Even if you’ve been to Singapore many times, you’ve probably never done any of these things!
For those of you who have visited Singapore many times, you may feel that you already know a lot about Singapore. You may also feel that you have explored all parts of Singapore, after crossing out all the must-have holiday activities that are iconic for tourists in Singapore.
But actually, you could be wrong and there’s still a lot you can explore from Singapore tours! The Lion Country, which is a neighboring country to Indonesia, does have a lot of interesting things on offer for tourists, so it feels like the list will never run out.
Check out the five activities in the list below. If you’ve never done it before, maybe it’s time for you to try it for your year-end vacation in Singapore!
1. Enjoy a Light-filled Christmas in Singapore
Tired of the usual Christmas? Try a trip to Singapore in the Christmas period! Since long before the festive season at the end of this year, Singapore has always been transformed into a light ornament. The best example that you can see is in the Orchard Road area, which has been ready for Christmas since a few weeks before through Christmas on a Great Street!
Besides enjoying and taking pictures with various light ornaments along Orchard Road, you can also visit The Great Christmas Village at Orchard, which this year was held at Shaw House Urban Plaza, *SCAPE, and Grange Road Car Park. There, you can have fun with various attractions, pop up stores, to live performances. The Great Christmas Village is especially suitable for those of you who are going on vacation with your family!
Apart from Orchard, you can also enjoy a Christmas full of light at the Christmas Wonderland event at Gardens by the Bay! Christmas Wonderland which is held every time before Christmas is always successful in turning the artificial giant garden into a magical garden that spoils the eyes, with a very beautiful light parade.
2. Explore Sentosa to the fullest!
You may have visited Universal Studios Singapore before, but Sentosa Island actually has more interesting attractions than the USS, you know! You can go there by bicycle so that your body is friendly to stay healthy while on vacation. Cycling is a way to get your body back fit, there are many bicycle shops in Singapore, one of which is Rodalink, buy folding bikes in Singapore is also a good option when there are many interesting places to visit, so you only need to fold the bike. If you are interested in looking for a bike shop near Singapore, Rodalink is the solution
Try bungee jumping on the beach at AJ Hackett Sentosa, then go around Sentosa on a Segway. Sentosa even has indoor skydiving at iFly Singapore which will give you a skydiving experience without having to jump from a height of thousands of meters!
To try them all, you can buy a Sentosa FUN Pass which you can use to enter many attractions in Sentosa. To get to Sentosa, you can take the cable car or the Singapore Cable Car from Mount Faber Station or HarbourFront Station. Another option is to use Sentosa Express from VivoCity.
3. Try Michelin Recognized Places
Singapore is a country that takes great pride in its food, and it’s no wonder that quite a few places to eat in Singapore have earned Michelin recognition – which has become the world’s gastronomic standard. Uniquely, not all places to eat that are recognized by Michelin are luxury dining places, you know.
If you are on vacation to Singapore, you can try visiting Ah Ter Teochew Fish Ball Noodles, which received the title of The Plate from Michelin.
Apart from that, you can also try authentic laksa from Famous Sungei Road Trishaw Laksa, which has also earned the title of Bib Gourmand from Michelin.
4. Visit the Unique Waterloo Street with Four Different Places of Worship
Singapore is a multicultural country with many religions coexist. You can even see this for yourself when you visit Waterloo Street, where there are four places of worship from four different religions; Buddhists, Jews, Christians and Hindus.
You can see firsthand what the Synagogue, a place of worship for Judaism, looks like at Maghain Aboth, which is opposite the Church of Saints Peter & Paul. Then you can also visit Sri Krishnan Temple and Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple which stand side by side!
To visit Waterloo Street, you can get off near the Singapore Art Museum if you are touring tourist attractions in Singapore using the Singapore City Sightseeing Bus Tour or the Singapore Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tour, which allows you to hop on and off freely at various places in Singapore.
5. Hangout at Holland Village Special
When looking for a cool place to hang out in Singapore, usually the Clarke Quay area immediately comes to mind. This area on the banks of the Singapore River has been known for a long time as an area to hangout with the many bars and restaurants that are here. However, apart from Clarke Quay, there is another interesting hangout area to visit in Singapore: Holland Village.
Holland Village used to be the area where the Dutch community lived in Singapore, before becoming the headquarters for British Soldiers and their families. Now, Holland Village has been transformed into a cool hangout area, with many restaurants and bars that you can visit.
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