Choosing the best things in Singapore was not an easy task. It is a city bursting at the seams with impressive attractions, exciting activities and lots of day trips for all the family. Almost everyone must have seen an image of the city symbol, Merilian, and it makes our list with the nearby Marina Bay Sands and Singapore Flyer – both offering enchanting views over the iconic Singapore skyline.
This small island state is also a country of contrasts; Chinatown and Little India, both gastronomic and shopping hubs in themselves represent the incredible ethnic diversity of the country. For nightlife, we’ve got you covered. Gorgeous Raffles can be roamed on the Singapore sling at the hotel, or head to Clarke Quay for the city’s most picturesque eating and drinking spots. Discover all these, and more, in our list of Singapore’s best things.
What are the best things to do in Singapore?
Marina Bay: Singapore’s famous Marina Bay is the place to visit to see the city’s most spectacular things. With the rapid development of this metropolitan city-state, the entire Marina Bay area has undergone a transformation of epic proportions.
Raffles Hotel: This luxurious colonial-style hotel has a long history dating back to 1887 and has become one of the most important sites in Singapore. Its famous guests include Elizabeth Taylor, Queen Elizabeth II and the late King, Michael Jackson.
Chinatown: Exploring Chinatown is one of the best things to do in Singapore, no matter how many times you have been to the city. It is great for shopping – many people will find you the cheapest souvenirs here – you will see all kinds of important attractions and can find lots of authentic Chinese food.
Sunday brunch at the Fullerton: Sunday is the day for indulging in champagne brunch at the Fullerton Hotel’s Town Restaurant – one of the world’s best. The fantastically diverse brunch comes with a selection of Japanese, Italian, Mediterranean and local cuisine, including fresh seafood with an unlimited flow of champagne, wines and juices. Fullerton Sunday Brunch is available from 12:00 noon to 3.30pm (free-flow champagne until 3pm).
Clarke quay: Attracting a steady stream of tourists with Singapore’s party animals, this delightful riverbank is filled with bustling bars and restaurants, boutique shops and pumping nightclubs.
The location of Clarke Quay takes full advantage of the picturesque body of water emanating from the city’s main river, with an endless number of eateries set around the water’s edge with alfresco-style food. Futuristic is located under a jelly-like roof and you’ll find some great shopping options as well as a plethora of bars, making it a true bar-hopper’s paradise.