Singapore is one of the tourist destinations for Indonesians. Apart from being close, flights to this country often have promos so tourists can get cheap prices. However, traveling to Singapore is not cheap. Expenditures for accommodation and food often drain the wallet for those on a tight budget. But don’t worry, Singapore also has several
Singapore is one of the tourist destinations for Indonesians. Apart from being close, flights to this country often have promos so tourists can get cheap prices.
However, traveling to Singapore is not cheap. Expenditures for accommodation and food often drain the wallet for those on a tight budget. But don’t worry, Singapore also has several tourist spots without a single entry fee.
1. Merlion Park
Merlion Park is a very iconic place for tourists. Many people think that visiting the Land of Lions is incomplete if they haven’t visited this statue. This 8.6 meter high statue is also the logo of Singapore. Don’t forget to take photos when visiting this statue.
Merlion Park is located at 1 Fullerton Rd, Singapore 049213, and is open 24 hours. But the statue is close until December for renovation.
2. Park By The Bay
Gardens By The Bay is visited by many local and foreign tourists. Sights that can be enjoyed here include the famous Supertree Grove. At night there will be a light show from these trees. Apart from that, in the evening there is Garden Rhapsody, a musical performance. Even though it is free to enter this park, there are several areas where you have to buy tickets, such as the OCBC Skywalk, Cloud Forest, and Flower Dome.
This place is located at 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953, and is open every day from 05.00 – 02.00.
3. Permata Changi Airport
Changi Airport is not just an airport, but also a tourist spot. One of the tourist attractions here is Jewel, the largest and highest indoor waterfall in the world. If you’re lucky, sometimes there are attractions like the Jewel Rain Vortext Disney Lightshow at night. Tourists don’t need to pay money to see or just take photos at this waterfall.
Permata is located at Singapore Changi International Airport, which is open 24 hours.
4. Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands is a famous iconic mall in Singapore. However, there is a Spectra – A Light & Water Show which is held in front of the Event Plaza at Marina Bay Sands. Tourists can sit back and relax to enjoy this show, and are advised to bring snacks or drinks. The show starts every Sunday-Thursday at 08.00 pm and 09.00 pm, and Friday-Saturday at 08.00 pm, 09.00 pm and 10.00 pm with a duration of 15 minutes. This waterfall show is even more beautiful because it is broadcast by an orchestral theme song.
5. Fort Canning Park
Fort Canning Park is a green open space in the center of Singapore. The attraction of this place is the famous Tree Tunnel. The natural tunnel formed from dense trees makes this alley even more beautiful. Because it is popular, visitors have to queue for more than an hour to take photos. However, if you don’t want to queue, tourists can come to this place in the morning.
Fort Canning Park is on River Valley Rd, Singapore 179037, and is open 24 hours.
6. Marina Barrage
Marina Barrage is a popular free tourist attraction, located at the mouth of the Marina River. The real function of the Marina Barrage is a multifunctional dam that provides air supply, controls floods, and produces green energy. However, this place is more famous as a green field with a beautiful panorama over the dam. From this place, tourists can enjoy iconic views of the city of Singapore such as Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay.
This place is popular for picnics and kite flying. This is also often a spot to watch the sunset in Singapore.
The location is at 8 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018951, and is open 24 hours.
7. Kampong Gelam (Haji Route, Sultan Mosque)
Kampong Gelam is a popular tourist area with indie boutique shops. Here tourists can enjoy tea or coffee which is served traditionally. Famous places in this area include Haji Lane and Sultan Mosque.
Haji Lane is an ordinary small street in Bugis, but it has developed into a popular place. Fashion lovers will enjoy going to this place because there are various choices of clothing, accessories and other unique items. Don’t forget the unique cafes and bars, as well as the murals in this place, which are Instagrammable spots for visitors who come to Singapore.
Not far from Haji Lane there is also the Sultan Mosque. This mosque is one of the oldest and largest mosques in Singapore, with an iconic golden dome.
The location of Haji Lane itself is Haji Ln, Kampong Gelam, Singapore. This place is open every day from 11.00 – 22.00. Meanwhile, the Sultan Mosque is located at 3 Muscat St, Singapore 198833, and is open every day from 10.00-21.00.
8. Southern Mountains
Southern Ridges is a bridge for pedestrian paths that connects several parks from Harbourfront MRT Station to Labra Nature Reserve This bridge crosses Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, and Kent Ridge Park, with a length of almost 10 kilometers.
This bridge has a unique design with a curved shape like waves. After crossing dense forests and canopy roads, tourists will finally arrive at Henderson Waves and Harbor Front. Make sure to bring enough drinks because this trip will be tiring.
The location of this bridge is at Alexandra Road Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, or Kent Ridge Park, Singapore 099203. This bridge is open 24 hours.
9. Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Botanic Gardens or Singapore Botanical Gardens is a tropical garden located in the middle of the Orchard shopping center. This tropical park is 164 years old, to be precise, it was built in 1859. This 60 hectare park is a place to relax, jog, picnic and gather with friends and family. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is also a leading botanical and horticultural research location.
Singapore Botanic Gardens is located at 1 Cluny Rd, Singapore 259569, and is open daily 05.00 – 24.00.
Library@Orchard is a paradise for book lovers. But because the place is aesthetic, this place has also become a tourist destination. This library is known as an Instagrammable place, because the layout of the books is very unique. There are also various places to read, there are those facing the street view, there are also those who sit near the bookshelves, namely on the small staircase podium, and there is also a corner sofa for those who want to be more private when reading.
This public library is easy to access because it is located in the famous shopping center in Singapore, Orchardgateway, at 277 Orchard Rd, #03-12 / #04-11. This place is open every day from 11.00 – 21.00.