Posted October 4, 2017No comments | Far East

Singapore

Singapore is an intriguing holiday destination that fuses colonial history, beautiful marinas and futuristic skyscrapers. Stroll around the handsome colonial buildings before taking a river trip on the ‘bum boats’, once used to take goods to the warehouses. Visit the famous Raffles Hotel, where a Singapore sling in the Long Bar is essential. Here are its best attractions.

Sightseeing and Attractions

– Cruise on a traditional ‘bum boat’ to explore the river and waterways.

– Visit the S.E.A Aquarium, Adventure Cove Waterpark and Madame Tussauds on Sentosa Island.

– Get 360-degree city views from the Singapore Flyer.

– Enjoy fantastic panoramic views from 57 levels above ground on The Sands SkyPark® Observation Deck and watch the Wonder Full laser light show.

– Explore the Art Science Museum and see a stage show in the Marina Bay Sands theatre.

Food and Drink

– Visit the long bar at Raffles and order a Singapore Sling.
– Tuck into Joshu Beef, steamed curry crab and an array of delicious noodle dished at Tonny Restaurant by celebrity chef Tonny Chan.

Events and Festivals

– Jan-Feb: See the impressive Chinese New Year celebrations at Marina Bay.
– July: Enjoy cuisine from the best chefs and hawkers at The Singapore Food Festival.

Serious shopping

Shops open till 9.00pm or 10.00pm (except for Mustafa Centre in Little India, open 24 hours a day!). On Sundays, head to Clarke Quay markets, down by the river – you’ll find all sorts of exotica. Come in June to attack the great Singapore sale – it’s a retail frenzy!

Visa

Yes, Indian citizens require a visa for travel to Malaysia.

Language

: Malay & English

Currency

: Singapore Dollar

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