Where the Locals Go in Singapore After Work
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Singapore – famously known as Lion City – is rich in cultures and history. Its diversity can be seen at every turn, making it an undeniably popular tourist destination. With the combination of vast concrete jungles, shopping districts and mixture of the old and the new, this beautiful city is a wonder to behold.
However, sometimes it can be worth your while taking a step back and looking at the city through the eyes of a local. On top of the hot tourist spots and famous landmarks, there is so much more to embrace. Only a true local will know those sweet places to head to and indulge in a delicious, Singaporean style meal after a hard day’s work.
So, we’ve seek out the perfect guide from locals on how to get the best out of this wonderful city. Don’t be stuck in the living room playing board games and video games; come out and have a fantastic time!
A Local’s Guide Around Singapore
- Universal Studios Singapore is not only one of the more popular tourist hotspots, it’s also a place locals love to visit time and time again with their family and friends to let off steam. If you’re looking for a fun-filled day, this amazing amusement park is just the place to go. There are seven themed zones to explore and the park features an array of spectacular shows, thrilling rides, and attractions to amuse people of all ages. Dare to go on the exhilarating water rides and the wildest roller coasters, followed by a little shopping. Restaurants are plentiful too. Grab a bite to eat at the all-American diner or try the cuisine at an Indian cafe.
- If you’re a bit of a science nerd, don’t miss out on the opportunity to go to Science Centre Singapore, a place with over a thousand interactive exhibits. Find out more about this giant rock we live on, and learn about the layers of the earth. Power an engine simply by using the heat from the palm of your hand, or visit Ecogarden to view a variety of natural growing plants. Understand more about phobias and get firsthand experience of the different scenarios people may face. There are multiple shows and demonstrations scheduled daily to make learning all the more interesting. Amidst the fun, you can grab a snack or hot coffee nearby if you’re feeling a little peckish.
- Orchard Road is a bustling boulevard packed with over 5,000 establishments to give you the ultimate shopping and dining experience. This retail paradise includes TANGS, one of Singapore’s oldest department stores with a pagoda-styled roof. Here, you will find a multitude of well-known brands, Asian collectible items and one-of-a-kind souvenirs. Alternatively, you can visit ION Orchard, a beloved, dazzling futuristic shopping complex with over eight levels of stores. It comprises of many luxury brands, high street fashion and entertainment stores. Orchard Road is also the perfect place for your dinner plans. You will find a fabulous selection of restaurants with every kind of cuisine under the sun, from Chinese, Japanese and local foods to steakhouses, Italian, Spanish and fusion.
- Got some free time on your hands? Visit the ArtScience Museum, the perfect place to learn about progress we have made in the country in terms of our art, design, media, and technology. Enjoy the exceptional shows and exhibits created for spectators, and be wowed by how art and technology could come together so well. Pop around to SweetSpot Café for freshly-brewed handmade coffee or a delicious and nutritious meal. There are salads, handmade breads, and freshly made cakes and pies to indulge in.
- Singapore is home to a strong network of must-visit hiking trails. Get away from the hustle and bustle and go on the Rain Forest Walk in the Botanic Gardens. This boardwalk hiking trail is only 600m long and will take you about 30 minutes to complete. It is suitable for everyone who wishes to enjoy nature. You can see different species of plants and trees that reside in one of Singapore’s oldest rainforests. in an easy and safe way. You might even catch a glimpse of the Common Flameback woodpecker and its distinctive yellow wings among the trees, if you’re lucky!