6 Most Instagram-Worthy Places to Visit in Singapore

Singapore is undeniably one of the most expensive country to live in but that does not mean you cannot do awesome things in this sunny island. The best thing about Singapore is that it’s always summer and this island has something for everyone – from adrenalin-fueled adventure to laid back relaxation and fine dining. If you’re a traveller who loves to post some photos of your vacation on Instagram or Faceboook, Singapore offers some places which you can enjoy as well as take some nice photos and videos.

Beach Road
If you are someone who love to explore the architectures and some historical buildings, you can always start your adventure with your Beach Road exploration at the Civilian War Memorial which was built in 1967 to commemorate those who lost their lives during the Japanese occupation in the WWII and is located in a small park. The four tall pillars represent the four major ethnic groups in Singapore that shared struggle and hardship. You can find the city’s most celebrated hotel, Raffles Singapore, when you walk south from the historical war memorial. The Raffles Singapore has managed to preserve its magic and mystique while adapting the modern needs, and it’s still well worth a visit.

Some of the Singapore Hotels:

  • Park Royal on Beach Road
  • JW Marriott Hotel Singapore
  • Fairmont Singapore

Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay is one of Singapore’s most magnificent places to go as it looked like a setting from the Avatar. The main attraction, Super Trees Grove, is in the Bay South Garden. The Super Trees are futuristic-style vertical garden that stand 16 stories high, which is a home of more than 300 species of plants. The best time to visit the Super Tree Grove is at night when the trees are beautifully lit up. You can also enjoy spectacular light show Rainforest Orchestra at 7:45pm and 8:45pm daily. Be sure to visit The Flower Dome and Sky Dome which are absolute treats! This is a perfect place that you should never missed out when you travel to Singapore.

Some of the Singapore Hotels:

  • Mandarin Oriental
  • The Port by Quarters Hostel
  • Heritage @ Clarke Quay

The Southern Ridges
The Southern Ridges is another spot for those who love to go for a hike and enjoy the great serenity of Singapore. This 10km parks and nature reserve is one of the best spots in Singapore to enjoy a beautiful panoramic views of the city, harbour, and Southern Islands. The Southern Ridges which connects Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, Hort Park, Kent Ridge Park, and Labrador Nature Reserve, is also a home of a wide variety of flora and fauna. You should not miss to go for a Forest Walk, and Canopy Walk!

Some of the Singapore Hotels:

  • Park Hotel Alexandra
  • Park Avenue Rochester
  • Bay Hotel Singapore

Singapore Botanic Gardens
This 150 years old gardens are one of the oldest landmarks in the city covering 82 hectares of the island and a home for more than 10,000 species of flora and a number of big lizards. The Gardens which has earned UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 2015, is easily accessible with just 10 minutes from the Orchard Road and served by its own MRT station on the Circle Line. The best time to visit Botanic Gardens is during daytime where there is enough light for you to take photos.

Some of the Singapore Hotels:

  • Hotel@Horsecity
  • Orchard Parade Hotel
  • Alocassia Serviced Apartments

Joo Chiat
Joo Chiat is where you can find old Peranakan shophouses in Singapore where homes of wealthy merchants are demonstrated through the decorations of their homes. This place has become one of the most happening neighbourhoods in town where old meets new. There are more cafes, pubs, and other stores operating in this street. In fact, you can witness the fading tradition of making traditional dishes, too! Apart from that, you can explore and learn the one and only private home Peranakan museum in Singapore, The Intan, which you cannot find elsewhere.

Some of the Singapore Hotels:

  • Hotel 81 Tristar
  • The Fragrance Hotel
  • Santa Grand Hotel East Coast

Merlion Park
This is the iconic landmark of Singapore which you should never left out from the list. The famous ‘half lion, half fish’ statue spouts water from its mouth is famous for countless photo-taking. Merlion or ‘Mermaid Lion’ is a good place to visit in the evening where you can relax, and enjoy the magnificent scenery without getting sunburned.

Some of the Singapore Hotels:

  • Ascott Raffles Place Singapore
  • 5footway.inn Project Boat Quay
  • Jayleen 1918 Hotel

Singapore has more than enough hotels to fit with your budget. Most of the hotels are located in the most convenient place, and you can simply choose from a variety of accommodation options in Singapore.

Be sure to check out Traveloka for more affordable Singapore Hotels that meet your budget.

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