Esplanade Theatres on the Bay
Fondly nicknamed "the Durian” by Singaporeans for its resemblance to the popular fruit here. The Esplanade holds a 1,600-seat Concert Hall, a 2,000-seat Theatre and several more intimate performance venues, and has hosted high-profile events such as the return of the quintessential musical Les Misérables.
Explore more: https://www.esplanade.com/
National Art Gallery
The latest jewel in Singapore's art crown, the National Gallery Singapore is a visual arts institution housing an unparalleled collection of modern Singapore and Southeast Asian art. Dedicated to curating a collection that will provide insights into the unique art, heritage and history of the region, this is a must-visit destination in Singapore.
Explore more: https://www.nationalgallery.sg/
Singapore Art Museum
The Singapore Art Museum focuses on contemporary art practice in Singapore and Southeast Asia. It advocates and makes accessible interdisciplinary contemporary art through research-led and evolving curatorial practice.
Explore more: https://www.singaporeartmuseum.sg/
The Singapore River precinct, with three distinctive quays – Boat Quay, Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay. It is the historic heart of the city and the foundation upon which Singapore has been built. Its diverse offerings and welcoming ambience are a draw for both locals and visitors.
Explore more: http://rivercruise.com.sg/
Sentosa is built across 500 hectares of reclaimed land and home to Singapore's first ever integrated resort, themed attractions and award winning spa retreats alongside lush rainforests and sandy beaches. The island is family friendly and jam packed with activities that would appeal to travellers of all ages.
Explore more: http://www.sentosa.com.sg/
Gardens by the Bay
A landscape of 3 gardens spanning 101 hectares, Gardens by the Bay is a showcase of horticulture and garden artistry, featuring diverse plant species from around the world. Other than intricate gardens, the must see are the iconic cooled conservatories, one of which being the Flower Dome.
Explore more: http://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en.html
Singapore’s historic Chinatown is a bustling mix of old and new. This place is known for its ornate shophouses, festive lanterns and street hawkers. Key highlights would be the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Food street on Smith Street and the Chinatown Heritage Centre
Explore more: http://www.chinatown.sg/
Kampong Glam has its origins as a fishing village at the mouth of Rochor River. The Malay word 'kampung' means 'village', and the area was known for the gelam tree (or Paperbark Tree) that grew here and was used for building ships.
It is known to be one of the most vibrant districts on the islands, showing off the best of Singapore’s Indian community from its culture to incredible shopping.
National Museum of Singapore
The National Museum of Singapore is the nation’s oldest museum that seeks to inspire with stories of Singapore and the world. Its history dates back to 1887 when it opened on Stamford Road as the Raffles Library and Museum.
Explore more: http://nationalmuseum.sg/
Asian Civilization Museum
The ACM is the only museum in the region devoted to exploring the artistic heritage of Asia, especially the ancestral cultures of Singaporeans. The ACM is far more than just a spectacular history lesson. Expect programmes like the annual River Nights, where you can connect closely with culture and the arts.
Explore more: http://acm.org.sg/
Chinatown Heritage Centre
Set within three beautifully-restored shophouses on Pagoda Street, the Chinatown Heritage Centre recreates the original interiors of the 1950s, offering a rare glimpse into the lives of Chinatown's early residents.
Explore more: https://chinatownheritagecentre.com.sg/
The park is a one-stop hub for everything related to gardening – from recreational and educational to research and retail activities. Once you are at the park, it’s easy to lose yourself in the tranquillity of your surroundings, away from the urban buzz of Singapore.
Singapore Botanic Gardens
The Singapore Botanic Gardens (the Gardens) was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) in Bonn, Germany. The Gardens is the first and only tropical botanic garden on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Explore more: https://www.sbg.org.sg/
While rapid urbanisation has spread across most of country, Ubin remains a chilled out getaway with a laid-back vibe, making it one of the most interesting places for a visitor to see in Singapore. It supports a rich ecosystem teeming with flora and fauna as well as threatened species of birds.
Singapore is well loved for its range of ethnic food available. There are Chinese, Indian to French, Italian to Malay food. It may be a small country but the choices of food available is always an eye opener for first timers to Singapore.
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Singaporean food has achieved world-class status and it’s no secret that the city is one of Asia’s biggest culinary capitals. What’s truly special is the affordable and delicious street food that you can find virtually anywhere and everywhere at hawker centres around Singapore.
Chill out or dance the night away at bars, clubs, beach parties, outdoor concerts, and music festivals. Immerse in distinctive and diverse entertainment and nightlife experiences, and connect with great company – choose your groove from Singapore’s lively club and bar scene.
Explore more: https://www.timeout.com/singapore/music-nightlife