Tourism in Singapore

Singapore is a hot spot for tourism. In fact, recent statistics show that for the first time in 10 years, Singapore has hit a high of S$18.8 billion in tourism alone. Listed below, are some popular activities among tourists in Singapore.

Sightseeing

Sightseeing is a great way to explore and learn more about the country you’re visiting. In Singapore, places of interest are aplenty. Day and night tours provide the maximum experience to any tourist looking to explore. Sentosa is a popular island resort and is visited by close to 5 million tourists each year. This island paradise is home to some of Singapore’s best hotel resorts, an underwater aquarium, and magnificent golf courses. You can laze around on the beach or take an adrenaline-filled ride down the Skyline Luge. There is no doubt you will be making your way back here soon after you leave. Perhaps, you prefer a quiet boat ride along the Singapore River at night, so you can watch the beautiful city lights sparkle on your gentle wake. Singapore’s landscape and architecture offer a unique combination of historical and modern style influenced by many parts of the world. This is evident when you see the unique skyline and many other structures that make up Singapore. Tourists can choose to visit Singapore during any of the celebrated annual festive holidays such as: Chinese Lunar New Year, Chingay, Deepavali, Taipusam, Hari Raya and many others.

Shopping

You will be spoilt for choice shopping in Singapore. Get brand-conscious on Orchard Road, explore what is culturally beautiful in China town or Little India, or go crazy with a large variety of fabric at Arab Street. Popular items purchased in Singapore include electronics, jewellery, branded clothes, antiques, ethnic items, herbs, and spices.

Entertainment

The art scene in Singapore has proven to be vivacious and attractive among tourists and locals. The Esplanade is one such landmark that provides the opportunity to witness performances such as, Singapore’s Bright and Talented Symphony Orchestra, and a variety of other shows. Concert halls and theatres around town also provide such entertainment. If you are the partying type, nightlife is booming on this little island with clubs, pubs and bars lined up for your drinking and dancing pleasure. Or how about having a less active evening by catching the latest blockbuster at one of the local cinemas in cool comfort? Around the clock eateries add to the convenience of having an adventurous night out in Singapore.

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