Top 5 must see attractions in Singapore

Posted by on September 28, 2012

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Singapore is a cosmopolitan city in Southeast Asia. Its population is diverse. The country is said to be a booming financial center today. A big part of their economy relies on tourism. There are many luxury hotels with great home decoration. The place is said to attract thousands of visitors however it is a clean city. If you are looking for a city break, there are top five attractions that you shouldn’t miss.

Sentosa Island

Sentosa Island is one of the major attractions in Singapore. It is a theme park that is full of activities. Spend the whole day in this place and you will be treated with majestic and natural beauty. There are museums, entertainment centers and even beaches. This place is ideal if you are traveling with children. Be sure to stay until night time so you can watch the Songs of the Sea.

Sentosa Island

Sentosa Island

Bridge to the Sentosa Island

Bridge to the Sentosa Island

 

Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo is definitely a place for kids. It is very clean and you will feel like in a natural forest. This is one of the best places in this small nation. Animals are divided with natural barriers like streams, rocks and vegetation. This is according to the kind of species they fall under. The 28 hectare land is reputable for its conservation techniques and animal programs.

White tiger at Singapore Zoo

White tiger at Singapore Zoo

Colors of nature at the zoo

Colors of nature at the zoo

 

Singapore Night Safari

Another place to enjoy with your kids is Singapore Night Safari. This is the best place to see animals living in their natural habitat. This is the first zoo that was opened at night. The place won quite a number of accolades. One can take a tour in an open tram where you can explore wide forest areas.

Singapore Night Safari

Singapore Night Safari

Wolves at Night Safari

Wolves at Night Safari

 

Singapore River Trip

The past and present of the country can be seen and experienced if you take the Singapore River Trip. The beautiful landscape of Singapore can be explored through a river boat ride. This is the ride where you can see skyscrapers and lights during the night. The highlights of the trip include Boat Quay, Robertson Quay and Clarke Quay.

The Merlion

The most famous landmark in Singapore is the Merlion. It is also considered the mascot of the country. This mythical creature is described to have a lion’s head and body of a fish. Did you know the Singapore’s original name is Singapura or lion city. This place is located just outside the Esplanade which is also an iconic place for culture. You can take pictures during the day or night time. There are a lot of tourists that flocks the area.

The Merlion

The Merlion

The Merlion by night

The Merlion by night

 

Singapore photo 1: Beech Oven, Singapore photo 2: cscjanni, Singapore photo 3: Bong Tabelon, Singapore photo 4: Kevin Koh, Singapore photo 5: nerbit, Singapore photo 6: kweong, Singapore photo 7&8: williamcho, Singapore photo 9: Kenny Teo, Singapore photo 10: Leonardi Ranggana,

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