Singapore reopening its borders beginning 1st April! What to do in Singapore?

10 Places You Should Visit When Visiting Singapore

It has been a long time coming, but it seems as though the wait is finally over — starting from 1st April, Singapore will be re-opening its borders to visitors! All fully vaccinated adults and unvaccinated children aged 0 to 12 years old can now travel to Singapore without having to undergo quarantine, swab tests upon arrival and entry approval like in the past. Malaysians will no longer have to travel via the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL).

Below is a list of things to do in Singapore, which includes the best places to visit that you should not miss out on.

1. Jurong Bird Park

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Jurong Bird Park is a spectacular ecological park located in the Central Region of Singapore. It sits on hilly terrain and is surprisingly secluded, making it a unique park for both tourists and locals. The park is home to some of the most spectacular animals in Singapore, and you will be able to see them up-close at their very own zoo-like park.

Some cool activities you can enjoy at Jurong Bird Park are feeding the birds, animal shows, and signature tours that take you to the park’s carnivores and birds. If you are ready to tick off this one off your list, then do make a visit to Jurong Bird Park.

2. Gardens by the Bay

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With its unique shape, Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay offers a bit of everything for nature lovers and tourists alike. The six distinctive gardens within this park include the Supertree Grove, Flower Dome, Cloud Forest, Floral Fantasy, OCBC Skyway and a recently opened Kingfisher Wetlands where you can enjoy bird-watching.

A visit to this park will definitely be one of the most memorable experiences you had in Singapore. The park offers many hours of fun and entertainment for the whole family — you can chill out, relax and spend some time appreciating nature up-close, all in one place!

A visit to this park will definitely be one of the most memorable experiences you had in Singapore. The park offers many hours of fun and entertainment for the whole family — you can chill out, relax and spend some time appreciating nature up-close, all in one place!

3. Singapore Botanic Gardens

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This is one of Singapore’s oldest and most famous parks. It’s a beautiful place to visit in all seasons, with a large variety of flowers, trees, and plants all lining the pathways around the park.

The Singapore Botanic Gardens stretches along Bukit Timah Road and provides stunning views of the surrounding areas. Visitors who are interested can also visit the local botanical gardens at Bugis or visit Orchid Park, which is home to hundreds (or thousands) of orchid species from all around the world. There’s also a new addition to Singapore Botanic Gardens which is Tropical Montane Orchidetum, a lush tropical rainforest that is home to over 1000 species of orchids, hybrids, flowers, and ferns.

4. Marina Bay Sands

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Want to catch a view of Singapore from above? Then we would highly recommend going up to Marina Bay Sands Sky Park. You will be able to enjoy an unconventional angle of Marina Bay Sands for 2 hours. Enjoy the sights and sounds, snap some sweet shots and make some awesome memories. You can also shop, dine or go ice-skating at this unique park.

5. Singapore Zoo

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The Singapore Zoo is a well-known zoo in Singapore that sits on 20 acres of land. The zoo was founded in 1911 and is now home to almost 800 different species of animals, mammals, birds, and reptiles. There are also some reptile houses at the zoo which allows visitors to see some rare specimens that can only be found in the tropics.

The Singapore Zoo is home to many unique and endangered animals such as the Asian elephant, siamang gibbon, and Orang utan.

6. Singapore Flyer

The Singapore Flyer is a high-speed ferris wheel located in Marina Bay. The Singapore Flyer is one of Singapore’s most popular tourist attractions, and it’s one of the top-rated tourist attractions in all of Asia. You can enjoy the views from up to 75 meters away and travel up to 822 meters above ground level!

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7. Haji Lane

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Haji Lane is the nickname of a street in the Central Region of Singapore. This street has varieties of shops and eateries! This street is also famous for its night markets — Haji Lane Night Food Street — which serves various types of hawker food. If you are looking for a place to relax, shop, and have a few drinks, then do make a visit to this street.

8. Canopy Park, Jewel Changi Airport

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Canopy Park, Jewel Changi Airport Singapore

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Attractions inside an airport?! Yes, that’s right! At Jewel Changi Airport, you can visit multiple attractions in Canopy Park. Let the kids have an amazing time at Foggy Bowls, get your adrenaline pumping at Manulife Sky Nets, and explore Mirror Maze! You can also enjoy the lush green scenery in Canopy Park and the creative floral installations at the Topiary Garden.

9. Orchard Road

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Orchard Road is located in the Central Region of Singapore and is home to some of the most luxurious shops you will ever see. Aside from shopping, there are also many cafes, restaurants, and bars that you can visit in this area. There is a wide range of restaurants that serve delicious hawker fare and great cuisines.

10. Singapore River Cruise

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The Singapore River Cruise is something fun to do while in Singapore! This river cruise takes visitors on a 2-hour journey along Marina Bay. It starts from the Merlion, which is a symbol of Singapore, and ends at the Marina Bay Sands. Along the way, you will be able to enjoy the sights and sounds of Singapore.

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