Here are the top 258 tourist attractions to see in Singapore:

43. MacRitchie Nature Trail

2.5 /5

2 km
from city center
43 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Once in a while, we all need a quick getaway, an escape from the hustle bustle of our everyday lives, even if it is just for an hour or two. MacRitchie Nature Trail provides just the solace that you seek in a busy city like Singapore. Situated in MacRitchie Reservoir Park along Lornie Road since 1867, the lush nature trail is an escape to pristine waters and a dense, secondary forest in the heart of the city.

44. Mount Faber Park

4.4 /5

9 km
from city center
44 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

One of the most popular sightseeing destinations in Singapore, Mount Faber Park is a hill rising up to a height o 94 meters and located within the Bukit Merah town. Overlooking the region of Telok Blangah, its peak can be accessed via the Mount Faber Road or the Morse Road but there are numerous trails leading right up to the top that has the adventurous tourists walk up the hill.

45. Bukit Batok Nature Park

2.4 /5

6 km
from city center
45 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The Bukit Batok Nature Park (BBNP) is a quiet, serene park near the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. The major highlight of the lush park is the quarry-turned-pond located right at the entrance. The 36-hectare park is perfect for jogging, walking or biking on the trails surrounded by the lush green beauty of the secondary forest. Many also prefer exercising at Bukit Batok Nature Park as it contains fitness areas and many bike trails of varying difficulty.

46. Esplanade - Theatres On The Bay

Must visit 4.5 /5

8 km
from city center
46 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The Esplanade is a performing arts centre situated near the Marina Bay which focuses on international artists and has hosted over 37,000 shows. The Esplanade has had over 26 million guests for over 15 years and counting. It is a 60,000 square meter expanse dedicated just to theatre and arts. Situated right at the mouth of the Singapore River, it got its name from the Esplanade Park, in which Theatres by the bay is located. This performing arts centre has a concert hall with a seating capacity of about 1,600 and a theatre capacity of 2000 audience members for the performing arts. The Esplanade stages new shows every few months and believe in providing opportunities to the emerging artists and practitioners. The in-house programming team presents over 14 festivals and 20 ongoing series throughout the year.

47. Singapore River

47 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The Singapore River is a major waterway that runs through the city of Singapore. A favourite nightlife district and tourist hotspot, the area around the river is abuzz with the excitement of buzzing bars, eclectic eateries, and charged clubs spread across Robertson Quay, Boat Quay, and Clarke Quay. The 3.2 kilometre-long river snakes through the middle of the city, passing through Old Singapore - with Victorian-era buildings and small communities - in the north, and the Central Business District with its swanky new buildings and complexes in the south.

48. Raffles Landing Site

3.1 /5

8 km
from city center
48 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The historic Raffles Landing Site marks the location where Sir Stamford Raffles, British sailor and the founder of modern Singapore, is said to have first set foot on the island. Situated at Boat Quay on the banks of the Singapore River in the Central Area, the site is now marked by a towering while poly-marble statute or Sir Raffles himself, and is a famous tourist destination and photo-op. Raffles Landing Site is popular among history buffs and tourists looking to learn the story of Singapore from a nondescript fishing village to the huge metropolis it is today.

49. Boat Quay

3.8 /5

8 km
from city center
49 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The Boat Quay in Singapore is a historical quay located on the southern bank of the Singapore River; which formerly served aquatic trade in the country, and now houses a number of bars, pubs and restaurants. The shophouses located here earlier aided in the shipping business; and though now not in use, they have been conserved carefully, making the area a busy commercial area frequented by locals and tourists alike.

50. Singapore Cable Car

4.1 /5

10 km
from city center
50 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Operational since 1974, the Singapore Cable Car is a gondola lift that facilitates an aerial link from Mount Faber to Sentosa’s resort island. The route for the Singapore Cable Car crosses the Keppel harbour which makes it the world’s first aerial ropeway to span over a harbour. The Singapore Cable Car gives a bird’s eye view of the main attractions of Singapore like Mount Faber, Harbourfront, Merlion, Sentosa Island and the Universal Studios Singapore. This makes it a joy ride for all age groups and is highly recommended.

