Sights & Attractions in Singapore

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Abdul Gaffoor Mosque
This mosque was completed in 1910 and has...
Religious Sites Little India
 
Al-Abrar Mosque
In 1827 when the original thatch hut stood...
Religious Sites Chinatown and Tiong Bahru
 
Arab Street
On this street of specialty shops, you'll find...
Neighborhoods / Streets Kampong Glam
 
Armenian Church
Also known as the Church of St. Gregory the...
Religious Sites CBD
 
The Arts House
George Coleman designed the Parliament House in...
Arts / Performance Venues, Government Buildings CBD
 
ArtScience Museum
Part of Marina Bay Sands, this Moshe...
Museums / Galleries CBD
 
Asian Civilisations Museum
Empress Place Building was constructed in the...
Museums / Galleries, Government Buildings CBD
 
Boat Quay
Local entrepreneurs have created a mélange of...
Neighborhoods / Streets CBD
 
Bugis Street
In its younger years, Bugis Street was the...
Neighborhoods / Streets Bras Basah and Bugis
 
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
If you like your nature a little wilder than...
Nature Preserves, Forests Greater Singapore
 
Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom
This park has a collection of 1,500 live...
Parks, Zoos / Aquariums Sentosa Island
 
Cavenagh Bridge
This gracious steel bridge, the oldest surviving...
Bridges / Tunnels CBD
 
Changi Chapel & Museum
Sprawling, squat, sinister-looking Changi Prison...
Military Sites Greater Singapore
 
Chettiar Temple
Also known as Sri Thendayuthapani Temple, this...
Religious Sites Clarke Quay, Robertson Quay, and Mohamed Sultan
 
Chijmes
The oldest building in this walled complex is the...
Squares Bras Basah and Bugis
 
Chinatown Complex
Typically, this market is mobbed. At the open-air...
Squares Chinatown and Tiong Bahru
 
Chinatown Heritage Centre
These three painstakingly restored shophouses...
Museums / Galleries Chinatown and Tiong Bahru
 
Chinese Garden
This 32-acre reconstruction of a Chinese imperial...
Gardens / Arboretums Greater Singapore
 
Chinese Theatre Circle
The Chinese Circle Theatre (CTC) is a nonprofit...
Arts / Performance Venues Chinatown and Tiong Bahru
 
City Hall
Popular as a backdrop for wedding photos, this...
Government Buildings CBD
 
Clarke Quay
Stretching along the riverfront, Clarke Quay is...
Neighborhoods / Streets, Bodies of Water Clarke Quay, Robertson Quay, and Mohamed Sultan
 
Collyer Quay
Land reclamation projects throughout the 19th...
Neighborhoods / Streets, Marinas / Piers CBD
 
East Coast Park
Between the highway and the sea, this park has...
Parks, Amusement Parks East Coast, Katong, and Joo Chiat
 
Fort Canning Park
Offering a green sanctuary from the bustling city...
Parks CBD
 
Fort Siloso
The fort covers 10 acres of gun emplacements and...
Military Sites Sentosa Island
 
Gardens by the Bay
The government-funded, large-scale gardens...
Gardens / Arboretums CBD
 
Goodwood Park Hotel
Though it's 30 years younger than the more widely...
Hotels Orchard
 
Hajjah Fatimah Mosque
In 1845 Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy Muslim woman...
Religious Sites Kampong Glam
 
Haniffa Textiles
Try this silk shop for a cornucopia of richly...
Stores / Malls Little India
 
Haw Par Villa
Also known as the Tiger Balm Gardens, Haw Par...
Amusement Parks Greater Singapore
 
House of Tan Yeok Nee
The house was built around 1885 for Tan Yeok Nee...
Houses / Mansions Orchard
 
Images of Singapore
Although it's best known for its excellent...
Museums / Galleries Sentosa Island
 
The Istana
Built in 1869, this elegant neo-Palladian style...
Government Buildings Orchard
 
Jamae Mosque
Popularly called Masjid Chulia, this simple,...
Religious Sites Chinatown and Tiong Bahru
 
Japanese Garden
This enchanting formal garden is adjacent to the...
Gardens / Arboretums Greater Singapore
 
Jurong Bird Park
The region's leading bird park hosts the largest...
Zoos / Aquariums Greater Singapore
 
Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Temple
The Bright Hill Temple, as it's commonly...
Religious Sites Greater Singapore
 
Kranji War Memorial
Soldiers who defended Singapore in World War II...
Cemeteries Greater Singapore
 
Kusu Island
Less than four miles southwest of Singapore,...
Religious Sites, Islands Sentosa Island
 
Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple
The dusty, incense-filled interior of this...
Religious Sites Bras Basah and Bugis
 
Lau Pa Sat Festival Market
This market is the largest Victorian cast-iron...
Markets / Bazaars CBD
 
Leong San See Temple
This temple's main altar is dedicated to Kuan...
Religious Sites Little India
 
LilliPutt
Built to look like a miniature Singapore, this...
Amusement Parks East Coast, Katong, and Joo Chiat
 
