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100 Best Things to do in Singapore

This tropical island located at the southernmost tip of peninsula Malaysia is a vibrant modern city-state. The city brings its best in food, nature, heritage, and culture to punch well above its weight on the global tourist map.

1. Visit the Gardens by the Bay Cloud Forest (Tanjong Pagar)

The Cloud Forest is a 35m tropical highland forest structure at the world’s equator. Cool air and gentle mist shroud the world’s largest indoor waterfall pouring from its side. A rich array of flora climbing up the cliff walls bring to mind the mythic hanging gardens of Babylon.

The tour takes about 2 hours to complete.

2. Visit the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay (Tanjong Pagar)

The Flower Dome has 9 zones of plants in far-flung temperate and tropical climates; from California lilac flowers to olive groves. Drink in the planet’s rich biodiversity and marvel at nature’s intricate work.

Exploring the Flower Dome takes 1 hour.

3. Night-time stroll across the Supertree Grove (Tanjong Pagar)

Huge giant tree-like structures ringed with lightweight plants overlook the Marina Bay.

The connecting skyway lets you stroll through the Supertrees 50m in the air to relax in the cool evening breeze. At night, the pink-and-blue neon lights around the Supertrees create an ethereal ambience.

Exploring the grove takes 1 hour.

4. Visit the National Orchid garden (Tanjong Pagar)

Pass through archways of golden shower orchids and admire the stately Vanda Miss Joaquim. Inhale the chocolate-and-vanilla orchid fragrance and spot large flowering orchids at other mini exhibits.

The trail takes almost 1 hour to complete.

5. Visit Jurong Bird Park (Jurong-Clementi)

One of the world’s most iconic bird sanctuaries, visitors get to feed colourful lories nectar from a cup as they perch over your shoulders and head. With 400 species of birds from pelicans to flamingos, visitors are bound to be wide-eyed at the dizzying colours at full flight.

The park tour can take up to 3 hours.

6. Visit the S.E.A aquarium at Marine Life Park (Tanjong Pagar)

Explore the hidden depths of Earth’s oceans and seas at the aquarium. Gaze up in wonder at the sharks gliding majestically above you in the underwater glass dome at the Shark Seas exhibit. End your journey at the larger-than-life Open Ocean viewing panel to watch squadrons of manta rays glide gracefully amidst 40,000 colourful types of fish.

The journey takes approximately 2 hours.

7. Visit the Singapore Zoo (Sembawang)

The Singapore Zoo gets visitors well-acquainted with the animal kingdom from the far flung places of the African wild plains to the North Pole. Mousedeers roam freely in front of your path while enclosures built to closely resemble the animals’ naturalistic environments get you right up close with the white tiger and leopard.

The tour of the zoo takes up to 3 hours.

8. Visit the River Safari (Holland-Bukit Panjang)

The River Safari features marine species from the world’s great rivers like the Yangtze and Mekong. See the critically endangered Yangtze alligator and the gigantic Mekong Giant Catfish. Pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia delight audiences as they sit beatifically chewing on bamboo shoots.

The tour takes up to 2 hours.

9. Immerse in art at National Gallery Singapore (Tanjong Pagar)

Reconnect with Southeast Asia’s cultural heritage and discover more than 8,000 pieces of collected artworks. Edgy and dynamic, the gallery’s revolving roster of art exhibitions keeps visitors coming back for more.

A tour of the different sub-galleries takes 1 hour.

10. Trek through Southern Ridges (Tanjong Pagar)

Trek through the Marang trail, a quiet overture into Faber Walk before crossing the wave-like Henderson pedestrian bridge. Passing through the elevated Forest Walk across the verdant green canopies brings you into the melodious Singing Forest of Kingfishers.

The trek ends at Alexandra Arch pedestrian bridge and takes between 2-3 hours.

11. Gardener’s Day Out at Hort Park (Jurong-Clementi)

Spend a day at the gardening hub of Asia; explore the food bazaar and learn best horticultural practices. With 20 themed gardens, including a lovely Balinese-style garden, enjoy the beautiful landscape while you get green fingers.

