Sentosa – Madame Tussauds

I bought tickets online for the Wax Figures Cabinet. This is recommended anyway when visiting Sentosa, because the prices on site are almost twice as high. I decided to buy a bundle with the Trick Eye Museum and paid for one ticket 49,50 SGD. My expectations were therefore not low if I assumed that the local price would be twice as high…

Botanic Garden

Singapores Botanic Garden is today a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE Site. Sir Stamford Raffles laid out the first botanical garden in Fort Canning in 1822. The present site was chosen in 1859. With 160 years of botanical experience, the 82 hectare garden today plays an important role as a tropical botanical institute in Singapore.

Deepavali

Deepavali or “Diwali” or the “Festival of Lights”, is a celebration that marks the triumph of good over evil.

Little India

The days of shepherds and brickmakers are long gone. You'll think it's the past while you walk through this historic neighborhood.

Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay (Walk)

Since the foundation of Singapore in 1819, the Singapore River has been a trading centre. During colonial times, Boat Quay (in Front of CBD) became the trading centre. This is where the vessels arrived to bring their goods upstream to the warehouses at Clarke Quay. But also dozens of passenger ships crowded around an anchorage... Continue Reading →

Fort Canning Park

The mountain is 48 meters high and escalators were built so that visitors can get from the street "up" into the park. That sounds so crazy to us who came from the Alps.

Armenian Street and Peranakan museum

If you take bus 14 to NTUC Income Ctr/Bras Basah Rd, go down Victoria Street, past the Cathedral of the good Shepherd and turn right into Stamford Rd until you turn left into Armenische Straße. Here are many photo Motives.

Gardens by the bay

Directly behind the Marina Sands Hotel you reach Gardens by the Bay. Opening 2012 and 101 hectares large.
The large park is also suitable for jogging and is well used in the evening. It's known for its up to 50 m high Super Trees.

Marina Bay and Marina Bay Sands Hotel

Interesting things in the quarter: - The landmark of the city is the Merlion. A mixture of lion and mermaid (fish). - Singapore Flyer (Ferris Wheel) - Marina Bay Street Circuit once a year the Formula One car race takes place here. - Gardens by the Bay - Bay South Garden and Bay East Garden (Flower Dome, Cloud Forest, Supertree Grove, Heritage Garden, Dragonfly Lake). - Crystal Pavilion (Lois Vuitton). - The Helix Bridge connects the Marina Centre with Marina South.

Chinatown

Once it was an area for Chinese immigrants who hoped for a better life in Singapore. Today the area has more to offer than traditional shops. In between there are lifestyle shops and trendy bars. The Chinese make up about ¾ of the Singapore's population.

Tourist Attractions

Whether you stay 3 days or 3 years in Singapore doesn't matter. Except for your feet and eyes maybe. The city attracts at really every corner with exciting, interesting, lively and colorful sights. But the most important, world-famous attractions can also be seen on a few days. As in any country, the longer you are... Continue Reading →

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