Places Of Interest

FAMOUS DISTRICT IN SINGAPORE

Orchard Rd - the huge tourist attraction for being the retail and entertainment hub of Singapore. Retail options are made of mix of local and global fashion labels including LV, Massimo Dutti, Gucci, Uniqlo, Zara, Espirit and many more. It is not only shopping heaven, Orchard Road also contain numerous of upmarket restaurants, coffee chains, cafes, nightclubs and hotels.

Getting there: Take the MRT to Orchard (NS22)

Bugis Street - largest street shopping location, which provides a unique shopping experience, and is renowned for being a one-stop shop where shoppers can find a huge variety of products and services of both value and quality. With a vast and dynamic product mix, Bugis Street is well known for its wide selection, competitive prices and quality merchandise that cater to anyone and everyone. 

Getting there: Take the MRT to Bugis (EW12/DT14)

Chinatown - Amidst narrow streets of picturesque shophouses and restaurants brimming with life, the temple idol carvers, herbalists, calligraphers, traders and trishaw drivers pursue a way of life that has changed little for generations. Incense stream from the old temples, the elderly spread their wares out on the pavement for sale and sea cucumbers, regarded as a delicacy, dry in the sun. Much of Chinatown has recently been renovated, but the old traditions endure. A walk around the streets of Tanjong Pagar reveals local craftsmen at work making clogs, kites and traditional seals for stamping documents. During Chinese New Year, the whole of Chinatown is lit up and buzzes with activity as stalls sell a variety of festive goods. 

Getting there: Take the MRT to Outram Station (EW16) or Chinatown (NE4) 

Arab Street - Spices, textiles, basketry items and songkoks are sold along this row of shophouses at Arab Street. Cafes & restaurant are not to be missed from the tastebuds that you could choose from Morrocan, Turkish, Malay & Indian. As dusk breaks in, the area will crowded from walks of life chilling with shesha, late night foodhunt and not to be missed a stand up comedy at Blue Jazz Cafe.

Getting there: Take the MRT to Bugis (EW12/DT14)

Holland Village - This small area of Singapore still has the feel of a village about it, with its own wet market and shophouses selling everything from straw brooms to valuable antiques. Holland Village is a microcosm of Singaporean life, a curious mix between old and new old coffee shops and hawker stalls jostle for space with ritzy new wine bars and restaurants. The Holland Road Shopping Centre is alive with busy shops, including some selling Asian arts, crafts and antiques. Electronics and factory outlet clothing are other good buys. Weekends are especially busy, when much of Singapore seem to gather at Holland Village to shop, chat and have a meal.

Getting there: Take the MRT to Holland Village (CC21)

Little India - centred around Serangoon Road, embodies the vibrant and colourful culture of the Indian community in Singapore. Women in graceful saris and turbaned Sikhs go about their daily business in the Zhujiao Centre, where a bewildering selection of food is on sale. Small shops abound, selling bolts of glittering silks, temple garlands, gold jewellery and spices that are ground in front of you. The Hindu religion plays an important part in the life of Little India, and the Sri Veerama Kaliaman and Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temples in the area are well worth visiting.

Getting there: Take the MRT to Little India (NE8)


ATTRACTIONS

Madame Tussaud Singapore (New) - Roll out the red carpet – the world famous Madame Tussaud launched in October 2014. Bringing their unique blend of glitz and glamour, Madame Tussauds Singapore will take you to a party like no other! With 8 fully themed interactive zones and the new "Spirit of Singapore" boat ride, get ready to photograph and pose with your favourite A-Listers, challenge sports stars, hop on stage with music legends and come face to face with international icons from Singapore, Asia and beyond. For more information, click here

Trick Eye Museum (New) - Trick Eye Museum Singapore is finally here. Get ready to let your imagination march into miraculous dimension of original 3D artworks. Step inside the paintings to complete a visual narrative with your creative poses and watch a “tricky” story unfold before your camera. For more information, click here

