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10 Local Things to Do in Singapore


by Vefa Çınar

1. Explore! Singapore

Singapore, besides the multiple of high-rise banks, has several beautiful landmarks and spots, such as MacRitchie Reservoir and Palau Ubin. You have not seen Singapore until you have explored it with this tour.

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2. Try Local Food

Singaporeans love their local food so much. So much so that they are always thinking the next stop where they will try a new taste. Do as locals do and join a queue to try authentic local eats and discover local flavors where you should not expect it.

3. Theme Parks

Singaporeans are good at having fun. People who are looking for excitement, should go to a theme park such as Universal Studios Singapore and Wild Wild Wet to get their adrenaline fix.

4. Cultural Singapore By Vespa

You will go to some of the unique cultural places, local markets for the best bargain and zip through the city with 1962 Vespa. Some of the places that you will see are: Kompong Glam, Arab Street, Chinatown, Little India and local markets.

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5. The Singapore Flyer

The Singapore Flyer, which stands 541 feet above the ground, is a large observation wheel. It sounds like a touristy activity, but you cannot find anyone in Singapore that doesn’t experience the Singapore Flyer. Your breath will be cut because of the fantastic panoramic view.

6. Charming Neighborhoods

When you visit unique and quaint neighborhoods in Singapore where tradition meets modernity, such as Chinatown and Dempsey Hill, stay away from skyscrapers and busy traffic. Find traditional architectures and heritage shophouses.

7. Island Hopping

Coney Island is one of the Singapore’s newest attractions which is located off the northeastern coast of Singapore. This 50 hectare island is great for cycling and bird-watching.

8. Shopping In Singapore

Orchard Road has 22 shopping malls and six large department stores with approximately 5000 brands to choose. Starting from Wheelock Place can be a good idea for you, then go on with visiting so many shops.

9. Night Clubs In Singapore

Are you a party animal? This is for you! Discover how Singaporeans party hard. Go to the Baliza and dance till the sunrise.

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10. The Singapore Botanic Gardens

The Singapore Botanic Gardens hosts an array of lush plants and flowers. It is free for public and open every day from 5 a.m. to midnight. You can go there throw away the stress of the day.