Here are few specialties of Singapore for you
Do you know Singapore's history? - Long before Raffles declared his discovery of Singapore in 1819, it was a hotbed of Arab and Indochinese traders who set up villages along the harbor. Much of historic Singapore was razed to the ground during the building projects of the 1970s, but conservationists stepped in to save some of Little India and the Arab District. The former is dominated by the Hindu Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple filled with colorful Hindu deities, while the Arab District centers around the gold dome and minarets of the 1920s Sultan Mosque.
Convenience - English is one of the country's four official languages, along with Chinese, Malay, and Tamil, so you can communicate with most of the locals without having to contend with exotic scripts or modes of speaking. You can be whisked anywhere quickly on an efficient public transportation system that is led by a subway network that easily bypasses traffic.
Safe, Green, and clean city- Singapore is considered by many as one of the safest cities in the world (one of its nicknames is the «Safe Haven»). Thanks to a supporting government program dating from the ’60s, Singapore is also one of the world’s greenest cities. With a strict cap on the number of vehicles allowed on the island, and with more than 5 percent of the island reserved for nature, Singapore is literally a breath of fresh air. Lastly, the «Lion City» is admirably clean! Littering, spitting, and smoking in public places is banned and verbalized, and all possible measures are taken to ensure extraordinary cleanliness.
A country's tourist attractions are a major reason for visiting, and Singapore has many such sites.
National Museum of Singapore - Located under the silver dome of a handsome 19th-century building, is the best place to get your bearings on the island's history. Through interactive 3D exhibitions, a rolling program of performances, and a permanent collection of artifacts from Singapore's first settlers in the 14th century to a display of fashion from the 1950s.
Science center-For young scientists and future science and technology experts, the Singapore Science Centre has been recognized that this world will surely stimulate your brain with over 850 interactive rides that describe the wonders and beauty of science.
Singapore Zoo- is one of the major tourist attractions in Singapore. Supplemented by thousands of rare animals make kids would love to see the uniqueness of each animal that they had never seen in their lifetime. Singapore Zoo also provides a vehicle for children's play Rainforest Kids world. The wave of lively children waiting in the water play area, with themes such as wildlife parks wet dream! For the game, more exciting, young and old can ride to the animal-themed carousel. This zoo has a different concept from other zoos. With open cages, all animals can live in their natural habitat.
Botanical Garden contains more than 60,000 species of plants and animals and is home to the world’s first children’s garden. Past visitors rave about the tropical greenery of the gardens.
Garden of Bay - is a recent addition to Singapore’s tourist attractions, but is one that gardeners won’t want to miss visiting. Open less than a decade, Gardens by the Bay is built on reclaimed land in central Singapore. It consists of three gardens: Bay Central, a garden with a waterfront walk that will eventually connect the other two gardens; Bay East, which is opening in phases as sections are completed, and Bay South, the largest garden, which showcases tropical horticulture and includes tree-like structures up to 50 meters (160 feet) high that dominate the Gardens’ landscape.
Helix Bridge architectural marvel -Linking Marina Bay to Marina Centre, the Helix Bridge, is set to become Singapore’s next landmark. This 280-meter pedestrian linkway (the longest in Singapore) features the world’s first double-helix structure and is an engineering feat assembled with great precision. For a memorable experience, be sure to visit this engineering marvel situated in the heart of the city.
The Merlion is more than just a statue. It’s a mythical symbol of Singapore, a place to take in some incredible views, and of course, is the city’s most sought after photo-op. Although the 70-tonne, water-spouting Merlion is the main focal point, you can also relax in the terraced seating area.
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple – is located in central Chinatown from the late 1980s when a Buddhist temple was first proposed for Singapore’s Chinatown, it became the Tooth Relic Temple, a home for a tooth relic from Buddha.
Chinatown is another Singapore icon; great for shopping (many swear by it as the cheapest souvenirs location in town.) and trying out authentic Chinese food. There are countless restaurants and hawker food vendors to choose from. Other attractions include Thian Hock Keng Temple, the oldest temple in Singapore, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Eu Yan Sang Chinese Medical Hall, and Maxwell Road Food Centre
Little India- is an ethnic neighborhood found in Singapore that has Tamil cultural elements and aspects of other cultures, is more commonly known as Tekka in the local Tamil community. This is a great place. You can find lots of new things here.
Shopping street – Orchard Road is the main shopping street of Singapore, regularly frequented by the locals as well as foreign tourists. Orchard Road is flanked by malls, numerous upmarket restaurants, coffee chains, cafés, nightclubs, and hotels. It is also the site of the official residence of the President of Singapore.
Gambling Paradise - Singapore, which is set to overtake Las Vegas as the world’s second-largest gambling hub, is the new paradise for the keens of casinos. Singapore has emerged as Asia’s hottest new gambling destination with a revamped cityscape, notably marked by the opening of two ultra-modern resorts casinos in 2010.
Singapore Flyer – the world’s largest observation giant wheel, standing at 165 meters tall, Opened in 2008, a breathtaking panoramic view of the Singapore City skyline is ensured from inside one of the capsules. No other place in Singapore offers these glittering night views.
Sentosa resorts is Located on an island off Singapore’s south coast, the property features hotels, restaurants, a casino, theme parks – in short, something for everyone no matter how old they are. With this location, attractions obviously center around the sea: Marine Life Park, Dolphin Island, a water park, and an aquarium.
Universal studio Singapore becomes the top tourist attraction. Universal Studios Singapore is divided into 7 zones, Madagascar, the Palace of Far Far Away from the world of Shrek was the first in the world, The Lost World where you can find a world of dinosaurs and Waterworld, Ancient Egypt - a world full of ancient Egyptian mummies, Sci-fi - a futuristic city and the last two zones of the theme of a famous city in America that is Hollywood and New York. Universal Studios Singapore has over 30 restaurants and food carts, together with 20 unique retail stores and carts located around the park.
Jurong Bird Park – is one of the most renowned bird sanctuaries with some of the largest free-flying aviaries in the world. In habitats that their naturalistic environments, are home to the colors, of the world, as Asia’s largest bird park with a collection of more than 5,000 birds across 400 species.
Night Safari - Since it opened in 1984, it is one of Singapore’s top attractions, with more than one million people annually enjoying a tram ride through seven of the world’s geographic regions. The world's first night safari set in 40 hectares of secondary jungle with over 130 species. Visitors also can enjoy interactive animal shows and breathtaking fire-twirling and fire-eating tribal performances.
One of the most amazing things about Singapore is the variety of experiences that can be enjoyed in one place and a trip to Singapore is sure to create some incredible memories.