Singapore Travel Guide

 

 

 
  Highlights of Singapore

Highlights of
Singapore


 

Orchard Rd

Clarke Quay

Boat Quay

Robertson Quay

Sentosa Island

Gardens by the Bay

Chinatown

Little India

Malay-Arab Quarter

Holland Village

Newton Circus

East Coast Park

Marina Bay Sands

Chinese Gardens

Pulau Ubin

 

Singapore Bus Tours

 

Restaurants

Singapore Nightlife

 

Free Wi-Fi Internet

 

What's on in Singapore

 

Singapore Budget Hotels

Singapore 3* Hotels

Singapore 4* Hotels

Singapore 5* Hotels

 

The Highlights of Singapore

Singapore's Best Tourist Attractions

 

Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay Singapore

Sentosa Island

Sentosa Island Singapore

Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands Singapore

 

Clarke Quay

Clarke Quay Singapore

 

Boat Quay

Boat Quay Sinagpore

 

Robertson Quay

Robertson Quay Singapore

 

Singapore Chinatown

Singapore's Chinatown

 

Singapore Little India

Little India Singapore

 

Newton Circus

Chilli Crab at Newton Circus

 

Malay-Arab Quarter

 

Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin Singapore

Chinese Gardens

Chinese Gardens Singapore

     

 

 

 

 



Singapore is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South-East Asia. For such a small country it has plenty to offer including great shopping, fantastic food and exciting nightlife.

Singapore has a population of around 5 million people. Singapore was originally a state of Malaysia until it broke off and formed an independent country in 1965.

 

 

What's on on Singapore

 

November 2012, December 2012,

January 2013, February 2013,

March 2013, April 2013, May 2013,

June 2013

 

Public Holidays in Singapore

 

There will be 11 public holidays in Singapore in 2013:

 

New Years Day Tuesday 1st January 2013

Chinese New Year Sunday 10th February 2013 and Monday 11th February 2013 - Tuesday will be a public holiday

Good Friday Friday 29th March 2013

Labour Day Wednesday 1st May 2013

Vesak Day Friday 24th May 2013

Hari Raya Puasa Thursday 8th August 2013

National Day Friday 9th August 2013

Hari Raya Haji Tuesday 15th October 2013

Deepavali Sunday 3rd November 2013 - Monday 5th November 2013 will be a public holiday

Christmas Day Wednesday 25th December 2013

 

 

Tourist Visa for Singapore

 

Most nationalities do not need a visa to enter Singapore. At the airport they issue you with a 90 day entry permit. For more details of which nationalities do require a visa please see the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoint website.

How to get to Singapore

Most international airlines fly into Changi Airport in Singapore. You can also reach Singapore by ferry from Malaysia and Indonesia. From Malaysia you can also enter by road across the causeway at Johor Bahru.

Accommodation in Singapore

Singapore has a range of accommodation to suit all budgets. Check out the range of hotels available:

 

 

Upcoming events in Singapore

 

The Orchard Road Christmas Light Up for over 20 years the whole of Orchard Road Singapore gets decorated and lit up to celebrate Christmas. All through December.

Orchard Road Singapore Light Up December

 

Zouk Out Festival 2012 A dance music festival Siloso Beach Sentosa Island Thursday 6th December 2012 until Saturday 8th December 2012

 

New Years Eve celebrations 31st December 2012 - there are excellent fireworks about Singapore River at Clarke Quay and at Marina Bay Sands at midnight on New Years Eve

Chinese New Year - The Year of the Snake  will be celebrated in Singapore 10th and 11th February 2013.

Singapore F1 Grand Prix September 2013

 

 

Last updated 15th November 2012

 

Orchard Road Singapore

Top 10 Things to do in Singapore - Now the Top 14 Things to do in Singapore

1. The food - Singapore has a wide selection of cuisine ranging from Singaporean, Malay, Chinese, Indian as well as some fine restaurants from all over the world. Check out our Singapore Restaurant Guide. For the cheapest meals then you should visit a Hawker centre which is an outdoor food court with lots of vendors selling various cuisine. Check out Newton Circus the most famous hawker centre.

2. Shopping - from electronics, clothing, jewelry to gifts and presents for the family, you should find a bargain in Singapore. One of the most popular shopping districts is Orchard Road.

3. Singapore Zoo is one of the best zoos in the world. With a great selection of animals and a night safari which should not be missed.

 

4. Singapore Chinatown is a large area in the centre of Singapore with a great selection of Chinese restaurants, food shopping, arts and crafts and an open market everyday.

Singapore's Chinatown

 

5. Singapore Little India. Singapore has a large Indian population and this is the place to come to get an experience of life in India. With lots of Indian restaurants, herb and spice shops, markets and Hindu temples.

Little India Singapore

 

6. Sentosa Island is a small island off Singapore which has become an entertainment and resort area with plenty of amusement rides, beach and water sports activities as well as loads of restaurants and bars.

Sentosa Island Singapore

 

7. Marina Bay Sands is a new multi-story complex setup with a massive shopping centre, 5 star hotel, Casino, bars, entertainment and a great selection of restaurants.

Marina Bay Sands Singapore

 

8. Universal Studios is located on Sentosa Island, part of the Resorts World Sentosa.

Universal Studios Sentosa Island Singapore

9. Singapore Botanic Gardens a tropical rainforest located in the heart of Singapore city.

10. Asian Civilization Museum the first museum in the region to show a cross section of Asian culture and civilization.

 

11. Gardens by the Bay - the new superpark opened in June 2012 with 2 massive botanical conservatories displayed hundreds of thousands of species of plants from around the world.

Gardens by the Bay Singapore

 

12. Chinese Gardens Jurong Singapore - The Chinese Gardens are tranquil gardens built in the Chinese Imperial Style. Lots of nice grassed areas to sit and relax and have a picnic.

Chinese Gardens Singapore

 

13. Visit Pulau Ubin a small island just 10 minutes by ferry from Changi Point. Pulau Ubin has some beautiful nature walks, white sandy beaches. Hire a bicycle and ride around and discover the island.

 

14. Malay-Arab Quarter an interesting area dominated by the Sultan Mosque, a good range of Middle-Eastern restaurants and Arab street lined with stores selling fabrics and persian carpets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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