MacRitchie Reservoir
This 30-acre park has a jogging track with...
Parks Greater Singapore
 
Malabar Muslim Jama-Ath Mosque
In 1848 the sultan granted this land for use as a...
Religious Sites Kampong Glam
 
Malay Heritage Centre
Set at Sultan Gate of Kampong Glam, this large...
Castles / Palaces, Historic Districts / Sites Kampong Glam
 
Marina Bay Sands
One of the newest, as well as most iconic,...
Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites, Stores / Malls, Hotels, Casinos CBD
 
The Merlion
This monument is the mascot of Singapore tourism;...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Observatories / Planetariums Sentosa Island
 
Nagore Durgha Shrine
This odd mix of minarets and Greek columns was...
Religious Sites Chinatown and Tiong Bahru
 
National Museum of Singapore
Known as the Raffles Museum when it opened in...
Museums / Galleries Bras Basah and Bugis
 
Newton Food Centre
Also known as Newton Circus, this is one of the...
Markets / Bazaars Orchard
 
Night Safari
Right next to the Singapore Zoo, the safari is...
Zoos / Aquariums Greater Singapore
 
Old Supreme Court Building
Done in a ponderous neoclassical style that...
Government Buildings CBD
 
Padang
Used primarily as a playing field, the Padang...
Parks CBD
 
Peranakan Museum
Formerly the Tao Nan School, built in 1910, this...
Museums / Galleries Bras Basah and Bugis
 
Peranakan Place
The building on the corner of Orchard and Emerald...
Squares Orchard
 
Pulau Ubin
Take a 10-minute ride on a bumboat (a small...
Islands, Forests Sentosa Island
 
Quayside Isle
The Quayside Isle complex is a cluster of...
Neighborhoods / Streets Sentosa Island
 
Raffles City
Designed by the famed Chinese-American...
Squares CBD
 
Resorts World Sentosa
This giant hotel-and-entertainment hub has an...
Amusement Parks, Hotels, Casinos Sentosa Island
 
River Safari
Located between the Singapore Zoo and Night...
Zoos / Aquariums Greater Singapore
 
S.E.A. Aquarium
This underwater wonderland, one the world's...
Zoos / Aquariums Sentosa Island
 
Science Centre Singapore
Aviation, nuclear science, robotics, astronomy,...
Educational Institutions Greater Singapore
 
Singapore Art Museum
This art museum opened in 1996 in what was once a...
Museums / Galleries Bras Basah and Bugis
 
Singapore Botanic Gardens
The gardens were begun in 1859 and carry the...
Gardens / Arboretums Holland Village, Dempsy Hill, and the Botanic Garden
 
Singapore Coins and Notes Museum
Close to the Singapore Science Centre and just...
Museums / Galleries Greater Singapore
 
Singapore Cricket Club
Founded in 1852 and housed in a charming 1884...
Sports Venues CBD
 
Singapore Discovery Centre
This world-class children's center makes...
Educational Institutions Greater Singapore
 
Singapore Philatelic Museum
Southeast Asia's first stamp museum is inside...
Museums / Galleries Bras Basah and Bugis
 
Singapore Zoo
Sprawling over 69 acres of a 220-acre natural...
Zoos / Aquariums Greater Singapore
 
Sisters' Islands
Big Sister's and Little Sister's islanda are...
Islands Sentosa Island
 
Snow City
Snow is a novelty when you live in a country...
Amusement Parks Greater Singapore
 
Speakers' Corner
Also known as Hong Lim Park, this spot was...
Squares Chinatown and Tiong Bahru
 
Sri Mariamman Temple
Singapore's oldest Hindu temple has a pagoda-like...
Religious Sites Chinatown and Tiong Bahru
 
Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple
Dedicated to Vishnu the Preserver, the temple is...
Religious Sites Little India
 
Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple
Dedicated to Kali the Courageous, a ferocious...
Religious Sites Little India
 
St. Andrew's Cathedral
The first church at this site was constructed in...
Religious Sites CBD
 
Statue of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Raffles' likeness keeps permanent watch over the...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) CBD
 
Sultan Mosque
The first mosque on this site was built in the...
Religious Sites Kampong Glam
 
Tanjong Pagar Road
The 220 shophouses here have been restored to an...
Neighborhoods / Streets Chinatown and Tiong Bahru
 
Tekka Market
One of the city's largest wet markets (where meat...
Squares Little India
 
Temple of 1,000 Lights
The Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya is better known by its...
Squares Little India
 
Thian Hock Keng Temple
This structure—the Temple of Heavenly...
Religious Sites Chinatown and Tiong Bahru
 
Tiger Sky Tower
Take a comfortable ride up this 361-foot (110-m)...
Observatories / Planetariums Sentosa Island
 
Underwater World
The traditional aquarium experience is...
Observatories / Planetariums Sentosa Island
 
Wak Hai Cheng Bio Temple
Built in 1826 by Teochew Chinese from Guangdong...
Religious Sites CBD

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