9 Reasons to Visit Singapore

Date:31-07-2013 11:40:22 read:5

Planning a vacation? We have just the place for you! Rapidly becoming one of the most creative and modern places in the world, the “Lion City” promises not to disappoint you. We give you some of the great reasons to put Singapore on your list of amazing destinations.

1. Universal Studios

Whether you are with your family or with your friends, this is a great place to spend your day! This Hollywood movie theme park is just what you need for an exciting and adventurous day. From thrilling rides to adorable cartoon characters, Universal Studios has something for everyone.

2. Sentosa

This resort island is great for spending the weekend or even your entire vacation. You have luxurious hotels, beaches, golf courses, restaurants, nature preserves, shopping centers, laser shows, theme park, and more. You will not have a single dull moment while you spend your time here. What makes it even more exciting is the suspended cable car that you can take to reach here from the main island. The ride offers you a great view of the city.

3. One of the lowest crime rates in the world

What makes Singapore a great tourist destination is the fact that this country almost has a zero percent crime rate. You can freely roam about the streets at odd hours and you need not worry about your belongings and safety. It gives you a great sense of freedom and lets you explore the country on your own.

4. A cultural mix

Singapore has people from several nationalities living in perfect harmony. Places like Little India and China Town give you a great insight into these cultures and let you experience them as well. You can interact with the locals from different cultures, hit the night markets, eat local food, and get a slice of their life without having to visit their country.

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5. Singapore Flyer

At 165 meters, Singapore Flyer is one of the world’s largest observation wheels. It gives you a spectacular view of the Singapore City skyline and lets you take some memorable shots. Whether you take the ride during the day or at night, you will be left with some unforgettable views and sights.

6. Marina Bay Sands Hotel

With 55 floors and 2,500 luxurious rooms and suites, this magnificent hotel offers unmatched quality. This architectural marvel also has a massive 150-meter infinity pool on the terrace which offers an unforgettable view of the city. With a number of facilities, shopping malls, several excellent restaurants, and more, this hotel promises a splendid and superb experience.

7. Ease of transport

Since this island city is very small in its overall area, going from one place to another is not that much of a hassle. Thanks to the excellent public transportation system, you can easily explore the places on your own without the help of a guide. You have everything from Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and buses to Light Rapid Transit (LRT).

8. Luxury shopping

Singapore is THE place if you wish you spend some green. Also regarded as the shopping paradise by many, the city offers you everything from the top most luxury brands to pocket-friendly street markets. From clothes, bags, shoes, perfumes, and jewelry to souvenirs, showpieces, and electronics, the city has everything.

9. Delicious cuisine
You cannot help but indulge in some of the tastiest food that Singapore has to offer you. From street food to fine dining, the country has something to cater to the taste buds of every individual. Since there are several ethnic groups residing in Singapore, you get a taste of the world when you visit the country.

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