Snippets: 10 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Singapore

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Singapore is one of the best tourist destinations in the region, that has everything to experience from rich cultural heritage to enjoying the best dining options.

Let’s begin with a Chinatown that is famous for shopping and mouth-watering local eatery options. Sentosa, an island south of Singapore, is perfect for beach lovers with activities for the thrill seekers or for one to just laze by the beach. Clarke Quay is a perfect spot for enjoying nightlife in Singpoare as there are many pubs and restaurants available here. Singapore is home to a rich cultural heritage as it has conserved various heritage buildings , including the grand old dame Raffles Hotel being one of them.

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For nature lovers, the lion city has the UNESCO World Heritage Botanic Gardens, and its more modern counterpart Gardens By The Bay – these places are suitable for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts as they will get a chance to witness the greenery, plants, and natural beauty. Moreover, Singapore has some of the best zoos in the world, immense in real-life jungle experience in the River Safari, Night Safari or the Singapore Zoo!

Here’s a list of the 10 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Singapore. If you are planning your next trip to Singapore, make sure you visit the places below!

Singapore Flyer

Singapore Flyer is one of the largest giant observation wheels in the world as it offers a 360-degree city view from the top. Standing at a height of 165 meters above ground level, visitors get to enjoy the Singapore skyline views. Indulge in a one-rotation 30-minute ride in a shared 28-fully air-conditioned glass capsule for some breathtaking views. Singapore Flyer also offers sky dining options, which is perfect for spending a romantic dinner with your loved one.

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Raffles Hotel

Raffles Hotel is known for a colonial-style luxury experience in Singapore that is now world-renowned for its offer best-in-class services to guests. The hotel has all types of suites including studio suites, state room suites, courtyard suites, palm courts suits, personality suits, and residence suites that offer travelers a special feeling of being staying right in the heart of the business and civic district. Not to forget the various dining options and the famous Singapore Sling at the bar here.


Singapore’s Chinatown is amongst its most famous attraction which cannot be missed if you ever visit this island city. One would encounter the historic temples alongside medicinal halls and trendsetting bars as well as teahouses. A rich culture will welcome you at every step in Chinatown as you will get to see all the religious temples from religions including Buddhist, mosques, and Hindu temples in the same vicinity. Not to forget the various hawker centers dishing out local Singaporean cuisine.

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Sentosa Island

Sentosa Island is another popular attraction of Singapore that has many things to experience such as beaches, adventure activities and having fun with the family. Also, it is home to all of the best beaches in Singapore that have white sands allowing visitors to enjoy a day out in the sun! Visitors can indulge in different activities such as kayaking, skimboarding, beach volleyball, and many more. The Universal Studios is located in Sentosa too! You can find out more by booking a Sentosa Fun Pass.

Clarke Quay

Clarke Quay is a historical riverside district along the Singapore river which is famous for its nightlife as it has many pubs and restaurants to head out to for parties and dining. If you are tired from all the dancing, head out of the pubs to activities including bungee jumping, shopping, waterfront entertainment, and many more. You can board the cruises along the Singapore River from here, and head down the river seeing the sites of various historic bridges of the city and famous landmarks such as the Merlion and Marina Bay Sands.

Universal Studios

Spanning up to 49 acres, situated in the Resorts World Sentosa, Universal Studios is the perfect theme par for families and thrill-seekers. With more than 20 over rides and a wide variety of shows in thematic zones. This place pays tribute to the cinematic world from the Universal studios. During the trip, you will explore different destinations such as Hollywood, New York City, Madagascar, and Ancient Egypt. Find out more of Universal Studios here.

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Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay is filled with natural beauty consisting of hundreds of plants and trees and making it a great attraction in Singapore. The gardens consists of 2 main domes, the Flower Done and Cloud Forest. Both has plants take from across the world, and you can also enjoy stunning views from the Supertrees.

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Singapore Botanical Gardens

Singapore Botanical Gardens was awarded the first UNESCO Heritage Site . It is a perfect place for plant lovers or especially for those who want to spend a good time outdoors. Kids can enjoy and play at the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden which allows them to get knowledge about plant life while the CDL Green Gallery will provide information about botanical-related exhibits. Meanwhile, SBG Heritage Museum comprises interactive and multimedia exhibits that give details about the Garden’s rich heritage. There are many things to explore – eco-garden, eco-lake, bonsai garden, sculptures, and several other formal gardens.

Singapore Zoo

Get ready to experience a wild adventure with over 2,800 animals making Singapore Zoo a perfect tourist attraction. Visitors can enjoy the zoo trip by observing the wildlife animals from different parts of Asia and the world such as orangutans, pandas, white tigers, kangaroos, and komodo dragon, etc. Perfect place for an outing with family and get lucky if you have visited the zoo during feeding time!

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Night Safari Singapore

Night Safari Singapore is perfect for adventure seekers as it allows them to enjoy a zoo visit after the sun sets! It is home to wildlife that are categorized into four different sections – each section has its own trail that lets visitors see rarely-found creatures and make your day. Leopards, flying foxes, lions,  civets, and porcupines are some of the creatures that are found on the Leopard Trail. Enjoy a real-life jungle experience by watching the natural talents of different animals at Creatures of the Night show.

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