Top must-visit destinations for your short trip in Singapore

Top must-visit destinations in Singapore

Visiting Singapore is a wonderful choice. This is a town full of stunning hotels, interesting spots, and a lot of day trips for the entire family. What are waiting for you in Singapore?

Check our list below and add these must-visit destinations in Singapore to create a fantastic experience when traveling in Singapore. 

1. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

The Sungei Buloh Nature Park, a regional park for birds on their Nord-South migrations, is a perfect spot for birdwatching. A wetland reserve of 87 hectares, the park is just under an hour driving by car from the city center. The park offers a chance to see the Singapore mangrove swamps.

  • Location: 301 Neo Tiew Cres, Singapore 718925
  • Open: Daily from 7 am to 7 pm
  • Phone: +65 6794 1401

2. Reverse Bungy

The G-Max Reverse Bungy, which suppliesSingapore’s first ever bungy, has to be the most thrilling thing to do in Singapore. Let your body in the air for the speed about 200 kilometers an hour at 60 meters above sea level, and bounce for 5 minutes.

The feeling is really like becoming an astronaut when you are in an open-side ‘capsule’ in a rocket blast. Furthermore, passengers can get a t-shirt and DVD video from an on-board camera for a few extra dollars.

  • Location: 3E River Valley Rd, Singapore 179024
  • Open: Daily from 2 pm to midnight
  • Phone: +65 6338 1766

3. Cruises and boat rides


One of the easiest ways to get to know Singapore is from the outside, a cruise. Quietly, relaxingly and unforgettably, sailing in the harbor is the best way to see the city.

Cruises in Singapore take many different types. You can catch a morning glory cruise early or spend an afternoon enjoying the high-tea cruise or you’ll enjoy Singapore’s intimate charm at a dinner cruise.

4. Lau Pa Sat market

Lau Pa Sat was built in 1894 and is now a popular hawk location, which used to be a wet market. Built in the center of Singapore’s business distric, at lunchtime, several food stalls sell lots of local favorite foods, attract many workers and officers until it is closed at night

Also known as the Telok Ayer Market, Lau Pa Sat sells many tasty dishes such as sticks of satay chicken with peanut dipping sauce and grilled stingray, covered in a spicy sambal sauce.

  • Location: 18 Raffles Quay, Singapore 048582
  • Open: 24 hours a day

5. Orchard Road

Orchard Road Singapore

The paradise of shopping in Singapore is Orchard Road, one of the most iconic avenues in the city and considered as Oxford Streets in London or Nathan Road in Hong Kong.

All sides are surrounded by local and international department stores, local boutiques, shops, spas, beauty salons, restaurants, entertainment centers, cafes, and restaurants.

In the malls and shopping centers, there’s also a certain kind of fair and event, so Orchard actually has more to discover than other places in Singapore.

  • Location: Orchard Road, Singapore

6. Chinatown

Exploring Chinatown is one of Singapore’s favorite things to do, regardless of how many times you visited Singapore. It’s perfect for shopping – you can see all sorts of valuable attractions and find plenty of authentic Chinese cuisine, and surely that you’ll find the cheapest souvenirs here.


Numerous restaurants and shops for hawkers are open. Discover all about its history from the Chinatown Heritage Centre on Pagoda Street. The main focus was on the hard-working Chinese immigrants, who formed Singapore.

Other attractions include The Thian Hock Keng temple, Singapore’s oldest mosque, Buddha Tooth Replica Shrine, the Eu Yan Sang Chinese Medical Hall, and the Maxwell Road Food Centre.

Check 3 hotels near Chinatown Singapore you must try when you get here.

7. Marina Bay

The iconic Marina Bay in Singapore is the place having the most exciting stuff to do in Singapore. Since this cosmopolitan city-state has grown significantly, the entire area of Marina Bay has experienced enormous changes.


The 5.5 billion S$ Marina Bay Sands complex is the focal point of the bay. In addition to The Science Museum, Casino and numerous retails, eating and nightlife spots, other wonderful things to do are to be found in this area.

Travel tips: Going to Marina Bay at about 20:00 hours will see the dazzling light display that lights up the water and the famous sights you already see on postcards.

