Quay and Boat Quay

These two attractions are built around the Singapore River and are great places to hang out at night. They are composed of several blocks of restored warehouse buildings that have been converted into entertainment spots, retail shops, restaurants, wine bars, and nightclubs.

8. Vivo City

Vivo City is the largest shopping mall in HarbourFront, a waterfront district in southern Singapore. It is a shoppers' paradise with hundreds of shops, restaurants and entertainment centres.

9. Kampong Glam

Kampong Glam is home to the city's largest mosque—the Sultan Mosque—which was constructed in 1928. You will also find the Istana Kampong Glam there, which was converted to the Malay Heritage Park.

Cathedral of the Good Shepherd
Cathedral of the Good Shepherd | Source

10. Sim Lim Square

Sim Lim Square is the best place to shop for home theatres, cameras, computers, laptops, iPods, and anything else related to electronics and IT. Another shopping centre called Funan Centre also has plenty of these items.

11. Fountain of Wealth

The Fountain of Wealth at Suntec City is one of the world’s largest fountains. There is a laser show each night in which it is lit up with dazzling displays of lights.

12. Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

Built in 1846, the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd is located in the heart of the city on Queen Street. The cathedral has undergone numerous renovations over the years, and it is a popular place for Catholic worshippers in the city.

Sri Mariamman Temple
Sri Mariamman Temple | Source

13. Sri Mariamman Temple

The Sri Mariamman Temple is Singapore's oldest Hindu temple, situated on South Bridge Road. It was first set up in 1827 and has a huge variety of Indian deities carved on its walls and rooftop. Every year there is a fire-walking festival at the temple, and the event attracts hundreds of visitors.

14. Singapore Botanic Gardens

Enjoy a leisurely morning stroll at the Botanic Gardens. It was built on 52 hectares of land, and many gorgeous floral specimens can be found in its nicely manicured gardens.

15. Geylang Serai

Members of Singapore's Malay community like to hang out in Geylang Serai. Come visit this cheerful place lined with shops selling traditional Malaysian items and restaurants with halal food.

Cable Car to Mount Faber
Cable Car to Mount Faber | Source

16. Mount Faber

Travel by cable car to Mount Faber from the HarbourFront MTR Station or Sentosa MTR Station. You will see panoramic views of the harbour, Sentosa Island, and other islands from the top of Mount Faber. For those who want to enjoy views of the surrounding areas at night, the cable car service also runs in the evening.

17. Downtown East

At Downtown East, there is plenty of entertainment for everyone, with theme parks, resorts, food outlets, shops, and gaming zones galore. Singapore's largest water park, Wild Wild Wet, is also located here. The arcades and gaming centres are great entertainment areas for children.

18. St James Power Station

This is a one-stop music and entertainment hub at the HarbourFront. It has about a dozen nightclubs with live entertainment, most of which stay open until the wee hours of the morning.

Chinatown Heritage Centre
Chinatown Heritage Centre | Source

19. Chinatown Heritage Centre

The Chinatown Heritage Centre occupies three restored shophouses on Pagoda Street. This museum reveals the lives of early Chinese immigrants to Singapore who settled in Chinatown.

20. Little India

Little India lies along Serangoon Road. Here, you will find many members of Singapore's vast community of Tamils. There are several Hindu temples, mosques, and churches in Little India, another reflection of Singapore's multiculturalism.

21. Chijmes

Chijmes was a Catholic convent when it was built in 1840. It has since been restored and converted to a commercial building. The chapel is now a function hall, and the other parts of the complex have been made into shops and restaurants. This is a lovely spot to have a drink and chat.

Haw Par Villa
Haw Par Villa | Source

22. Chinese Garden

This park is located right at the Chinese Garden MRT Station exit. The concept of this park is based on Chinese arts and designs. Some of the attractions at the park include pagodas, a bonsai garden, bridges, and a tortoise museum.

23. Empress Place Building

This beautiful, historic building is situated on the northern bank of the Singapore River. It housed government offices during colonial times but is now a museum and one of the city's major landmarks.

