The Ultimate Guide To Singapore Tourist Attractions

"What are the best Singapore Tourist Attractions not to be missed?"

"How can I best spend my 12 hours layover in Singapore?"

"Stopover activities in Singapore, we have only a couple of days!"

“Orchard Road for shopping, Clark Quay for night life and Sentosa for the beach? Any other Singapore Tourists attractions?"

I will try to answer these questions, with the best of my knowledge


Singapore Tourist Attractions- District By District

Colonial District

Singapore was once a British colony. This is where you can see the new and the old Singapore including

Singapore City Hall

- Singapore City Area, museums, colonial architecture and historical churches.

- Latest features such as the Singapore Flyer, the biggest Flyer in the world

- The Esplanade Theatre by the bay for international performances

If you love history and culture, the Colonial District is where you can spend 1-2 days in Singapore.


Singapore River and Quays

Singapore River plays a significant role to the Colonial history of Singapore. There are three important quays: Clarke Quay, Boat Quay and Robertson Quay.

Singapore River Ride

A river ride will be a pleasurable experience. Prepare to spend at least half a day here.


Singapore Chinatown

Singapore Chinatown

Singapore Chinatown is a great place for walking tours. You will get to see well maintained Chinese temples and clans associations.

Chinatown of Singapore is also famous for good local food and cheap bargains.


Little India

Little India is located Along Serangoon Road, about 20-30 minutes taxi ride from Singapore Changi Airport.

It is a small area with lots of Hindu Temples, Sikh Gurdwara and Muslim Mosques, lots of shopping (at very reasonable prices), cheap lodging and good food!

One of the greatest attractions is the 24 hours Mustafa Shopping Centre, the only shopping complex in Singapore operates 24 hours a day.

Especially great for stop over visitors!


Sultan Mosque

Arab Street and Surroundings. Once populated with Arab merchants and a commercial hub to the Muslims, Kampong Glam is now a place brimming with cafes, cheap lodging and art galleries.

Sultan Mosque, the largest mosque in Singapore, is located at 3 Muscat Street. It is a venue for important Islamic events.

Arab Street is Accessible by a short taxi ride from Little India, or 7 minutes walk from Bugis MRT station.


Shopping District

Orchard Road, a place for serious shopping!

In Suntec City, look out for Singapore's Largest Computer and IT fair held twice a yearthat attracts tens of thousands visitors

Vivo City, Located at Harbour Front MRT station and near to Sentosa Island, the largest shopping complex in Singapore.

Bugis Village, Selling trendy clothes, handbags, mobile phones and many other items at bargain prices. Popular among local students and teenagers and young adults.

Bugis Junction, A shopping complex above Bugus MRT Station. Budget hotels are close by.


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Eastern Singapore

Singapore River

In Katong, you will find rows of Chinese and Peranakan shophouses. Peranakan restaurants and Sarong Kebaya shops.

Geylang, the best time to visit will be during the Muslim month of fasting - Ramadan. There will be a thousand of stalls selling Muslim food, clothing, teak furniture, Persian carpets at affordable prices.


Northern Singapore

- Activities for nature lovers:

- Singapore Zoological Garden

- Singapore Night Safari

- Jurong Bird Park

- Singapore Orchid Garden


Western and Southern Singapore

- Singapore Botanical Garden

- Holland Village

- Snow City

- Singapore Discovery Centre


Singapore Changi Airport

Changi Airport is one of the world best international airport winning many awards. You can enjoy tax free shopping at all the 3 airport terminals. There is free Internet access, comfortable resting areas and many more.


Mega Events

Singapore F1 Formula 1 Night Race in the month of September. One of the best Singapore Tourist Attractions



Other Singapore Tourist Attractions

Go to Singapore-Culture-and-attractions Home

Singapore Guide Pages

Singapore Chinatown


Changi Airport

Singapore Changi Airport

Singapore City

Visit Singapore City

Singapore F1

Little India

Little India