The Day Out takes 6 hours.

12. Walk the Labrador Nature reserve (West Coast)

Walk through the tranquil Berlayer Creek mangrove trail and spot the giant mudskippers. The Bukit Chermin Boardwalk extends over the peaceful waters of the Strait – perfect for a quiet stroll.

Walking the 2.1km trail takes 45 minutes.

13. Day out at Universal Studios Singapore (Tanjong Pagar)

Thrills, rides and excitement galore at Universal Studios with its 7 zones modelled after iconic places like Hollywood and New York. Challenge yourself on the BattleStar Galactica with two roller coasters facing off against each other or take a star-struck selfie with Marilyn Monroe lookalike at the Hollywood Walk Of Fame™.

A trip to the studios takes 4 hours.

14. Take a spiritual journey into Buddha Tooth Relic Temple (Tanjong Pagar)

The famous temple built according to Tang style architecture houses a huge relic chamber holding the Buddha’s tooth. Explore the museum of statues and handcrafted artworks or meditate quietly at the garden.

A guided tour of the temple takes 1.5-2 hours.

15. Sungei Buloh Wetlands tour (Chua Chu Kang)

Stroll along the mangrove boardwalk and spot the various species of mangrove. Catch the sea eagle hunting in action and colourful migratory birds like resting at the Bukit Tidal Ponds.

The tour takes 1-2 hours.

16. Picnic at Marina Barrage Green Roof (Tanjong Pagar)

Marina Bay provides a magnificent city backdrop to picnickers on the Green Roof with its wide open lawn perfect for lounging in the sun. Kick up the fun factor with a game of Frisbee.

Spend 4 hours from 2.00-6.00pm to catch the idyllic sunset.

17. Visit the National Museum of Singapore (Tanjong Pagar)

The bedrock of Singapore’s collective history where the past meets the present. Explore the struggles in Singapore’s first decade of independence and admire a new digital multi-visual installation of Southeast Asia’s rainforests.

A tour of the museum takes between 1-2 hours.

18. Night-time dining at the Singapore Flyer (Tanjong Pagar)

Sky-dine in the heart of modern Singapore as the Singapore Flyer takes you high up into the beautiful night sky over the brightly lit city.

The sky dining takes 1 hour.

19. Swim at the top of the world at Marina Bay Infinity Pool (Tanjong Pagar)

57 levels high, a tranquil plane of water stretches seemingly into infinity – relax amongst the clouds and watch the sky turn gold as the sun sets over Singapore.

Spend 4 hours between late afternoon to early evening to catch the best of the sunset and the evening serenade.

20. Afternoon Sailing at the Marina Reservoir (Tanjong Pagar)

Spend a lazy afternoon sailing in the Marina Bay on a premier racing boat – letting the natural wind push you leisurely along the bay.

A single session in the bay takes 40 minutes.

21. Visit the Southern Islands (Tanjong Pagar)

This island cluster of 3 includes Lazarus Island, with its clear waters and white sand, providing a welcome respite from the fast-paced city life. Da Bo Gong Chinese Temple at Kusu Island is also popular as a sightseeing attraction.

Visiting the islands takes up to 4 hours.

22. Pulau Ubin Chek Jawa wetlands tour (Pasir Ris-Punggol)

Chek Jawa possesses 6 different ecosystems and its rich fauna include pistol shrimps and fiddler crabs. A low-lying boardwalk takes you close to their natural habitats allowing for copious amounts of photo taking.

A tour of the wetlands takes 2 hours.

23. Get a bird’s eye view from a cable car (Tanjong Pagar)

Enjoy a breathtaking view of the harbour on the cable car. With a new Sentosa cable line, now you can view more of Sentosa’s attractions from high above.

The cable car trip into Sentosa takes 30 minutes while the new line which extends into Sentosa takes 15 minutes.

