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Things To Do In Singapore
The city-state of Singapore is a combination of skyscrapers, subways, shopping malls, magnificent gardens, art and a vibrant nightlife. With a unique mix of Chinese, Malay and Indonesian cultures, Singapore is sure to delight visitors. People here are friendly and global travelers will feel at home among the cosmopolitan crowd of this beautiful city. Below is a list of our picks for the best things to do in Singapore.
Unwind At The Gardens
Singapore is also called the Garden City and aptly so. The city boasts of numerous and magnificent man-made gardens. Among the many splendid gardens of the city, Gardens by the Bay will definitely top the list. Other gardens you should try not to miss are the Bay Gardens, the Singapore Botanic Gardens, which houses some of Singapore’s ancient species of plants, and the National Orchid Garden if you are fond of flowers.
Singapore is the fashion capital of Southeast Asia. Particularly, Orchard Road is a shopper's paradise. The many malls in the city offer a variety of international brands to shop from beside local brands. Try to make the most of the Great Singapore Sale (GSS) during the months of June to August every year. With massive island-wide discounts across all malls, a trip during the GSS is sure to leave a dent in your wallet along with a new, revamped and upscale wardrobe.
Theme Parks and Resorts
Sentosa Island with its three man-made beaches is quite an attraction. Great thematic shows and rides in the Sentosa Resorts World is an enthralling experience. The recently opened Universal Studios thematic entertainment park is also a part of the Sentosa Islands. From the 3D Mapping light and sound show, ‘Wings of Time', to Southeast Asia's only luge ride, to a range of 4D shows, to thrilling roller coasters which will leave you buzzed once you get off, Sentosa offers all this and more. Whether you're looking for a relaxed day at the beach or some thrilling rides, Sentosa Island will surely fit the bill.
A visit to Singapore mandates a night at the Clarke Quay. Located at Singapore River Planning Area, Clarke Quay houses some of the best nightclubs, pubs, and lounges of the city. From rock, to jazz to blues to even Bollywood, you will find all types of music here. With restaurants offering every possible cuisine, and numerous cozy pubs and lounges all around, this would surely turn out to be one tipsy night to dance away.
Tourists get to experience an eclectic blend of Singapore's various cultures in their cuisines. While China town offers authentic Chinese, Little India sells excellent Indian cuisines. Some of the best Michelin Star restaurants can also be found here with a vast range of cuisines.