51. VivoCity

4.2 /5

10 km
from city center
51 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

VivoCity, the largest shopping mall in Singapore, is a beautiful fusion of retail, lifestyle, and entertainment concept, home to relaxing waterfront spaces, exciting events, and fun-filled festivals. Located at HarbourFront, VivoCity is one of those very few shopping complexes that is famed for its open space. It houses a large outdoor kid's playground on level two, along with a rooftop 'Skypark' for the little ones to splash around.

52. Sim Lim Square

2.4 /5

7 km
from city center
52 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The ideal one-stop shopping complex for techies, gadget fanatics and IT professionals, Sim Lim Square adorns the Rochor Canal Road of Singapore with its six whopping levels. Bustling with stores, each featuring a plethora of useful and amazing gadgets, this spectacular shopping and retail complex is a haven for everyone who loves a good bargain on IT products and electronic goods. In addition to selling gadgets, Sim Lim Square also specialises in software updates and the repair and servicing of electronic products.

53. Supertree Grove

2.5 /5

9 km
from city center
53 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Nestled in Gardens by the Bay of Sentosa Island, the Supertree Grove are artificially made, electronic tree structures. These trees are multifunctional that act as canopies and shade the area during the day and metamorphose into a dazzling exhibit of sound and light at night. These 18 steel-clad concrete structures, measuring between 25 and 50 metres tall, are adorned with around 162,900 plants. The vertical gardens come alive each night with the stunning Garden Rhapsody, a light and sound show.

54. Fountain of Wealth

4.2 /5

8 km
from city center
54 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

One of Singapore's iconic sights, the Fountain of Wealth is the largest fountain in the world (listed in the Guinness Book of Records), located at Suntec City - one of Singapore's largest shopping malls. Towering at 13.8 metres, the Fountain of Wealth is built in accordance with the principles of Feng Shui, symbolizing wealth and life. The huge 66m bronze ring of the fountain is a symbol of oneness in spirit as well as the solidarity, equality and goodwill which exists between all races and religions in Singapore. The inward flowing water of symbolizes the retention of wealth in Suntec City.

55. Punggol Waterway Park

2.5 /5

11 km
from city center
55 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Punggol Waterway Park (PWP) is a riverside park in Punggol, northeastern Singapore. Named the longest man-made waterway in Singapore, this Park spreads over 12.5 hectares. The four zones of the park – Nature Cove with its manicured gardens, Recreation Zone with children’s play areas and exercise arenas, and Heritage Zone and Green Gallery with rich biodiversity – have something to offer every member of the family, making it a great weekend retreat.

56. St John's Island Singapore

3.4 /5

15 km
from city center
56 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

St. John's Island is a stunning island known for its chequered past and the former prison feel, located approximately 6.5 km south off of the main island of Singapore. The mesmerising sight is visited for the small patch of mangrove trees and turquoise water beaches used by the families for picnicking. It is also frequented for a spot of fishing. This, as well as its closeness to the main island, has made St. John's Island an ideal day trip from Singapore.

57. Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

2.4 /5

7 km
from city center
57 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Cathedral of the Good Shepherd is the oldest Roman Catholic Church in Singapore located in the Museum Planning Area within the Civic District. Founded in 1832 by the Paris Foreign Missions Society, it is a designated National Monument of Singapore. The Cathedral lies between the parallel Queen and Victoria Streets and resembles the dazzling London's St Paul's Church and St Martin-in-the-Fields architecturally. The church holds services including Weekday Masses, Anticipation Masses, Sunday Masses and Confessions.

58. Trick Eye Museum Singapore

2.5 /5

10 km
from city center
58 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The Trick Eye Museum is a museum of optical illusions and 4D entertainment at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore. The Garden City’s first 4D and AR-enabled gallery, this museum hosts six themed attractions that leave visitors gaping in amazement and wonder. The special effects and experiences are perfect for families with children and couples looking for excitement and fun!

59. Geylang Serai Market

3.5 /5

10 km
from city center
59 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Geylang Serai is one of the biggest and busiest wet markets of Singapore. Situated in the heart of the Malay community, the market is known for selling everything related to Malay food and its preparation at some of the cheapest prices in Singapore. Geylang Serai New Market also specialises in Malay and Indian Cuisine. The market has two storeys - while the ground floor focuses on the famous wet market selling fish and spices and everything in between, the top floor is littered with stalls selling all kinds of delicious food items.

