6 reasons why Singapore should be on every Indians’ bucket list
If you are in the midst of deciding your next international holiday destination, we can convince you to drop by the scintillating city of Singapore. From a small unrecognized island to becoming the 5th most visited country in Asia, Singapore has come a long way in a very short span of time.
From shopping in the Haji Lane to spending leisure time at the biggest infinity pool of Asia, from witnessing the beauty of Gardens by the Bay to having fun at the various amusement parks, there are tons of interesting activities to indulge in Singapore.
To make it easier for you, we have jotted down 6 main reasons as why Singapore should be your next vacation choice —
Little India within Singapore
The major concern of most Indians travelling out of the country is the scarcity of vegetarian food options. Don’t worry! Singapore treats you with a wonderful ‘Little India’ to make you feel at home. From South Indian delicacies to North Indian tandoori dishes, there is no dearth of food options to satiate your hunger. Also, Little India is among Singapore’s most vibrant districts and is buzzing with rich cultural diversity.
Major Attraction: The 24-hour shopping mall, Mustafa Centre and Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple.
A Clean and Green City
Singapore’s skyline is dominated by green skyscrapers, which look more like living ecosystems than concrete structures. Enthusiastically working towards its “City in a Garden” dream, the nation is cultivating money for becoming greener and sustainable. If you are living in one of Indian cities, witnessing the lush greenery in the Garden by the Bay will be your dream come true. The fresh air is sure to rejuvenate your body and soul.
Major Attractions: Gardens by the Bay, Mount Faber Park and Singapore Botanic Gardens
Melting pot of cultures
If you are proud of the cultural diversity of your country, Singapore will not disappoint you either. Similar to the diversity you find on Indian trains, you can enjoy the best of Chinese, Indian, Malay and Eurasian cultures through the many festivals that fill Singapore’s calendar. From Chinese New Year in January to the Muslim festival of Hari Raya Puasa, from Grand celebration of Diwali to colourful Pongal decors, all the festivals are celebrated with high energy level and zeal.
Major attractions: Chinatown’s Chinese New Year Market, Little India during Diwali and Orchard Road during Christmas.
Shop till you drop
If you love shopping, Singapore is the perfect place for you to be at. From high-fashion houses to discount outlets, Orchard Road has everything to quench your thirst for shopping. Also, there are number of local markets wherein you can shop for Persian carpets, quirky art pieces, Chinese medicine, clothes and much more.
Major attractions: Orchard Road, Marina Square, Chinatown Street Market and Haji Lane.
Go crazy at the amusement parks
The vibrant destination of Singapore offers a wide range of exciting activities to suit people of all age groups. Universal Studios, at Sentosa Island, has some of the most exciting rides, shows, and attractions that are based on the most famous blockbuster films and television series. The Marine Life Park is a major attraction for those who fancy sight of aquatic animals. Also, don’t forget to have some wild fun at Adventure Cove Waterpark, which is undoubtedly an escapade for everyone.
Major attractions: S.E.A Aquarium, Adventure Cove Waterpark and Universal Studios.
For the love of luxury
If vacation for you is synonymous with luxury, then Singapore is going to make you very happy. From high-end spas to luxury goods, being extravagant at this place is quite a delight. Marina Bay Sands with luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Prada and Bulgari is a paradise for shopaholics. In every corner of the city, you will find a luxury spa or a resort. Rejuvenate in one of the 5-star spas or enjoy a night out in one of the classic resorts.
Major Attractions: Marina Bay Sands, Damai Spa, Banyan Tree Spa and Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel.
So, have I succeeded in convincing you to visit Singapore on your next vacation? If yes, do leave your comments to let us know 🙂