Singapore Travel Tips – Places to see

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Best places to visit in Singapore


Singapore is a small country full of amazing sights and adventure. With a vast array of entertainment to choose from there is no end of things to do and see.

The Singapore Zoo is considered the World’s Best Rainforest Zoo. The Singapore Zoo is open daily from 8:30am to 6pm and cost $28 for each adult, $18 for children and $12 for senior citizens over 60 with a Singaporean or Singapore PR ID. Be sure to check out “Jungle Breakfast with Wildlife” where you can enjoy a western style buffet and take photographs with a variety of wildlife.

The Singapore Botanical Garden is a must visit location according to an article written by who placed it on the top of their list of “Must Sees in Singapore”. Located at 1 Cluny Road it is open 5am until midnight everyday and is free to enter. With 150 years of history this 74-hectare garden is sure to have just the perfect spot of relax and enjoy nature.

If high flying rides and stage shows with some of your favorite movie characters is more your style, make sure to check out Universal Studios Singapore. Open most days 10am until 7pm (check the website to confirm hours before you go). Admission for Adults 13-59 is $74 for a one day pass and $118 for a two day pass. Children 4-12 are $54 and $88 and Senior Citizens 60 and over are $36 and $58. With 7 different sections there is adventure waiting for you around every corner. Hollywood had the famed Walk of Fame, New York you will find your favorite Sesame Street characters. As you enter Madagascar you will get to take a boat ride with Alex, Marty and the rest of the cast. Head over to the Lost World and encounter dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes. You can even meet Jurassic Park’s newest infant triceratops named Diana. In the land of Far Far Away spend time with Shrek and Princess Fiona while you listen to Donkey sing. If science fiction is more your speed check out Sci-Fi City for some out of this word encounters with the Transformers. Let us not forget Ancient Egypt and all of its mummy’s and treasures. There is something for everyone at Universal Studios Singapore.

If you are more of a night person try the Night Safari. Located at 80 Mandai Lake Rd you can join the millions of visitors that have visited since 1994. The first tour starts at 7:30pm every night and lasts about an hour. The cost of admission is $39 per adult, $25 per child (3-12) and $16 per senior (60+). There are 2,500 animals to see in their natural nighttime habitats and activities. Take either a tram tour, traveling through seven different geographical zones or enjoy one of the four walking trails. A few insider tips; Be prepared for rain, bring plenty of drinking water, arrive early so you can not only enjoy the tram tour but the walking trails as well and be able to spend more time watching nocturnal animals in their own habitat.

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