Another one of the most popular ethnic neighborhoods of Singapore is Little India. There is a large population of Indians, so they have formed this neighborhood which, incidentally, looks like one that a person would find in Asia. Accustomed to the peace, civility, order and cleanliness of Singapore, arriving to Little India shows that there are other underworlds. It is a good place where you should meet for dinner.
One of the most interesting places in Singapore is the orchid garden. Throughout the city you can see several kinds of orchids that decorate the streets but there are even more inside the Singapore Botanical Garden in addition to a huge number of plant species. The orchid is a national symbol and the collection inside the garden consists of about 3,000 species of this delicate flower.
One of the ethnic neighbourhoods is right in Singapore's centre. Although many Chinese people live there, who make up most of the country's population, the fact is that this neighbourhood looks a bit "stuck". It has the charm of the Chinatowns in Hong Kong, for example, but that looks like it was made for tourists. Anyway, you have to know and walk past their stalls, their streets ...
They say it's one of the best airports in the world. The truth is that on the inside, although I did not go through it all, it is impressive. There are fountains and green everywhere, and completely clean. Also, it connects well with the rest of Asia, which is why its the nucleus of the trips in this part of the world.
It is an island that forms the southernmost point of the Asian continent and at the same time, a Resort theme park in Singapore where there are beautiful artificial beaches, playgrounds and walking areas, restaurants, bars and nightclubs ...It is somewhere you must visit if you come to this part of the world. It is beautiful and worth the visit.
The ferris wheel, Singapore Flyer, recalls the one in London and offers the best views of the city. 165 meters and they say it is [B] the world's largest [/ B]. Although not cheap and at the end it gets a bit heavy, head over there. You will not regret it.
It is the symbol of the city and at the same time, one of the places where you can take the most pictures. In the bay there is the theater, the wheel and bridges, and it is a lovely place to walk and relax a while. Surely a tiny place but you have to visit it.
Orchard Road is the symbol of consumerism. Singapore is the world's largest consumer and a good reflection of this is Orchard, an avenue of 2km with a concentration of over 50 shopping centers of all kinds. The best and the most exclusive brands can be found here. But there are also shopping centres at affordable prices for all budgets. The malls are both above and below the street, in fact all are connected by "connections" so there's no need to go outside to go from one to another. For shopaholics this is THE street. A stylish and cosmopolitan street where you can find anything. If you want to watch a video on Youtube search for Orchard Road this title: De shopping por Orchard Road. Consumismo en vena-Casakikaproducciones
Situated right on the banks of the Singapore River, this place is one of the most important places in Singapore for 2 reasons: for its famous and various restaurants and its bars and stores. Here are some of the most important "dens" of this city and known worldwide for its nightlife. It is definitely a place that you have to visit, although it seems stuck there with glue. The huge mushroom-shaped structures that protect people from the sun and rain and spit are surprising, and it releases air to refresh people in the heat.
Singapore Botanic Centre, at 70 hectares, is a real green lung for the city. Within the garden there's a small forest with all kinds of tropical and exotic plants, giant trees, three lakes, and a beautiful, strategically placed museum of outdoor sculptures. But the real highlight is the orchid garden, displaying thousands of orchids of different varieties.
Until recently, this was the largest fountain in the world. This colossal monument was built in 1995, and consists of a large, 66m ring that is elevated to a height of 14m and rests on four poles. It is built entirely in bronze, and stands in Suntec City Mall. It is part of a large architectural complex with five skyscrapers, which extend from it like the fingers of a hand. Every night, they offer an incredible light show, projecting images and lasers on sheets of water. Those attending the show can write messages that will appear projected on the water. The power goes out so that you can make a wish; for this you must turn around three times while touching the fountain with your right hand.
The Singapore Zoo is completely unique in the world because it has an "open" concept which means that many of the animals are not caged and when you walk around the zoo it feels like you are seeing these animals in their natural habits. It's huge and has such interesting activities like having some tea with an orangutan, elephant riding and breakfast in the jungle with animals.
This is without a doubt one of the best ways to get to the island. For about 5 euros or so you can enjoy good views of the Skyline and the island itself. Yes, it's hot, but it is fast. It takes about 10 minutes to get to the island and it´s really very pleasant.
One of the things most associated with Singapore is its skyscrapers. Most of them are within the city's financial district, a place with a pile up of corporate offices, shopping centers, restaurants, etc. It's an unforgettable trip that will make you look up and you won't forget the view. In addition, it's mixes in a lot with old colonial buildings, giving it a very interesting feeling for tourists.
It is in an Arab neighborhood, and is adjacent to Little India, north of the city. It is charming and different from the rest, with special stores and restaurants with Arab culture. It´s very small and you will see it all in a couple minutes.
Sri Mariamman Hindu Temple is the oldest temple in Singapore. It was built in 1843 and is absolutely one of the most interesting monuments to see when visiting Singapore. Before you go inside, you have to leave your shoes on the street, and there's always a lot of shoes on the sidewalk in front of the door. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Mariamman who supposedly cured diseases and there is always a ton of people meditating on the inside. The colors and decor are stunning.