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Top 43 attractions to explore in Singapore

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Attractions in Singapore

ArtScience Museum6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974

World's first ArtScience museum. ArtScience Museum features 21 gallery spaces equating to 50,000 square feet (6,000 square meters) which will display exhibits from combined art/science, media/technology, as well as design/architecture motifs. The museum mainly hosts touring exhibitions curated by other museums.

Asian Civilisations Museum1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555

One of the pioneering museums in the region to specialise in pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. The museum specialises in the material history of China, Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Asia, from which the diverse ethnic groups of Singapore trace their ancestry.

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple288 South Bridge Rd, Singapore 058840

A Buddhist temple and museum complex built to house the tooth relic of the Buddha. It is claimed that the relic of Buddha from which it gains its name was found in 1980 in a collapsed stupa in Myanmar. The relic can be viewed by the public on the 4th floor of the temple.

Bukit Timah Nature ReserveHindhede Dr, Singapore 589318

Singapore's highest hill standing at a height of 163.63 meters. It houses over 840 species of flowering plants and over 500 species of fauna. It is one of the largest patches of primary rainforest left in Singapore.

Changi beachbeach, Changi beach, Singapore

A peaceful beach with a park attached. Located near to Changi Airport, you can do some serious plane spotting here. A nice place to hangout in the evening.

Changi Chapel and Museum1000 Upper Changi Rd N, Singapore 507707

Dedicated to Singapore's history during the Second World War and the Japanese occupation of Singapore. The museum has a collection of paintings, photographs and personal effects donated by former Prisoners of War.

Changi Exhibition Centre9 Aviation Park Road, Singapore 498760
Changi Point Coastal Walk6 Changi Village Rd, Singapore 509907

Also known as hangi BorardWalk, it is a 2.2 KM boardwalk located in the easternmost part of Singapore. The Coastal walk consists of six distinct sections, from west to east- Sunset Walk, Kelong Walk, Cliff Walk, Sailing Point Walk, Beach Walk and Creek Walk.

Chinese GardenBoon Lay Way, Singapore 619795

Modeled along the northern Chinese imperial style of architecture and landscaping, the main characteristic is the integration of architectural features with the natural environment.

East Coast ParkE Coast Park Service Rd, East Coast Park, Singapore 449876

The largest park in Singapore, and is built entirely on reclaimed land with a man-made beach, where swimming is possible.

Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, Singapore1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981

A performing arts centre located in Downtown Core near the mouth of the Singapore River. Named after the nearby Esplanade Park, it consists of a concert hall which seats about 1,600 and a theatre with a capacity of about 2,000 for the performing arts.

Flower Dome18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

Largest air-conditioned glass greenhouse in the world, offering themed gardens with many exotic plants.

Fort SilosoSiloso Rd, Singapore 099981

A military museum open to the public. The museum consists of restored coastal gun battery from the 12 such batteries which made up "Fortress Singapore" at the start of World War II.

G-Max Reverse Bungy3E River Valley Rd, Singapore 179024

An adrenaline-filled ride in the heart of Singapore.

Gardens by the Bay18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Singapore, Gardens by the Bay is a nature park spanning over 250 acres of reclaimed land in the central region of Singapore. The park consists of three waterfront gardens: Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden, and Bay Central Garden.

Haw Par Villa262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628

Contains over 1,000 statues and 150 giant dioramas depicting scenes from Chinese mythology, folklore, legends, history, and illustrations of various aspects of Confucianism.

HortPark33 Hyderabad Rd, Singapore 119578

Gardening lifestyle hub of Singapore. Consists of butterfly gardens, greenhouses, themed gardens, etc.. Visitors can see how flora-themed furnishings can complement the homes, through the showcasing of interior landscaping and lifestyle-gardening ideas. The building was one of the winners of 2008 International Architecture Award for Best New Global Design.

Jewel Changi Airport78 Airport Blvd, Jewel, Airport Blvd, Singapore Changi Airport (SIN), Singapore 819666

A nature-themed entertainment and retail complex at Changi Airport, Singapore. Linked to three of its passenger terminals, the centrepiece is the world's tallest indoor waterfall, named the Rain Vortex surrounded by a terraced forest setting.

Jurong Bird Park2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925

Currently the world's largest bird park in terms of the number of birds, and second largest both in the number of bird species and land area. There are 5,000 birds of 400 species in Jurong Bird Park, of which 29 are of threatened species.

Kranji Reservoir Park30 Kranji Way, Singapore 739440

A favorite spot for fishing enthusiasts and picnickers. A war memorial plaque at the park honors the brave soldiers who died while doing their line of duty in World War II during the Battle of Kranji.

MacRitchie ReservoirMacRitchie Reservoir, Singapore

The oldest reservoir of Singapore. There are trails, boardwalks, and suspension bridges to explore here.

Malay Heritage Centre85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501

Showcases the culture, heritage and history of Malay Singaporeans. The centre preserves and showcases Malay culture and heritage in Singapore through historic artefacts, multimedia and diorama displays, and exhibits.

