The Merlion is spilling the good-vibe-water for everyone. So, HAPPY!
Are you itching for your next destination? Have you perhaps consider Singapore to be one of your itch list? And yet you don’t know if you can afford to get a full meal in all the street-side Chinese and Indian places or even buy some trinkets for your friends at Changi Airport? In short, the place that you’d love to visit is so expensive you don’t think you’ll ever cross them off the bucket list? Help is here. You’re welcome.
Just as Hongkong has its famous Octopus Card that can be used for most public transport, so too does Singapore have its own version that gives you an all-you-can ride to easily travel the country.So, I’ve decided to give it a shot for one day Pass and plug a search like “Travel Smart in Singapore”
Boom. The must-go places along the Singapore Downtown line MRT pop up on my screen. Yeah, right! Ride the BLUE TRAIN LINE with us as we explore the most visited spots in Singapore.
1. Chinatown at Chinatwon MRT
When you wake up at 5am with mad cravings for congee or dimsum with sweet chili sauce, headt to Chinatown in order to satifsy your tummy, plus lots of food spots.You can even find small, independent shops selling music, Chinese art, trinkets and affordable clothing.
Address: Chinatown, Pagoda Street, Trengganu Street, Sago Street, Smith Street, Singapore 050005, Singapore
Directions: Take Exit A, which will bring you directly onto Pagoda Street.
Opening Hours: 7:00-22:00PM
2. The Merlion at DOWNTOWN MRT
Did you know that in Singapore, people think the Merlion’s water is golden water, if you drink and receive it, it will bring good luck for you. Now do so,and be ready to open your mouth and pretend the Merlion water is falling such as you are drink.
Address: One Fullerton | Fullerton Road, Singapore 049213, Singapore
Opening hours: 00:00AM-23:52
Directions: Take Exit A, turn right towards the United Overseas Bank Plaza and from the middle plaza, you’ll find the Fullerton Hotel
3. The Garden By The Bay at BAYFRONT MRT
Can you walk along the beach at night? If yes, try to walk on a raised platform or terrace, extending above a 128-metre-long aerial walkaway which is surrounded by panoramic vistas of the Gardens and Marina Bay skyline. The Garden by the Bay really isnt to be missed.This magical experience filled with gigantic Super trees and colorful sky show of lights and sounds at night.
Address:10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956, Singapore
Opening hours: 9:30 AM-22:00 PM
Directions: Take Exit B, follow the underground linkway and exit into Marina Bay Sands.
4. Marina Bay Sands at Bayfront MRT
One can’t help but lose oneself while observing the rest of city from the top of Marina Bay Sands. Take your time to walk around the deck, enjoying different view from side to side. Let the cool night seduce you with the overlooking Beauty World Vicinity.
Address: 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956, Singapore
Opening Hours:Opening time: 09:30 AM – 22:00 PM
Directions: Take Exit A, walk along Bayfront Avenue and find Marina Bay Sands.
5. Singapore Flyer at Promenade MRT
Sunset is the best time to ride on the Singaporean Flyer. It’s just perfect timing to see the sunset in the city.It’s like getting the best of both day and night at once.Perfect for the lovers out there. I’m telling you!
Address: 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039803, Singapore
Opening hours: Opening time: 08:30 AM – 22:30 PM
Directions: Take Exit A and look out for blue pedestrian signs to Singapore Flyer.
6. Arab Street at Bugis MRT
For sure, a wonderful place to look around and have an exhilirating stroll on the streets filled with stylish Hijab scarves, beautiful dresses, prayer rugs, body oils, incense and more.
Plus, the Sultan Mosque is easy to reach as it is not from the Kampong Glam Palace, so it’s best to combine your trip with these two tourist spots along Arab Street.
Address: Arab St. Singapore
Opening hours: 8:00AM-23:00 PM
Directions: Take Exit E, turn left once you’re out of the escalator and walk along Victoria Street till you come to Arab Street (2nd junction)
7. Haji Lane at BUGIS MRT
If you’re an artsy person, you’ve probably love this street art world. Why not give The Instagrammable Spot a go instead? Seriously, people flock to see an inspiring kind of street art that will give you a creativity boost and sure, it tells a story without saying one word.
Adress: Arab St Singapore
Opening Hours:8:00-23:00 PM
Directions: If you’re by Arab Street, Haji Lane is just a block away
8.LITTLE INDIA (LITTLE INDIA MRT)
Singapore’s little India has seen its fair share of amazing discoveries in space that is basically a vibrant district packed with temples, spice shops, traditional Hindu clothing, flower garland and more. And if you’re craving real, authentic Indian cuisine, look no further than Little India.
Adress:665 Buffalo Road
Opening Hours: 6:30AM-9PM daily
Directions:Take Exit C, walk along Bukit Timah Road and find Tekka Market to your left
9. NEWTON FOOD COURT at NEWTON MRT
Why spend a lot of money on food in Singapore when the cheap food is so good? Find the NEWTON food court in Singapore for good, convenient, affordable food when you need to watch your vacation budget. This place is home for its country’s cuisine packs a punch in warmth of family gathering, friend’s reunion or even expats.
Address:Bukit Timah Road
Directions: Take Exit B, walk along Bukit Timan Road and find the Newton Flyover, take over the bridge
10. BOTANIC GARDEN at BOTANIC GARDEN MRT
Botanical gardens are a great way to escape from the city, unwind and enjoy all that nature has to offer. One of our favorites. Quiet walk.Period.
Plus, this botanical garden built around a small lake.It feels so refreshing and it makes for a soothing quiet walk while watching the fishes and turtles can be fed just by throwing tiny bits.
Address:1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569, Singapore
Opening Hours: 9:00AM-19:00 PM
Directions: Take Exit A, which will directly you to the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Yes, Singapore is an expensive city, but this wonderful place can be tour on a budget too. Well, accomodation can be the most expensive part of your stay but if you shop around and bypass some 4 or 5 star hotesl you can still get a good deal.
If you would like to share some travel hacks to easily travel around in Singapore, please do give your comments down below on comments section.Thank you Happy (“,)