24. Haw Par Villa

The Haw Par Villa theme park features thousands of statues from Chinese folklore, history, and legends. Visitors can also view live acrobatic shows and puppet shows based on Chinese folklore. Haw Par Villa was originally called Tiger Balm Gardens because it was built by the founders of the Tiger Balm company.

Far Far Away Castle at Universal Studios Singapore
Far Far Away Castle at Universal Studios Singapore | Source
Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands | Source

25. Resorts World Sentosa

Singapore did not have a casino until February of 2010, when the casino at Resorts World Sentosa opened in spite of the concern and disapproval of many locals. A few months later, another casino at the Marina Bay Sands opened, and Singapore now has two casinos within kilometres of each other.

26. Universal Studios Singapore

Officially opened in 2011, this is the second Universal Studios theme park to open in Asia. It occupies an area of 20 hectares and is part of Resorts World Sentosa. There are seven theme zones, each with its own attractions. Visitors can enjoy rides, movies, live shows, and other entertainment at the theme park.

Note: Voyagin is only online travel agency that offers discounted Universal Studio Singapore Express Passes. This site also has discounts for other Sentosa attractions.

27. Marina Bay Sands

You can't miss the three monstrous towers of Marina Bay Sands which stand at the Marina Bay waterfront. Apart from the casino, the Marina Bay Sands also has a shopping mall, resorts, museums, theatres, an ice skating rink, and a Skydeck with an infinity pool.

Singapore Flyer at Night
Singapore Flyer at Night | Source

28. The Singapore Flyer

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Marina Bay on the Singapore Flyer, the tallest Ferris wheel in the world. It stands at the Marina Promenade, which is part of the reclaimed land in Singapore.

29. Helix Bridge

This pedestrian bridge links Marina South to Marina Centre. The bridge is lit up at night with special lighting effects that highlight its double helix structure.

30. Marina Barrage

The Marina Barrage is a dam in the city that was constructed to control the water supply in the catchment area in the Marina Bay. As with many man-made structures in Singapore, the Marina Barrage is a tourist attraction and is open to the public for tours and viewing.

Supertrees and Walkway at Gardens on the Bay With Marina Sands in the Background
Supertrees and Walkway at Gardens on the Bay With Marina Sands in the Background | Source

31. Gardens on the Bay

Not far from the Marina Barrage is a public park called Gardens on the Bay. The construction of the park was based on sustainability and the conservation of the environment. The garden's main attractions are its different species of tropical plants, multiple conservatories, and the giant tree-like structures called Supertrees. Visitors can stroll along an elevated walkway between the Supertrees.

Lau Pa Sat
Lau Pa Sat | Source

32. Fort Canning Park

Fort Canning Park is a hill within the CBD of Singapore which is often used as a venue for outdoor concerts. There are several areas of interest at the park, including some historical structures from colonial times. The Hotel Fort Canning was formerly a military headquarters. Other structures in the area include a memorial, gothic gates, and cannons.

33. Lau Pa Sat

Lau Pa Sat is situated right next to Shenton Way in the heart of Singapore's CBD. This is Singapore's first market and was just a wooden building when it was built in the early 19th century. It has since been rebuilt and is now a food court area with a variety of food stalls serving thousands of people working in the nearby offices.

Bukit Batok Nature Park
Bukit Batok Nature Park | Source

34. Singapore Art Museum

The Singapore Art Museum used to be St. Joseph's Institution, a Catholic school run by the La Salle Brothers. It was built in 1867 and designed by a French priest. The former classrooms of this old school have been converted into galleries. Though the chapel is now an auditorium, most of its original elements still remain.

35. Bukit Batok Nature Park

This nature park lies across from the new housing estates in Bukit Batok New Town in what used to be a quarry site. The excavated granite surface and quarry lake are now features of the park where visitors can see exotic wildlife and marine animals.

36. Eurasian Heritage Centre

Singapore has a multicultural population which includes a community of Eurasians descended from the Europeans who came to the region between the 16th and 18th centuries. The main groups of Europeans were comprised of Portuguese, Dutch, and British people who later settled in the area and married the local people. The Eurasian Heritage Centre situated in Katong provides interesting insights into the Eurasian people and culture in Singapore.

