Places of Interest

This is a selective listing of Places of Interest in Singapore. You can get a wealth of travel information about Singapore at http://www.yoursingapore.com, the Singapore Tourism Board website for travellers and visitors and http://app.www.sg, the official gateway to Singapore.

For personal blogs and reviews, you can read these external sites –

1 ) http://placesinsingapore.blogspot.com/
Contains information about various Singapore attractions and Singapore cultural events

2 ) http://www.wildsingapore.com/links.htm
Collection and links (blogs etc) of resources for places to go in order to enjoy the flora and fauna in Singapore

3 ) http://singaporeplacestogo.blogspot.com/
Contains information about various Singapore attractions and upcoming/on-going events in Singapore

4 ) http://www.mysingaporetravels.com/about/
Views by Ruby Alosbanos who has been living in Singapore for the last 2 years

5 ) http://eviltwininsingapore.blogspot.com/2012/04/walking-amongst-orchids.html
Singapore attractions -views from a foreigner who moved to Singapore in 2011

6 ) http://www.singapore-vacation-attractions.com/singapore-vacation-blog.html 
Offers tourism news, cost saving tips like packaged tickets, free programmes and discounted pass to Singapore attractions

7 ) http://www.travelfish.org/blogs/singapore/
Written by a resident to offer personal insight aboutthe places of interest

8 ) http://www.focussingapore.com
Provides information related to travel, business and education in Singapore

(Culture) ArtScience Museum – Marina Bay Sands

“This unique lotus-shaped museum, designed as a symbolic gesture of welcome to guests, is Singapore’s premier destination for major international touring exhibitions from the most renowned collections in the world” (Extracted from YourSingapore.com ) Nearest MRT...

(Culture) Chinatown

“The heart of Chinatown is a bustling, colourful mix of old and new, from family-run goldsmiths and medicine halls, to textile stores and dim sum restaurants. Popular bakeries like Tong Heng Oriental Pastry on South Bridge Road, tea houses like Kwong Chen on Sago...

(Culture) Little India

“Little India makes a welcome contrast to the corporate blandness of most of Singapore. Still very charming with the old shophouses and, not surprisingly, lots of good curry restaurants.” (Extracted from BaliseMachin – Flickr) Nearest MRT Station: Little India and...

(Culture) Joo Chiat

“Joo Chiat is a residential conservation area in the eastern part of Singapore, and is located between Geylang Serai and Marine Parade Road. Joo Chiat Road is the main road in the area with rows of shophouses for residential and commercial purposes.” (Extracted from...

(Culture) Holland Village

“Holland Village is a favourite haunt for the expatriate community in Singapore, owing to the laidback charm it exudes. It is the perfect place if you want to spend the entire day relaxing, catching up with friends or simply listening to music. "For vacationers who...

(Culture) Kampong Glam

Kampong Glam has many “traditional stores selling carpets, household wares and textiles. Its major landmark, the Sultan Mosque, sits in the heart of this enclave and is open to all visitors, as is the nearby Malay Heritage Centre, where you’ll learn about Malay...

(Integrated Resort) Marina Bay Sands

“Marina Bay Sands® is a magnificent destination for entertainment, business and shopping, delivering once-in-a-lifetime experiences. This landmark building is situated in the heart of Singapore’s central business district. With a luxury hotel, state-of-the-art...

(Integrated Resort) Sentosa

“Just 15 minutes away from the city centre is Sentosa, an idyllic resort island with pristine beaches, world-class attractions, sea sports, golf and retreats.” (Extracted from YourSingapore) 1. Directions to Sentosa 2. Map of Sentosa 3. More Photos of Sentosa Official...

(Nature) Singapore Zoo

"Singapore Zoo followed the modern trend of displaying animals in naturalistic, 'open' exhibits with hidden barriers, moats, and glass between the animals and visitors." (Extracted from Wikipedia )  1. Directions to Singapore Zoo 2. Map of Singapre Zoo 3. More Photos...

(Nature) Night Safari

“The Night Safari is the world's first nocturnal zoo and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Singapore. Unlike traditional nocturnal houses, which reverse the day-night cycle of animals so they will be active by day, the Night Safari is an entire...

(Nature) East Coast Park

 “The city’s most popular stretch of beach always buzzes with activity – even when it’s not playing host to the wide spectrum of sporting events that grace its shores regularly, like the Singapore Marathon and Xtreme Championship. "There’s plenty to do here – bowl,...

(Nature) Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

“The Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is a unique and world-class eco-tourism experience, and is a sustainable, distinctive centre for wetland conservation, biodiversity and education. It also provides new facilities for business travellers, with locations suitable for...

(Nature) Hortpark

HortPark is a “one-stop gardening hub that brings together gardening-related, recreational, educational, research and retail activities under one big canopy in a park setting." (Extracted from National Parks Board) 1. Directions to Hortpark 2. Map of Hortpark 3. More...

(Nature) Pinnacle@Duxton : Skybridge

“The Pinnacle@Duxton is a public housing project and hence, the 50th storey skybridge is open to both residents and the public. Residents and the public will be able to enjoy scenic views of the city from the 50th storey skybridge of this public housing project.”...

(Shopping Mall) Jurong Point

This is largest suburban shopping mall in Singapore. 1. Directions to Jurong Point 2. Map of Jurong Point 3. More Photos of Jurong Point Nearest MRT station: Boon Lay Mrt station Official Website: www.jurongpoint.com.sg Image source:  Wikipedia...

(Shopping Mall) Bugis Junction

"Bugis Junction, located above Bugis MRT Station, features Singapore's first glass-covered, air-conditioned shopping streets amidst a nostalgic architectural setting. From Straits Chinese-style facades to shop houses with five-foot walkways, Bugis Junction exudes a...

(Shopping Mall) Paragon Shopping Centre

Here, you will find many international brand flagship stores on this six floor shopping complex. Nearest MRT Station: Somerset MRT Station and Orchard MRT Station. 1. Directions to Paragon Shopping Centre 2. Map of Paragon Shopping Centre 3. More Photos of Paragon...

(Shopping Mall) ION Orchard

The newest shopping destination in Singapore. Nearest MRT Station: Orchard MRT Station 1. Directions to ION Orchard 2. Map of ION Orchard 3. More Photos of ION Orchard Official Website: http://www.ionorchard.com Image source: Nate Robert...

(Shopping Mall) Mustafa Centre

“Rarely seen without a bustling crowd of customers, Mustafa Centre is set in the Little India district. A cult favourite in the Singaporean shopping scene, it’s the best place to go if you’re after a bargain or enjoy shopping late into the twilight hours.” (Extracted...

(Shopping Mall) Ngee Ann City

“Ngee Ann City is a staple of Orchard Road, with something to delight everyone. Another large mall on the Orchard Road shopping strip, this mall has seven levels and more than 100 specialty stores including Cartier, Zara, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, Dior and Armani.”...

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