Tourism in Singapore, 10 Reasons to Visit Singapore. Located in the Indian Ocean, Singapore is a country surrounded by many islands. This island country, one of the most visited places in the world, attracts attention with its being a city-state and its own concept of urbanism
Singapore visited by 17.4 million tourists in 2017. The most visiting country to Singapore is China. Countries following China in turn; Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Australia, Japan, Philippines, South Korea, United States, Vietnam, Thailand, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Germany.
There are many reasons to visit Singapore, where many cultures live together. Here are 10 reasons to go to Singapore.
1. China and India Towns
Singapore is one of the most cosmopolitan city states in the world. It is possible to come across the neighborhood that reflects many cultures in the city. At the beginning of these are the Indian and Chinese neighborhoods. By visiting these neighborhoods, you can get a chance to see foreign cultures together.
2. Sentosa Island
Sentosa is a theme island located close to Singapore, a place where you can enjoy the whole day. You can also get a chance to observe the wild nature and animals with the train safari tour organized at night in the island.
3. Gardens by the Bay
You can see the artificial trees in the Gardens by the Bay area up to 50 meters in length and enjoy a pleasant walk through the long bridges around.
4. Merlion Park
You can visit Merlion Statue and Merlion Square which are a sculpture with a mixture of lion and fish and are among the important symbols of the city. In this square, which is the busiest point of the city, you can photograph the skyscrapers around and you can take a short shopping tour.
5. Singapore Botanic Gardens
One of the world’s most rare flowers, the orchid is the symbol of Singapore. At the Singapore Botanical Garden you can see the world’s most beautiful orchids and you can have information about hundreds of orchid species.
6. Singapore Sling Cocktail
The Singapore Sling, a special cocktail of the city, is one of the drinks you should try in Singapore. Peanut is served next to this drink.
7. Buddhist and Hindu Temples
Due to its multinational structure, it is possible to see various religious centers side by side in the city where many cultures live together. You can explore the splendid Buddhist and Hindu temples in the city and take great pictures.
8. Chinatown Food Centre
The Chinatown Food Center, located in the Chinese district, consists of night bazaars stands. Here you can taste the unique flavors of the city. The fried sweet potato pie is the first among these flavors.
9. Infinity Pools
Singapore is home to many infinity pools. The most famous of these is the infinity pool with spectacular views, which belongs to the Marina Bay Sands Hotel and is about 190 meters above sea level.
10. Katong District
Katong, the former district of Singapore, is located along the coast. With its colorful architecture houses and local restaurants, this area is worth exploring.