Things To Do
Chinatown: The ethnic districts of Chinatown, Kampong Glam and just 5 minutes by taxi from the hotel are testimonies to the island nation's rich ethnic, cultural and historical heritage. The districts are home to religious monuments as well as quaint shop houses, from traditional herbs and textiles to decorative items and antiques.
Clarke Quay: Situated along Singapore River, Clarke Quay is a festival village combining entertainment, waterfront recreation, food and shopping outlets housed in restored warehouses and shop houses, some dating back to the late 1880's.
Little India: Best seen on foot, Little India, located along Serangoon Road, is awash with the scents and sights of the subcontinent. Stroll along this road and the neighboring alleyways to take in the quaint, old-fashioned shops selling spices, sarees, trinkets, Indian jewelry and daily products used by the average Indian household.
National Museum of Singapore: The rich heritage of the island is depicted here through showcasing the trends and developments leading to modern-day Singapore. The history of Singapore is told through 20 dioramas, William Farquhar's collection of drawings, a Peranakan house, Fort Canning, Tiger Balm King's decorative carvings and a secret society lodge. The museum is housed in a grand colonial building topped by a giant silver dome, which was built in 1887.
Sentosa Island: Sentosa is Singapore's most popular leisure and recreation resort, transformed from a military area in 1972. Attractions found on the island include a village featuring Asian food, arts and crafts, beautiful architecture, a butterfly and insect museum, a wax museum, an underwater aquarium, a maritime museum, a fun fair park, and an orchid garden. Enjoy a scenic cable car ride to the island and observe the 37-meter tall Merlion Tower soaring in the sky.
Singapore Botanic Garden: Situated near Orchard Road, the 52-hectare Botanic Garden combines both primary jungle and manicured gardens that hold thousands of flora species, including many rare specimens. It also houses the 7.4-acre Singapore Orchid Garden, featuring more than 3000 orchids.
Singapore Zoo/Night Safari: Acclaimed by zoologists and tourists as one of the best zoos in the world, Singapore Zoo is set in 170 acres of parkland next to a lake. There are more than 1600 animals in residence and 170 different species, fifty percent of which are endangered species from South-East Asia. The Night Safari, opened in 1994, is the world's first and only night zoo, which provides a rare opportunity to see nocturnal animals in their active state.