Best things to do in Singapore

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Locals’ favorite places

Here’s your definitive guide to the best parks, restaurants, landmarks and local spots, all according to locals

1. Clarke Quay
3 River Valley Rd
251local recommendations
Holiday Seasons
Holiday Seasons says “Clarke Quay offer visitors a great range of alternative things to do and see that doesn’t purely rev...” ·
2. ION Orchard Mall
2 Orchard Turn
274local recommendations
Kelvin says “t brings together the world’s best loved brands for their flagship, concept and lifestyle stores wit...” ·
3. Plaza Singapura
68 Orchard Rd
223local recommendations
Holiday Seasons
Holiday Seasons says “Contemporary shopping mall located along Orchard Road. There are retail outlets over seven floors an...” ·
4. 313@Somerset
313 Orchard Rd
222local recommendations
Jing says “Modern, multi-floor mall offering a range of familiar international retailers, with dining options. ...” ·
5. Paragon Mall
290 Orchard Rd
198local recommendations
Holiday Seasons
Holiday Seasons says “With over 200 shops on six floors devoted to fashion, dining, lifestyle, fitness, health and beauty,...” ·
6. LEGOLAND Malaysia
7 Jalan Legoland
148local recommendations
JB City
JB City says “Legoland Malaysia is Malaysia's first international theme park and is the first Legoland theme park...” ·
7. Gardens by the Bay
18 Marina Gardens Dr
295local recommendations
Holiday Seasons
Holiday Seasons says “Gardens by the Bay offers breath-taking waterfront views. This multi-award winning horticultural des...” ·
8. The Centrepoint
188local recommendations
Jing says “entrepoint is a 'veteran' mall along the Orchard Road belt, probably about 40 years old.Unlike most ...”
9. Singapore Botanic Gardens
1 Cluny Rd
158local recommendations
Sierra says “The more than 150-year-old Singapore Botanic Gardens is a star visitor attraction for the sophistica...” ·
10. Great world city
1 Kim Seng Promenade
148local recommendations
Lindy says “Huge mall with a quiet cinema and gigantic supermarket.Lotsa food and shops. There's also a shuttle ...”
11. Marina Bay Sands
10 Bayfront Ave
367local recommendations
Joyce says “Of course, you must go to the MBS while you are in Singapore. My suggestion is to start at MBS, walk...” ·
12. East Coast Park
134local recommendations
Sierra says “East Coast Park has a total land size of 185 hectares, and a scenic coastline that stretches over 15...” ·
13. Singapore Zoo
137local recommendations
Holiday Seasons
Holiday Seasons says “Visit Singapore’s award-winning wildlife park to see animals roaming freely in their natural habitat...” ·
14. Chinatown
151 New Bridge Road 91 Upper Cross Street Singapore 059443/058362 New Bridge Rd
200local recommendations
Marc says “central interchange can easily reach: Sentosa, Chinatown, Orchard, Little India, Marina Bay Sands, B...”
15. Sentosa
162local recommendations
Jimm says “Sentosa is an island resort off Singapore’s southern coast, connected to the city by road, cable car...” ·
16. Universal Studios Singapore
8 Sentosa Gateway
140local recommendations
Holiday Seasons
Holiday Seasons says “Southeast Asia's first Hollywood movie theme park, Universal Studios Singapore, features an enticing...” ·
17. Tiong Bahru Market
30 Seng Poh Rd
89local recommendations
Joe says “Eggs benny, French pastries and speciality coffees not doing it for you? Keep it local with a hearty...” ·