Singapore may be a small island nation, but what it lacks in size it certainly makes up for in tourist attractions.
Its main island, Sentosa – The State of Fun has been developed over the years to become a huge tourist attraction. Popular among local and foreign guests, Sentosa offers a quick getaway with its beaches and amusement or adventure parks, these and more are some of the interesting places in Singapore for the family to visit and experience.
Here are two of the most exciting places to see:
1. Resorts World Sentosa
Resorts World Sentosa is a massive complex that is home to entertainment and dining establishments, as well as casinos. The resort stretches across 49 hectares and employs over 10,000 people. Its key attractions include the Adventure Cove Water Park, the Universal Studios Theme Park, and the SEA Aquarium, which is known for housing the largest oceanarium in the world.
You can reach Resorts World via the shuttle buses from Harbourfront and other strategic points all over the city.
2. Universal Studios Singapore
This is the first Universal Studios franchise in Southeast Asia. It soft opened in March 2010 and more rides and attractions are still being added. The park is open from 7am to 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 10am to 7pm on other days.
The park has seven zones – each with various rides that ticket holders can explore and ride as many times as they want. The most popular is “Battlestar Galactica”. “Cylone” is another favourite amongst guests who are fans of inversions and loops.
Besides these top two attractions, you can visit the Botanical Gardens in Sentosa. There are likewise cable car rides that offer scenic views of the island. Sentosa is an ideal place for families and group of friends travelling together. There is plenty of fun and entertainment in this famous tourist destination in Singapore.