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Top 10 Singapore Sights That Will Blow Your Mind

Singapore - it is a place unlike someone has ever seen, it is such a contrast to the usual surly welcome, that we can tell that we arrive to somewhere different.

This island nation, that’s both a city and a country, is a gorgeous destination as it’s clean, efficient, and English is widely spoken. There’s plenty to do, a fascinating culture, and lots of delicious food.

Here is a shoutout to 10 spots to give a go when visiting Singapore.


10. Singapore Botanic Garden


The more than 150-year-old Singapore Botanic Gardens is a star visitor attraction for the sophisticated traveller and the local resident. The Gardens possess an array of botanical and horticultural attractions with a rich history and a wonderful plant collection of worldwide significance.


9. Singapore Zoo


Set in one of the most beautiful wildlife environments in the world, Singapore Zoo is home to over 2,800 animals from over 300 species of mammals, birds and reptiles that roam freely in open enclosures resembling their natural habitats, separated from visitors only by moats and wooden fencing. The park also boasts the world's first free-ranging orangutan habitat in a zoo! Singapore Zoo is open every day of the year.


8. The Singapore Flyer


Sticking out among the skyscrapers in the Singapore skyline, the Singapore Flyer is no ordinary attraction. Instead, this is the place to go for the most magnificent views of the city. A scenic spin on the Singapore Flyer takes you 165 metres above ground, or as high as 42 storeys, as you marvel at the spectacular scenery below.


7. Orchard Road

orchard roadOrchard Road is a whole street that's almost entirely dedicated to shopping. It is the must-visit location in Singapore for those looking for a bit of retail therapy (which many do come to Singapore for). The wide avenue is lined with a whole host of shopping centres – from the original Chinese emporiums to modern megamalls made from steel and glass.


6. The Night Safari


The Night Safari is the world's first nocturnal zoo and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Singapore. The Night Safari currently houses over 900 animals representing over 100 species, of which 41% are threatened species. Head to the Night Safari at Singapore Zoo and experience an after-dark adventure with the wonderful creatures of the night.


5. Marina Bay Sands Singapore


Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort fronting Marina Bay in Singapore, owned by the Las Vegas Sands corporation. Marina Bay Sands is built on a land of 15.5 hectares. One must definitely visit this luxury seven-star resort which provides an excellent view. The Infinity Pool is reserved exclusively for Hotel guests staying at Marina Bay Sands.


4. Universal Studios Singapore


Situated in the heart of Resorts World Sentosa, experience the only Universal Studios in South East Asia where 28 thrilling rides and seven themed zones await. Get an adrenaline rush on rides like Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN vs. CYLON™ and TRANSFORMERS The Ride, while the small ones laugh along to Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase and meet characters like Po the Panda and the Minions.


3. The Merlion

merlionThe Merlion is the mythical symbol of Singapore and easily the most popular attraction on the whole island. Come to visit this half-fish, half-lion statue during the day to witness crowds of tourists all bustling for position for Singapore’s most sought-after photo-op in front of the 70-tonne concrete figure. The statue stands 8.7 metres tall and has a fountain of water spurting out into the picturesque Marina Bay.


2. The Gardens by the Bay

gardensbythebaySpanning over 250 acres of reclaimed land, Singapore’s awe-inspiring and award-winning Gardens by the Bay is a must-see attraction. Located next to Marina Reservoir, the gardens are home to many unique features that impress visitors of all ages and that are well worth repeat visits.


1. Sentosa Island

sentosaSentosa Island is famous for the massive Resorts World, which in itself contains many fun things to see and do. Sentosa is also home to all of the best beaches in Singapore. All featured attractions are easy to get to, thanks to a free bus service that runs around the island as well as a free monorail service.

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