8. Treetop walk at MacRitchie Reservoir

25 meters high with a length of 250 feet, the wooden footbridge provides a chance to see Singapore in a totally different way: a beautiful panoramic view of the forests and the many curious wildlife, without having a huge structure insight. You can enjoy the treetop on a stroll of at least 3 hours, about 7 km 

  • Location: 601 Island Club Rd, Singapore 578775
  • Open: Daily from 9am to 5pm (open from 8.30am pm weekends)
  • Phone: +65 1800 471 7300

9. Marina Bay Sands Casino

The second casino in Singapore is the Marina Bay Sands Casino Resort. With 700 tables and over 2,500 gamers, you will try your luck with 4 palatial stages.

The casino area actually costs $5,5 billion to be installed, covering a land area of 15,000sqm. More than 50 restaurants, plenty of shopping and convention facilities are also open with free entry for foreigners

  • Location: 4 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018973
  • Open: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +65 6688 8868

10. Singapore Flyer


The Singapore Flyer is the greatest observation wheel in the world. A one-of-a-kind experience and constructed over a three-story terminal structure, the Flyer is 150 meters in diameter, 165 meters high, and travels at 0.21m per second.

It is difficult to choose the right time to fly, with a stunning panorama which is so different throughout the day and night. The Singapore River, Raffles Place, Marina Bay, the Empress Park, and the Padang will be a place visited by the passengers.

  • Location: 30 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039803
  • Open: Daily from 8.30am to 10.30pm

11. Sunday brunch at the Fullerton

The brunch here contains fantastically diverse foods, including fresh seafood, complimentary champagne, wines and juices, ranging from Japanese, Italian, Mediterranean, and local cuisine.

The Fullerton Sunday brunch can be scheduled between 12:00 and 15:30 (champagne free-flow will be applied until 15:00).

  • Location: 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
  • Open: Brunch is served from 12pm to 3.30pm
  • Phone: +65 6733 8388

12. Universal Studios Singapore


Singapore Universal Studios has become Southeast Asia’s first theme park. Besides Lost World, Ancient Egypt, New York, Hollywood, and Madagascar, there are more than 20 attractions to the park.

When it comes to rides, 2 are water-themed and 5 are exciting waterways. Families will also benefit from several live performances, children’s roller coasters, and a merry-go-round. Situated in Sentosa, Universal Studios can be accessed by MRT underground.

  • Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
  • Open: Daily from 10am to 7pm (open until 10pm on Friday and Saturday)
  • Phone: +65 6577 8888

Check this list of famous destinations in Sentosa Island.

13. Sentosa


Sentosa is developed with the intention of leisure and relaxation. On this island, which can be reached by road or cable car, a collection of beaches, theme parks, golf, shopping, dining, and more are available.

Maybe you haven’t thought about this, but Sentosa is the right place for you if you want to add some fun to your Singapore journey. You can choose to remain in Sentosa, but you can conveniently reach all attractions in 15 minutes from the center of Singapore through an MRT.

14. Raffles Hotel

This luxury hotel in colonial style dates back to 1887 and has been one of Singapore’s most significant landmarks. There are many famous visitors including Elizabeth Taylor, Queen Elizabeth II and Michael Jackson, late King of Pop.


There is an Arcade of more than 40 shops and restaurants in the Raffles Hotel (Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co.), all of them come to Raffles Bar and you will definitely appreciate the finest Singapore Sling in area. The Raffles Hotel has 103 suites and 18 distinctive bars and restaurants. 

15. Singapore Night Safari

Safari Night is also a special attraction in Singapore, which is also a leading center for conservation and research in Asia.


As a zoo, it provides an unusual observation of the nightlife, with over 59 shows and 1,000 animals from all over the world to be seen. This includes griffon vultures in the Himalayas, larger single-horned rhinos, gazelles, and wildebeest. For a good 20 minutes overview of the animals here, you can continue with the show ‘Creatures of the Night’

16. Clarke Quay

This has been full of vibrant bars and pubs, stores, and nightclubs on the shores of the canal, attracting a constant flow of visitors.


The location of Clarke Quay takes full advantage of the beautiful body of water from the main river of the area, with alfresco dining on the edge of the river in an endless variety of restaurants.

Take a look below the future-oriented jelly roof and you’ll discover fantastic stores as well as a wide selection of bars, which makes it a true bar paradise.

17. Gardens by the Bay

In the bay area of Singapore Gardens by the Bay, there is a large, vibrant, and modern park and countless awards for architecture.

The Supertree includes an impressive view through the gardens, the joyful seashell-shaped greenhouses create the cool mountain climates, and there are hundreds of trees and plants to explore.

  • Location: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
  • Open: Daily from 5am to 2am
  • Phone: +65 6420 6848

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