Discover Singapore – Your own Paradise!!
Singapore, the tiny island has one of the major commercial hubs in the world. Singapore can be considered as a city bursting with impressive things to see and do. From the designer store on Orchard road to the spice stalls of Little India, from the Singapore Botanic Gardens to Luxury resorts, from the Singapore flyer to iconic Merlion Park in Marina bay Singapore have it all.Come let’s explore some of the beautiful places of Singapore.
Marina Bay Sands
Willing to visit the Singapore’s most spectacular site?? Visit Marina Bay Sands in the lion city. Marina bay has become Singapore’s tourism epicentre with its major attractions like waterfront promenade, the Art Science museum and the Float stadium. Float stadium is considered as world’s largest floating stadium. Besides this the resort has its own world-class casino, multiple nightclubs, performance halls, shops, an art walk, spectacular overnight accommodations, Sands Sky Park and an elevated open-air concourse that crowns the resort.
How about a ride in the world’s largest observation wheel? The flyer is 165 m high, 150 m wide, travelling at the speed of 0.21 m per second. With breathtaking views during day and night, it is difficult to choose the best time to take the ride. The flyer has 28 air-conditioned capsules accommodating up to 28 passengers per capsule. It approximately takes 30 minutes to complete one rotation. As the wheel rotates, one can view landmarks such as the Singapore River, Raffles Place, Marina Bay, Empress Place and the Padang.
The Merlion – mythical symbol of Singapore is situated at One Fullerton near the waterfront at Marina Bay. The large Merlion statue is standing at a height of 28 feet with a lion’s head and a fish’s body, representing the city’s humble origins as a fishing village. Besides this, the true highlight of the park is the panoramic view. Merlion’s fish’s body represents Singapore’s humble begins as a small fishing village while the Lion’s head is derived from the country’s original name, Singapura, which means Lion City in Malay.
Singapore Night Safari is a world class attraction that is dedicated towards conservation, rescue and research to help improve the lives of animals. Thousands of animals from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas can be seen in the spacious natural environments of Night Safari. One can explore eight different ecosystems along with three walking paths, passing rhinos, hyenas, elephants and bongos (or antelope). The 40-hectare park is home to over 1,000 animals from 115 species, of which almost 30 percent are threatened.
How about an escape from hustle bustle of the city and loosing yourself in the greenery of the Botanic Garden of Singapore?? The garden was founded in 1859, where the Brazilian seeds gave rise to the great rubber plantations of Malaya, which were first nurtured in 1877.The major attraction is the National Orchid Garden, while there is also a rainforest, lakes and weird and wonderful plants from around the world.
Besides this, one should not miss the chance to miss Little India and China Town. The universal studio Singapore with more than 20 attractions in the themed zones including the Lost World, Ancient Egypt, New York, Hollywood, Madagascar and Far Far Away. The gardens by the Bay, a huge, colorful, futuristic park in the bay area of Singapore has been crowned as the World Building of the year at the World Architecture Festival 2012.
So, when are you planning your trip to Singapore??