Singapore is a dream destination for travelers around the world. It is a developed country in Southeast Asia with many best vacation spots, both of nature and technology. Asian tourists mostly choose to vacation in Singapore’s unique and religious spots, such as historical, cultural, religious, and culinary tours.
Although it does not have marine wealth and natural resources, this country can develop high-tech artificial tourism to become famous today. If you want to spend vacation time in Singapore, you don’t need to be confused about choosing a tourist destination. Let’s check the best activities you can do in Singapore below!
Singapore’s Iconic Landmark
Merlion Park or Mermaid and Lion is an iconic statue from Singapore, located at 1 Fullerton Rd. The shape of this statue is quite unique, where a mermaid with a lion’s head is 8.6 meters high and weighs 70 tons. Another uniqueness of the Merlion is that it can shoot a fountain from the mouth of a lion which is often the background of Marina Bay, located not far from Merlion Park.
For overnight stays, you can try to stay at Andaz Singapore, the 5-star hotel located in the heart of the country. The 5-star hotel is one of the best hotels in Singapore with its complete and luxurious facilities. You can get the best experience of staying at this one. Facilities are available, such as a swimming pool, restaurant, city view rooms, ocean view rooms, and many more.
The Merlion was built by local craftsman Lim Nang Seng and inaugurated in 1972 by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. If you are at Merlion Park, be sure to take a mini-cruise by riding a bumboat to explore tourist attractions in Singapore, which are no less attractive.
Explore the Orchard Road
The second tourist attraction that you can visit is Orchard Road. Its strategic location can be found easily without using a Singapore tourist map. This tourist area is a free Singapore tourist attraction that provides entertainment in fun hunting for branded goods at Lucky Plaza, ION Orchard, and culinary tours at famous restaurants.
Find your best and unique items in the form of ethnic crafts at the nearby casual galleries. Enjoy the classic architecture that is neatly lined up along the road.
Singapore’s Best Marina Bay Sands
The distinctive skyscrapers with a three-building design supporting a giant ship, Marina Bay Sands is your must-visit spot. This place is another best spot after Merlion Park. At night the sparkling lights from Marina Bay Sands add to the artwork for the pictures.
Marina Bay Sands is included in the 2018 Singapore tourism category, has thousands of lodging rooms, shopping centers, casinos, restaurants, nightclubs, art rooms, and beautiful gardens. You can enjoy all the needs of a luxury vacation in one place. The uniqueness of this 57-story building is in the swimming pool with a length of 150 meters at the height of 200 meters.
Witness Spectacular Performances at Esplanade
The theaters on the Bay or Esplanade is located at 1 Esplanade Dr, exactly opposite Merlion Park. It is famous as the center of arts and performances in Singapore. Esplanade is very suitable for Singapore backpacker tourist spots. Besides its artistic scene, you can also enjoy theatrical entertainment performances for free. If you want to come here, be sure to come before 8 pm.
Explore the Cultural Spots at Bugis Street, Little India, and Kampong Arab
Singapore is home to various cultures and ethnicities. Explore Bugis Street to find out the various uniqueness of Bugis people and different souvenir stores. You can find your best merchandise at this place. Another spot is Little India, populated by Indians with its cultural buildings and cuisine. Get your best meals at this Little India as delicious as India itself.
One more place not to miss in Singapore is Kampong Arab. This village is known for its locals of Arabs. Various exciting things about Arabs can be found here. Souvenirs, culinary, and cultural buildings are all here. So, be sure to put these three spots on your bucket list.
Stay at Parkroyal Collection Marina Bay
If you’re planning to have your holiday in Marina Bay, Parkroyal Collection Marina Bay is your best place to stay. This 5-star hotel is an exclusive and luxurious hotel with a modern design. Its spacious room can be your best place to rest with couples, family, and friends. Its facilities are also complete, such as a swimming pool, restaurant, elevator, internet Wi-Fi, and many more. You can book your own room in this luxury hotel via Traveloka Lifestyle SuperApp.
Those are the 6 popular activities you can do while traveling to Singapore. Its unique and popular tourist attractions are worth visiting for the best experience. Happy holiday!