Flamingos at the Jurong Bird Park
Flamingos at the Jurong Bird Park | Source

37. Sentosa Island

Sentosa's old name, Pulau Blakang Mati, meant Island of the Dead Behind. Since the 1980s, Sentosa Island has developed rapidly into a tourist area with many man-made attractions. Here are the top attractions on Sentosa:

  • Underwater World
  • Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum
  • Universal Studios
  • Wings of Time
  • Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom
  • Resorts World Sentosa

Sentosa is accessible by public buses, cable cars, taxis, and trains.

38. Jurong Bird Park

There are several thousand birds of over 300 species at the Jurong Bird Park. Visitors can use the monorail to go around the park and view the many displays. There are also special bird exhibits and daily live shows at the park.

39. Singapore Crocodile Farm

The Crocodile Farm is located on Upper Serangoon Road and is open to the public. The farm conducts educational tours of the farm for school children.

East Coast Park
East Coast Park | Source

40. The Singapore Crocodilarium

The Singapore Crocodilarium is in East Coast Parkway and has over 1,000 varieties of reptiles of different species, including crocodiles. The crocodiles here are reared for their skins, which are used to make fashion accessories.

41. Jurong Reptile Park

The Jurong Reptile Park is located opposite the Jurong Bird Park. It has over 50 species of reptiles and hundreds of crocodiles. There are also feeding sessions and live shows for visitors to the park.

42. East Coast Park

A popular picnic place among local Singaporeans, the 185-hectare East Coast Park is the largest park in the city. It has facilities for cycling, squash, water sports, rollerblading, swimming, and barbeque pits for picnics.

White Tigers at Singapore Zoo
White Tigers at Singapore Zoo | Source

43. Science Centre Singapore

The Science Centre is a great and educational place for children. It has hundreds of science and technology exhibits.There are also an Omni Theatre, Snow City, and Observatory in the area.

44. Singapore Zoo

The Singapore Zoo has an open concept, displaying the animals in naturalistic environments. Visitors and animals are separated by moats and low shrubs to create the maximum viewing experience. Only the dangerous animals are kept in glass enclosures. There are animal shows during the day, and visitors can ride the tram that goes around the zoo.

45. Night Safari

The Night Safari is the world's first nocturnal zoo and has over 1,000 nocturnal animals on display. It is an open-air zoo and only opens at night. There are also performances with the zoo animals.

Civilian War Memorial
Civilian War Memorial | Source

46. Dream Fish Arowana Farm

This is the largest arowana breeding farm in Lim Chu Kang. With dozens of fish ponds on the farm, this is a paradise for arowana lovers.

47. MacRitchie Nature Trail

Enjoy a stroll on the MacRitchie Nature Trail and see the rubber trees, tropical rainforests, and vegetation. This is a popular place for nature lovers and fitness-conscious people who enjoy working out or jogging.

48. The Civilian War Memorial

This memorial was built in memory of civilians who were killed in World War II. Located in a park near City Hall MTR Station, it is said that the remains of some of the unidentified civilians are buried under the monument.

49. Orchidville

The largest orchid farm in Singapore, Orchidville has a wide selection of exotic and rare orchids. The orchids are grown on the premises and are available for export and retail sales.

Fun Fact

The orchid is the national flower of Singapore.

Image is provided by Madame Tussauds Singapore for this article.
Image is provided by Madame Tussauds Singapore for this article. | Source

50. Madame Tussauds Singapore

Located on Sentosa Island, Madame Tussauds Singapore is worth a visit if you wish to experience close encounters with your favourite celebrities, world leaders, and other heroes. Don't forget to take lots of selfies with Johnny Depp, Nicole Kidman, Jacky Chan, David Beckham, Brad Pitt, and more. With over 60 life-sized figures on display, you will be totally star-struck in no time! Visitors can also walk the green carpet with Bollywood stars or get an adrenaline rush driving Formula One cars on full-sized virtual reality simulators. If that sounds a little too exciting, take a relaxing fantasy boat ride on the ‘Spirit of Singapore.’

