Singapore may be small, but there are still many places in Singapore you can go, be it cultural, entertainment or excitement purposes. If you are spending limited time in Singapore, this is the list for you. Now I will share with you the 5 must go places in Singapore.
Come and visit the NEWater Visitor Centre and be in a world of water. Together with a vibrant virtual guide, tour guides bring visitors through a multi-sensory journey of NEWater discovery through the centre. There is a working NEWater factory right in the heart of the centre for visitors to witness the production of NEWater.
Operating Hours : Monday to Thursday: 1pm until 1am, Friday: 1pm until 3am, Weekends: Saturday: 12pm until 2am, Sunday: 12pm until 1am
Getting there : Take MRT to Tanah Merah (NE5) station (Exit A) or Public bus 12, 24, 31 & 38.
Merlion Park was first designed as an emblem for the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) in 1964, The fish-tailed feline resting on a crest of waves quickly became one of the well known images of Singapore. The Merlion is located adjacent to the famous hotel One Fullerton. Measuring 8.6 metres high and weighing 70 tonnes, the Merlion statue was built from cement fondue by the late Singapore craftsman, Mr Lim Nang Seng.
Getting there : Take MRT to City Hall (EW13/NS25) station and walk towards Esplanade Bridge
The bronze statue of Sir Stamford Raffles is erected at the front portion of the Victoria Theatre. He is the founder of Singapore. Go and look at the statue to understand more of Singapore history.
Getting there : Take MRT to City Hall (EW13/NS25) station and walk towards padang
The Esplanade is commonly known as durian in Singapore. This heavyweight venue that covers six acres of land is a venue of choice for overseas theatre companies. The government is planning to build a bridge to connect The Esplanade and Merlion Park. This is to ease the traffic on the current Esplanade Bridge. Tourist can better enjoy the Singapore skyline on this new bridge.
Getting there : Take MRT to City Hall (EW13/NS25) and walk towards Marina Square Shopping Complex.
Marina Barrage is a realization of a vision twenty years ago. It is built across the mouth Marina Channel, creating Singapore's 15 reservoir and boosting Singapore's water supply. It has become a hot spot for recreational activities.
Operating Hours : All day
Getting there : Free shuttle bus service from MRT Marina Bay (NS27) Station to Marina Barrage with 15-30 minutes interval.