Top 10 Things To Do in Singapore
The Merlion Statue, 8.6 m high and weighing 40 tons, is one of Singapore's national icon. Since 15 September 1972, the Merlion statue and its cub had stood guard at the Mouth of the Singapore River at the Merlion Park. Exactly 30 years later, it was officially relaunched at its new home, the Merlion Pier, just off of One Fullerton.
Sentosa Island is one of the major hightlights of Singapore. It is a tropical theme park with sandy beaches and only ten minutes away from Singapore. Connected to the mainland by a causeway bridge, it's a popular day trip for all.
Singapore Flyer is the world's largest Giant Observation Wheel and is located at Marina Bay. At a height of 165m and featuring fixed capsules the size of a bus, Singapore Flyer provides panoramic views that capture Singapore's skyline glimpses of Malaysia and Indonesia.
Singapore Zoo is located at Mandai Lake Road next to the Seletar Reservoir and is one of the best zoos in the world. The animals are kept in spacious, landscaped enclosures, separated from the visitors by dry or wet moats. There is a zoo train that takes visitors through the park and children can play at Rainforest Kidzworld, a water play area themed like a wet animal wonderland.
Night Safari is part of the Zoo and is the world's first wildlife park built to be viewed at night. At the amphitheater, the 30 minute 'Creatures of the Night' show runs three times per night. The tram tour is highly recommended otherwise visitors will do a lot of walking and the eastern part of the park is not accessible by walking. At the second tram station there is a walking path 'The Leopard Trail' for viewing giraffes, flying squirrels, lions and other animals.
Jurong Bird Park is an open-concept park and its collection of more than 8,000 birds from 600 species is among the largest in the world. The Park specialises in birds from Southeast Asia. The Park has four walk-in aviaries, among which is the world's largest walk-in aviary with the tallest man-made waterfall. Bird shows, staged at the Pools Amphitheater and Fuji Hawk Walk are entertaining and informative and have thrilled visitors from all over the world.
Marina Barrage is a dam built across the 350m mouth of the Marina Channel. Keeping out seawater, it transforms the Marina Basin into a freshwater body. The Marina Basin waters are constant all year round, making it ideal for water sports. There are an assortment of Food & Beverage outlets.
Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden is located next to Lakeside MRT. A very pleasant place for visitors to relax and during Sept/Oct each year there is a Lantern Festival where the garden is lit up with thousands of lanterns making a wonderful night-time experience.
Singapore Science Centre houses more than 850 science and technology exhibits. Omni-Theatre is an Omnimax movie cinema and Planetarium located next to the Science Centre.
Snow City is a permanent indoor snow center in Singapore. If you need a break from the hot and humid Singaporean climate this is the place to be. Skiing, snowboarding or sleds are available for hire subzero bar.
Above are the top 10 things to do in Singapore.