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Top 5 Must Visit Places in Singapore - World Renowned Attractions in a Land of Surreal Beauty

A tour in Singapore will give you lasting memories to cherish for a lifetime. This glitzy city is a tourist magnet for a number of reasons. If you are planning to visit Singapore do consider adding the following destinations in your travel itinerary to have a truly remarkable holiday experience.

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Sentosa

Sentosa

Without a visit to the iconic island resort of Sentosa, a holiday in Singapore will truly be incomplete. This spectacular destination sees a staggering 20 million visitors every year! There are plenty of hotels and resorts located on site as well, making it easier for ardent thrill seekers to enjoy every bit of fun the island provides with ease. So if you desire to revel in the sublime comfort of the best luxury hotel in Singapore while enjoying sensational thrills throughout your stay, Sentosa Island is the place to stay at!

Among the top attractions here the Adventure Cove Water Park, AJ Hackett Sentosa, Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom, iFly Singapore, KidZania Singapore, Madame Tussauds Singapore and Mega Adventure Park are quite prominent. The Palawan Beach, Siloso Beach and Tanjong Beach are also located in the island, giving ample opportunities for travelling families to create memories of exquisite beauty.

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Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore

If you visit Sentosa do take time to explore the magnificence of Universal Studios Singapore too. Of course, you really will need a full day to enjoy most of the charming facets of this sensational theme park. There are 24 rides, attractions and shows here which include the world's tallest duelling roller coasters of Battlestar Galactica, an indoor coaster of the Mummy as well as TRANSFORMERS The Ride. Visitors to the park will also get the opportunity to take a few photos with some of the popular characters like Shrek, OPTIMUS PRIME, Big Bird and even gorgeous stars like the stunning Marilyn Monroe!

3

Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay

This spectacular nature park that sprawls across 101 hectares next to the Marina Reservoir is one of the most picturesque destinations in the city. Three waterfront gardens, namely Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden and Bay Central Garden are included in this truly remarkable venue. The park which was constructed as a part of the strategy to transform Singapore to a 'City in a Garden' has a collection of over 1,000,000 plants. At Gardens by the Bay, you will find the gorgeous flower dome, which is the largest glass greenhouse in the world. Cloud Forest is yet another feature of the place that also houses a large collection of orchids, ferns and bromeliads.

Gardens by the Bay can be reached in less than 10 minutes from hotels like Grand Park City Hall.

4

Merlion Park

Merlion Park

The famous Merlion Park, where two statues of the iconic national symbol of Singapore stand is yet another fascinating destination that has to be visited in the city. Located in very close proximity to the Central Business District, the Merlion Park attracts countless numbers of tourists throughout the year.

The mythical Merlion, which has a lion's head the body of a fish, is a true beauty to behold. The large statue located in the park, which spouts water from the mouth is 8.6 metres tall while the small one stands at 2 feet.

5

Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo, which is located within the city's central catchment area is a world-renowned attraction that sees 1.7 million visitors every year. At the venue, you will see about 315 animal species which include tree-kangaroos, Burmese pythons, large flying foxes, greater flamingos, panther chameleons, African hunting dogs and white rhinoceroses. Needless to say, the zoo is quite popular among families travelling with little children.

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