24. Wonder Full light show at Marina Bay Sands (Tanjong Pagar)

A spectacular show of light and sound playing out across the Marina Bay waterfront. The story of life is movingly told through images projected onto water fountains and multi-coloured lasers to bedazzle and delight.

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Located along the waterfront promenade, catch a free evening performance at the circular outdoor theatre set against the peaceful waters of the Marina Bay.

Each performance can take up to 3 hours across multiple sets.

26. Tour the Asian Civilisations Museum (Tanjong Pagar)

Occupying the former Empress Place Building with its neo-classical design, the Museum celebrates the rich culture and heritage to emerge from the golden age of Asian civilisations and religions. Major exhibits include the Tang shipwreck with over 60,000 ceramics from the Tang dynasty.

A guided tour of the museum takes up to an hour.

27. Cycle along Eastern Coastal Park Connector Network (ECPCN) Cycling Trail (East Coast-Fengshan)

Cycle along the park connector network to scenic views of Changi Beach and East Coast Park. The route is a relaxing break from concrete Singapore and to admire the garden city.

The 42km cycling route takes 4-8 hours.

28. Hike Bukit Timah Nature Reserve (Holland-Bukit Panjang)

The main trail takes you to the top of Bukit Timah Hill for an eye-catching view of the surrounding nature reserve. A rich tropical rainforest ecosystem, the vegetation is abundant with long-tailed macaque and plantain squirrel.

The 1.2 km trail takes up to 1 hour to complete.

29. Ginger Garden trail at Singapore Botanic Gardens (Tanjong Pagar)

Step into the world of ginger flowers which are used for everyday cooking and ornamental decoration. While admiring the diverse range of gingers from the bright red Torch ginger to the banana gallery, be sure to take photographs at the beautiful waterfall at the gardens.

The trail takes 30-45 minutes to complete.

30. Explore the Evolution Garden at Singapore Botanic Gardens (Tanjong Pagar)

Embark on this learning journey of how plants have evolved from prehistoric times from simple single-cell organisms to eventually becoming more complex organisms such as ferns and flowering plants.

The trail takes 45 minutes to complete.

31. Colonial history trail at Fort Canning Park (Tanjong Pagar)

Colonial structures lie amidst the lush green vegetation of Fort Canning Park; the trail takes you across Gothic gates and other historic structures which add to the grandeur of the park.

Walking the 2 km trail takes 45 minutes.

32. Dive into Chinatown’s Pagoda Street (Tanjong Pagar)

Pagoda Street buzzes with an energy that has come to characterise the traditional Chinese ethnic enclave. Be transported back in time as you weave through five-foot ways of Chinese Baroque-styled shophouses hawking traditional Chinese foods and sweet desserts.

Exploring Pagoda Street takes 1 hour.

33. Sightseeing cruise along the Singapore River (Tanjong Pagar)

A leisurely cruise takes you on a sightseeing tour along historic quays such as Boat Quay and key landmarks like the “Durian”-shaped Esplanade. Enjoy breathtaking views of modern day skyscrapers juxtaposed against shophouses along the riverside.

The entire cruise takes 40 minutes.

34. Visit the Future World exhibit at Art Science Museum (Tanjong Pagar)

A multi-visual digital playground across with 16 installations across themes of nature, town, park and space. Interactive exhibits, from flowers to butterflies, are rendered so lifelike as to blur the boundaries between illusion and reality.

A visit to the exhibit takes 1.5 hours.

35. Visit the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (Bishan-Toa Payoh)

The main residence of Sun Yat Sen in Singapore as he liaised with revolutionaries in Southeast Asia; there are four exhibits including one remembering revolution supporters and another to revolution’s impact on Singapore.

A tour of the memorial hall takes 1 hour.

36. Visit Sultan mosque at Kampong Glam

An iconic landmark of Kampong Glam, the gold onion dome at the top is supported by glass bottles donated by the poor during its initial construction which has lasted till today. During Ramadan, the place comes alive with food stalls for the breaking of fast. Within, a 5000 person capacity prayer hall is filled with devout Muslims from the diverse ethnic community of Malays and Arabs amongst others.

