Singapore offers travellers endless opportunities to irrepressible experiences. It’s where foodies, explorers, collectors, action seekers, culture shapers, and socialisers meet―and new experiences are created every day. There is no lack of unique and exciting things to do in this food-cum-shopping paradise and vibrant center for arts and culture. Here’s a peek into what the Lion City has in store for you.
Often referred to as the Garden City, Singapore’s known for its lush greenery filled with kilometers of beautiful flowering plants and a sea of attentively pruned raintrees. Take a stroll around in our city’s most iconic gardens and be awed by its beauty!
GARDENS BY THE BAY
This sprawling garden in the city provides mesmerising waterfront views across three gardens, spanning over 101 hectares of reclaimed land.
SINGAPORE BOTANIC GARDEN
Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site by World Heritage committee (WHC) in July 2015, the Singapore Botanic Gardens is our nation’s oldest garden. A treasure trove for all plant lovers, or those who simply want to have a good time outdoors.
FORT CANNING PARK
An iconic hilltop landmark that witnessed many of our nation’s historical milestones.
Orchard Road is a major shopping district in Singapore featuring international boutiques and designer labels.
A quaint and indie row of shops selling anything from Scandinavian-inspired cushions to organic bamboo fibre clothes. It’s a place of exotic finds and Instagram worthy photos.
The largest street-shopping location in Singapore housing over 600 shops across 3 levels. From shopping to quick bites, there will always be something for you in Bugis Street.
Awaken your taste buds as we take you on a journey filled with mouth-watering delights! Here’s our top.
Dubbed as the “national” dish, Chicken Rice can be enjoyed at almost every food spot in Singapore! Get a whiff of the aromatic fragrant broth infused rice and bite down on the soft yet succulent chicken, there’s no doubt that you’ll go back for seconds.
Indulge in one of our greatest culinary inventions, the Chilli Crab. This sweet yet savoury, slightly spicy and supremely satisfying dish is guaranteed to hit all the right spots.
A dish that’s of a perfect blend between 2 cultures is Katong Laksa. A local favourite, this noodle dish served in a savoury yet spicy and creamy coconut broth with short hand-cut thick vermicelli noodles that can be easily slurped up with a spoon!
Experience a wholesome multicultural exchange with the diverse mix of cultures and races co-existing harmoniously in Singapore.
JOO CHIAT/ KATONG
Discover Peranakan culture as you stroll past heritage shophouses, quaint stores and eateries in this charming corner of eastern Singapore.
Singapore’s historic Chinatown is a bustling mix of old and new, filled with traditional shops and markets as well as cool stores and cafes.
Little India is a buzzing historic area that shows off the best of Singapore’s Indian community from vibrant culture to incredible shopping.
Aesthetes are in for a visual treat in Singapore, with so many art galleries and museums around town. Plan your time well and experience it all.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SINGAPORE
If heritage is your cup of tea, head on down to the National Museum of Singapore which showcases the history of Singapore.
SINGAPORE ART MUSEUM
Housing one of the world’s largest public collection of contemporary South-east Asian artworks, Singapore Art Museum is one place not to be missed for all art lovers.
NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE
A new visual arts institution overseeing the largest public collection of modern art in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Housed within two iconic national monuments, the National Gallery Singapore is an exciting venue within the Civic District.