Travel to Singapore – Part 2 – Things to explore in Singapore – A Summary
Singapore is a city break, as good as any in Asia. It offers a variety of experiences for all segments of tourists. Such small and developed is the country that there is hardly anything that can be called "countryside" or "Village". However Singapore still provides for a number of experiences as listed below that highlights its cultural heritage, tropical island past and the difficult World War II period.
Tropical Kingdom - Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Jurong Bird Park, Underwater World, Dolphin Lagoon, Botanic Garden, Mandai Orchid Garden, Chinese Garden. These are all recreated tropical experience for the guests to indulge in.
Islands of Singapore - Sentosa, Pulau Ubin, Kusu Island, Lazarus Island and Sisters Island, St Johns Island. Sentosa Island is now a tourist attraction.
The Marks and Memorials - Statues of Sir Stamford Raffles, CHIJMES, Merlion Park, Lau Pa Sat, Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall.
Museums - The city has preserved many things within its heart and also given ways to the new development in its restoration. Changi Chapel and Museum, NUS museums, Asian Civilizations Museum, Singapore Philatelic Museum, Singapore Mint Coin Gallery, Royal Selangor Pewter, Republic of Singapore Navy Museum, Republic of Singapore Air Force Museum.
Hangouts - Singapore has become the best place for amusement and recreation purpose. The parks and amusement places developed for the tourists and also the local has become the hotshot hangout spot for them. Singapore Botanic Gardens, East Coast Park, Labrador Park, Pasir Ris Park, Fort Canning Park, Marina City Park.
Sail by the Singapore River - The river of Singapore has played the vital role in the trade and development of the country. Singapore River Bumboat Rides, Boat Quay, Clarke Quay are some of the experiences.
Temples and Religion - Singapore has a multi-ethnic society with residents having origins all over different parts of Asia. There are number of churches and Hindu Temples and buddhist temples here.
Other areas include Shopping malls which are found all over Singapore.