This small city-state managed to reach an incredible level of development. Without any natural resources, Singapore has become a modern metropolis, which skyline is dotted with numerous skyscrapers. This is a truly universal place, so travelers will find there Chinatown, Little India and Arab Street.
Gardens by the bay are a must visit attraction for every visitor in Singapore. This is a beautiful waterfront park that is divided into three parts – Bay East Garden, Bay Central Garden and Bay South Garden. Bay South Garden is home to the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest. The Cloud Forest is a several story building with own artificial waterfall and environment close to natural cloud forests. In the Flower Dome travelers will find flowers and trees from all over the world.
Without a doubt, Marina Bay Sands is one of the most widely recognized buildings in Singapore. The three buildings and a boat atop of them were opened in 2010 and include a hotel, a large shopping mall, an observation deck and even a museum of art. There is a large swimming pool of the roof of the building, from which it’s possible to see the Singapore skyline. Orchard Road, one of the most popular streets in Singapore, will be liked by fans of shopping, travelers who want to look at old colonial buildings and those who want to visit museums as some of the best museums in Singapore are located there, namely the Singapore Art Museum, the National Museum of Singapore and Battle Fox.
Sentosa Island is a great place to relax and spend some time away from busting city life. This theme park offers various entertaining activities including zip lining into the ocean, numerous rides, indoor skydiving, laser shows and sand beaches. The biggest theme parks of Singapore – Universal Studios and Underwater World – are also located there.
A great way to enjoy panoramic views of the state is to take a ride on the Singapore Flyer, a ferris wheel that was the largest one in the world until 2014, when this title was won by the Las Vegas High Roller. There are several restaurants, shops and even a small garden near the ferris wheel. Finally, travelers with kids are recommended to visit the Singapore Zoo, which occupies the area of more than 28 hectares. More than 300 species of animals live in the zoo, including the largest colony of orang-utans in the world.
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