#18 best destination in the world

Sands SkyPark Observation Deck Singapore

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  • Hotel’s observation deck on the 57th floor offering panoramic city views and two upscale restaurants
  • You must stay at the hotel in order to see the observation deck

Singapore Rooftop Pool

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  • Largest swimming pool of any other skyline in the world
  • The massive pool sits on the 57th floor, above the three 55-story high hotel towers of the Marina Bay Sands Resort, a resort property whose construction project was the most expensive of its kind
  • The pool’s vanishing edge gives the appearance of an abrupt cut-off, 650 ft in the air
  • You must stay at the hotel in order to use the rooftop pool

Cloud Forest (Gardens by the Bay)

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  • 250 acre nature park on reclaimed land
  • Part of the strategy of the Singapore government to transform it into a “Garden City”

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

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  • Temple based on the Tang dynasty architectural style and built to house the tooth relic of the historical Buddha
  • Opened in 2005
  • It is claimed that the relic of Buddha from which it gains its name was found in 1980 in a collapsed stupa in Myanmar
  • The relic can be viewed by the public
  • Simple vegetarian fare is served in the basement of the temple, though donations are accepted

Universal Studios Singapore

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  • #17 of the top 25 best amusement parks in the world
  • Opened in 2010

Singapore Botanic Gardens

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  • 158 year old tropical garden
  • Founded in 1859
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

National Orchid Garden

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  • Provides 60,000 orchid plants and 1,000 species
  • The theme of the park is color zones: spring, summer, and winter

Haw Par Villa

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  • Theme park that contains over 1,000 statues and 150 giant dioramas depicting scenes from Chinese mythology, folklore, legends, history, and illustrations of various aspects of Confucianism

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

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  • Wetlands reserve which has a global importance as a stop-over point for migratory birds
  • Opened in 1993

Costs

Number of Days: 16 days

Best Time To Fly: Feb-April

Airline tickets: $1,024

Seattle -> Singapore (round trip) = $1,024

Food: $33/day x 16 days = $528

Metro/bus pass: $141

Entertainment: $128

Airbnb: $94/day x 13 days = $1,222

TOTAL: $3,048