Welcome to Singapore! To help you make the most of your time here in Singapore, below are some of the attractions, dining options, events and nightlife options for your information. To learn more about Singapore and what’s going on during your stay, visit the official Singapore Tourism website, YourSingapore.com.
*All information below is extracted from YourSingapore.com
Gardens Bay the Bay
Singapore’s new icon, a 101-hectare horticultural attraction, certainly seems to be the nation’s most beautiful with more than 380 thousand plants in huge domed conservatories. Less than a five-minute walk from Marina Bay, the Gardens is split into three waterfront spaces: Bay South, Bay East, and Bay Central, which connects the first two.
Location: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
See all of Singapore, well almost, from one place. The Singapore Flyer is the largest observation wheel offering you a bird’s eye view of the city.
Location: 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039803
Spotting this archetypal symbol of Singapore is easy when you're in the vicinity of the Merlion Park and One Fullerton.
Location: One Fullerton Singapore 049213
The Great Singapore Sale 2014
Duration From: 30 May 2014, Fri To 27 Jul 2014, Sun
VENUE: Various venues
About Event: Singapore's biggest sale of the year is here! Shop till you drop and enjoy great deals on fashion, electronics and more, all over the island. Singapore's biggest and most exciting shopping event returns with a host of unbeatable deals to entice anyone from casual browsers to diehard shoppers. Also in store are exciting events, fantastic prizes and rewards, late night shopping and other offers, including dining and wellness.
Dinosaurs: Dawn to Extinction
Duration: From 25 Jan 2014, Sat To 27 Jul 2014, Sun
Venue: ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue S018956
About Event: Enter the world of dinosaurs at this mega exhibition. Come face to face with the dinosaurs at this massive, interactive exhibition of over 400 fossils and models, and some 50 artworks of intriguing species. Get up close and personal with some of the oldest dinosaur fossils ever discovered on the planet, many of which are on show to the public for the first time. Plus, have fun at hands-on workshops and engaging talks by paleontologists.
We: Defining Stories
Duration: From 27 Apr 2014, Sun To 31 Aug 2014, Sun
VENUE: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Rd., S178897
About Event: Relive Singapore's photojournalistic history. In collaboration with local newspaper The Straits Times, the National Museum of Singapore presents this exhibition, which showcases a series of post-war photojournalistic images from the 1950s until 2013. Revisit the most significant events of Singapore's past and see how they continue to define the nation's future.
Duration: From 9 May 2014, Fri To 10 Oct 2014, Fri
VENUE: Red Dot Design Museum, 28 Maxwell Rd., S069120
About Event: Join in the creative Market of Artists and Designers. Immerse yourself in Singapore's creative spirit as the local community gets together for a unique event that goes above and beyond a typical flea market. Enjoy an evening of drinks, live music and booths showcasing local art and design works for sale. If you're up for it, you can even pose for a portrait by up to 50 illustrators, artists and painters.
As night falls, Singapore takes on another persona to offer a vibrant array of nightlife and entertainment choices. There are nightclubs for the party hedonists to revel the night away; bars and lounges for the thirsty hippos and chill cats; and live entertainment venues for the livewire revellers. Visit YourSingapore website to learn more about the various nightlife options.
Food has a sacred status in Singapore. Your trip here is not completed till you’ve tried the various cuisines and signature dishes. To begin with, there is a wide variety of cuisines for your picking but the main ones are Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan. Some of the must-try dishes include Hainanese Chicken Rice, Nasi Lemak, Fish Head Curry, and Ayam Buah Keluak. They are sure to leave you lip-smacking, if not full with delight. So get ready for a sumptuous feast, and delight your taste buds. Find out more here.
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