A tour of the mosque takes 1.5-2 hours.

37. Tour the Peranakan Museum (Tanjong Pagar)

A key part of Singapore’s rich ethnic heritage, the Peranakan culture is an amalgamation of Chinese immigrant roots and indigenous local Malay culture. The exhibits are a wishful look at dying traditions such as the formal Lap Chai tea offering ceremony.

A tour of the museum typically takes 1 hour.

38. Explore Little India’s Serangoon Road (Jalan Besar)

Little India buzzes with unsuppressed energy and the pungent smell from Indian spices fills the air. There are Indian curry restaurants and shops selling anything from gold jewellery, to household items packed along the busy road.

Exploring Serangoon Road at Little India takes 2 hours.

39. Dive into Kampong Glam (Jalan Besar)

Sultan Mosque rises majestically with its golden dome and minarets. Wander the colourful streets and admire the street art painted on the shophouse walls. One can easily find Persian carpets and flowing Indian Sari fabrics on the same street.

Exploring Kampong Glam takes 2 hours.

40. Relive history at The Battle Box (Tanjong Pagar)

The Battle Box served as an underground command bunker during the British defence of Singapore during World War II. Multimedia exhibits tell of its 14th century beginnings and causes of the British surrender.

The tour of the museum takes 1 hour.

41. Fullerton monument tour (Tanjong Pagar)

The tour promises to enlighten one of the building’s rich history as Singapore General Post Office and also where old government offices such as Finance were housed.

The tour takes 1 hour.

42. Indoor Skydiving at IFly Singapore (Tanjong Pagar)

Experience free fall at the world’s first indoor skydiving wind tunnel. The experience mimics skydiving 9,000 ft to provide an exhilarating adrenaline ride.

The entire experience takes up to 1 hour and includes 2 flights in the wind tunnel.

43. Visit the Civilian War Memorial Park (Tanjong Pagar)

Dedicated to the civilian dead from World War II, the memorial is made up of four straight pillars earning its name “Four Chopsticks”. The park is surrounded by greenery serves as a quiet place to contemplate on the cost of war.

Visiting the park takes 15 minutes.

44. Heritage trail along Ann Siang and Telok Ayer (Tanjong Pagar)

Journey along colourful shophouses with timber-framed windows in this heritage trail. Patches of cinnamon and nutmeg trees and the odd sculptures depicting Singapore’s early way of life create a welcome change of pace from busy Telok Ayer Street.

This 0.6 km trail takes 30 minutes to complete.

45. Explore Haw Par Villa (Jurong-Clementi)

The theme park has over a 1000 statues of popular characters drawn from Chinese classics, Taoism and Buddhism. More than 100 dioramas depict scenes of karmic retribution – reminding one to practice virtue and abstain from evil.

A tour of the park takes 2.5 hours.

46. Relive your childhood at MINT Museum of Toys (Tanjong Pagar)

A private collection of our favourite childhood toys before they were replaced by video games and the Internet. 5 floors of toys such as Star Wars and rare collectibles brings back the nostalgia of growing up with toys.

A tour of the museum takes 45 minutes.

47. Get high with Tiger Sky Tower (Tanjong Pagar)

At 131m in the sky, get the best views of Sentosa from the top of Tiger Sky Tower. The deck rotates slowly as it makes its way up; offering full 360 degrees view for your enjoyment.

The ride takes up to 15 minutes.

48. Learn about organic farming at Bollywood Veggies (Chua Chu Kang)

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Bollywood Veggies has grows its own organic food for ready consumption at the bistro and for wholesale. Educate yourself on sustainable eco-farming techniques and sample the fresh made-in-Singapore organic produce.

The tour of Bollywood Veggies takes 1 hour.

49. Discover a heartland gem – Shuang Lin Monastery (Bishan-Toa Payoh)

Located far from the city centre – this quiet lotus-shaped temple houses a seven storey pagoda and Chinese courtyard. Hallowed halls dedicated to the Buddha and Bodhisattvas provide an oasis of peace in the heartlands.

