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About Singapore

What Singapore lacks in size, it makes up in tons of excitements and endless entertainments. Let your senses lead you deeper into its concrete jungle and discover a whiff of street food or the sight of an ornate temple. While in this city-state, savor its range of dishes, from cheap and cheerful hawker fare to haute cuisine at Michelin-starred restaurants. After shopping and visiting world-class attractions, replenish your energy at one of the green spaces that are spread across the island. You can stay in the city center and relax at Gardens by the Bay or venture further south to Sentosa Island. Having one of the world's most efficient pub...
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Whether you’re a foodie, a collector, an explorer, or an action seeker, Singapore is a place where you can be all these. Pursue your passion, discover something new about yourself, and learn about new cultures as you take a trip to this country. No matter what the purpose of your visit may be, there are always plenty of things to do in Singapore.

At A Glance

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Singapore is the perfect place to experience more than sight-seeing and souvenir buying. It's more than just a collection of beautiful sceneries, world-class architecture, and excellent food. In Singapore, you make your life happen and live it. Everyday in Singapore is an adventure. Just a couple of days in this country allows you to learn new crafts. Satisfy your cravings with luscious local dishes, trod on new terrains, explore theme parks and waterfronts, and learn about Singapore's history and tradition from local museums. It’s not enough that you should read about it. Book a trip to Singapore and tour around the city to get a firsthand experience on what this country has.

How to Go to Singapore

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Singapore has a lot of tourist spots and the most convenient way to get to this country to start exploring these places is by plane. Because of Singapore’s small landmass, they have only one international airport. But what they lacked in quantity, they made up for its quality. Changi Airport is one of the most beautiful airports in the world. With the airport itself as one of Singapore’s attractions, arriving at this magnificent airport is a great way to kick-start your vacation.

Getting Around

Trains are the most used mode of transportation in Singapore because the railway system is efficient and affordable. It’s also the fastest way to go from one place to another. Most of the tourist spots are within walking distance from any train station. Another transportation alternative is buses. Riding a bus is the most economical and scenic way of touring the city. Aside from trains and buses, metered taxis are also available in Singapore. This is the most convenient way to go to places that trains and buses can't reach. Take note that there may be surcharges depending on when and where you hail a taxi.

Famous Tourist Attractions in Singapore

If you’re looking for quaint and adorable suburbs, colorful arts, thrilling activities, and affordable shopping areas, then these are places where you need to go to maximize your whole vacation in Singapore.

  • Sentosa Island
  • The word “Sentosa” means “peace and tranquility” - and that’s exactly what you will feel when you’re on this island. Spend a day of fun under the sun as you go swimming at Siloso Beach, strolling by the parks and lagoons, or discovering South East Asia's flora and fauna at the Sentosa Nature Discovery.

  • Singapore Art Museum
  • Visiting any place will be incomplete without dropping by to at least one museum. The Singapore Art Museum is mostly dedicated to contemporary art with a touch of the latest trends. It showcases not only the vibrant works of the region’s most talented artists but the building itself is an excellent piece of architecture.

  • Marina Bay Sands
  • Experience Singapore 200 meters above the ground. This park in the sky gives you a 360-degree view of the city below your feet. Hotel guests can even watch the sunset as they take a refreshing dip in the infinity pool.

  • Gardens by the Bay
  • A trip to Singapore will be incomplete without visiting the Gardens By the Bay. This one of a kind attraction has the biggest greenhouse in the world. It has 12 attractions that are sanctuaries to some of the world’s most beautiful flora. Marvel at the lush plants and flowers and the beautiful architecture of the Gardens by the Bay.

  • Universal Studios Singapore
  • Live like in the movies for a day as you tour around the Universal Studios. Take the challenge to try intense rides inspired by our favorite movies like Transformers and Madagascar.

Travel Seasons

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Singapore's high travel season is from November to early January, and June and July. Crowds may be thicker because of holiday spenders, winter travelers, and holiday festivals. The low season is from August to October. January is usually the wettest and windiest time of the year, so make sure you have raincoats, jackets, and umbrellas if you choose to travel during this month.

Singapore Travel Tips

  • Consider getting a Singapore Tourist Pass if you're going to be frequently using the train.
  • Bring a refillable water bottle when you're out and about. Singapore's tap water is safe to drink, so you can easily refill your bottle once you run out.
  • Pack lightweight clothes. Singapore is hot and humid all year-round. But rain showers may occur anytime, so you should have an umbrella in handy.
  • The standard electrical current used in Singapore is 220-240 volts AC. You can use power plugs with three square prongs. If the charger of your gadgets requires a different plug, you can bring an adapter to be sure.