Singapore may be a small country but it has a plethora of sights, sounds, and experiences for tourists to enjoy. In fact, most travellers who have been there don’t mind its miniscule size. It makes getting around easier and transportation cheaper. It’s one of the few places in the world where the majority of tourist attractions are so close to each other that you can explore all of them by foot in a matter of days.

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Your first stop-over should be to the Singapore Zoo. It’s one of the top tourist attractions in Singapore. Thousands of animals call it home including a variety of rare and local species. If you want to see nocturnal animals, you can come back in the evening for a Night Safari. Families can take their kids to Rainforest Kidzworld found within the zoo. It’s a wildlife-themed park with a water play area and carousel among other fun activities.

The National Museum of Singapore is another must-see touristic attraction while in the country. It has a diverse and expansive collection of exhibits and artifacts which chronicle the history of the nation. The building itself warrants a visit as its beautiful neoclassical façade is quite beautiful. The National Museum of Singapore is the oldest museum in the country, dating way back to 1845 when it was used as a library for of the most prestigious schools in Singapore, Raffles Institution.

historic building in Singapore

The Singapore Science Centre has interesting exhibits for those inclined to the sciences and technology. There are interactive rides and the centre has more than 850!

Soak up some culture and fill your bellies with delicious local cuisine at Boat Quay and Clarke Quay. Tourists flock to these area for the multitude of fantastic restaurants, clubs, and pubs. The best time to visit these two is in the evening, when hundreds of lights brighten them up and reflect beautifully on the tranquil waters. The Pan Pacific Singapore Hotel is a great option to stay in if you want to be near Boat and Clarke Quay as you can just walk mere steps and be right in the mix!

fun area in Singapore

These are just a few of the tourist attractions in Singapore not to miss, but there are beautiful gardens, parks and countless shopping opportunities that you should add to your agenda. Singapore truly is a magical little country as everything just seems to work well here. Happy travels!