Touring the temple takes 1 hour.

50. Architectural tour of The Esplanade (Tanjong Pagar)

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Dive into architectural characteristics of the famous Durian spikes of Esplanade and the recital chambers’ acoustic refinements to block out extraneous sound and vibration. Explore Esplanade’s drive to become a nexus of the performing arts in Singapore and globally.

The tour takes 2 hours.

51. Have a fun-filled day at MegaZip Adventure Park (Tanjong Pagar)

Test your mettle zooming down at speeds of 60 kmph from a zip line 74 metres high. Tackle the high-ropes obstacle course 15 metres in the air to challenge the limits of your agility

A typical day at the park takes 3 hours.

52. Explore Fort Siloso (Tanjong Pagar)

Fort Siloso was the site of an ill-fated attempt to defend Singapore during World War II. There are war-era artillery guns on display and a multimedia exhibit on the official surrender ceremony to the Japanese held inside the fort.

A tour of the fort takes 1.5 hours.

53. Visit the Singapore Philatelic Museum (Tanjong Pagar)

The museum is a veritable heritage trove with stamps depicting old landmarks and streets of 19th century Singapore. Rare Straits Settlement stamps are also available for viewing.

A tour of the museum collections takes 1 hour.

54. Visit Singapore’s oldest Hokkien temple – Thian Hock Keng Temple (Tanjong Pagar)

The temple was built in 1839 with the support of prominent members of the Hokkien community such as philanthropist Tan Tock Seng. Note the traditional Southern Chinese architecture with dragons and phoenixes with golden ornamental flourishes curling up the stone columns.

A tour of the temple takes 1 hour.

55. Day out at Gardens By the Bay East Garden (Tanjong Pagar)

With wide open paths, the East Garden with its amazing greenery runs parallel along the Marina Bay. Enjoy rollerblading in the sunny weather or just picnicking on the open lawns.

A day out at the East Garden can take 4 hours.

56. Experience the nightlife scene at Chijmes (Tanjong Pagar)

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Chijmes provides alfresco dining with a twist – chic bars, cafes and restaurants are set against a backdrop of an expansive courtyard topped out with a five-storey spire chapel.

An evening out at Chjimes takes 2 hours.

57. Explore the Bohemian enclave Holland village at night (Holland-Bukit Panjang Town Council)

Stroll through Singapore’s bohemian district with its collection of gourmet bars and cafes. Lorong Mambong closes every evening 7.00pm to car traffic – live bands fill the air with soulful tunes as the night comes alive with the arrival of evening revellers.
A visit to Holland Village takes 2 hours.

58. Visit Nagore Durgha Shrine (Tanjong Pagar)

Built by Indian Muslims in 19th-century Singapore, the shrine is noted for its architecture – small cutout windows, arched doorway, and onion domes. Discover their way of life and rich culture heritage dating back to colonial Singapore.

A tour of the shrine takes 1 hour.

59. Explore the Dragonfly and Kingfisher Lakes at Gardens by the Bay (Tanjong Pagar)

The lakes are wrapped by a 440 m boardwalk which allows one to stroll along the beautiful waters to admire the red-winged dragonflies at your leisure.

Exploring the lakes takes 1-2 hours.

60. Watch the exciting Formula One night race at the Marina Bay (Tanjong Pagar)

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The only night race of its kind brings all the action and energy of the Grand Prix to Singapore. Formula One cars speed along the Marina Bay at top speeds of 320 km/h to the cheers of boisterous crowds.

The race takes place across 3 days every year.

61. Art sculpture tour at Gardens by the Bay (Tanjong Pagar)

Enjoy a tour of the art sculptures at this landmark – great for family and group photos.

62. Explore the history of the overseas Chinese community at Chinese Heritage Centre (Jurong-Clementi Town Council)

The centre serves to preserve the collective heritage of overseas Chinese from mostly Singapore and Malaysia. Exhibits feature the lives of overseas Chinese diaspora and explores the activities of Sun Yat Sen in Southeast Asia.

