Singapore, an island city-state off southern Malaysia, is one of the most beautiful places to explore. It is known for its grand buildings, ancient market, astonishing shopping malls, Marina Bay Sands, Buddhist monasteries, city vistas, Hindu temples and botanical gardens.
Singapore, a perfect melting point of art and culture, is an ideal place to explore. It attracts people because of its modern fabric shops, chic restaurants, incredible street-food scenes, and high-rise buildings.
Travellers especially come here to see:
- Marina Bay Sands
- Tropical flora
- Parks and gardens
- 62 islets
- 63 islands
- Wetland reserves
Interesting facts about Singapore:
- Singapore is also known as the City in a Garden.
- Singapore was originally known as Temasek, meaning ‘sea town’ in Javanese.
- Singapore is the second densest sovereign state in the world, after Monaco.
- It is also the sixth wealthiest and the 20th smallest country in the world.
- Singapore has impressive greenery in high-rise buildings – a total of 50ha are rooftops and roof gardens.
Reasons to visit Singapore
This island is nestled in the north east of Singapore. It is famous for granite quarries, natural flora and fauna, open meadows and a great number of birds. This island attracts people because of its rubber plantation, mangroves, secluded but beautiful beaches, rocky outcrops, and local villages. You can roam around the rustic fishing villages and dozens of quarry sites. One of the most amazing things is that this region is ideal for mountain biking.
This region has everything to offer from nature park, town park, motor factory to memorial. Travellers come here to enjoy the pleasant environment and thousands of coconut trees.
If you are a food lover, Singapore is a paradise for you- variety of local food. You can explore the Indian, Chinese, and Thai flavour, which is quite distinctive in terms of aroma. There are many traditional restaurants and hotels that only serve authentic dishes.
If you are a shopping enthusiast, choose Singapore. Incredible markets, boutique stores, shopping sites, fashion stores, bazaars and colossus shopping malls near Haji Lane, make it a world famous shopping destination.
Art, architecture, culture and museums of Singapore will mesmerise you. Besides that, there are many family-friendly attractions, zoo, theme parks, and clubs that magnetise kids and adults.
Best time to visit – July
So, are you ready to explore the vibrant land of Singapore?