While you are there, take a look at the history of Singapore by visiting Images of Singapore LIVE.

Mangroves at Pulau Ubin
Mangroves at Pulau Ubin | Source
Sisters' Islands
Sisters' Islands | Source

Other Islands

Kusu Island

Kusu Island (also known as Tortoise Island) is accessible by ferry from Marina South Pier. It is located about 6km from Singapore. On the island, there is a Chinese temple, several shrines, a wishing well, and a Tortoise Sanctuary.

Pulau Hantu

Pulau Hantu means Ghost Island. Despite its name, Pulau Hantu is a popular destination for outdoor adventures like swimming, fishing, scuba diving, and snorkeling, as a wide variety of marine creatures live in its waters.

Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin is another island off Singapore and is a great place for cycling and outdoor activities. You can travel there by bumboat from Changi Point Ferry Terminal. Explore the beaches and mangrove areas on your own, or take a guided tour of the island. This island is unique because it is home to animals and plants that are already extinct in many parts of the world.

Sisters' Islands

There are two islands located south of Singapore called Big Sister's Island and Little Sister's Island, separated from each other by a narrow but dangerous channel. The islands are popular places for picnicking, snorkeling, and camping.

Penalty Signs
Penalty Signs | Source

Singapore Is a Fine City in More Ways Than One

To keep the country clean and tidy, there are rules everywhere, including:

  • No Littering
  • No Spitting on the Ground
  • No Jaywalking
  • No Food Consumption on Public Transportation
  • No Urinating in Lifts

Offenders will have to pay heavy fines, so be sure to familiarize yourself with the city's rules before you go. Another penalty is the Corrective Work Order (CWO), which requires offenders to wear luminous work clothes embossed with the letters CWO and then clean up public areas. The punishment obviously works. Who in their right mind would want to be named and shamed in public?

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        Cealfa 3 months ago

        Singapore is the home to many of great locations. surely it will be so nice to enjoy huge and fun-filled travel experiences.

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        NIk 10 months ago

        Thanks for explain this Place. it's very useful & Informative for me.

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        Le Trong Ha 16 months ago

        The ambition to go to Singarpore is the ambition which began when i was very small.i'm going to make it become real.Singapore-a beautiful place, a wonderful country.What an interesting tourguide!

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        genmartsg 2 years ago

        This is a good hub. Very informative. Our country is good place to be in especially during festive seasons. Christmas in Orchard, Chinese New Year in China Town, Deepavalli in Little India, serangoon and the coming fasting month and Hari Raya in Geylang serai. These places came to live with glitters of colourful lights. It is a wonderful experience.

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        Marc 2 years ago

        I live here.

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        Audrey DS 3 years ago from MNL | PH

        Great hub! I shall bookmark this for future reference :)

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        Manu 3 years ago

        Very helpful hubpages...

        cheers for d guidance,,

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        3 years ago

        Nice beautiful

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        heshan 3 years ago

        singapore is great!!!!!!!!!!!

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        Padamyar 4 years ago

        A wonderful list, very informative indeed

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        Cloudlee 4 years ago from Vietnam

        Nice place to visit! I will come back it soon

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        aiko 4 years ago

        What a wonderful list of places to check out and visit in Singapore.... we plan to go this coming feb10 need help no idea yet

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        pradeep 4 years ago

        Very efficiently written information. It will be priceless to anybody who uses it, together with myself. Sustain the good work – for positive i will try extra posts.

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        oldiesmusic 4 years ago from United States

        It seems Singapore has endless possibilities to have shop, eat out and to have fun! Who knew that this little nation had so much to offer? It looks like I wanna go there! Thanks so much for this hub. :)

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        Rachel 4 years ago

        Hi! I m a Singaporean and I really recommend people to come here for holiday. @lady rain The food in Singapore is really tasty and i guess that's the reason I am fat :)

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        lady rain 4 years ago from Australia

        Shops along Haji Lane change frequently and you can find lots of nice clothings and fashion items that are not available elsewhere. I hope you'll have a great time in Singapore next year. Thank you for voting :)

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        Levy Tate 4 years ago from California, USA

        Going there next year, so this is perfect! Another spot I'm excited to see is the Haji Lane -- really keen to visit those boutique stores!

