"Welcome to Uniquely Singapore" Top 5 Page for this destination Singapore by imstress
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Greetings from Singapore!
Welcome to Singapore! You must be searching for information on Singapore or found my page by chance. I am a Singaporean born Chinese and have lived here all my life.
Drop me an email if you need information on Singapore which cannot be found in my tips. I do have suggested itinerary based on no. of days that you may like to take a look at as this the the most popular question being asked in the forum.
Listed here are some very useful websites that could help you to plan your visit to Singapore. www.visitsingapore.com, www.streetdirectory.com, www.asiarooms.com, www.changi.airport.com.sg.
Personally I would recommend you to visit Jurong Bird Park, Orchid Garden & Botanic Garden, Zoo & Night Safari, Sentosa, Bugis Village, Esplanade, Merlion Walk, Chinatown, Little India, Clarke Quay & Boat Quay.
If you want to experience the neighbourhood of a local Singaporean, alight at Toa Payoh MRT Station for some cheap shopping.
I hope that my tips will be useful to your planning on your trip to Singapore. Pls email me or leave me comments as that will be a great encouragement to me. Feel free to give some good ratings to my tips if you find them helpful. And I do hope to meet up if time permits.
Attractions- Jurong Bird Park, Orchid Garden & Botanic Garden, Zoo & Night Safari and Sentosa
Museums- Singapore Art Museum, Asian Civilisations Museum, Chinatown Heritage Centre, Civil Defence Heritage Gallery, Changi Museum, Fort Siloso (Sentosa), Images of Singapore (Sentosa), Reflections at Bukit Chandu, Singapore History Museum, Singapore Philatelic Museum
Night Life - Night Safari, Clarke Quay, Boat Quay, CHIJMES, Chinatown Night Market, Esplanade, Merlion Park
Nature - Pulau Ubin, MacRitchie Reservior, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Sungei Buloh, Fort Canning Park, Kranji Nature Trail
Cultural - Little India, Chinatown, Arab Street
Kids - Singapore Science Centre, Escape Theme Park, Wild Wild Wet, Snow City, Zoo, Night Safari, Jurong Bird Park, Sentosa, Singapore Discovery Centre
Shopping - Bugis, Orchard, Suntec, Mustafa, Funan, Toa Payoh, Vivo City
Local Food - Glutton Bay, Food Repulic (Wisma Atria), Marina Loft Food Court, various Hawker Centres
Changi Airport is rated one of the best airports in the world!
The most common Chinese surname in Singapore is Tan, followed by Lee, Lim and Ng. My surname is Phoon
The national flower of Singapore, Vanda Miss Joaquim, was first discovered in 1893 by Agnes Joaquim
The official languages in Singapore are English, Chinese (Mandarin), Malay and Tamil
Chinese dialects such as Hokkien, Teochew, Cantonese, Hakka, Hainanese and Foochow are widely used in Singapore
Singapore became independent in 1965. Our National Day falls on 9 Aug
Singapore only has one main island and 63 tiny islands!
The biggest fountain in Asia is in located at Suntec City!
The number of visitors that come to visit Singapore a year is double the population!
Singapore is the country where the most number of people wear spectacles!
There are more than 140 cinemas in Singapore screening the most recent movies from all over the world
The Singpore Flyer is the newest attraction in town.
There are 28 capsules and each of them can take a maximum of 28 person.
The 30 mins ride will cost S$29.50. I was able to get a 15% corporate discount.
From the Flyer, you could see as far as Indonesia and Malaysia.
The best view is around 7pm where you get to enjoy the sunset as well as the lights when it starts to get dark. To avoid crowds and long queue at the security queue, it is best to go on weekdays.
If you are lucky, you could have the whole capsule to yourself especially in the mornings. You can spend your time taking lots of pictures.
View of the construction of the Integrated Resort (IR), the Central Business District (CBD), tall buildings and housing development board (HDB) flats, condominiums, golf club, the barage, sea, Marina Bay area, hotels, the Benjamin Sheares Bridge can all be seen.
Bring a binoculars if you wish to see scenery that are far far away.
Do you know that the Singapore Flyer goes on an anti-clockwise direction?
My list of local favourites that I have eaten so far:
Best Chilli Crab
1st * No Signboard (Vivo City Branch)
2nd * Jumbo Seafood (Riverside Point Branch)
Best Butter Crab and Claypot Bee Hoon Soup Crab
1st * Mellben (Ang Mo Kio)
2nd * Mellben ( Toa Payoh)
Best Hokkien Mee
1st * Food Republic Wisma (Orchard Rd)
2nd *Kim's Cuisine (Liang Seah Street)
1st * Zam Zam (North Bridge Rd)
1st * Samy's Curry (Marina Square)
2nd * The Prata Place
3rd * Cheses Prata (NUS)
Best International Buffet
1st * The Line (Shangrila)
Best Meat/Roast Buffet
1st * Carnivore (Vivo City)
1st * Hong Kong Street Fish Head Steamboat (opp SGH)
2nd* Goldenmile Complex
3rd * Chun Xiang SiChuan Steamboat (Arab Street)
Best Dim Sum
1st * Tea House (China Square)
2nd * The Dragon Restaurant (Depot Heights)
Best Taiwaness Porridge
1st * Ye Shanghai (Henderson Road)
2nd * ABC Market (Jln Bukit Merah)
3rd * OASIS Taiwan Porridge
Best Japanese Buffet
1st * Himawari (Mt Faber SAFRA)
2nd * Kuishinbo
Best Chicken Rice (too many to list and not in particular order)
Tiong Bahru Market
Telok Blangah Crescent Coffee Shop
Golden Mile Complex
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