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Enjoy the Lion City in a Whole New Light

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Sentosa Island in SingaporeSingapore is a technological wonderland with a rich and fascinating history. It’s no wonder then that the tiny island-nation plays host to millions of tourists every year. If you happen to be planning an escapade to the Lion City, here are some places you absolutely can’t miss:

Take a Dip at Sentosa’s Man-Made Beach

Siloso Beach at Sentosa is a gorgeous, man-made marvel popular with tourists looking for a fun night out. Lining the beach are multiple restaurants and eateries that are famous for their nightly parties that can go on till dawn. If you happen to be in Singapore on the New Year, Siloso throws one of the best New Year’s bashes in the country.

Go Hunt for the Other Merlions

If you think that there’s only one merlion in the Lion City, think again. Aside from the famous Merlion Park at One Fullerton, you will find seven other statues of merlions scattered around Singapore. So if you’re looking to explore Singapore on the hunt for these merlions, here are some clues to help you:

  • Look for a Merlion at Woodlands
  • Spot the Merlion at Mount Faber
  • Find Daddy Merlion at Sentosa Island
  • Watch Out for two others in Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1
  • Search for a Merlion at the Singapore Tourism Board

Tour Around the Neighbourhood of Kampong Glam

Learn more about Singapore’s rich heritage and culture by travelling on foot down to the neighbourhood of Kampong Glam. As you walk through the streets of this Arab-Malay village, you’ll get to discover more about the Lion City’s origin. There are shophouses where you could buy unique souvenir items, as well as museums and galleries. There are also laneways filled with colourful murals that are totally Instagrammable.

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Get to know the city and experience Singapore like never before. Though the country is smaller than most, you’ll find that it contains plenty of hidden gems that will make you keep coming back for more.