A tour of the centre takes between 1-1.5 hours.

63. Shop along Orchard Road (Tanjong Pagar)

Orchard Road remains one of Asia’s most famous luxury shopping districts with shopping malls lining the busy road. With throngs of human traffic, it is a place to people watch and also shop for shoes and clothes from top fashion brands.

A shopping trip at Orchard road takes 3 hours.

64. Visit St Andrew’s Cathedral in the city (Tanjong Pagar)

With its high bell tower and beautiful stained glass, the cathedral is a place of quiet worship and contemplation. The green lawns provide serenity amidst a hectic city.

Exploring the church and the interior takes 1.5 hours.

65. Visit Bukit Batok Town Park (Chua Chu Kang)

Colloquially known as “little Guilin” in Singapore, the quarry lake and the surrounding cliffside gives a feeling of being in ancient China. Naturally growing fruit trees include durian, mango and rambutan to give the park a tropical flavour.

The walking trail takes 1-2 hours to complete.

66. Explore the world of art at Singapore Art museum (Tanjong Pagar)

The art museum’s art exhibitions include works from local and international artists. The art roster culminates with the Singapore Biennale – an art extravaganza across 9 different zones including space and time.

A curator-led tour takes 1 hour.

67. Food hunt at Maxwell Food centre (Tanjong Pagar)

One of Singapore’s most famous food centres, Maxwell is a food heaven of local delights – try the Hainanese Chicken rice or sliced fish Bee Hoon for an unforgettable food experience.

Sampling the food at Maxwell takes 1 lunch hour.

68. Pay your respects to wartime heroes at Kranji War Memorial (Chua Chu Kang)

Made up of 4 memorials including a huge pylon inscribed with the names of the war dead, the memorial safeguards their memory for future generations.

A tour of the memorial takes 1 hour.

69. Science out at Singapore Science Centre (Jurong-Clementi)

Understand how science is changing the face of the world – explore the Defending Science museum’s heat-imaging technology or learn how carbon molecules are affecting climate change.

A tour of the centre takes 4 hours.

70 Visit the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple (Tanjong Pagar)

Thousands of devotees visit this temple located at busy Waterloo street each week. Witness devotees praying ardently with lit incense sticks to the Bodhisattva of compassion, Kuan Yin, for good fortune and others crowding the main hall to ask for divine guidance.

Visiting the main hall takes 30 minutes.

71. Arts trail at Gardens by the Bay (Tanjong Pagar)

There are more than 40 art sculptures at the Gardens ranging from the giant floating “Planet” bronze sculpture to tastefully placed Dragonfly and Kingfisher sculptures. The sculptures add a touch of edginess to the already magnificent gardens.

Exploring the sculptures takes up to 3 hours.

72. Visit Sri Veeramakaliamman temple (Jalan Besar)

With its hundreds of revered statues of gods and deities adorning its facade, the temple is a solemn place for Hindu worship. Enter, after removing your shoes, to observe the daily pujas.

Take 45 minutes to visit the temple.

73. Explore the Peranakan neighbourhood – Joo Chiat

Explore the traditional Peranakan neighbourhood; Joo Chiat’s rows of old shophouses are now shops selling anything from beaded pouches, shoes and food such as the famous “Katong” Laksa.

Exploring the neighbourhood can take 3 hours.

74. Sightseeing kayak expedition around Marina Reservoir (Tanjong Pagar)

Kayak in the reservoir to see famous attractions such as the Singapore Flyer and Gardens by the Bay. Against the calm waters of the reservoir, soak in the amazing scenery of the Marina Bay.

A kayaking session around the reservoir takes 3 hours.

75. Hike through the “Venice of Punggol” – Punggol Waterway Park (Pasir Ris-Punggol)

Take a leisurely hike along the Punggol waterway amidst the backdrop of gentle rolling hill humps. Catch the morning Sunrise at Sunrise point. Birds like the Bulbul add a touch of colour to the lush green of the scenic route.

