Visiting and thinking of things to do and see in the city? Here’s our top 10 things to do in Singapore:

In 10th place: Raffles Hotel. The Raffles Hotel, with its colonial-style architecture, stands as a jewel in the crown of Singapore’s hospitality industry. The hotel is filled with luxurious amenities, has won many awards and was voted as one of the top 5 best city hotels.

In 9th place: Orchard Road. Orchard Road is a 2.2 kilometer-long street that is the retail and entertainment hub of Singapore. It’s a major tourist attraction, the shopping haven of the city. The different shopping malls even have different target customers, from high-end boutiques to cheaper shopping centers targeted at youths. If you’re really interested in experiencing the best of Singapore shopping, then make sure you visit Orchard Road!

The 8th place goes to: Sentosa Island. Sentosa is a popular island resort visited by  5 million people a year. It has a wide range of Singapore attractions targeted for people of every age, from the Underwater World, 4D Magix, Skyline Luge, Butterfly Park, Resorts World to its beautiful beaches. A must-see when you’re in the city!

In 7th place: the Singapore Flyer should be in every tourists’ to do-list. The city Flyer is the world’s largest observation wheel. Standing at a stunning 165m, Singapore Flyer is at the height of a 42-story building – that’s some 30 meters taller than the famous London Eye.


6th place: Little India. Wondering what to see in Singapore? Wonder no more- Little India is an ethnic neighborhood home to Tamil cultural elements and aspects of other cultures. Here you can find the gaily painted shops and houses that are an icon of the city. Visit the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, Little India’s busiest and oldest temple dating back to 1881, and don’t miss out on the exotic Indian food!

5th place in our top 10 things to do in the city list is reserved for The Jewel Box. Resting at the top of Mount Faber, The Jewel Box stands as Singapore’s iconic hilltop destination. The Jewel Box houses a retail shop, cable car attraction rides and 4 restaurants – the Black Opal, Empress Jade, Moonstone, Sapphire –  The Cable Car ride also gains you entry into Sentosa Island.

In 4th place: Chinatown‘s primary attraction is the town itself, composed of restored shop houses full of strange little shops, selling everything, from plastic Buddhas, antiques, calligraphy,  to even dried seahorses. Here you will experience the different aspect to Singapore shopping. The famous cultural spots are the Sri Mariamman Temple & the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, which you can enter for free. Wander around and see what you can find!

3rd place goes to Clark Quay. Lying near the mouth of the Singapore River, Clarke Quay buzzes with life and activity. It’s one of the most popular and trendy nightspots for both locals and tourists. This city top attraction is most famous for the wide variety of cuisines and for creative and vibrant entertainment such as the reverse bungee.

In 2nd place: the Singapore Zoo & Night Safari. Set in a rainforest environment, Singapore Zoo’s world famous “open concept” offers the opportunity to experience and be inspired by the wonders of nature. It’s home to over 2,500 specimens from 316 species. Looking for more tips to help you plan a family vacation, check our special video!

The number 1 thing to do in Singapore is a visit to Marina Bay Sands. Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort featuring three 55-story hotel towers connected by a sky terrace. The SkyPark is home to the world’s longest elevated swimming pool with a spectacular view. You’ll also find a beautiful shopping mall with a casino, six out of the seven celebrity chef restaurants and a grand theater. It is the best place to be at if you’re looking to pamper yourself.

These were only 10 top things to do in the city- only a very small selection of what the city has to offer you!

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