ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Top 5 spots to visit in Singapore!

Updated on September 30, 2012

If time is of the essence, why spend it alone?

This, for now is my top 5 to do in Singapore. There are a lot of things you can do in their island country and you can almost do everything you want in no time! Thanks to their very efficient way of transportation and to the disciplined people.

SG, according to recent news is one of the richest country in the world as of 2012. No one would question that, from the beautiful skyscrapers, very clean surroundings, to how they efficiently use their time and resources, there's no wonder why this Lion City made it to the list.

I'm glad that my cousin was there when I visited, I couldn't imagine taking photos of myself alone in this beautiful place. :-)

The Henderson "snake" bridge
The Henderson "snake" bridge

Top 5. Mount Faber

Mount Faber is just a few steps away from the place I stayed in. Perfect for jogging and picture-taking. When you think that singapore is all skyscrapers, think again.

This is also where people go if they want to try the cable car that is connected to the Sentosa Island.

I remember seeing a skunk near Henderson bridge. It is also a beauty! and my cousin told me that singaporeans like it that way. Just like the Snake bridge, they want their structures built with consideration to beauty function and quality.

lake of dreams singapore
lake of dreams singapore

Top 4. Sentosa Island/ Lake of Dreams

Located in the south of Singapore, this is where you can see the Resorts World Singapore, Siloso Beach and the Universal Studios.

But I believe only a few knows that there is a fountain and lights show just near the Casino and USS.

The show lasts for 30 to 45 mins, with a nice simple story you have to hear for yourself.

see creatures in the dark
see creatures in the dark

Top 3. Night Safari Singapore

Inside, what will welcome you is a bar where you can have your first Singapore Sling while watching fire dancers.

Watch a few minutes then look for the queue that will take you to the animal show wherein you'll see indian wolves, hyenas, and adorable otters that were taught how to recycle!

End the night by riding the tram that will take you to an hour-long tour inside the zoo. Do not, no, never try flash photography! Animals inside include wild water buffalos, gigantic Nile hippos, the king of the jungle staring at your tram from just a few meters, wolves and hyenas.

I almost forgot, just beside Night Safari is the Singapore Zoo. Where I first saw a penguin and a kangaroo. :)

I never what? :-)
I never what? :-)

Top 2. The Universal Studios Singapore

My cousin warned me when she handed my ticket, she said "take a rest, it will be an exhausting day, we have to be early". The park closes early in the evening, so come early and look for the mascots right away, take it easy on riding the roller coasters - just a piece of advice.

I enjoyed the roller coaster rides inside the park, one of them was even setup indoors. If you want to be a kid again and feel the rush, this definitely is the place to be.

Top. 1 Merlion Park

The country's Icon.

Going there, you will see the 3 towers with a ship on top of it. This is how most people describe the Marina Bay Sands. When you take a picture, you might want to zoom a little to take a photo of the Lotus-shaped Museum, they call it the ArtScience Museum, and when you zoom out, and position yourself at the exact place where I am in the photo, you will have, the back of the Merlion, the Singapore Flyer, the ArtScience Museum, and the Marina Bay sands.

P.S. it is really hard to take a photo of yourself in the merlion park, again this is the country's icon so expect a lot of tourists everyday. This, by the way, is the same reason why I decided to have my picture taken at the back of the Merlion. I will have my new top 5 when I come back to SG. Cheers! :-)

sg flyer, merlion, marina bay sands
sg flyer, merlion, marina bay sands


Submit a Comment

No comments yet.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)