The Significant Landmarks
The Significant Landmarks
If you plan to have a vacation or holiday in Singapore, I have some interesting tourism information about this country to share with you here. There are several significant landmarks in Singapore, the most remarkable hotel which consists of entertainment complex, luxurious casino, convention hall, restaurant, shopping plaza, and full - service amenities inside is a Marina Bay Sands Hotel - a luxury hotel in Singapore. You have to purchase a ticket if you want to go up the its sky park or privileged Observation Deck. Ticketing price is S$20 for adult and S$14 for children age 14 years old and above, and for senior citizen age 65 years old and above will receive S$3 discounted price or S$17. (Price is subject to change so please check an updated price on a hotel website prior to visit).
The Esplanade Theater or Durian Convention Center the unique architectural design building locates on Raffle Avenue which adjacent to Esplanade Shopping Center. And it's not far from the Merlion Statue where you can walk along the walking path from Durian to Merlion.
Around 3 - 5 kilometers distance from the Esplanade, you will find a Singapore Flyer where you can have superior experience with the panoramic view of Marina Bays on its wheel. I recommend you to book a tourist ticket on the website because you will get a discount price or promotional price. It's very convenient to reach the Singapore Flyer via MRT, Bus, Taxi or by boat via Duck Tour from Quay or Clark Quay. Then you can enjoy with a Journey Of Dream which locates in the same area.
Suntec Fountain of Wealth locates at the underground of Suntec Building or Suntec City where is a heart of Singapore. There is a believe that if you make a wish especially about wealthy or prosperity here, it will comes true in the near future. Such a belief comes from its symbolical ring in a palm of hands. In fact, the fountain surrounded by many skyscrapers at Suntec City. And it links to Fang Shui from the ancient Chinese belief. I did make a wish when I arrived there with friends of mine but my what I wish for seem not going to happen sooner or later, LOL!!
Merlion Statue - a Mascot of Singapore where adjacent to One Fullerton building. You can take MRT or SMRT to Marina Bay station, then walk along the walking path from the MRT or SMRT to Merlion conveniently. Merlion Statue is a symbol of Singapore. The mascot is half lion at its top body, and the bottom is a mermaid. The tourists can visit this small mascot at Fullerton and a new bigger mascot is in Sentosa.
Where you should not miss?
Sentosa World Resort composes of 3 major zones are Universal Studios in Zone 1, Resort and Hotel in Zone 2 where you can find another Merlion statue which is larger size than an original one at Marina Bay and there is five star hotel there, and Beach - a human made beaches, in Zone 3. You can take public transport or MRT directly to Sentosa World easily. If you take MRT or SMRT, you can commute or interchange with Sentosa Express at Water Front station.
At zone 1 or basement level 1, you can enjoy yourself at Universal Stodios where your fantasy come true. There are many attractions here in this area such as Holly Wood Street at the entrance, then you will find a theme parks such as Jurassic Park, Shrek's and Fiona's Palace, The Mummy, 3D theater, street shows, stunt show and many more.
Then you can find an excitement gambling at casino at the Forum tower. Well, I just lost some money with a Russian Roulette here, LOL. Moreover, there is a Marine Experiential Museum and Aquarium which locates in this level for you to obtain under-water wold experience.
At level 2, there are many five star hotels and shopping centers placed in this zone. And at level 3, if you are a beach and sea lover, you can spend your day with sunbathing, swimming and other beach activities and sports at this zone. Besides, the Sentosa Express, you can find a cable car commute between level 2 and level 3.
The rest you have to find out the extraordinary experience here by yourself.
The next destination is Orchard Road a great shopping street for brand-name lovers where you will find all branded goods or commodities you love over here. There are many shopping centers locate on this road including the Singapore's Presidential House. Orchard road is a shopping center point where you find a lot of foreigners here. There are many types of shopping center including hypermarket such as Carrefoure on this road. You can enjoy yourself with either shopping window or spend your money at various fashionable stores that fit your budget along this road all day long.
I have no direct experience at Singapore Night Safari but as soon as the advertisement of night safari visible to me, I sensed that I wish to have a superb experience here once in my life. There are many attractions at night safari, you can take the trame ride or adventure tour around the zoo watching the wild animals. During your 40 minutes journey around the zoo, you will excite and fascinate with many varieties of wild animals from Africa, Europe, and Asia, such as elephants, alpes, birds, lions, tigers, leopards and many more. There is a river zoo as a great option for you to enhance a great experience with human made famous rain forest rivers such as amazon, missipsipi river, is call River Safari. In each zone at the safari provides highlight attractions for the tourist which satisfaction guarantee.
Then, there is a zone for you to enjoy with the show, gallery, educational area and shopping places for souvenirs at the end of your superior journey at Singapore Night Safari.
This superb event for a racing lovers is Singapore Grand Prix or Singapore Formula One (F1). It's a seasonal event which allow you to catch up with a favorite F1 race driver and team once a year. If you want to have an extravanganza sentiment, you have to check the F1 schedule and reserve seat in advance prior to the racing date at least 1 - 2 months, otherwise, you will disappoint with no ticket availabe. Check out the video below for further information about the next event in 2012.