Universal Studio Singapore - Experience cutting-edge rides, shows and attractions based on your favourite blockbuster films and television series including TRANSFORMERS The Ride; The Ultimate 3D Battle, Shrek 4-D Adventure, Madagascar: A Crate Adventure and many more. For more information, click here

S.E.A. Aquarium - Explore the marine realm of S.E.A Aquarium, home to more than 100,000 marine animals of over 800 species, across into 49 different habitats, each one as fascinating as the next. It’s an experience you won’t forget. For more information, click here

Jurong Birdpark - Home to 5,000 feathery friends across 400 birds species which is one of the largest collections of birds in the word ! For more information, click here

Night Safari - Embark on a fascinating journey through the world's first wildlife night park with an exciting tram ride, spectacular shows & up close animal encounters! For more information, click here 

Singapore Zoo - Singapore Zoo's world famous "Open Concept” offers the opportunity to experience and be inspired by the wonders of nature. For more information, click here 


CLUBS & BARS

Singapore instantly transform itself into a vibrant entertainment hub after dark. Revel in the hustle & bustle of the nightlife, bursting through the night is a way of living life to the fullest. You can easily find all clubs at the most popular places to let their hair down at Mohamad Sultan, Clarke Quay & Boat Quay - with different clubs of genre you easily find – Cuban, Reggae, RnB, Soul, Salsa, Latin. Hip Hop. These are the most popular clubs for party-goers! Click on the respective clubs for more information.


ARTS, CULTURAL & MUSEUMS

Army Museum of Singapore - Experience being in the midst of the battlefield in their special 4D special effects Object Theatre or fire their latest SAR21 rifle in the Individual Marksmanship Trainer (IMT) simulator. For more information, click here

Asian Civilisations Museum at Empress Place - Regarded as one of the finest neo-classical buildings in Singapore, Empress Place dates back to 1854, when it served as a court house. Today the building houses a world-class museum and exhibition centre, featuring cultural and archaeological treasures from China and other ancient civilisation - many of them being shown outside their country of origin for the first time. Allow two to three hours. For more information, click here

National Museum of Singapore The Singapore History Museum, originally opened in 1887, is an architectural gem with each of its two levels reflecting a different order of Greek classical architecture. Of particular note are the three-dimensional reconstructions of historical scenes and events tracing Singapore's development from a sleepy fishing village to the present day metropolis. Another exhibit shows the world of a wealthy Straits Chinese family at the turn of the century, complete with elaborate Peranakan furnishings and finery. The Children's Discovery Gallery is another compelling attraction, with interactive exhibits designed to explain Singapore's cultural heritage, visual and per forming arts. In addition to the Singapore History Museum, Singapore offers a number of museums with specific themes. For more information, click here

Singapore Air Force Museum - This museum traces the development of the Royal Singapore Air Force from its early days as the Malayan Volunteer Air Force in 1939 to the present day. From colonial cap badges to the Bloodhound missile, the museum boasts a vast array of artifacts, including early planes such as the Hunter Hawker, the SF 260 Marchetti and the A4-C Skyhawk. For more information, click here

Singapore Art Museum - preserve and present the art histories and contemporary art practices of Singapore and the Southeast Asian region. To date, SAM has amassed the world’s largest public collection of modern and contemporary Southeast Asian artworks with a growing component in international contemporary art. The museum has presented shows covering both local and international art practices, traditional and cutting edge art expressions. For more information, click here

Mint Museum of Toys - Mint Museum of Toys offer a world-class collection of vintage toys and childhood memorabilia from more than 40 countries. For more information, click here

The Battle Box - This is one of the most important World War II sites in Singapore. It is a massive military bunker located about 9 metres below ground. It is currently housed as a war museum, where visitors will be revisted to the year 1942, 15 February when the surrender decision was made by the General Percival and Singapore fell to the Japanese. For more information, click here

The Original Singapore Walks - Take the road less travelled with the experts of the city as they will show you the other side of the local culture and heritage. Explore a different Walk or War Trail every day of the week. For more information, click here