60. Wild Wild Wet

2.5 /5

15 km
from city center
60 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Wild Wild Wet is a water-themed fun park, one of the largest in Singapore, located at Pasir Ris, Downtown region. Housing twisting water slides, wave pools, and water ramp among other adrenaline-pumping and thrilling water rides, this waterpark is one of the most loved family attractions in the Lion City.

61. Flower Dome Conservatory

2.5 /5

9 km
from city center
61 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity of plants and flowers from all around the globe under a single roof at Singapore's Flower Dome. The largest glass greenhouse in the world, Flower Dome is one of the two breathtakingly beautiful conservatories of Gardens by the Bay (the other being, "Cloud Forest"). The temperature and humidity levels inside have been regulated to replicate the cool-dry climatic conditions of the Mediterranean and different arid tropical climates such as those in Australia, South America and South Africa. With an area of around 1.2 hectares, the flower dome conservatory constitutes a total of eight gardens- Olive Grove, Californian Garden, Mediterranean Garden, South American Garden, South African Garden, Australian Garden, the Baobabs and the Succulent Garden. An awe-inspiring field of flowers is present right in the centre of the conservatory.

62. Tiger Brewery Tour

3.3 /5

19 km
from city center
62 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The Tiger Brewery is one of the most famous breweries in Singapore that claim to brew the town's most iconic beer with mere four high-quality ingredients. This brewery is most visited for its beer-brewing tours where the visitors can see beer being made from its raw form, all the way from milling the malt to packaging. It also lets the visitors watch the filling and packing process of beer from a distance and lets them taste beer even before it is fermented for alcohol, called "wort".

63. Chinatown Heritage Centre

4.0 /5

8 km
from city center
63 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Serving as a gateway into the rich history of the bustling neighbourhood of Singapore's Chinatown, Chinatown Heritage Centre is a group of restored shophouses that exhibits the furniture, artefacts and living arrangements of early Chinese settlers. Spread across six galleries, the heritage centre houses an extensive collection of photographs and paraphernalia dating as far back as 1819, depicting the daily lives of early Chinese immigrants who risked their lives to arrive in a new city, in search of a better life, after a long and perilous journey.

64. Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom

2.4 /5

11 km
from city center
64 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Established as an outdoor conservatory, the Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom is located at Imbiah on the Sentosa Island of Singapore and is home to more than fifty varieties of butterflies, beetles, macaws and a plethora of colourful insects. Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom is a perfect place for both adults and kids to learn and get a first-hand experience on butterfly metamorphosis and a complete package for the nature lovers, animal lovers and bird lovers.

65. CHIJMES

4.0 /5

7 km
from city center
65 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

CHIJMES (pronounced 'chimes'), located in the Downtown region of Central Singapore, is a former convent, now known for its luxuriant food and beverage scene in the heart of the cosmopolitan. Acronym for the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus Educational School, this historic complex came into existence as a Catholic convent school in 1852 and was formerly referred to as the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus. The imposing precinct has been refurbished to its original architectural glory with the former classrooms and halls metamorphosed into hip cafes, suave bars, and themed restaurants.

66. The Battlebox

3.9 /5

7 km
from city center
66 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The Battlebox is a war bunker dating back to World War II, now converted into a museum. Located at Fort Canning Hill, this former bomb-proof command centre/shelter is regarded as one of the prime touristic spots in Singapore, also known as Fort Canning Bunker. It was inside the walls of Battlebox that the British decided to surrender Singapore to the Japanese. Now, the Battlebox museum unveils true causes that led to the disastrous and largest capitulation in British History.

67. Southern Ridges

4.6 /5

8 km
from city center
67 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The Southern Ridges Trail is a 10-kilometre hiking route in southern Singapore. One of the most picturesque natural walks of the Lion City, the Southern Ridges Trail offers stunning views of the skyline waterfront and a stroll across fascinating natural and architectural marvels. Spread across four havens of exotic flowering plants and tropical animals – Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, and Kent Ridge Park, Southern Ridges also consists of the country’s highest pedestrian bridge, suspended at a height of 36 metres across two hills.

68. MacRitchie Reservoir

4.7 /5

1 km
from city center
68 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Positioned at 181 Lornie Road, the MacRitchie Reservoir Park forms a part of the water catchment system of Singapore and is a Mecca for nature admirers as well as sports fanatics. Covering an area of 12 hectares, the park is a hidden gem located coyly amidst pristine surroundings and offering a respite to the Singaporeans who treasure it immensely. Since MacRitchie Reservoir is situated close to the city centre, it is a favourite spot where one can indulge in a variety of activities like bird watching, kayaking, canoeing and hiking as well.

