#77 best destination in the world

 

Marina Bay Sands Singapore

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  • Resort fronting Marina Bay, opened in 2010, and containing a hotel, mall, museum, theater, restaurants, two floating crystal pavilions, arts and science exhibits, casino, and infinity swimming pool on top of the observation deck

Gardens by the Bay, Marina South

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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”

Universal Studios Singapore, Sentosa

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  • Theme park located at Sentosa, opened in 2010, it features 28 rides, shows, and attractions in seven themed zones
  • Themed zones currently include: Hollywood, New York, Sci-Fi City, Ancient Egypt, The Lost World, Far Far Away, and Madagascar

Singapore Botanic Gardens, Tanglin

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  • The Botanic Gardens was founded at its present site in 1859 by an agri-horticultural society
  • Attractions within the garden include the National Orchid Garden, Rainforest, Ginger Garden, Botany Centre and Tanglin Gate, and the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

Sentosa

  • Island located off the southern coast of Singapore’s main island
  • Formerly used as a British military base and afterwards as a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp, the island was renamed Sentosa and was planned to be a popular tourist destination
  • Attractions include a 1.2 mile long sheltered beach, Madame Tussauds Singapore, an extensive Cable Car network, Fort Siloso, two golf courses, 14 hotels and the Resorts World Sentosa, which features the Universal Studios Singapore theme park and one of Singapore’s two casinos, the other being in Marina Bay Sands

Singapore Flyer, Downtown Core

  • Observation wheel at the Downtown Core district, opened in 2008, it has 28 air-conditioned capsules, each able to accommodate 28 passengers, and incorporates a three-story terminal building
  • The flyer has made numerous appearances in media and popular culture that features Singapore

ArtScience Museum, Downtown Core

  • Museum within the integrated resort of Marina Bay Sands in the Downtown Core, opened in 2011, it is the world’s first ArtScience museum, featuring major exhibitions that blend art, science, culture and technology