About Singapore

Explore Singapore’s finest sights and attractions. Singapore is a cultural melting pot with a blend of old-world and new architecture

Getting Around

Singapore’s MRT (mass rapid transit) system is probably the fastest way to zip around the city. Taxis are comfortable and especially handy if you want to go to places not accessible by the bus or MRT. Singapore's bus system has an extensive network of routes covering most places in Singapore and is the most economical way to get around, as well as being one of the most scenic.

14 Best Singapore Tourist Destinations

Singapore has special attractions for tourists from around the world. The transport system is structured with easy access and adequate pedestrian area provide comfort for tourists who wish to explore. The modern urban space design and architectural styles made a number of tourist attractions in Singapore become popular.

Universal Studios Singapore

An amusement park with various themes from Universal movies on their rides, like Transformers, Jurassic Park, Shrek 4D, Battle Star Galactica that will excite you.

Gardens by The Bay

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Gardens by The Bay

A very beautiful, sophisticated, stunning and colorful artificial garden that looks like from Avatar movie. Enjoy walking in a greenhouse full with flowers and plants, colorful lights and magnificent waterfall.

Marina Bay Sands Skypark

The building that resembles a ship is a latest landmark of Singapore that attract tourists from around the world. Spectacular view can be enjoyed from the peak as high as 191 meters, towards Marina Bay Sands and Garden by the Bay.

Art Science Museum

A museum that is famous for displaying important processes in the world of art and science. This place was used as a location of international exhibitions, such as Titanic The Artifact, Harry Potter Exhibition and Andy Warhol Exhibition.

Madame Tussauds

A famous wax museum that hold a collection of different famous wax statues of world figures, from the head of state, national heroes, local celebrities and musicians. All sculptures are made in detail and look like real.

Bugis Street

The right place for pocket friendly shopping. You can find so many souvenirs with low price, cheap food, unique clothing, very suitable for bargain hunters. Just 50 meters from Bugis MRT station.

Singapore Flyer

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Singapore Flyer

One of the biggest Ferris wheel in the world with a height of 165 meters that is most spectacular in daylight and romantic at night. From here, enjoy the Singapore view from a different perspective.

S.E.A Aquarium

One of the world's 10 largest aquarium with 800 species of fish, more than 100 thousand marine animals, sea dragon, manta ray, and the Alaska monster crab. The biggest acrylic panel is as large as 36 x 8 meters.

Kampong Glam and Arab Street

A kosher area in Singapore with a middle eastern atmosphere. See a large domed gold mosque, arabian shops selling typical Islamic objects, such as clothing, perfumes, carpets, fine colorful fabrics, and also Indonesian batik.

Singapore Botanic Garden

A beautiful classic English garden that is recognised as a UNESCO heritage site. It is also the world's largest orchid garden with more than 60,000 species of orchids, including the orchid from Indonesia.

Adventure Cove Waterpark

Water adventure park with 14 themed zones, such as the lush gardens, mysterious caves and underwater tunnel complete with marine life. You can snorkel with beautiful fishes in the sea salt water.

Jurong Bird Park

The biggest bird cage in the world, with the most complete collection of birds fly freely around you. Walk on the suspension bridge, surrounded by beautiful forests. The collection has about 5000 birds of 400 species.

Chinatown

Chinatown presents Chinese cultural atmosphere that can be found in the shape of the building, decoration, merchandise and cuisine. You can find the historical, culinary, shopping and cultural tourism experience..

Little India

Located near Chinatown, this place sells various types of handicrafts made in India, typical Indian food, gold, incense, massage oils, perfumes, colorful fabric and even fortune tellers.

Tips for Traveling to Singapore

Visa & customs:

  • Most visitors do not require a visa for entry and may be given social visit passes. Check with the immigration authority or with your local consular office.
  • The period of stay granted will be shown on the visit pass endorsement in your passport.

Currency:

  • Singapore Dollar (SGD)

Weather

  • Hot and humid all year-round, with temperatures over 30°C

Language

  • English, Mandarin Chinese, Malay or Tamil

Tipping

  • Yes when you experience good service

No Smoking Areas

  • You are not allowed to smoke in all air-conditioned places, such as malls and eateries

Safe Drinking Water

  • You can drink water straight from the tap

Tax refund

  • Tourists can claim a refund on the 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) paid on your purchases if you spend more than $100 at participating shops. Look for a “Tax Free” shopping logo or sign displayed at the shop.