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Lesser Known Must Visits in Singapore – Explore the Off Beat Thrills

Singapore is no stranger to the discerning tourist; but did you know that apart for the country's standard attractions there are some pretty awesome places well worth exploring; read on and learn.


Treat the Foodie in You at Tiong Bahru Market and Food Centre

Food culture is very strong in Singapore; it is safe to say that gastronomy is more important than a business; hence you are in for a treat. Tiong Bahru offers an amazing experience in this regard with promises of sampling the best Hokkien Chinese dishes to Malay, Indian and food of other ethnicities that thrive in Singapore. Enhancing this experience is the nearby wet market where live catches promise the freshest tasting food. There you should try deep fried shark fritters, traditional Tiong Bahru and Teochew Kueh cakes as well as a variety of vegetarian delights. This all goes well with the excellent local kopi – coffee.


Let Loose and Dance your Cares Away

Zouk is, without a doubt, the most hip and modern bar and dance club in Singapore; the place is located within three converted warehouses that sit along the Singapore River. Recognised internationally the club offers one a chance to groove to the sounds of the best local and international DJ's. This is where you should go for a swinging late night party; plus it is the best place to sample a glass of Sling the country's iconic drink invented at the Raffles Bar. Easy to reach from Singapore apartment hotels Zouk will prove to be your best night out in town the place is located in River Valley just 10 minutes from Citadines Mount Sophia Singapore.


Enjoy the Sights at Jurong Bird Park

This park is a perfect escape for a family day out; run by the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Jurong Bird Park is a paradise for bird lovers. Just about every type of feathered beauty can be found there from gorgeous flamingos to pelicans, snow owls and lorikeets. Divided into specific sections the place has an African waterfall aviary, the Wings of Asia and for nocturnal species the World of Darkness. There are plenty of educational bird shows that take place at this park for children.


Relish a Kayak Tour on Mandai Mangroves

This is the largest remaining mangrove swamp on Singapore's mainland. A virtual oasis of splendour the bio-diverse environs are a treat to explore. Watch out for mangrove horseshoe crabs, amphibian species and various reptiles. Take along the cameras folks for plenty of territorial migratory birds can be spotted there and kayaking along the waterway is the best way to observe these fascinating environs and wildlife.


Enjoy Birds Eye Views from the Cable Car

Nothing beat the experience of a ride on the Cable Gondola; connecting Sentosa Island with Mount Faber. The views are quite stunning as you are treated to sights of the city's skyscrapers and lush green forests; all this is enhanced even more with the lavish dinner you can enjoy the 'dining in the sky' concept.

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