Planning to visit Singapore this Summer? Well you are in for a real treat because this small island nation is teeming with the best scenic and tourist destinations, perfect for tourists of all ages. To further help travelers plan out a fool proof itinerary, it is important for them to find out which places they should be visiting.
Here are 4 of the best places to visit while exploring Singapore:
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
This six hectare waterfront building along the famous Marina Bay is the epitome of the modern and artistic take on architecture. Located near the edge of the Singapore River, the Esplanade is a thing of priceless beauty, housing the country’s center for the performing arts. It’s unique structure and design are two of the main things that made this building famous. Viewed from above, its domes resemble the eyes of a fly or the famous durian fruit!
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay (http://www.esplanade.com/index.jsp)
1 Esplanade Dr. Singapore
Phone: +65 6828 8377
Henderson Waves Bridge
36 meters above the well known Henderson Road, the Henderson Waves Bridge is one of the most well built and aesthetically appealing structures in Singapore. This is, in fact, the highest bridge constructed for pedestrians, which connects Telok Blangah Hill Park to Mount Faber Park – also considered as 2 must visit places in the country.
Henderson Waves Bridge (http://www.worldtoptop.com/henderson-waves-bridge/)
Henderson Road Singapore
Phone: +65 6471 7361
Considered to be one of the most majestic and beautiful buildings along the Marina Bay area, the ArtScience Museum is not just a structure in the heart of a bustling and highly progressive city. It is also a center of arts and science – featuring historic, scientific artifacts and art related collections. The building, which is shaped like a blooming Lotus flower signifies the warm welcome that Singaporeans extend to its visitors.
ArtScience Museum (http://www.marinabaysands.com/museum.html)
6 Bayfront Ave. Singapore
Phone: +65 6688 8888
Hours: Monday to Sunday 10 am to 7 pm
Masjid Sultan or the Sultan’s Mosque
It is declared as one of the most important mosques or places of worship in Singapore. For those who would like to check out classic architecture, then this is the best place to go. With its classic arabesque style, visitors would appreciate its beautiful domes, peaks, minarets and columns that depict life during the time of Singapore’s Sultan Hussein, back in the 1800s.
Masjid Sultan or the Sultan’s Mosque (http://www.sultanmosque.sg/)
3 Muscat Street, Singapore
Monday to Sunday 9:30 am – 12 pm and 2pm – 4pm
Friday 2:30pm – 4 pm