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Singapore Popular Places to Visit

Cloud Forest

The Cloud Forest Dome, housed in Gardens by the Bay is a greenhouse-like structure, re-creating the tropical montane climate found between 1500m and 3000m. The centrepiece attraction of this conservatory is a 35m high mountain with the world's tallest indoor waterfall.

Cloud forest welcomes its visitors to take a tour through the forest and explore its mind-blowing beauty through 9 different mist-filled levels: Lost World, Cloud Walk, The Cavern, Waterfall View, Crystal Mountain, Tree Top Walk, Secret Garden, Cloud Forest Gallery, and Cloud Forest Theatre. All these levels abound in beauty and magnificence alike and have their awe-inspiring charm. Once here, take a walk and relish the escapade into a tropical rainforest in the middle of skyscrapers and grey buildings of a metro city. 

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Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin is a 10.2 square kilometre island lying northeast of Singapore. Translating to Granite Island in Malay, it is one of the last two kampongs of Singapore - a place where one can truly enjoy and experience Singapore for what it used to be. The main attraction is the Chek Jawa Wetlands.

Whether it is the adventurous mountain biking or cycling around the pristine island, with lush green forests and wide rolling meadows, Pulau Ubin is an ideal relaxation spot. Flanked by the mini Puaka Hill with the chirping of birds reverberating in the background, it is also popular for hiking and bird watching. Visitors to this island also go kayaking among the mangroves and camp amidst the peaceful settings to watch the sparkling night stars. 

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Siloso Beach

Located on Sentosa Island, the Siloso Beach is renowned for being the hippiest of the three beaches located here (Siloso, Palawan and Tanjong). Siloso is full of people at all times of the day being home to some of the best bars and restaurants in the area. The perfect place for people who love the sun and the sand, Siloso Beach is well known for its outdoor activities, especially beach volleyball.

Interestingly, Siloso Beach is an artificial one, which has been reclaimed using sand that was brought from Indonesia and Malaysia. Siloso Beach Walk is a fun-filled stretch that runs along the length of the beach and is a storehouse of exciting activities and sights. From rollerblades to surfboards, from kayaks to flying trapezes, this resort beach is a storehouse of some of the most amazing adventures and activities!

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Lazarus Island

One of Singapore's best-kept secrets, the Lazarus Island is nestled south of mainland Singapore. Also known as Pulau Sakijang Pelepah, Lazarus Island is connected to the nearby St Johns Island by a concrete walkway. With its breathtakingly beautiful surroundings, the beach is a perfect sandy affair and an ideal spot to soak in the rays and have a picnic.

The eastern beach of Lazarus Island is not a rocky one and is good for swimming. Cat-lovers rejoice, as the island is home to several stray cats and a famous one-eyed cat nicknamed the pirate cat. Feel free to get some cat food to feed these little ones. Those wanting a retreat from the bustle of the city or a break from their monotonous life would have a great time at the island, exploring and relaxing.

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Clark Quay

Famous as a party hub of Singapore, Clark Quay comes to life during the night. Once a hub of commerce during 19th century, today it lives up to its legacy of being a busy center, just with more polish and sheen.

Situated at the mouth of Singapore River, the Clarke Quay is a major tourist attraction flanked by stylish restaurants, high-end boutiques, pushcart vendors with a fusion of Asian and European culture. Also lined up along the river are buzzing nightclubs, river cruise bumboats and floating cafes that make the place SingaporeÍs major wining and dining area. Different eating joints serve various cuisines including fine French and Italian to brew houses and outdoor bars with riverfront view. Bamboo Bar at the Forbidden City, Bar Opiume at the Empress Place, Lunar Asian Fusion Bar and Attica or Canvas are some of the most happening places for after-hour party lovers.

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East Coast Park

East Coast Park is a 15km long stretch of seafront park, the largest in Singapore, nestled along the southeastern coast. Spread across 185 hectares of reclaimed land, the beautiful park is a much-loved spot among the locals who flock here to windsurf, swim, kayak, picnic, swim, barbecue, bicycle, skateboard and eat.

Synonymous with sporty outdoor activities, East Coast Park stretches from the Tanjong Katong Road in Joo Kiat to the National Sailing Centre in Bedok. It also connected to the Changi Beach Park by the 8km Coastal Park Connector Network. The bicycle track at this mesmerising park is often flocked with cyclists and rollerbladers, while the water babies can be spotted enjoying water sports and aquatic activities. East Coast Park also houses the world-class Xtreme SkatePark, heaven for thrill-seeking skateboarders.

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National Orchid Garden

Located on the highest hill of the Singapore Botanic Gardens, the National Orchid Garden is home to the largest display of tropical orchids in the world/. It currently houses over 60,000 orchid plants, out of which 1000 are pure species and 2000 are hybrids.

The National Orchid Garden consists of seven different sections, all of which are built around unique themes. Four colour zones representing the four seasons are the major theme around which the National Orchid Garden has been designed.

The zone representing Spring has orchids in shades of gold, yellow and cream; the orchids in the zone representing Summer are deep reds and pinks, the Autumn zone is represented with a mix of muted colour orchids, while the Winter zone has white and cool blue orchids. Most of these stunning orchids are hybrids and are often interspersed with colour co-coordinating trees and shrubs.

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Artscience Museum

The ArtScience museum at Marina Bay is a premier exhibition space featuring touring exhibitions, colliding the world of art and science. One of the quirkiest buildings in Singapore, it houses ever-changing themes and displays across its 21 gallery spaces.

Moshe Safdie designed the iconic ArtScience Museum building to look like a giant white lotus, making it a major attraction for its architecture as much as for the exhibitions in fields as varied as art, science, design, media and technology. Calling itself the site where the future is created, ArtScience Museum is known for staging international exhibitions by partnering with renowned museum and galleries. 

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The Helix Bridge

Connecting Marina Central to Marina South in the Marina Bay area of Singapore lays the gorgeous Helix Bridge. Popularly known as "The Helix", it is a pedestrian bridge linking the city's existing CBD area with the newly developed Bayfront district. The stunning edifice shines dazzlingly at night by ribbons of LED lighting, turning it into a popular tourist attraction.

The design of this beautiful piece of architecture is built upon the double helix structure modelled on the structure of the DNA because of which it was also previously called "Double Helix Bridge". Made of a special duplex stainless steel, this 280-metre long bridge has the ability to support up to 16000 people at once. The magnificent bridge is about three storeys tall, with 2250 metre-long steel tubes which make up its structure.

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Jurong Bird Park

Jurong Bird Park, located on Jurong Hill in Singapore, is Asia's largest bird park housing over 5000 birds from around 400 varied species. Spread across 20.2 hectares, the major highlight is the Waterfall Aviary - the world's largest walk-in aviary.

Started in 1971 and managed by the Wildlife Reserves Singapore, the other major attractions at the bird park are Lory Loft  Forest Enclosure (feed the vibrant lories and lorikeets at this world's largest walk-in lory flight aviary), Penguin Coast (home to adorable penguins), Flamingo Lake (brimming with playful flamingos), and Pelican Cove (housing world's most complete collection of pelicans).

The Kings of the Skies Show and High Flyers Show is pretty popular among the kids, though it has been discouraged by many animal welfare groups. The stunning Jurong Bird Park also houses a bird-themed waterpark called Birdz of Play. This park is set to relocate to Mandai by 2020.

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