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Top Things To Do In Singapore – Places To Eat, Shop & Explore

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Often referred to as The Little Red Dot, Singapore is much more than just the malls and the Merlion. Ladies, let’s explore this exotic country through this mini Far East guide and get to know the top things to do in Singapore!

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Marina Bay Sands and Merlion in Singapore are a few must visit places

The land of food and foodies, Singapore is haven for travellers who like to experiment with their tastebuds. From chili crab to the aromatic laksa, there’s  lots to do in Singapore. Here, beautiful temples stand in the narrow by-lanes, which are starkly juxtaposed by tall skyscrapers and luxurious apartments. With the right mix of traditional and modern, Singapore, though pint-sized on the map, is a true lion city!

What Languages Do They Speak In Singapore

People in Singapore speak in various languages. The official languages here are English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil.

Few Words That Can Help You In On Your Visit To Singapore

things to do in Singapore-The Mandarin language is an important part of Singapore

Mandarin is an important part of Singapore

Hello- Nee Haw
Good Bye- Zi Ge’ en
Thank You- Shih Shihiya
Where is the bus stop – Where bas?
My name is. . . – Wo de mingzi shi. . .

Things To Do In Singapore

Explore The Wildlife

 things to do in Singapore - When in Singapore, attend the famous Bird Show at Jurong Bird Park

When in Singapore, attend the famous Bird Show at Jurong Bird Park

The largest open-concept bird park in Asia Pacific, Jurong Bird Park is a must-visit. Here, 7000 exotic birds flutter about freely. Make sure not to miss 200 penguins waddling with joy during the penguin feeding session. Gear up for some wild animal encounters as you take the tram on your Night Safari at the Singapore Zoo, enjoy the spectacular skyline of the city on a cable car from Mt. Faber to Sentosa or experience the underwater world at Asia’s largest tropical Oceanarium ride on a travelator. There are some of the best things to do in Singapore.

Visit The Museums and Monuments

 things to do in Singapore -Art Museum is one of the finest and first art museums in the country. Don't miss out on this on your holiday!

Singapore Art Museum is one of the finest and first art museums in the country. Don’t miss it!

There are a lot of museums in Singapore. Apart from the art-focused museums, there are other kinds too. For example, the National Museum of Singapore, National Gallery, Asian Civilizations Museum, etc. With a history dating back to the 1800’s, these museums are splendid when it comes to architecture and cultural brilliance.

Singapore Botanical Gardens

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Witness the splendid waterfalls at Singapore Botanical Garden

The 74-hectare botanic heaven in Singapore is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a captivating attraction that tourists should not miss. The 156-year-old tropical garden is laced with clear lakes, well-maintained lawns and a rain-forest, which is home to over 300 species of vegetation. The site also boasts of the famous National Orchid Garden, one of the main attractions within the botanical garden. Do make sure to visit Burkill Hall, Orchidarium and Tan Hoon Siang Misthouse on your trip to the garden; these are few of the many things to do in Singapore.

What To Eat

Singaporean Cuisine evolved under the influence of the Chinese, the Indians, and the Malays. Influence from such varied lands ensured that Singaporeans learned to cook an astonishing variety of dishes.

things to do in Singapore-Stir fried Char Kuey Teow is sure to excite your tastebuds!

Stir fried char kuey teow is sure to excite your tastebuds

Top 3 dishes to try when in Singapore are char kwa teow (flat noodles, stir fried with strong soy sauce), roti paratha (tawa parathas with or without egg, served with a gravy), nasi goreng (fried rice served with fried egg or chicken).

What To Shop

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Singapore offers a wide range of options to people who love street shopping

And, here comes our favourite part of the city. With the endless streets and alleys putting a wide range of variety on sale, Singapore is a shopper’s paradise. Chinatown holds restored shops selling Chinese trinkets and the vast strip of air-conditioned malls at Orchard Road is famous for many international brands. While deal hunters can play the field on Bugis Street, one must know that the Mustafa Centre on Serangoon Road is open 24/7 all through the year. You can buy Asian artifacts and antiques, electronic gadgets, gold-plated orchids, Chinese herbs and medicines, and perfumes.

Special Highlight

 things to do in Singapore-Marina Bay as seen from the downtown core

Marina Bay as seen from the downtown core

Marina Bay is the go-to place if you want to see the city’s most spectacular side.

The concrete forests that once dominated Singapore’s skyline slowly gave way to green skyscrapers, which look like living ecosystems. These are just few of the things to do in Singapore and for more, you must take your favourite girls along and make this a trip of a lifetime!  

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  1. Tatiana Gromenko
    March 08, 06:12 Tatiana Gromenko

    You have written very beautiful article covering all the aspects which one must consider while having trip to Singapore.

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