1. Gardens by the Bay: Supertrees
Gardens by the Bay’s Supertree Grove features 12 of the 18 Supertrees found at Gardens by the Bay. Its tallest tree measures 16 storeys high, and 11 of these trees have environmentally sustainable functions, such as solar cells designed to harvest energy for the tree lights. The Supertrees also have planting panels installed on their steel frames, which are covered with over 162,900 plants from over 200 species. These plants are uncommon in Singapore, require no soil, are suited to Singapore’s climate, and range in colour.
Supertrees in the daytime
The Supertrees light up at night time
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2. Marina Bay Sands
A premier entertainment destination merging business and leisure, Marina Bay Sands was billed as the world’s most expensive standalone integrated resort ever built when it was opened in 2010, at SGD$8 billion!
It is the 6th largest hotel in Asia and the 34th largest in the world. The likes of Justin Bieber, Lewis Hamilton, Lady Gaga, Jason Mraz, The Rolling Stones, Hugh Jackman, Taylor Swift, Victoria Beckham have all stayed at Marina Bay Sands.
Marina Bay Sands is easy to spot, even from a distance - here it is shown lit up at night time
Located on the 57th floor of Marina Bay Sands is the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark. It boasts the world’s largest elevated body of water outdoors and measures longer than the Eiffel Tower laid horizontally, at 1.2 hectares.
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3. Botanic Gardens
The World Heritage Committee (WHC) inscribed the Singapore Botanic Gardens as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 4th July 2015, making it the first and only tropical botanic garden on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. As well as being a prime spot for picnicking, jogging, and brunching, Singapore Botanic Gardens is a leading centre for botanical and horticultural research. Check out the world’s largest orchid display here at The National Orchard Garden!
Pictured above is Singapore's Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, surrounded by Symphony Lake
A water feature surrounded by lush greenery, located in Singapore Botanic Gardens. More images can be found here.
Otherwise known as “Asia’s favourite playground”, Sentosa is Singapore’s very own Island Resort and is the perfect fun-filled getaway. Whether you’re riding the wave rider, screaming downhill on the Skyline Luge, climbing the Merlion or on a roller coaster at Universal Studios, you definitely won’t be short of fun things to do.
Sentosa beach at sunset
A fairytale castle stands tall at Universal Studios
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5. Orchard Road
Feeling like a bit of retail therapy? Orchard Road is the place to go! Lined with iconic shopping malls, restaurants, hotels, and plenty of entertainment options, Orchard Road has it all. Cooling off in the aircon is also a plus!
Orchard road at daytime
These shiny tiles on Ion Orchard’s surface appear to be decorative, but are in fact a multi-sensory canvas media wall called the Media Façade.
6. Clarke Quay
This historical riverside quay is a hotspot for Singapore nightlife. With five blocks of restored warehouses, as well as Chinese moored junks, transformed into nightclubs, restaurants, and pubs – Clarke Quay is a funky blend of old meets new.
Colourful Clark Quay on a clear day
Clarke Quay at night
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