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7 Best Tourist Attractions in Singapore

This post was most recently updated on July 9th, 2019

Singapore is one of the best luxury travel destinations with many world class tourist attractions to see. While the small city state is most known for its high-end shopping malls, exquisite hotels, and modern architecture, it is no less known for its vibrant and diverse culture, opportunities to taste a variety of cuisines, beautiful gardens, family-friendly attractions and rich history. If you are planning to visit Singapore, make sure you don’t miss the following seven best tourist attractions:

1. Gardens By The Bay

Gardens by the Bay is one of the most beautifully designed green spaces you will ever see. Located on 18 Marina Gardens Drive, this amazing attraction features tropical horticulture, the tallest indoor waterfall in the world, Supertree Grove containing a cluster of iconic and futuristic structures, and more. This is one of the best family-friendly attractions in Singapore. You can expect to enjoy peaceful time with your family in the Gardens by the Bay.


Gardens By the Bay

2. Singapore Flyer

If you want to see the entire city, a Singapore Flyer ride is most recommended. The 30-minute ride on this giant Ferris wheel can be one of the most thrilling experiences. There are different packages to choose from, as you can be served food and drinks in your observation deck in the Flyer.


Singapore Flyer

3. Singapore Night Safari

This is something you won’t get in other modern cities…yes(!) you can see various animals and enjoy the best of Singapore’s animal nightlife. Opened in 1984, the Night Safari includes a tram ride around seven of the world’s geographic regions. This attraction alone gets over a million visitors a year.


Singapore Night Safari

4. Resorts World Sentosa

The number of wonderful experiences you can have in Resorts World Sentosa is endless. This huge property features theme parks, hotels and restaurants, an aquarium, a water park, Dolphin island, and a marine life park. Universal Studios Singapore is another popular attraction here.


Resorts World Sentosa

5. Orchard Road

If shopping is your thing, never miss out a chance to go shopping on Orchard Road, featuring some of the most beautiful and modern shopping malls in the world. You can find all kinds of luxury products on this road. In addition to shopping malls, it also features hotels, nightclubs, cafes and restaurants. This is a great place to enjoy Singapore’s nightlife.


Orchard Road

6. Clarke Quay

Located at the mouth of Singapore River, the Quay used to be the central hub of all the commercial activities in Singapore in the late 19th century. It is still one of the busiest places with all the hustle and bustle of city life. You can experience the Singaporean culture, which is a great blend of Asian and European influences. The view of Clarke Quay is the best in the evening with colorful lights and decorations. There are trendy restaurants, pushcart vendors and unique boutiques around the area.


Clarke Quay

7. Singapore Botanic Gardens

This is another family-friendly attraction where you can experience the natural side of Singapore. This huge garden boasts over 60,000 species of animals and plants. It is one of the best budget-friendly attractions as entry to the garden is completely free. You will enjoy beautiful landscapes and tranquility with your family in the Botanic Gardens.


Singapore Botanic Gardens


These are just a few of the best attractions you must visit in Singapore. But if you want to experience all of the amazing attractions here, you could easily take a couple of months. One option for staying in Singapore is to earn your living being a tutor. You can teach whatever subject you’re an expert in. You’ll love Singapore and all it has to offer!

About the Author

SingaporeJulia Martin is a professional content writer from Illinois. She is a mom of two cute girls and has great passion for traveling, adventure, fashion, and health and fitness. Julia loves to write about the places she travels to as well as the ones in her bucket list.



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17 thoughts on “7 Best Tourist Attractions in Singapore

  1. Meagan

    OH my gosh… Singapore hasn’t even been on our radar yet (no offense to Singapore!) but I caught my breath at that picture of the Gardens by the Bay! Gorgeous!!!

  2. Jemma

    I really love Singapore. It’s just a small country but there are lots of stuff that you can do. The line was too long when we went to Night Safari but the tour was definitely worth it. I love all those animals! 😀

  3. Anne

    This reminds me of how much I love Singapore. I never did the Gardens and really regret it as they look fab. I did a VIP flyer experience which was pretty cool as we had a private pod with champagne!

  4. Katherine

    Great list of attractions to see in Singapore. It’s been forever since I went to Singapore and your post makes me want to go again. Especially to see the Gardens by the Bay and shop again on Orchard road.

  5. Debra Schroeder

    So glad I came across your post, I might be flying through Singapore soon and will have a layover. Hopefully, I can check out a few things on this list, especially the Gardens by the Bay. Love the idea of helping pay for your stay by tutoring.

  6. Megan Jerrard

    We’re not usually taken by cities, though we LOVED Singapore – was so impressed by how clean, efficient and green it was! Glad to see Gardens by the Bay at the top of your list – it was our highlight – we went both during the day, which was amazing, and then back for the night time light show, which was also, amazing. Loved our trip!

  7. Travelling Dany

    They installed trees similar to those at Gardens by the bay in Milan for the World Expo and they were amazing. I would definitely love to visit the Supertree Grove in Singapore, especially if they have the talles indoor waterfall in the world!

  8. Suruchi

    We usually don’t like cities but still, want to visit and experience life there once. There is so much to do and see in Singapore. Your pictures are amazing. Thanks for sharing.

  9. ron

    I’m actually in writing a blog post about this amazing city-state myself. haven’t been to the night zoo but I did go to some awesome street-food markets and maybe you should mention that Sentosa has a pretty nice shore line too.

    Great post! I love reading about this place and get new ideas to the next time I’m there.

  10. Sandy N Vyjay

    We loved Singapore when we are there. Love the fact that there is so much to see and experience all packed into a relatively small area.We loved our time in Sentosa and spent a magical evening at Gardens by the Bay.

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