Try our Singapore Top 7
Take a tour boat on the Singapore River and harbor, a refreshing way to see the city.
Visit Singapore’s wonderful museums
The city’s museums run the gamut from art to philately, and many can be done adequately in one or two days.
Dine at the riverside
Dozens of great restaurants line the banksof the Singapore River, a great place to watch boats and people as you enjoy tasty treats for any pocketbook.
Visit Raffles Hotel
Sure, it’s a bit “done,” but the small Raffles Museum on the third floor is a can’t miss, where the fascinating history of the Sarkies Brothers’ grand venture provides a fascinating glimpse of Singapore’s past.
Walk Colonial Singapore
Adjacent to the river, you’ll see many architecturally outstanding buildings, many of which are still being used for their original purpose. Close by are several picturesque footbridges that cross the Singapore River.
Visit the Botanic Gardens
These exotic gardens are right in the middle of the city, and offer a terrific respite.
Visit Singapore’s ethnic neighborhoods
Her Chinatown is as bustling as any in Southeast Asia, and the Little India and Arab Street neighborhoods – adjacent to each other – are full of great architecture, interesting shops, and fascinating restaurants.
Getting there and getting around
Getting to and around Singapore is easy, with many international and local flights, and a very good intercity bus system.