Singapore Overview

Whether it’s the amazing cityline or the surreal historical monuments, Singapore spoils you with the range of attractions it has on platter for you and your family. Enjoy a scenic ride on the Singapore flyer or step into a different world altogether at the Universal Studios, Singapore promises unlimited fun for your family and your loved ones.

Sentosa Island: Sentosa is a must stop for all holiday goers as it boasts of more attractions on its small island space than any other place in the world. There is something for everyone- Skyline Luge Sentosa for thrill seekers, Butterfly Park for the nature lovers, beach volleyball on Siloso Beach for the sports enthusiasts, and over 50 gourmet crazy restaurants that offer food from classy to casual. There are world class dining and leisure resorts along with great shopping experiences as well as a popular entertainment hub in the form of St James Power Station to whet the tastes of all types of visitors. On top of all this, there is also the option of Sentosa PLAY Pass which ensures a fun day full of laughs, activities and thrills along with being affordable, flexible and fuss free.

Universal Studios: Located in the Resort World Sentosa, Universal Stusios Singapore was officially declared open in May 2010. The place has been divided into seven different zones that offer you seven different experiences in one go. These include Madagascar, The Palace of Far Away, The Lost World of dinosaurs, Ancient Egypt, a futuristic sci fi city, and two zones replicating the two most famous cities of America- New York and Hollywood. So, you can stroll down the Hollywood boulevard and get your photo snapped with Charlie Chaplin and other movie stars in New York while going on to ride the tallest intertwining roller coasters of the world. Face the two massive guard statues n Ancient Egypt but do remember, the ‘Revenge of Mummy’ may be great fun for the adults with a young heart but not exactly a great thing for the actual young ones of your family. 

Underwater World: Said to be one of the largest tropical oceanariums of Asia, Underwater World is one of the top attractions of Singapore. Home to over 250 species of fishes, the oceanarium takes you on an interesting marine journey that is full of rich and exotic tidbits about the oceanic life. You will also come across the Touch Pool- the most boisterous part of the place where you can touch the aquatic residents such as star fishes, sea cucumbers, puffer fishes and others. However, the major draw of the Underwater world is the 83metre long underwater tunnel that passes through a huge tank where you get to see a vast variety of aquatic species living in over four million liters of seawater. However, a trip to this place is incomplete without touring the Dolphin Lagoon where you get to watch some charming performances by pink dolphins residing in the place. There are also many other interesting experiences just waiting to be explored by you such as Marine discovery, diving with the sharks, fish reflexology and various others.

Marina Bay Sands: Located in the Marina Bay area, Marina Bay sands Casino is a part of a 5.5 billion dollar resort project that has everything in its folds to be South East Asia’s next entertainment destination. In addition to the casino tables, there is the jaw dropping panoramic scenery that can be viewed from many a rooftop clubs present on the resort. You have the choice of playing on some of the newest and most popular electronic gaming machines located in this 15000 square metre casino. In addition to all this, there are also world class resort facilities along with a huge convention hall where seminars and events take place.

Abdul Gaffoor Mosque: Built in 1859, the original building of Abdul Gaffoor Mosque was built by a southern Indian clerk Shaik Abdul Gaffoor Shaik Hyder to serve Indian mulim merchants of the area. However, since then, the place has gone through a lot of renovations to attain its present form. The current one was finalized in 2003. Its current style is a unique blend of South Indian, Roman and Arabian as depicted by its onion style dome and its arches and gates.

Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple: Previously known as the Narasinga Perumal Kovil, Sri Srinivasa Perumal temple was built in 1850s when the lace was purchased by a Hindu community from the East India company for converting the place into a Lord Vishnu shrine. The temple earlier had just a main hall and a pond but was renovated under a merchant named Mr P Govindsamy Pillai to be opened to public in 1965by the country’s president. Later during the coming years, the monument was declared as a national monument as well as becoming one of the major tourist destinations of the country. Reflecting a blend of various South Indian shrines, the most striking aspects of the shrine include the 20metre long gopuram, the unique and elaborate geometrical design of the ceiling as well as the main shrine images of Lord Vishnu along with his consorts and Garuda- his bird carrier.

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