The 4.2km trek takes 1-2 hours.

76. Visit Coney Island Park (Pasir Ris-Punggol)

50 ha of biodiversity include grasslands and mangroves and 80 species of birds. Trek through the main boardwalk and enjoy the joyful chirping from magpies in the forest.

The trek through the park takes 2-3 hours.

77. MacRitchie reservoir TreeTop walk (Bishan-Toa Payoh)

The TreeTop walk takes you high amongst the trees canopies and cuts through the thick tropical rainforest to see long-tailed macaques and plantain squirrels.

The 6-km trail takes between 2-3 hours.

78. Feast on Satay at Lau Pa Sat Satay Street (Tanjong Pagar)

Every evening, a small area beside Victorian-style Lau Pa Sat transforms into an outdoor dining area replete with plastic tables and chairs. Enjoy charcoal-roasted chunks of chicken and beef Satay with sweet spicy peanut sauce or Ketupat rice dumplings.

An evening out at Satay Street takes 3 hours.

79. Catch the Wings of Time show at Siloso Beach (Tanjong Pagar)

An extravaganza of lasers, water fountains and music exploring the coming-of-age story of a boy and girl as they journey back in time to relive different time eras such as the Silk road.

This night show takes 1 hour.

80. Explore Bugis Village (Jalan Besar)

Rowdy and colourful, Bugis Village which includes the famous street shop market Bugis Street, has everything from street snacks, fashionable clothing to jewellery. At affordable prices, one can budget shop to the heart’s content.

Spend 2 hours exploring Bugis Village.

81. Go surfing at Wave House Sentosa (Tanjong Pagar)

Accompanied by the chill tunes of house and trance music, Wavehouse Sentosa brings the California beach experience right to Singapore. Experience high-intensity flowboarding on the FlowBarrel® wave rides or more beginner-friendly surfing on the Double FlowRider®.

Spend up to 1 hour or 3 hours respectively for FlowBarrel® and the Double FlowRider®.

82. Visit the Jurong Lake Gardens (Jurong-Clementi)

Stroll through winding foot trails across the Chinese and Japanese Gardens to see twin pagodas and a dragon & phoenix court overlooking a quiet lake.

A trip to the Gardens takes 2 hours.

83. Cycling at Ketam Mountain Bike Park at Pulau Ubin (Pasir Ris-Punggol)

The newly opened mountain bike park features 10 km of biking trails from various difficulties including steep dropoffs, rocky terrain and tight corners. Enjoy the sights of the verdant green as you wind your way through the thick vegetation.

Completing the biking trail takes 2-3 hours.

84. Watch Teochew opera at Pulau Ubin (Pasir Ris-Punggol)

Located at the Pulau Ubin Fo Shan Ting, every year sees the traditional Wayang performance play out with notable Taoist characters Tua Pek Kong and Hai Ji. This fading tradition is engaging entertainment signature of Singapore’s Teochew community.

A performance takes 1-2 hours.

85. Chill out at Lantern Rooftop bar at Fullerton Bay Hotel (Tanjong Pagar)

The lantern bar overlooks the marina bay and provides a stunning view of Marina Bay Sands and the promenade. With a lap pool and house music, chill out with cocktails in the evening breeze.

An evening out takes 2-3 hours.

86. Evening out at Clarke Quay (Tanjong Pagar)

One of the most well-known clubbing hotspots in Singapore, Clarke Quay is packed with everything from posh hangouts to Salsa dance clubs. Relax at bars along the quayside housed in converted shophouses to views of the Singapore river.

A typical evening at Clarke Quay takes 4 hours.

87. Tour the Singapore Sports Hub (Jalan Besar)

Tour 50 ha of sporting facilities including an indoor climbing wall and aquatic centre. There is also a sports museum where you can learn about Singapore’s sporting achievements.

A guided tour of the Sports Hub takes 1.5 hours.