69. Marina Barrage

4.5 /5

10 km
from city center
69 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Marina Barrage is both a flood-control rooftop dam and a stunning park with a gob-smacking skyline view of Singapore, located at the southern tip of the main island, and a short walk away from Gardens by the Bay. Although its primary function serves as a dam, Marina Barrage is rather popular for recreation on its green, roof-top expanse which is always scattered with local flying flashy kites.

70. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

4.0 /5

15 km
from city center
70 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is a Heritage Park at Kranji Way in Northern Singapore. Located at the banks of the Buloh River, this is Singapore’s first ASEAN Heritage Park that boasts of a stunning diversity of flora and fauna spread across a 202-hectare wetland and mangrove ecosystem. With more than 230 bird species – including significant migratory populations, thousands of plant varieties and exotic animals, Sungei Buloh is a great place to learn about the bounty and conservation of nature.

71. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

4.5 /5

5 km
from city center
71 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Home to around 40% of the native flora and fauna of Singapore, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is one of the two ASEAN Heritage Parks in Singapore. This 400-acre natural wonderland, considered one of the largest remaining rainforests of the country, is found on Bukit Timah Hill, the tallest hill of Singapore. Established in 1883 as a forest reserve, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is the perfect place for tourists to see the natural ecology of a humid, equatorial region such as Singapore, with its pristine charm preserved and maintained by the authorities.

72. Coney Island

3.7 /5

13 km
from city center
72 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Located off the northeastern coast of Singapore is the picturesque island of Pulau Serangoon, or as it is more popularly known, Coney Island. A beautiful little island, Coney Island is known for housing a wide variety of flora and fauna, thanks to the vast diversity of habitats that are found here, such as coastal forests, woodlands, grasslands, and mangroves. These habitats are also ideal for birds to thrive and grow, and thus the Coney Island is also a bird watcher’s delight.

73. Fort Siloso

4.6 /5

10 km
from city center
73 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Located south of Singapore on the breathtakingly gorgeous island of Sentosa, Fort Siloso remains Singapore's only preserved coastal fort. The former fort belonging to the British forces is now a military museum containing World War II memorabilia like guns, remains of fortified military structures and tunnels. Despite the impressive display of war pieces and history, the main attraction of Fort Siloso is the Skywalk. Eleven storeys high, it provides visitors with a magnificent panoramic view of the surrounding landscape, combining stunning views of Sentosa island's golden beaches, the greenery around the fort and the numerous ships that dot the waters around the island.

74. Peranakan Museum Singapore

4.6 /5

7 km
from city center
74 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The first of its kind in the world, the Peranakan Museum is devoted to exploring the Pernankan cultures present in Singapore, the former Straits Settlements in Malacca and Penang, and other regions of Southeast Asia that are home to the Peranakan community. Housed in the iconic Old Tao Nan School Building, this classic museum once acted as an extended wing of the famous Asian Civilisations Museum which used to be located here, and is currently a sister museum to the same, specialising in tracing the origins and development of Peranakan culture.

75. Singapore Armenian Church

3.4 /5

7 km
from city center
75 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The Armenian Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator is the oldest Church in Singapore, locally referred to as the Armenian Church. It is located in a quiet place in the Hill Street vicinity and is one of the masterpieces of the Irish architect, George D Coleman. The Armenian community of Singapore regard this place as their spiritual abode, and the church now serves as a beautiful venue for couples to tie their knot in holy matrimony. The grand edifice is built in a British-neoclassical inspired architecture. This tranquil church is always a good option for an evening stroll.

76. Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery

3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
76 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery is Singapore's largest Buddhist temple, sitting on 75,470 square meters of land. Built by Zhuan Dao in the early 20th century, this temple is located in Bishan and is considered to be a very sacred place by the Buddhists. The monastery is famed for housing one of Asia's largest Buddhist statues, located in the Hall of No Form. Made of bronze, this marvel is 13.8 meters tall and weighs 55 tonnes. Kong Meng San Phor Kark See is a must-visit for people interested in Buddhism and those wanting to learn more about the teachings of Buddha. 

