Singapore Mini Guide
Currency: Singapore dollar ($)
Language: English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil
Time: GMT+8
Visas: Citizen of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, UK, USA, and most European and Asia countries are not required for visa (for 30-day and 90-day stay)
Money: ATMs are widely available. Most hotel and restaurant accept credit card.
Mobile Phones: Local sim can be used in most kind of the phone

When to go

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> Changi Airport


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Hotspot in Singapore - 2020

> Siloso Beach
This beach is the hippest beach in Singapore located in Sentosa. It ,although artificial, is beautiful and suitable as a place to relax as well as a place for many exciting activities such as windsurfing, indoor surf, rock climbing, parachuting, and rope hanging.

> East Coast Park
East Coast Park, abbreviated as ECP, is the beachfront route from the airport to Marina Bayan. This line is a resting place for Singaporeans. Most of them come to bicycles, roller skate, grill BBQs or come for seafood here. There is a ski cable service and water sports for those who enjoy water activities.

> Sembawang Park
Sembawang Park is located at the northern end of Singapore. It is peaceful for a lazy weekend picnic to eliminate the stress of life. There are additional tourist attractions to visit the old colonial houses with beautiful black and white images that were once a British navy.

> Coney Island
This place is like a hidden natural spot of Singapore. It is a small island where you can walk or ride a bike inside. One Side of this island is next to the sea while another side is next to the freshwater canal. This island, therefore, has a variety of plants and wild animals such as monkeys and boars.
Historical site

> National museum of Singapore
The National Museum of Singapore tells the fascinating story of Singapore in a fun and valuable way. Imagine that you stand in the dark. Surrounded by numerous video editing footage that illustrates the daily life in Singapore with the melodious music of the symphony band playing loud music. That is an immersive experience that you can experience here.

> Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and museum
Chinese Buddhist temple built in the style of Tang Dynasty architecture is in the Chinatown area. It is named after the Grand Buddha's relics sacred and represented as a sacred Buddha amulet.

> Asian Civilisations Museum
This museum is housed in a historic building by the Singapore river and serves to tell about Asian civilization through a permanent collection.

> Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple
Kwan im thong hood cho temple is an old Buddhist temple famous for Singaporean Chinese descent. People believed to be a blessing and have good luck when coming to ask for blessings with the Guan Yin here. It was built in 1884. The entrance to the temple is like a Chinese market that has many things for sale.

> Clarke Quay
Clarke Quay is one of the most famous and bustling nightlife spots in Singapore, located on both sides of the Singapore River, with a pedestrian bridge called the Read Bridge which connects to SMRT Clarke Quay Station. It is renovated to be department stores, chill-out eateries, magic shows, and G-MAX reverse bungee rides.

> Ann Siang and Club Street area
Only a few steps from Chinatown, a charming style in the Ann Siang and Club Street area make this area to be a great place to spend the night. There are restaurants and lots of cool bars and cafes to hang out, so do not forget to go chilling in this area after your exhausted day.

> Holland Village
Holland Village is one of the most popular shopping and dining places for young Singaporian. Lots of pubs and bars in Holland Village are diverse, with the mix styles of Asian and Western pubs and bars.

> Marina Bay
Marina Bay area contains lots of luxury spots for nightlife in Singapore, especially at the Marina Bay Sand complex. There will be a variety of options for you range from restaurants, bars, rooftop bars to exclusive clubs. THere is also a casino in the Marina Bay Sand complex to find your luck in the boring night.
Outdoor Adventure

> Singapore Flyer
Singapore Flyer (Singapore Flyer) is one of the largest Ferris wheels in the world. With a height of 165 meters above the ground, you can watch the panoramic view of both Marina Bay and downtown Singapore. Aside from being just a beautiful city viewpoint, it can also reserve the entire room (called capsule) charter which normally can accommodate 20-30 people as well. At the bottom is a mall with shops, restaurants and many other activities.

> Singapore zoo
Singapore Zoo is a 28 hectares rainforest park that is advertised as the best in the world. It attracts over 1.7 million tourists per year. There are 315 animal species in the zoo, of which 16% are rare and endangered species. Examples of interesting animals are polar bears, white bengal tigers, red boars, otters, hippos, crocodiles, mole and orangutans.

> Sentosa Island
Sentosa Island is known as an island of entertainment and fun because the area on the island consists of the famous theme park - universal studios, the largest marine aquarium in the world, Wax museum, water park, beach, and various rides. There are also many leading hotels and resorts inside. It is considered as a point of entertainment for people of all ages.

> Universal Studio Singapore
Universal studio is an amusement park with branches all over the world including Singapore. Inside, there are various attractions and shows that come in the theme of many famous animation movies, such as Transformers, Jurassic Park, Madagascar, Sesame Street and more which allowed us to have adventures on various devices with themes of animation movies to feel like they were actually in the movie scene.

> Night safari Singapore
Night Safari (Singapore) is the first open zoo style safari that operates at night in the world. It is well designed and managed guaranteed with numerous award-winning travel destinations. There are more than 2,500 different types of animals on display within the main divided into many zones. such as a zone that will take a tram to see animals in an open cage, zones that can walk to see various animals, aviary zone, zones for watching the show and the restaurant zone.

> Orchard Road
Orchard Road is a 2.2 km long road that has been called as Asia's most famous shopping street. From the luxurious department stores and many world-class brand-name stores over 5,000 stores that line both sides of this road allowing tourists to enjoy shopping for various products from all corners of the world. There are also many famous restaurants serving located in the Orchard district Singapore.

> Chinatown street market
Chinatown Food Street is a pedestrian street that only sells food. The restaurant with a cart will close the street for sale. They will set the tables and chairs in the middle of the road from the evening onwards. It is located on Smith Street, there will be a variety of trolley style food to choose from such as crispy clams, duck rice, red rice, crispy pork and fried food.

