A tour to Singapore is never complete without a visit to the various
places of interest. Singapore features tourism spots ranging from animal
sanctuaries like the Zoological Gardens and Bird Park to places of flora
and fauna like the Botanical Gardens as well as research venues like the
Sentosa is Singapore's premier island resort getaway with
multi-faceted appeal, teeming with events all year round. Just 15 minutes
from the city, it is a unique blend of leisure and recreational facilities
including family attractions, sea sports, golf as well as hotel
accommodation and retreats. A canopy of secondary rainforest covers 70 per
cent of the 500-hectare island and is home to monitor lizards, monkeys,
peacocks, parrots as well as other native fauna and flora.
Visit http://www.sentosa.com.sg/ for more
The Singapore Zoological Gardens is acclaimed as one of the
world's most spectacular zoos. The use of natural barriers like streams,
rock walls and vegetation to separate animals from visitors enhances the
"open" zoo concept. Spreading over 28 hectares, it is home to over 3,600
mammals, birds and reptiles, including rare and endangered species.
Visit http://www.zoo.com.sg/ for
Jurong Bird Park is a 20.2 hectare open-concept park. It is the
largest in the Asia Pacific and one of the finest bird parks in the world.
Its collection of more than 9,000 birds from 600 species is among the
largest in the world. The Park specialises in birds from Southeast Asia
and the more exotic and colourful tropical birds.
Visit http://www.birdpark.com.sg/ for
The world's first wildlife park built for visits at night, the Night
Safari is not like any ordinary zoo illuminated by the night or a
modern version of nocturnal houses found in many zoos around the globe.
Nestled in 40 hectares of lush secondary forest, the Night Safari offers
guests the unique experience of exploring wildlife in a tropical jungle at
night. Through the use of subtle lighting technique, guests are able to
view over 1,000 nocturnal animals of 100 species in vast naturalistic
Visit http://www.nightsafari.com.sg/ for more information.
The Singapore Botanical Gardens sweep across an area of 52
hectares constituted by primary forest and specialty gardens in close
proximity to the city centre. The park contains many rare plant specimens
in addition to the specialty gardens decorated with frangipanis, roses,
ferns and desert plants. Outdoor concerts in the gardens can be enjoyed on
the Symphony Lake or French cuisine can be savoured at the Au Jardin
Visit http://www.sbg.org.sg/ for
The Singapore Science Centre is a non-formal educational
institution for the promotion of science and technology among students and
members of the public. It has the country's largest collection of
educational and exhibit materials devoted to science and has been
acclaimed as one of the top science centres in the world. More than a
million visitors come to the Singapore Science Centre every year.
Visit http://www.science.edu.sg/ for more
Places of interest in Singapore are not just restricted to the
abovementioned but they are definitely places in a tourist's "must-go"
list. Singapore's tourism spots entails unique historical value and beauty
and proves to be fondly memorable for