Most Insta-Worthy Tourist Spots You Need to Visit in Singapore

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If you’re looking to experience different cultures which are not far from home, Singapore is the place to be. There’s no wonder why Filipinos enjoy visiting Singapore, as it’s a melting pot of different cultures with picture-perfect places to see. Here are some of the most insta-worthy tourist spots in Singapore you wouldn’t want to miss:

 

Haji Lane

 

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Location: 21A Haji Lane, Singapore 189214

Haji Lane is arguably one of Singapore’s most hip neighborhoods. If you love art, quaint boutiques and aesthetic cafes, make Haji Lane a priority in your itinerary. The neighborhood is filled with various stores where you can dine, shop, and play. It’s similar to Melbourne’s hip alleyways, which are full of street art and murals. Be ready to take lots of photos here for the gram!

 

Gardens by the Bay

 

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Location: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

Gardens by the Bay would make you feel like you’re in Avatar with its towering gardens, the Supertree Grove. If you have seen Crazy Rich Asians, you’ll recognize it as the extravagant wedding reception. Though the garden is already picture-perfect in the daytime, the fun starts at nighttime. It is best to experience the sunset here and at night, you can enjoy light shows as the grove trees light up in different colors.

 

Peranakan Houses

 

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Location: 287 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427540

The area of Katong and Joo Chiat is a heritage neighborhood with colorful houses. They’re antique Peranakan homes and shophouses that preserve the Perenakan culture in the city.  It’s pastel heaven; no wonder why tourists flock to this area for photoshoots. Just be mindful and respectful when taking photos as these are actual houses of locals.

 

Helix Bridge

 

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Location: Downtown Core, Singapore

Known as The Helix, Helix Bridge is a pedestrian walkway that connects the city’s central business district with the Bayfront district. The 280-meter long bridge replicates the structure of a double helix DNA and suspends three stories high. Walking along the bridge will make you feel like you’re walking under a blue crystal and it’s even more beautiful at night, as the bridge is decorated with LED lights of various colors.

 

Cloud Forest

 

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Location: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

The Cloud Forest is one of the most popular attractions in the Marina Bay area. It’s an indoor forest showcasing a large cool-moist conservatory. You’ll be greeted by mountain views and diverse vegetation like ferns, orchids, and pitcher plants. Cloud Forest also houses the world’s tallest indoor waterfall, which stands at a whopping 30 meters that gives the forest a magical mist. Check their website for more information on ticketing.

 

Old Hill Street Police Station

 

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Location: 140 Hill St, Singapore 179369

Old Hill Street Police Station is one of Singapore’s most colorful buildings. It has over 900 eye-catching windows in different colors. It began its operation in 1934 as the British colony’s first jail in the country until it closed its doors in 1981.  The building features neoclassic architecture with gable walls, blinds, and columns. Different business events and exhibitions are also held in this old police station.

 

Little India

 

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Location: 37 Kerbau Rd, Singapore 219168

Little India is one of the neighborhoods that make Singapore’s culture so diverse. It’s the hotspot for the Singaporean-Indian community lined with heritage centers and Indian restaurants. Be ready to have a mini-photoshoot as you’ll find various colorful buildings and murals around the neighborhood.

 

Which tourist spots will you visit first? Share with us below! 

 

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