What to do?
Explore Singapore's diversity!
Singapore is a melting pot of different cultures with people from different ethnicities and nationalities living there, apart from its original inhabitants- the Malays. You can and should explore the different parts of the city and experience its diversity. There is a little piece of India and China to savour while exploring these areas.
- With the summer sun shining brightly, it would be a good idea to head to the beaches on Sentosa or its Southern islands. Another possibility could be the beaches on the East Coast.
- In Chinatown you can see the four-story Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum featuring exhibits on religious art and culture in Singapore, a rooftop pagoda and prayer wheel. The Chinatown Food Street is open every evening till late on Friday and Saturday till about 1 am and on other days till 11 pm. and brassware or even get a temporary Henna tattoo. The neighborhood is also home to the majestic Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, the oldest and busiest in the district. Little India is a great place to experience the colourful culture. Visitors can explore shop stalls selling ethnic jewelry, colourful silk saris, ornate silverware and brassware or even get a temporary Henna tattoo. The neighborhood is also home to the majestic Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, the oldest and busiest in the district.
- Visit the Lau Pa Sat Food Market
Dating back over 150 years, Lau Pa Sat was Singapore's first open food market. Today, the octagon-shaped market is a city landmark and the largest Victorian filigree cast-iron structure still standing in Southeast Asia. A delight for foodies, the market is now an epicurean experience, being home to a number of food stalls and restaurants, including Romanee's Kitchen and Bao Luo Wan Xiang Street, a 24-hour Hong Kong Dim Sum eatery.
- Take a walking tour or if you prefer a duck tour
Thanks to the Original Singapore Walks company, guests can enjoy all the sights and sounds of Singapore on a number of walking tours. Singapore DUCKtours offers guests a unique Singapore experience. On this one-hour tour, visitors hop aboard an authentic Vietnam warcraft, which will ferry them throughout points of interest downtown before making a splash in the harbor.
- Visit the Jurong birdpark
Opened in 1971, Jurong BirdPark is home to 9,000 birds from about 600 species, one of the largest such collections in the world. The park has four aviaries, including the world's largest walk-in aviary where visitors can see birds from Africa and South America and over 10,000 exotic plants.
- East Coast Park
The largest and most popular park in Singapore, East Coast Park is found at the southeastern side of the island. This park promises "recreation for all," and it certainly delivers. Bowling, golfing, cycling, skating, tennis and fishing are among the many activities on tap at this recreational haven.
- Take a night safari
A world first, the Singapore Night Safari provides guests a unique insight into jungle life by exploring it after dark. Through the use of subtle lighting, visitors on the safari can observe by trail or by tram over 1,000 nocturnal animals representing about 100 species in their native habitats.
- Visit the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Internationally renowned, the Singapore Botanic Gardens connect people and plants through its extensive collections and attractions. The National Orchid Garden has over 1,000 species and 2,00 hybrids in its vibrant display, while the Jacob Ballas Children's Garden introduces the plant world and life sciences to children through interactive play.=center>