Singapore for A Bus Ride to some of the Best places when in Singapore

Singapore does not just offer its visitors a chance to truly holiday in the lap of luxury. This tiny island state is also a land of contrasts, Chinatown and Little India, both gastronomic and shopping hubs in their own right, represent the incredible ethnic diversity of the country.  Almost everyone will have seen an image of the city’s symbol, the Merlion, and this makes our list alongside the nearby Marina Bay Sands Sky Park and Singapore Flyer both of which offer breathtaking views across the iconic Singapore skyline. 

 

Travelling to Singapore from Malaysia is made easier by the number of express buses that ply this route, tickets to which you can always book online from http://www.redbus.sg  as per convenience. The bus system is one that you can completely rely on.

 

Your trip to Singapore can never be complete unless you pay a visit to these attractions. So keep aside a day simply to marvel at these splendid creations.

 

Marina Bay Sands: There is no sight as opulent as the Marina Bay Sands. With the fast development of this cosmopolitan city-state, the whole Marina Bay area has undergone a transformation of epic proportions.  It held the title of being the most expensive building when it opened in 2010. An integrated resort, you can spend your entire day here since it houses everything a luxury hotel, restaurants, shops, one of the largest convention centers in Asia, entertainment centers, indoor ice skating rink… you name it, you will find it in Marina Bay Sands.

 

Singapore Flyer: This gigantic observation wheel offers some of the best panoramic views of the city with views stretching as far as Malaysia and Indonesia on a clear day. It stands tall among the skyscrapers of the beautiful skyline of Singapore and is not just an ordinary landmark. This is considered to be one of the must visit places when you are in the city.  A spin on the flyer will take you as high as 165 meters above ground which is basically the height of a 42 store y building. Looking down will surely give you a thrill but you do not have to worry about your safety as you will be sitting in a fully air-conditioned glass capsule. The ride lasts for about 30 minutes providing you with beautiful views of the sunset as well. Marina Bay and Singapore river are some of the signature landmarks that you will witness from the capsule. Choose the package you want and hop onto the fl yer.

 

Botanic Gardens: Singapore’s UNESCO World Heritage Centre, the Botanic Gardens houses the quite impressive National Orchids Garden, as well as an eco-garden, eco-lake, bonsai garden and other natural attractions. This is one of the places that Singapore is a city that lies within a garden. It also serves as one of the best recreational places for jogging, dining and also lazying around. There are more than 60,000 plants and orchids within the garden. It was opened for the people in the year 1859 and since then sees hundreds of visitors every day. 

 

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Marina Bay Sands

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