With the increase in the trend of social media channels and vlogs, a large number of people have added traveling to the list of their ‘hobbies’. People claim to have wanderlust running through their veins and traveling has become their major motto in life. Well, the real traveler never misses the opportunity to discover the real heritage of a place by just visiting the outskirts of it. A real traveler would always look for the places to visit that tell a certain story about that place and that is what wanderlust feels like. To know the insides of a place you must first become the insider and wander through the place like you belong there. So, if you are a true traveler you must be looking for the right places to visit to get the insides of a place. Singapore is one of the most highly traveled places and hence if you are planning to visit Singapore then your search ends here as we have curated a list of must-visit places to discover the true heritage of Singapore. So, keep reading to discover Singapore.
Well, what could be a better way to start the journey to discover the heritage of Singapore then to visit the museums, art galleries, and exhibitions? If you want to know the history of Singapore then the Asian civilization museum is the best way to kick start your journey. You can also visit the National Museum of Singapore, the Art Science museum to have a piece of knowledge about the science and art culture of Singapore. Singapore is a place where you can be easily impressed with the architectural designs of the buildings and these museums and art galleries are great examples of marvelous architectural designs of Singapore. Another major part of this country is its nature and wildlife and so, to have a closer look you can visit the Singapore Zoo, Botanic gardens, National Orchid Gardens and so much more. You can find all you seek about the history of Singapore and its culture by visiting these places alone and feel like a local already.
Another great way to discover a place is to understand the cinema and drama of that country. You can always know the history of a place but to know the culture and beliefs of the people living in that country is only through its cinema and art. So, with Singapore, it is quite easy for you to take a closer look at the cinematic view of the country by visiting the Wings of the time night show. It is the very first permanent night show and has become majorly popular due to its advanced technology and narration of stories with 3D projections It is not only a story about the cinematic culture of Singapore but also a fun and extremely enjoyable site to experience the amalgamation of culture with science and technology. You can also visit the Esplanade Theatres on the Bay to enjoy a variety of cinema and arts performed by the locals. It is a marvelous architectural dome-shaped structure you wouldn’t want to miss.
It is known that if you want to know the history of a place you must start with the food. Different countries have different food cuisines and Singapore is no less. The food in Singapore is one of its kind and you can enjoy the mouth-watering Singaporean food just by visiting this amazing place known as the Lau Pa Sat hawker center. This place is a hub of a variety of Singaporean food and hence, is quite cheap as well. It is a paradise for food lovers and a great way to understand the taste and culture of the people of Singapore. So, enjoy the food along with the amazing view.
Who doesn’t love shopping? Well, maybe a few people out there but not when you are a traveler who loves to discover a place like it is your own. So, this amazing hub called Chinatown is one of the biggest and most crowded marketplaces in Singapore. It can also be called a mini Singapore as it the soul of the country and contains a variety of cultural artifacts presenting the diverse Asian culture of Singapore and you can enjoy your shopping experience with the tasty street food of the Asian civilization of Singapore.
Singapore is a place full of culture and places you can visit to understand its culture, history and feel like an insider. One such place is the civic district also known as the colonial district. As the names suggest the place consists of buildings and monuments that would take you on a historical tour which has its roots from the World War-II, the British colonial era and towards the beginning of a newly independent Singapore. It is a place you must visit to understand the history of Singapore.
The people of Singapore have a diverse culture and living but the beliefs and teachings of Buddha are followed by many. Singapore is one of the major places to understand Buddhism and its teachings. One of the most famous temples of Singapore is the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple which is also a Museum. You can pursue nirvana by visiting such a peaceful place and also gain some knowledge about the Buddhist culture followed by the people of Singapore. The temple is a four-storied which contains a different experience at each level and the best of them is the fourth floor which comprises a Buddhist ‘Stupa’ that shines bright in the light. It is a great reminiscence of the Tang Dynasty of ancient Buddhist.
These are some amazing places you must visit to make sure that your journey to discover the heritage of Singapore is complete and hence, makes you feel like an insider to a country that is first unknown to you.