Singapore is known for its diverse ethnicities, which in turn influence the tradition, culture and cuisine. Once a part of Malaysia, it is home to people mostly from Chinese origins, along with Malays and Indians forming the minorities.
It is one the busiest ports in the world and enjoys heavy patronage from tourists. The land is aplenty with shopping centers, malls, fine dining restaurants, etc. Apart from these there are several attractions that will manage to keep you busy. Keep reading for more.
There are several markets found in the city that gives us a premium opportunity to shop. The items found here are either imported brands or indigenous creations. What makes this opportunity so lucrative is the fact that all items purchased in Singapore are tax-free.
Whether it is big glamorous malls or small hawker’s market, you will get it all in Singapore. Kampong Glam, Holland Village, Little India and Chinatown form the main hawkers markets. Orchard Road on the other hand is known for it glitzy malls with multi-national brands laying shops all around.
If you have built up quite an appetite with all this shopping, there are a few places which will amply satisfy your taste buds. Katong Laksa is one of those restaurants which provides superlative food at reasonable prices. The restaurant has been existing for a long time and is very popular.
Another popular place to fill your stomach is the Crystal Jade Kitchen. It is famous for its Cantonese cuisines and several pre-set menus. The list of platters on offer is extensive and titillating. Other contemporary restaurants worth mention are Broth and Cafe Iguana.
If you are one of the wild side, you have no reason to feel sad. Singapore brings a whole range of wild things to do including the Sentosa Luge & Skyride and ski360 degree. Sentosa is known for bringing Southeast Asia the first ever luge. At Sentosa, you can ride the luge or sit in the skyline and enjoy the scenic view from the top. For adults and kids alike, there are several activities.
ski360 degree is Singapore’s hub for extreme water sports. It is home to Singapore’s first ever cable-ski park and is home to several wake boarders. For those adrenaline junkies out there, this is your calling! Rates start from $32 for 1 Hours. Every subsequent hours the rate increases by $16.
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When in Singapore, you cannot miss the Singapore Flyer. It is the world’s largest observation wheel. It stands at an astounding 165m and is 30m taller than the world famous London Eye.
The Flyer treats visitors with 360 degree view of the city and 200m of clear sea front. The Flyer also has a 6D motion ride at the XD Theater that appeals to visitors more than the usual 3D visual experience.
This Zoo might not be the same as the one you might have in your hometown. The specialty is the Night Safari that is on offer. Visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a Night Safari in Singapore Zoo and the adjoining 40-hectare secondary jungle. The Zoo also provides an optional dinner buffet for those who might like to opt for it.
The safari starts at 6.30pm. Tourists are picked from the Hotel. Air-conditioned buses are provided for transport. Assisted by a local guide the safari usually begins with an open tram tour. Next time, when you are heading for Singapore, make sure you make the most of this fabulous republic.