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First Time to Singapore?8 Best Travel Attractions You Shouldn’t Neglect

Singapore, a multiracial and prosperous city country, is always a magnet for tons of travelers to stay. With the cultural blend of Chinese, Malay, Indian, Arabian, and Westerners, Singapore travel refreshes visitors’ mind in many respects of experiences. Small as the country is, Singapore features diverse travel attractions to have fun. Let’s check what you can enjoy in Lion City. 

Chinatown

Chinatown, or 牛車水in Chinese, is probably the most vibrant and cultural region among Singapore that features a mingling of Chinese tradition and modern lifestyle. As you may see, the oldest Chinese temple, Thian Hock Keng(天福宮), Chinatown Heritage Centre, and China Square Central(for shopping) are located in this area. Moreover, the gathering of temples churches, and mosques also reflects the inclusiveness of different cultures and religions.

Chinatown Street Market

During evening, travelers shouldn’t miss out the leisure time of roaming for mouth-watering Chinese cuisines, such as Char Kway Teow(Fried flat noodles), Hainanese Chicken Rice, Laksa, Dimsuns(Cantonese snacks)etc..

Little India

Judging from its name, perhaps you may guess what the region is like. Little India gathers many indian restaurants and stores here. Also, if appreciating the beauty of Indian religion is on your list, visiting splendid Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple could be taken into your consideration.

Bukit Batok Natural Park

If seeking the beauty of green scenery in such bustling cosmopolis is your desire, then how about taking a stroll along mountain paths in the Bukit Batok Natural Park that leads you up, approaching the tranquility for travelers.

Sentosa Island

Well known for relaxing and retreating from busy life, Sentosa Island, located off the south of Singapore, provides travelers with a variety of stuff to fully calm down; for example, beach sunbath, rainforest, blue sky,  refreshing spas, golf courses, and of course, happy parties. 

What’s more, the famous Universal Studios Singapore and the most iconic tourist spot in Singapore-Merlion Park-are all situated in this island. And that’s why Sentosa Island is considered a must when traveling to Singapore.

Merlion Park

The statue of half-fish and half-lion is what people would remind of when it comes to Singapore travel. Many travelers might connect its story to Western myth; however, it symbolizes a more important meaning, which depicts the humble beginning of Singapore as a fishy port.

Universal Studios Singapore

Famous as the Southeast Asia’s first(Second in Asia) and only Universal Studios theme park, Universal Studios Singapore, featuring seven themed zones, is exactly suitable for family travel. You may experience exciting roller coaster rides and shows; furthermore, children will be amazed at the ‘real’ characters from the animes and TV walking toward them, which makes this tourist spot a wonderland for youngsters.

Singapore Zoo

Thanks to warm climate of Southeast Asian, Singapore Zoo is proud of positioning itself as the world’s best rainforest zoo that is home to many animals from all around the planet, such as white tigers, kangaroos, fossas, Sabre-toothed cat, etc.. Also, there reserves more than 2,400 specimens of over 300 species, and boasts its value of conservation, open concept, veterinary healthcare and research on animals.

Changi Chapel And Museum

Devoted to Singaporean history during World War II, Changi Chapel And Museum attracts more than 100,000 visitors every year. The collection of watercolour paintings, contents, and murals mainly present the scenes of Japanese occupation during that period. 

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Hello, Yu is my middle name. Currently an full-time media editor, also lifelong traveler. Easily attracted by exotic culture. Once exploring a new place, I feel like travel spirit get refreshed thousand times. So far, have lived in Vietnam, Korea and Spain for quite a while, and been to Portugal, Japan, etc.. Journey never ends...Feel free to share with me your travel stories:shonelouis@gmail.com

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