Marina Barrage8 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018951

Dam in Singapore built at the confluence of five rivers, across the Marina Channel between Marina East and Marina South. It was officially opened on 31 October 2008 as Singapore's fifteenth reservoir, providing water storage, flood control and recreation.

Marina Bay Sands10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956

A breathtaking skyscraper with a viewing deck and infinity pool on its top.

Maritime Experiential Museum8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269

Explore the Maritime Silk Route of the past through 15 galleries. The main attraction is "The Jewel of Muscat", an accurate reproduction of the Arab dhow ship from Belitung shipwreck, which was found off the coast of Belitung Island, Indonesia, in 1998.

Masjid Sultan3 Muscat St, Singapore 198833

Named after Sultan Hussain Shah of Johor. The original mosque here was constructed here between 1824 to 1826 which was then replaced by the larger current mosque in 1924. The mosque has stayed essentially unchanged since it was built, with only repairs carried out to the main hall in 1968 and an annex added in 1993.

MerlionSingapore

The iconic landmark of Singapore, with a breathtaking view of Singapore skyline and marina. The Merlion is a mythical creature with a lion's head and the body of a fish that is widely used as a mascot and national personification of Singapore.

National Gallery Singapore1 St Andrew's Rd, Singapore 178957

Art museum located in the Downtown Core of Singapore.It oversees the world’s largest public collection of Singaporean and Southeast Asian art, consisting of over 8,000 artworks.

National Museum of Singapore93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897

Oldest museum in Singapore focusing on exhibits related to the history of Singapore.

Night Safari80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826

World's first nocturnal zoo. Unlike traditional nocturnal houses, which reverse the day-night cycle of animals so they will be active by day, the Night Safari is an entire open-air zoo set in a humid tropical forest that is only open at night. The Night Safari currently houses over 900 animals representing over 100 species, of which 41% are threatened species.

Pulau UbinPulau Ubin, Singapore

An island situated in the northeast of Singapore, a destination for cycling, hiking and other outdoor activities. There were around a few thousand settlers here during the 1960s due to a granite quarry but only about a hundred people live here today. It is one of the last rural areas to be found in Singapore, with an abundance of nature.

River Safari80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826

A river-themed zoo and aquarium. It is the first of its kind in Asia and features freshwater exhibits and a river boat ride as its main highlights. One of the main attractions is a pair of male and female giant pandas – Kai Kai and Jia Jia – which are housed in a specially constructed climate-controlled enclosure which change throughout the four seasons emulating their original environment.

S.E.A. Aquarium8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269

It contains a total of 45,000,000 liters of water for more than 100,000 marine animals of over 800 species. The aquarium comprises 10 zones with 49 habitats. The centerpiece of the aquarium is the Open Ocean tank with more than 18,000,000 liters of water and 50,000 animals.

Science Centre Singapore15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081

Scientific institution promoting scientific and technological education for the general public. With over 850 exhibits spread over eight exhibition galleries, it sees over a million visitors a year.

Sembawang Hot SpringSembawang Hot Spring, Singapore

Natural hot spring and a public park. Its natural spring water had once been bottled commercially by Fraser and Neave, under the brand name of Seletaris.

Singapore Botanic Gardens1 Cluny Rd, Singapore 259569

161-year-old tropical garden honoured as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The National Orchid Garden, within the main gardens, houses the largest orchid collection of 1,200 species and 2,000 hybrids.

Singapore Flyer30 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039803

Giant observation wheel with 28 air-conditioned capsules, each able to accommodate 28 passengers. The Flyer has an overall height of 165 metres (541 ft) and was the world's tallest Ferris wheel until the 167.6 m (550 ft) High Roller opened on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada.

Singapore Zoo80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826

Occupies 28 hectares (69 acres) on the margins of Upper Seletar Reservoir within Singapore's heavily forested central catchment area. There are about 315 species of animal in the zoo, of which some 16 percent are considered to be threatened species.

SkyVille @ Dawson86 Dawson Rd, Singapore 141086

Ungated residential property open to the public. It has an open rooftop with amazing views.

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve301 Neo Tiew Cres, Singapore 718925

A stop-over point for migratory birds where you can observe the flora and fauna in the surroundings in tranquility and at a distance from the animals and birds.

The Southern RidgesHenderson Road, Mount Faber Park, Singapore 099203

A 10-kilometre (6.2 mi) trail that connects parks along the southern ridge of Singapore.

Thian Hock Keng Temple158 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068613

Thian Hock Keng means "Palace of Heavenly Happiness". It is a temple built for the worship of Mazu, a Chinese sea goddess. It is the oldest and most important temple of the Hokkien people in the country.

Universal Studios Singapore8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269

Featuring 28 rides, shows, and attractions in seven themed zones, Universal Studios has been marketed by Universal Parks & Resorts as a "one-of-its-kind theme park in Asia" and promised that the park would be the only one of its kind in Southeast Asia for the next 30 years begining 2009.

Map of attractions in Singapore