Singapore: Experience the Lion City Like Never Before!
Singapore is a popular tourist destination where vacationers can engage in fun activities all year round. Due to the many tourist attractions in the city, Singapore has a well-developed tourism industry supported by racial and cultural harmony. In 2007 more than 10.2 million visitors descended on this country making tourism a major aspect of the economy.
Singapore comprises of over 60 islands and is known around the world for its financial sectors. It has a thriving business centre located in the Orchard Road district as well as luxury hotels that cater to the needs of the businessmen and holidaymakers alike.
This is one of the top tourist attractions in the country. It is located in the Resort World of Sentosa and includes Integrated Resort that was officially opened in 2010.Universal Studios is divided into 7 zones, including The Lost World, where you get to engage with dinosaurs, The Palace of Far Away from the world of Shrek, The Waterworld, Ancient Egypt comprising of ancient mummies, and finally a Sci-fi futuristic city! Each of these zones offers travellers a different feel and experience which makes Universal Studios well worth visiting. Furthermore, the studio has more than thirty restaurants and food carts as well as retail stores located around the park.
Singapore Botanical Gardens
These spectacular gardens are located in the middle of the town next to Gleneagles hospital. The garden comprises of various plants including many that are rarely found anywhere else in the world. This small forest, which covers about 64 acres, offers tourists a chance to enjoy lush green trees right in the middle of the urban centre. There is also a swan lake where visitors can interact with swans close to the garden entrance.One of the main attractions in the garden is the National Orchid; it is situated at the western side of the garden and consists of 3,000 species of orchids and other plants.
Singapore Zoo is a unique place where tourists get an opportunity to see rare animals. This zoo uses a different approach from other zoos in the world, and cages are open allowing the animals to live just like in their natural habitats. Here you will see polar bears, lions and Pygmy hippos!
Apart from animals, the zoo offers various fun activities for children including a vehicle for children’s Rainforest Kidzworld. Other interesting places in the zoo include the Fragile Forest, the Australian Outback and the Great Rift Valley. Since it is a place of public entertainment the zoo also seeks to educate and inform visitors about the ecosystem and tropical rain forests.
Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands is located in the Marina Bay area and is part of the Integrated Resort built in 2010.The resort is one of the few places with complete facilities that enable tourists to have a good time without leaving the region. Favorite places in the resort include a food kiosk for local flavors, a sand sky park and a restaurant as well as a casino. If you love shopping, this is the place to be as it is equipped with a luxury shopping centre featuring world-class retailers.