        Thanks for sharing :) Voted up!

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        lady rain 4 years ago from Australia

        AvineshP, I hope you'll have a wonderful time in Singapore. Thank you for leaving a comment here.

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        Avinesh Prahladi 4 years ago from Chandigarh

        As I am to visit Singapore, this hub will surely help me in exploring the mentioned places. Thanks Lady rain.

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        lady rain 4 years ago from Australia

        tastiger04, it's nice to hear you were born in Singapore. I am sure you can't wait to eat all those delicious food when you go back there! Thank you for voting :)

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        tastiger04 4 years ago

        Great list! I was born in Singapore but I have not been to all these places. I do love the Merlion though! Great hub I can't wait to go back! :) voted up!

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        travelholidays 5 years ago from India

        My first votes go to Orchard Road, Gardens on the Bay and Sentosa Island. Wants to visit Singapore soon for its fantastic tourist spots . The discipline information in Singapore is very good I like the content below 'Singapore is a FINE city.' . Useful Hub :)

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        srsddn, thank you for sharing your holiday experience with us. I hope you'll get more time to visit the other places on your next trip to Singapore. Thank you for voting, too.

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        srsddn 5 years ago from Dehra Dun, India

        lady rain, I wish I could have one more trip to Singapore. I agree with your observations about Singapore and found it a beautiful and disciplined country. But I could not see more than 7-8 places enlisted by you. Many be next time I get more time to roam around and appreciate other tourist spots of Singapore. Thanks of sharing the list. Voted up.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Vacation Trip, that's fantastic! Thank you for stopping by and voting :)

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        Susan 5 years ago from India

        Great hub with excellent photos. Now I need to plan a trip to Singapore after reading your hub. Voted up.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        r3z4_1x, I'm glad this article helps you in planning your next trip to Singapore. I trust you'll have a great time there!

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        r3z4_1x 5 years ago

        I'm from Indonesia, I several times going to singapore but this web is very useful for me to arrange the place i want to visit. Thank you Lady rain. I bookmarked this page

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Frangipanni, that's great! You can start planning your next trip now... ;)

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        Frangipanni 5 years ago

        Have actually been thinking of going to Singapore for my next holidays. You have inspired me to go even more. Thanks

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        corapicgiyim, I'm pleased to hear you've visited some of the places in Singapore :)

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        johndnathan, yes.. Singapore is a great stop over for travellers visiting South-east Asia. Thank you for your feedback :)

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        Çorap İç Giyim 5 years ago from Istanbul-Turkey

        I have seen a few of those places. It was a great experience for me. But, :) we have similar and sometimes much more interesting places here in Istanbul. We hope to see all friends soon in Turkey.

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        John D Nathan 5 years ago from Dallas, Texas. USA

        This is an excellent list. I heard that if you want to visit Southeast Asia that Singapore is a recommended first stop to get yourself acquainted with the area.

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        shahpriya 5 years ago

        Yes yes ..hope so soon..:)

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        shahpriya, thank you, I hope you get to visit all those places in Singapore :)

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        shahpriya 5 years ago

        Great much in detail information about the places in singapore!! Would love to visit them.. Thanks..Cheers!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Mike Robbers, thank you for your comment and encouragement!

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        Mike Robbers 5 years ago from London

        Thumbs up! A very useful and informative article! Keep up the good work! Cheers!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Glass-Jewelry, Singapore was already a popular destination in southeast Asia back in the seventies. Thank you for stopping by to share some good memories, and for voting, too!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Magdaleine, I appreciate your comment here, thanks!

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        Marco Piazzalunga 5 years ago from Presezzo, Italy

        A list of 50 things to see is amazing, especially if it's 50 things all of them unique and extraordinary to see, really unusual for any other normal city.

