Author Sushant Published on July 6th 2019
Singapore is a tiny country that is smaller than many major cities around the world. But, this city has managed to make its mark on the world with some top accolades despite its size and relatively young age. It’s a city with a rich mix of eastern and western culture, a diverse range of architecture, language and food, creating a distinctive culture that cannot be replicated anywhere in the world. Located almost upon the equator, Singapore’s temperature usually stays between 28 degrees to 34 degrees, so it feels like summer all year. There is no need to pack your woollens no matter what time of the year you visit Singapore.
We've picked plenty of reasons why Singapore, popularly known as the “Little Red Dot”, is the world's greatest city:
Clean and Green City
Singapore is known for having the cleanest streets in the world, largely due to a strong cleaning force employed to keep the city clean. It is known as the garden city looking at well manicured and lush green public spaces. The city comes with affordability and the offerings are pretty reasonably priced; they have cheap public transport and amazing friendly places to stay.
The Marina Bay Skyline
The city’s skyline has changed drastically in the last 10 years, with the introduction of Marina Bay sands. The view is mesmerizing at night, where you can find other iconic structures like Esplanade, Helix Bridge, Merlion and skyscrapers of the central Business and Marina Bay Financial Districts all lit up in a resounding fashion.
The Merlion is a mystical creature with the head of a lion and body of a mermaid; it is one of the symbols of Singapore. You can get a glimpse of this legend at Merlion Park spouting water from its mouth. It is a must-see when you visit Singapore, similar to other significant landmarks around the world. The park also houses a smaller Merlion statue.
One of the most famous things about Singapore is the Universal Studios. It has a world class theme park with rides that you can enjoy with your family. With variety of rides, this attraction promises a treat for your children. From Jurassic World to Madagascar, from Ancient Egypt to fairytale castles, from Transformers to Hollywood, this wonderland has it all. Attractions for everyone in the family, amazing souvenirs, theatres, live events and other showstoppers make Universal Studios, truly universal.
Up to the Top at the Singapore Flyer
The view of the Marina Bay on the Singapore flyer is breathtaking. It is the tallest Ferris wheel in the world. Up the Ferris wheel you can spot three countries at once Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia with a panoramic vista, and enjoy the scenic beauty. Watch the island of Singapore like no other, from the sky.
Singapore Zoo is like no other
Singapore Zoo is a world famous zoo that has an open concept, displaying the animals in the most naturalistic environments. There are animal shows during the day and visitors can ride the tram that goes around the zoo.
Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay is a public park not too far from the Marina Barrage. Its main attractions are its different species of tropical plants, multiple conservatories, an artificial lake and a giant tree like structure known as the Super trees at both ends. The garden has a flower dome, cloud forest, dragonfly lake, silver garden and super tree grove.
Singapore is an exotic destination for families exploring Asia. There are many remarkable tourist attractions which will leave you mesmerized and fill you with sheer awe. If you are planning your next vacation in Singapore, you definitely don’t want to miss out on these places.
Happy Dreaming, Happy Travelling!