Currency:Singapore Dollar (SGD), US and AUD also accepted some places
Climate:Tropical wet climate, 23-28°C
Language:English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil
Most popular tourist destinations:
Singapore city neighbourhoods
Singapore is an exciting and spirited city, made up of a multicultural society which adds to its mix of cultural and historical delights. There are many historical landmarks and memorials for you to discover throughout the city and many cultural precincts that you can explore, from China town, Little India and Kampong Glam, these showcasing the different ethnicities that make up modern day Singapore. After all the excitement of the city you can find a relaxing resort holiday on Sentosa Island which offers beaches and a variety of aquatic and adventure activities.
Where to Stay:
Singapore has a range of accommodation options depending on what you are after and what you wish to do. The best way to see Singapore is to stay in the neighbourhood or district that you wish to discover. If you’re after shopping for example then find accommodation around Orchard Road. For nightlife Singapore River is a great option with many bars and restaurants, if you’re in the city for business then the financial district offers accommodation close to the business heart of Singapore. Relaxation and beaches can be found on the stunning resort island of Santosa, Culture, Arts and 5 Star Hotels are located around Marina Bay for a more luxurious stay. Depending on what you want to do whilst in Singapore there is a region for you, check out the link for accommodation options.
What to See:
There are a large range of things to see in Singapore but the number one must do for many Australian travellers is shop. With some of the best shopping to be found worldwide in Singapore, head down to Orchard Road for your retail therapy. The nightlife in Singapore is not to be missed with the city coming alive and lighting up in the evenings, you will always find somewhere to drink, dance and eat down at Singapore River. Don’t miss a visit to the cultural areas of Little India and China Town for some superb food, The Science Centre and the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple along with the Botanic Gardens and the Zoo & Night Safari should be added to your to do list.
A few Must See Destinations:
Chinatown – Chinatown
Universal Studios – Sentosa
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple – Chinatown
Singapore Botanic Gardens – Bukit Timah
Singapore Night Safari – Central Catchment Area
Marina Bay Sands SkyPark – Marina Bay Sands Resorts & Casino
Singapore Flyer – Marina Bay
Pulau Hantu - South Singapore
Sister’s Islands – South of Singapore
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