88. Go up to the Sentosa Merlion (Tanjong Pagar)

Rising 60m into the air, the iconic Merlion statue is the national logo of Singapore and a symbol of good luck and prosperity. The 360 degrees view at the top gives a refreshingly new perspective on Sentosa and Singapore Island.

Exploring the Merlion takes up to 1 hour.

89. Day out at Palawan Beach (Tanjong Pagar)

Hit the family-friendly beach for a day of fun either picnicking by the beach or playing a game of Frisbee. For the kids, head to the Port of Lost Wonder for its water-themed playground or KidZania to role-play in real-life occupations.

A day out at the beach takes 3-5 hours.

90. Walk along the Changi Point Coastal Walk (Pasir Ris-Punggol)

A boardwalk takes you along the coast to enjoy the sea breeze and soak in the sunshine. The Kelong walk takes you out into the gently rolling waters while the sunset walk offers a gorgeous view of the sun setting over the water horizon.

The 2.2km walk takes 45 minutes.

91. Visit the skybridge at The [email protected] (Tanjong Pagar)

This public housing is located right at the city centre – head up 50 storeys to the skybridge to get a panoramic view of skyscrapers and surrounding shophouses.

Walking the skybridge takes 30 minutes.

92. Visit the Raffles Hotel (Tanjong Pagar)

The iconic hotel is synonymous with American writer Ernest Hemingway who spent time at its Long Bar; try out a Singapore Sling while there. The hotel facade is a throwback in time with its striking fanlights and white pilasters exterior and British colonial upholstery for the interior decor.

Exploring the hotel takes 1-2 hours.

93. Explore Singapore Changi Airport (Pasir Ris-Punggol)

One of the world’s best airports, Changi Airport has many attractions for the family including the Enchanted garden with its beautiful stained glass sculptures and the colourful butterfly garden.

Exploring the airport attractions takes 2-3 hours.

94. Sampan ride at Marina Bay Sands (Tanjong Pagar)

A mini-canal cuts along the glitzy shoppes at Marina Bay Sands; relax back in the sampan as it gently makes its way through to the centrepiece fountain with water rushing down from a acrylic bowl.

The sampan ride takes up to 45 minutes.

95. Food hunt at Makansutra’s Gluttons Bay (Tanjong Pagar)

An outdoor dining area just beside the Esplanade, handpicked local delights like Satay and chicken rice provide tantalises the palate. Enjoy views of the Marina Bay while you tuck into Singaporean’s favourite foods.

Tucking into the food spread takes 1 hour.

96. Camping at Changi Beach Park (Pasir Ris-Punggol)

Camp overnight at Changi beach with its white sand and balmy weather. There are also options for a barbeque with numerous pits available or even some recreational cycling with friends.

Camping at Changi Beach Park is allowed up to 4 days per month.

97. Catch a live performance at Victoria Theatre Concert Hall (Tanjong Pagar)

A newly refurbished concert hall with its striking clock tower and Sir Stamford Raffles statue at the entrance. The hall is now a hotbed for budding symphonic maestros and orchestra acts.

A performance at the concert hall can take up to 3 hours.

98. Waterfront promenade walk at Marina Bay (Tanjong Pagar)

The serene bay view at night is great for an evening stroll; providing a quiet and relaxing ambience to de-stress after a hectic day at work.

Strolling the 3.5 km promenade takes 1-2 hours.

99. Watch the Singapore Symphony Orchestra Classics in the Park (Tanjong Pagar)

With the green lawn of the Botanic Gardens as the backdrop, free performances by Singapore’s very own symphony Orchestra bring classical music to ordinary park goers at the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage.

A performance takes 1 hour.

100. Catch the sunrise at Merlion Park (Tanjong Pagar)

Located at Singapore’s civic district, the iconic 8.6m Merlion stands over the Marina Bay. Catch the early sunrise over Marina Bay Sands to start the morning while sitting back on the staircase carved into the promenade’s edge.

Visiting the Merlion park takes 1-2 hours.

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