Just because the Lion City is a city-state, it doesn’t mean that all you can do here is shopping, dining and checking out the Universal Studios. Although it is true that you could get your fix of high street shopping, there are actually many other fun things you could do. Check out this list of exciting places and things to see and do in Singapore.
Explore Singapore’s Botanic Gardens
Since shops are not open until 11AM, you can while away the time exploring the Botanic Gardens, which opens from 5AM to midnight. Every day, there are lots of joggers and tai-chi practitioners. There are virgin rainforests you could wander through. Then, you can check out the National Orchid Garden’s collection of thousands of species. You could then grab a bite to eat at the food court near Tanglin Gate.
Get a makeover at Camden Medical Centre
If you’re looking for a safe and affordable place to get a nose job, Botox or some tips and tucks, Camden Medical Centre at the Orchard Boulevard is the place to be. This Richard Meier-designed facility is where locals and several tourists go to for any kind of makeover.
Buy electronics at cheaper prices
In Singapore, you will find the widest range of the latest gadgets in the market at really unbeatable prices. You can buy anything from DVD players to mobile phones at Funan Digitalife Mall and Sim Lim Square. If you have good haggling skills and you pay in cash, you might knock off a few extra dollars from your purchase.
Visit different ethnic quarters
Start with Chinatown; then, head down to Kampong, Glam, Little India, Katong and Joo Chiat. There are the places where you can truly experience the diverse ethnology in the Lion City. Appreciate unique architecture that pushes the boundaries Singapore is known to be strewn with skyscrapers due to the fact that it has limited land space. However, this has not stopped renowned architects from creating a world of steel and cement wonders. These include Resorts World Sentosa Signature Hotels, Chinese Garden, The Arts House at the Old Parliament, St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Jamae Mosque and Sri Veeramakalaimman Temple, to name a few.