Things to try out in Jurong, Singapore
Here’s how you spend a day or two in Jurong, Singapore one of the finest and power-packed regions of the city.
Plan your travel well by looking for options that will save you money and time. Buses are the more preferred option for traveling to and around Singapore. You can take tickets from redbus and avoid all worries of travelling.
Be a ghostbuster:
This one isn’t for the faint of heart. Jalan Bahar is said to be haunted as it used to be a cemetery before. So if you are into the paranormal and want to check for yourself if the rumours hold true, why not pay a visit to the place?
Shop till you drop:
A speciality of Singapore, you will never tire of shopping in Jurong. From streets lined with the best in fashion, accessories, electronics and more, to the recreation of Hong Kong’s streets in malls such as Jurong Point Mall, shopping here is an entirely different experience. You can also visit JCube also known as Bugist Street. Jcube was doing quite well before other malls opened in the vicinity. The entire mall has been revamped quite recently with an entire level dedicated to youngsters who are looking for some of the best products at dirt cheap prices. This has given the mall a happening vibe.
Other things that you can indulge in at JCube is ice skating. It is one of the only two places available in Singapore. This mall carried everything that a mall in a suburb would need. Equipped with fast food outlets to restaurants and even an economical theatre on the top level. If you are in the mood of shopping you have definitely come to the right place. You can also go for souvenier shopping at the souvenier shops here which are known to sell significant Singaporean products at reasonable prices. Make sure to visit this place when in Singapore.
Jumping in the trampoline park:
Time to be a child again! Unwind, de-stress and burn off those extra calories at the same time as you jump about silly at the AMPED Trampoline Park here. This place is best enjoyed with a group of friends as you can challenge each other to sillier tasks.
Take a stroll in the Jurong Eco Garden:
Known as the green lung of the Clean Tech Park, a place of respite for the working community within the business park, residential community in the vicinity and the natural wildlife that make the unique ecology of the site. Situated at the center of the clean tech park, Jurong Eco Garden diverges itself into different themes that intersperse with building parcels.
How about a picnic at the Chinese and Japanese Gardens?
Built in 1975 and designed by Professor Yuen-chen Yu, a well-known architect from Taiwan, the Chinese Garden is modeled along the northern Chinese Imperial style of architecture and landscaping. On your way out, remember to cross the connecting bridge to the Japanese garden to see some Zen gardens before heading home.