Singapore is undoubtedly one of the world’s most popular tourist destination; boasting a scenic skyline, clean and green environment, and of course, an abundance of activities to do and attractions to visit while you are here.
1. National Gallery Singapore
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Channel the art in you and head on to the National Gallery Singapore and discover the world’s most extensive collection of modern Southeast Asian art in one of the most iconic buildings of the country. As the only museum in Southeast Asia to receive a ranking in the Art Newspaper annual global survey, this 64,000 square metres art gallery creates dialogues between the art of Singapore, Southeast Asia and the world to foster and inspire a creative and inclusive society.
2. Universal Studios Singapore
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As this is Southeast Asia’s first-ever Hollywood movie theme park, this should be on your list of must-visit places in Singapore. Step into the thrilling world of movie magic as Universal Studio Singapore offers not one, not five, but seven movie-themed attractions! Get ready to be wowed and delighted by the immersive experience as you take a stroll down Broadway to the heart of Egypt and through the jungles of Madagascar. With attractions like the Battlestar Galactica, an indoor roller coaster in the dark, and a 3D Transformers ride sure to tire you out, fret not; for there are many themed restaurants in the park that’s sure to replenish your energy to keep you going!
3. Adventure Cove Waterpark
Swimming pools, beaches and water parks all have one thing in common; they all provide respite from the heat in sunny Singapore. Adventure Cove Waterpark is no different; as one of the top 10 waterparks in Asia, it holds up to 14 rides and attractions. From tube rides down the lazy river to a hydromagnetic coaster to snorkelling with over 20,000 fishes, there is just so much to do while seeking respite from the heat!
4. AJ Hackett Singapore
If you’ve been to Sentosa lately, you would have seen an imposing structure towering over the beach, and no it’s not something under construction. On the contrary, this is one of the newest attraction Singapore has to offer for the thrill-seekers - AJ Hackett Sentosa. Besides a 47m high tower, there are three more activities for the adrenaline junkies; not going to spoil the surprise but your dreams of becoming James Bond will come true with AJ Hackett Sentosa. Check them out here.
5. Trick Eye Museum Singapore
Wanna convince your friends that you went skydiving, swam with turtles or were almost eaten alive by a shark, well now you can! Originating from Korea, the Trick-Eye Museum opened its first overseas outlet four years ago here in Resorts World Sentosa. Specially designed with 2D and 3D paintings and installations, this museum offers photo opportunities to trick the viewers’ eyes into thinking it’s something else. “Pics or it didn’t happen!”
6. The Fragment Room
When the first anger room popped up in Japan 2008, stressed out workers started flocking to the Venting Place in Tokyo where they pay to “hurl crockery against a concrete wall” in an attempt to bring down pent-up stress and anger. Since then, rooms like these have become a global phenomenon spreading across the world to countries such as Australia, the United States, and well, Singapore just refused to be left out in this. Here on our little red dot, we have our very own - Fragment Room. Open to all above the age of 18; there are three packages to choose from that provides you with a room with breakable items, a safety gear, of course, your choice of weapon (wood and metal bats), this Fragment Room is all the rage here in Singapore.
7. The Singapore Flyer
What other better way to take in scenic Singapore than by riding on the Singapore Flyer? The Singapore Flyer is Asia's largest giant observation wheel. Standing at a stunning 165m off the ground, the Flyer offers breathtaking and panoramic views of Marina Bay. There are also shops, restaurants and other facilities to keep you entertained on all fronts.
8. The Singapore Sports Hub
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Located on a 35-hectare site at Kallang, the Singapore Sports Hub boasts its unique cluster of world-class facilities, including a 12,000 capacity Singapore Indoor Stadium, an aquatic centre that meets the standards of FINA. On top of the sporting facilities that the Sports Hub have, it also has a 41,000 square metres Kallang Wave Mall, which even features an indoor rock climbing facility!
Since its opening, the Sports Hub has established itself as the region’s premier destination of choice, not just for sports but even entertainment and lifestyle, playing host to major sporting events such as the 28th Southeast Asian Games, and even internationally acclaimed artistes such as Coldplay and Ed Sheeran!
Come on down to the National Stadium for a perfect ten weekend with the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens on April 13 and 14. The tournament is guaranteed to be highly competitive as the upcoming world series forms the principal route for the qualifications for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Non-rugby fans are also welcome to join in the fun as there will be a series of lifestyle and community events held in conjunction with the tournament. Head on here to purchase your tickets now!
9. ArtScience Museum Singapore
90% of the museums you visit have a very strict no-touch policy but not this one here in Singapore! The ArtScience Museum in Singapore with its constant new exhibitions allows for interaction with most of the art. Future World, one of its most iconic exhibition that is permanent is one such example. A collaboration with TeamLab, get ready to enter a futuristic world of high-tech interactive artworks that will not only ignite your senses but also serve as very great Instagram-worthy background!
10. Gardens By the Bay Singapore
Photo: Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay presents the plant kingdom in a new way through their garden artistry. In addition to just looking beautiful, exotic species of plants are often brought in and presented uniquely to not only please the eyes, but also to educate anyone on the origins of these beautiful blooms. With various attractions such as the Flower Dome, a world of perpetual spring; to a Supertree Grove where you can take a scenic stroll 22 metres above the ground; to a Children’s Garden, the beauty and the endless possibilities the Garden brings, makes it the “bae” of Singapore. Click here to find out more about the latest exhibition!