        I remember my father, when he made several trips to Singapore in the seventies, very often appointed the magnificent hotels, including Jaja-Puri hotel where inside, the lobby I believe, had been set up a real equatorial garden.

        Voted Beautiful, and if available I would have voted Extraordinary!

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        Magdaleine 5 years ago

        Singapore is one of my favourite places to visit. Great article, thanks for sharing. I should come again to Singapore.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        cianeko, you are absolutely right..

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Hezekiah, most, if not all, of the sightseeing places are open the whole year round, and the humidity stays the same anyway. It narrows down to when you can get the best deal for the air tickets. I book my tickets when the airlines have special deals :)

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        AT Abueva 5 years ago from Manila, Philippines

        Interesting place to visit...

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        Hezekiah 5 years ago from Japan

        Perfect, I live in Japan (not born here) so close but never been. Flight are soooo cheap there but was wondering was the best season would be? Seems humid all the time.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        rumanasaiyed, I'm pleased to know you visited Changi Airport, it has great facilities for transit passengers. Thank you for your votes :)

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        Rumana 5 years ago from Sharjah, UAE

        I have only visited Singapore Airport.. But it was just amazing. Interesting hub..Voted up interesting!!!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        CZCZCZ, Singapore is a great destination to have a stopover, I hope you get to visit the country on your next trip to the Philippines.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        aspop, you're absolutely right, Singapore is on another whole level of awesome!

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        CZCZCZ 5 years ago from Oregon

        What a wonderful list of places to check out and visit in Singapore. My wife and I have discussed taking a trip there either before or after our next trip back to the Philippines. I am saving this hub to have a bunch of fun ideas when we get the chance to travel here.

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        Jen 5 years ago from Texas

        Ugh, I want to go so bad! All of South East Asia is interesting to me, but Singapore is on another level of awesome. (:

        Thanks for the guide!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Riviera Rose, I hope you'll get to see many more places on your next trip to Singapore! Thank you for your comment :)

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        Riviera Rose 5 years ago from South of France

        Wow, I thought I knew Singapore relatively well, but I hadn't heard of many of those places! Must get back sooner rather than later. Great hub, thanks!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Jason Jones, thank you for your feedback on Sentosa, much appreciated!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Samith Jhon, thank you for stopping by, I'm glad you like this hub :)

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        Jason Jones Japan 5 years ago from Japan

        Sentosa Island is very nice, they made a great job of that

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        Samith Jhon 5 years ago from Los Angeles, California

        Really Informative and interesting hub.I love to visit the different countries & places .I think this hub guide me to much great hub.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        SINewsome, it's great to know you've been there. Thank you for your comment!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        carolinabinkoster, I hope you get to visit Singapore very soon!

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        Sophie Newsome 5 years ago from New York

        Such an amazing place! I hope to go back one day and visit more places. Nice hub.

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        Carolina Bin 5 years ago from London

        After reading your article I have a great desire to go visiting this amazing city!

        Very interesting.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        livewirez, I'll have to agree to that!

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        Romel Tarroza 5 years ago from Pearl of the Orient Sea

        Singapore is really a great tourist destination...

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        freecampingaussie, it's nice to hear you are planning a stopover in Singapore. The humidity level is very high the whole year round, and there is plenty of rainfall between November and March. Watch out for thunder (really LOUD!!) and lightning before the rain!

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        freecampingaussie 5 years ago from Southern Spain

        Hi, What a helpful hub as we are planning on visiting Singapore soon. I was going to book a 3 day stop over but looking at this we need at least a week . I am not to keen on the heat as where we are at the moment is very hot (up to 43) & humid . What is it like in Febuary ?

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Aussieteacher, I'm pleased to hear you love the place and have seen most of the attractions. There's so much to do in Singapore and never a dull moment. Thank you for stopping by and leaving comment.

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        Di 5 years ago from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

        It is one of my favourite places in the world - I love it. I have seen MOST of those places on the list.