The unusual and beautiful building on Sentosa island considered as one of the largest and best department stores in Singapore. It meets all needs including brand-name restaurants, restaurants with a rooftop terrace to watch the sun go down and there is also a fountain for children to play as well.

>Haji Lane
Haji Alley Lane or Haji Lane is a small shopping street in the Kampong area Kampong Glam with full of fashion goods from independent shops and designers of teenagers and young Singaporeans. Most stores are clothes, shoes, bags and various lifestyle products. It is well known from the pictures of the shops that are decorated and painted. Bright in a 2-story colonial-style commercial building, as well as a graffiti on the wall of the house that indicates the indie of this alley and at the end of the Haji alley Lane) near Beach Road, where cafes, restaurants and pubs are sitting, chilling and drinking.

> Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands Singapore is a giant project of the Singapore government and the Las Vegas Sands Corporation which combines world-class luxury hotels and many leading entertainment centers including the 2nd largest casino in the world, shopping areas like The Shoppes and many others. It is designed by famous architect Moshe Safdie.

> Gardens by bay
Gardens by the Bay is Singapore's largest and most famous public park. It is one of Singapore's must-see tourist attractions that has received many awards. There is a very large area caused by land reclamation built over 600 acres, divided into a total of 3 zones: Bay Center Garden, Bay East Garden and Bay South Garden. The main tourist areas are combined in the South Garden with a size of 330 rai. The remaining 2 zones will be like the exercise of Singaporeans. The use of almost all zones will be free, except for the super tree and the dome, which will have to pay additional fees.

> Merlion park
The merlion lion statue is a must visit for tourists traveling in Singapore. Its head is the lion and its body is the fish. The body symbolizes the origin of Singapore from a small fishing village named Temasek, which means the sea city in the old Java language. The head represents the original name of Singapore, Singapore or Lion City in Malay language. Nowadays, you can read this legend at Merlion Park. The Merlion statue is 8.6 meters tall and weighs 70 tons and always spouts water.

> Sungei Buloagh Wetland Reserve
This place is another unseen Singapore for travel. It has been well looked after with a beautiful architect that matches nature. It opens for a walk, relax, take photos, and study the rich nature ecology here. The other side of here, you can see the city of Johor Bahru in Malaysia.

> Fountain of Wealth
This fountain was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records in 1998 as the largest fountain in the world, located at Suntec City in the heart of Singapore. The fountain is built according to feng shui. There is a process of touching the water. Use the right hand to touch the water. While you are touching, pray and walk clockwise for 3 rounds. It will bring health and wealth to you.
Month by month
>January seems to be the coolest and wettest month by historical statistics, but it is not much different from other months. You do not have to worry about the weather much, the lowest temperature would be around 24 celsius throughout the year. The price of flight and accommodation will be at peak during the new year holiday and return to be in a normal range after that.

> temperature may not be a concern for Singapore, but weather conditions still have some impact on your trip, especially for rainy periods. Luckily for travelers this month, the amount of rainfall obviously dropped from the amount in January. Chinese new year festival is usually held within this month. Some local shops may close during the festival for a few days, but most of the tourist areas are still open.

> The Northeast monsoon has a reduced, more clear sky and slightly higher temperature. Even if the amount of rainfall is low, you may often see thunderstorms this month, so do not forget to bring some umbrella on your trip.

> April seems to be the hottest month in Singapore, still some thunderstorms may occur during this month. Price of flight and accommodation tends to be very low this month.

> Another summer month, suit for travelers to sightsee on a clear sky day. However, the weather is unpredictable and there is also a chance for thunderstorms, so we recommend checking the weather forecast before planning the trip.

>The Southwest Monsoons begin this month, you may see some short periods of rainfall more often, but less of heavy thunderstorms. June is also the beginning of the Great Singapore Sale or GSS where many retailers give a huge discount to everyone. The period of discount would be around 2 months, but people usually hurry to buy it at first, when the popular item always sold out quickly.

>Singapore Food Festival is an interesting festival to join in July when there are lots of tasty national dishes. The festival may begin in late June, but most parts of the festival are organised in July. The average amount of rainfall in July is the lowest among other months, but the price of flight tends to be the highest too.

>Hungry Ghost Festival is one of the most stunning festivals in singapore. The festival is in the 7th chinese month, which can vary between August and September each year. The purpose of the festival is to show ancestor worship which can be done through burning joss paper and offering food to the spirit. Hungry Ghost Festival could be seen as Asain Halloween and there are lots of shows and performances during the festival.

>End of the Southwest monsoon season, the weather is slightly hotter and more humid. Mid-Autumn Festival, well-known as mooncake festival, is held on the 15th day of the 8th chinese month which usually is in September or the beginning of October. You could see lots of lanterns in Singapore and should try some lovely mooncakes. In addition, there will usually be Formula One Grand Prix in this month, so be prepared to book very early if you plan to go in the Formula One Grand Prix period.

> Pre Northern monsoon period, there will be slightly more thunderstorms and lower temperatures. If you want to enjoy Halloween in Singapore, you may try visiting Universal studio Singapore. There will be a fantastic Halloween Horror Nights event starting around one month before Halloween day.

> You could see more rain and thunderstorms and feel a bit cooler this month. An umbrella may be more useful to carry along your trip. However, the temperature in Singapore is not that cold, so you do not have to wear any jacket to make you warm.

> The start of the Northern monsoon period, it seems to be the coolest and wettest month in Singapore. We recommend planning your trip earlier and you may avoid the rain by focusing on indoor activities. December is also another peak tourist month, so book a flight and accommodation earlier to get a better deal.