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8 reasons to visit Singapore - Splendid Highlights for the Visitor

Singapore provides a host of attractions for visitors, providing something for everyone. Listed below are an array of engrossing things to do that Singapore residents have recommended.

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Visit Singapore Botanic Gardens

Nature lovers will be captivated by the appealing Singapore Botanic Gardens. Here you will be able to observe a splendid collection of attractive flowers and plants, including many exotic varieties. The Gardens have been laid out in 3 distinct sections, each of which offers a host of attractions for visitors. This botanical garden is always a pleasant place to spend leisure time.

2

Explore Tiong Bahru

This trendy neighbourhood is always an enjoyable locality to visit, offering a host of interesting features for visitors. At Tiong Bahru, you will encounter attractive restaurants, shops, charming shophouses and bars. Unlike most of Singapore which consist primarily of skyscrapers and other high-rise constructions, Tiong Bahru still features many quaint traditional elements. Here you will find stylish cafes as well as trendy boutiques offering apparel and jewellery

3

Take a Cruise on Singapore River

Taking a tour on the picturesque Singapore River is sure to be an appealing experience. A highlight will be visiting the famous quays which are always engrossing places to view. As you enjoy these attractions in the city at a hotel near MRT Singapore that you could consider would be the conveniently located, much like Park Hotel Farrer Park for instance.

4

Sample Street Food at a Hawker Centre

Singapore is renowned for its remarkable foods and sampling street food at a hawker centre will be a great way to experience the local cuisine. You will have the opportunity to savour everything from dishes featuring noodles to zesty curries in these hawker centres. A local highlight is the much loved Hainanese style chicken rice which can be found in many places around the city.

5

Take a Ride on the Singapore Flyer

Taking a ride on the giant observation wheel known as the Singapore Flyer will undoubtedly be a memorable experience for visitors. This splendid creation towers 541 feet high, thereby providing riders with breathtaking panoramic views over the picturesque city. You will also find a selection of restaurants, shops and other attractions at this site.

6

Visit Haw Par Villa

If you are interested in folklore and Chinese mythology you are sure to be entranced by Haw Par Villa. At this remarkable theme park, you will encounter a myriad of statues and elaborate dioramas that bring to life Chinese beliefs, legends and folk tales.

7

Shop at Orchard Road

Orchard Road is one of Singapore's most famous shopping venues and offers a splendid array of merchandise for the avid shopper. Here you will find a selection of expansive department stores as well as no less than 22 malls, with as many as 5,000 different brands to select from.

8

Commence your Day the Singaporean Way

Make sure to try out an authentic Singaporean style breakfast; there is no better way to start off the day than to enjoy a softly boiled egg and some kaya toast (this is the name given to the traditional breakfast item of toast spread with butter and coconut jam). Many local eateries and restaurants will offer this meal.

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