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        Theodore S. Sumrall 5 years ago from Fl, USA

        That's a huge fine to pay!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        theodoresumrall, there are some people who just never learn after serving the CWO, but when the Singapore government introduced a fine of $5000 for littering, it effectively reduced the number of offenders by half. Thank you for your kind comment.

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        Theodore S. Sumrall 5 years ago from Fl, USA

        The idea of CWO sounds great! This is also true who would want to be named and shamed in public.

        Thank you Lady Rain for sharing informative hub, here.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        agusfanani, thank you for sharing your experience on the Singapore Flyer. I am sure you had a very memorable holiday in Singapore.

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        agusfanani 5 years ago from Indonesia

        Cool information . I've tried to ride Singapore Flyer and it was great to view Singapore by this ride at its culmination point.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        itsmejohnsmith, thank you for your feedback. I hope you'll have a lovely trip to Singapore. Have fun!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Thank you snakooz!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        logoquiz, it's great to hear that you've been to Singapore. I hope you get to explore more places on your next visit :)

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        George Lancaster 5 years ago from London

        Fantastic hub, I am planning a trip to Singapore in 2013 and this has really helped me out! Very comprehensive list with no pointless entries or useless locations. Brilliant.

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        snako0z 5 years ago

        great hub

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        Missy 5 years ago from London

        Great hub, I only wish I'd discovered it before going to Singapore! I loved the architecture there, amazing buildings! Will have to go back to do the rest of this list now now. Thank you:)

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        worldtravelexpert, the Raffles Hotel is definitely worth a visit and to have a sip of the iconic drink! Cheers! Thank you for your comment :)

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        Kirsty Stuart 5 years ago from London, UK

        Great hub - really detailed. I had to read it as I was intrigued to find out if there were really that many things to do in Singapore and of course there are. I also think visiting the Raffles Hotel for a Singapore Sling is in order for a good trip to Singapore! Well done again for a great hub.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        safiq ali patel, many thanks for your feedback, cheers! :)

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        safiq ali patel 5 years ago from United States Of America

        An absolutely spectacular hub. Just amazing thank you.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        tabrezrocks, yes there are many places in different countries sharing the same names, especially famous places and landmarks. Thank you for stopping by :)

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        Md Tabrez Alam 5 years ago from Calcutta, India

        hey really it is a nice place to visit, i think some of the place's name are taken by Kolkata(India) from here like esplanade etc.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        ignugent17, I'm glad you like this article. Thank you for leaving a comment :)

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        guy, there are toilets located in all the shopping malls and most public areas. The most impressive toilets can be found at the Singapore Zoo, where the toilets are surrounded by natural vegetation and wildlife sounds.

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        ignugent17 5 years ago

        Very beautiful. Thanks sharing the information. :-)

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        guy 5 years ago

        might want to visit a toilet as well

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        CraftyMcClever, I hope you get to experience the Singapore cultures and traditions in the near future. Thank you for your kind comment :)

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        Cecelia Kramer 5 years ago from Everywhere but mostly Cali

        such beautiful places to visit because of the cultures, traditions, and architecture. That is definitely on my bucket list now more than ever. Thanks

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        vibz, I am glad you enjoyed reading my hub. I hope you get to visit Singapore soon. Thank you for stopping by :)

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        vibz 5 years ago from India

        thanks for the well and nicely written hub. Will definitely again look out when I visit Singapore. Bookmarked it.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        nmuktadirbd, thank you for your kind comment :)

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        nmuktadirbd 5 years ago

        Nice hub, thanks for a great travel guide.

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        Jack, thanks! I hope you get to visit the east some day :)

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        Jackson 5 years ago from Denver

        This is a fantastic article! I would love to visit the east!

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        lady rain 5 years ago from Australia

        kimberlymoore668, smoking is not allowed in most public areas in Singapore, both indoors and outdoors. Offenders can be fined up to $1000. There are designated areas for smokers in pubs, you'll have to ask just to be sure and not get fined!

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        kimberlymoore668 5 years ago

        A friend of mine is wondering is it can't smoking at public area in Singapore? Any rule about smoking?


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