77. Kusu Island

3.4 /5

15 km
from city center
77 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Part of the southern islands, Kusu Island is a pristine island just 5.6 km to the south of the main island of Singapore. The pristine island is famous for its clear blue waters and a breathtaking view from the beaches. It also has a very rich history from which it also derives its name as Kusu means turtle or tortoise in Chinese. As Kusu Island is just a short distance from the mainland, it is extremely famous amongst the locals and is a place visited by many who wish to spend the day in complete relaxation that is attained by the calm atmosphere of the island. It can also be entirely covered by walking from end to end in 20 minutes.

78. Bugis Street

2.6 /5

7 km
from city center
78 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Of the many malls and markets that rightly make Singapore a shopper’s paradise, Bugis Street is one of them. This popular shopping destination comprises of over 800 different shops and stalls in all sizes, which offer the latest trends in the fashion industry, and that too at affordable prices! Not only shopping, but the street is also popular for a myriad of other activities too, and enjoying the lip-smacking delicacies here is one of them.

79. Palawan Beach

3.6 /5

12 km
from city center
79 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The gorgeous Palawan Beach on Sentosa Island is one of the best family beaches in Singapore with fine white sand, the clear blue water and the warm, cosy atmosphere. Out of the three beaches in Sentosa - Siloso, Tanjong and Palawan - the latter is often considered to be the most relaxing and is the only one that is kid-friendly. This exotic beach was originally a reef, referred to as the Serembu Palawan. However, after land reclamation, it was renamed as Pulau Palawan, or simply, Palawan. Apart from being a swimmer's paradise, the scenic Palawan Beach is home to a variety of places ideal for children and adults.

80. Tanjong Beach

12 km
from city center
80 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Revered for its white sandy shoreline, the man-made Tanjong Beach is nestled pristinely on Sentosa Island of Singapore. It’s a haven for wanderers that come in search of getting tanned and have a jolly good time frolicking in the cool waters of the sea. Tanjong Beach is less crowded as compared to the other two touristic beaches also located on Sentosa, and attracts people who come here to take a break from the chaotic life of the city.

81. Tanjong Beach Club

2.5 /5

12 km
from city center
81 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Boasting a view of the picturesque golden sand beach, turquoise water and palm trees, Tanjong Beach Club is situated on the pleasing Tanjong Beach of Sentosa island, Singapore. Exalted as one of the world's best beach clubs, it is known for the quirky beachside fare, lined with striped deck chairs and a chic swimming pool for its patrons. The sultry music provides a pleasantly chilled cosmopolitan soundtrack to the beach experience. Enjoy a delectable meal, have a sparkly drink, go swimming, play beach games or sunbathe on one of the sun-loungers of the club.

82. Wave House Sentosa

2.5 /5

11 km
from city center
82 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Covering an area of 70,000 square feet, Wave House Sentosa is a sensational beachfront venue, located at Singapore's most happening Siloso Beach. The specially designed wave pools enable people to experience high-adrenaline flowboarding on the world-famous Double FlowRider and FlowBarrel wave rides. Housing beachside eating and drinking options, the Wave House is a party animal's natural habitat along with attracting skaters, snowboarders, surfers and skimboarders.

83. Lau Pa Sat

3.7 /5

9 km
from city center
83 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

Located at 18 Raffles Quay, Lau Pa Sat is a popular hawker centre, and what can be called as Singapore's version of the food court. Recognised as a national monument in 1973, this iconic landmark of Singapore metamorphoses food, architecture and history together. Also known as the Telok Ayer Market, Lau Pa Sat sees numerous footfalls from gastronomes all over the world.

84. Singapore Art Museum

3.6 /5

7 km
from city center
84 out of 258
places to visit in Singapore

The Singapore Art Museum (also called SAM) specialises in international contemporary art practices with an emphasis laid on Singapore and South-East Asia. The museum is conveniently situated in the heart of the city of Singapore. Previously known as Fine-Art museum, SAM aims to breathe art into life. They plan on having a stimulating space to think, feel, experience and imagine. The museum is housed in a restored 19th-century old school that adds to the vibes of its antiquity and contemporary atmosphere. SAM is home to some of the ancient classic and modern international art. It also collaborates with contemporary international museums of its like to curate and hosts contemporary exhibitions.

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