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Top 10 things to do in Marina Bay Singapore

A view of Marina Bay Singapore
A view of Marina Bay Singapore (Photo Credit: Charlie Kwan)

You will never miss going out to Marina Bay whenever you are in Singapore. The tourist spot is full of events, day or night or at any time during the year. Tourists across the world keep Marina Bay alive round the clock. It is full of life and it will make your visit to Singapore unforgettable.

Marina Bay is located on the eastern side of Singapore, adjacent to downtown. The site development was completed in 2008 with a land mark opening event of holding First Grand Prix on 28 September, 2008. The idea of establishing Marina Bay was to achieve three things with its development; to Explore, Entertain and Exchange all opportunities at one place. In recent years, Marina Bay has emerged as the most fascinating and hot spot visit site for tourists of all nature throughout the world.

Surrounded by sky liners with modern architecture blending with Gardens by the Bay, water front and financial centre, Marina Bay is all you need to enjoy your trip. There are plenty of actions all around, you can access it by Singapore MRT, water taxi or by bus, so better plan your trip around the Marina Bay Singapore once you are there.

Top 10 things to do in Marina Bay Singapore

Marina Bay Singapore offers everything to tourists from iconic attractions to luxury hotels, nightlife to restaurants, rooftop bars & more. Below are some of the recommended activities & things to do in Marina Bay Singapore.

1. Gardens by the Bay

Garden by the bay
Garden by the bay

Nature and plant lovers will be most amazed by visiting the botanical garden and collection of plants in Gardens by the Bay Singapore. Unique tree barks, mystical mushrooms and Supertree Groves will be worth capturing moment for your camera. This is one of the latest project in Marina Bay and it offers everything to the tourists from super trees to restaurants & more.

2. Marina Bay City Gallery

Architecture & technology lovers will find that two story building attractive enough with its professional and high tech design look. You can explore Marina Bay development and future plans with a bird’s eye view map of the whole city.

3. Waterfront Promenade

3.5 km promenade around the Bay. It links to the Garden, Sports Stadium and Shopping centers and other sites around, besides giving you the best view from waterfront to skyscrapers while having brisk walk alongside.

4. Marina Bay Financial Centre

Marina Bay Financial Center
Marina Bay Financial Center

A master piece design by US architecture together with Hong Kong Estate developer who share their cosmopolitan city experience while designing these cluster of buildings. It is occupied by offices and apartments besides shopping arcade to fulfill all the desirables for business related visitors.

5. Meet The Merlion

Singapore identity icon Merlion statute 8.6 meter at Marina Bay in front of The Fullerton Hotel can be seen from special viewing deck. Spouting water from mouth, the view provides background of skyscrapers.

6. Youth Olympic Park

A park for youth, Youth Olympic Park, is developed to foster a greater sense of community ownership and connection with Marina Bay. Inaugurated in April 2010 and now features art installations using different media by local youths.

7. Esplanade Theatres

Esplanade Theater Marina Bay
Esplanade Theater Marina Bay

Stretched on six hectares of water front, a huge setup of Esplanade Theatres near the bank of Singapore River. Another fascinating man-made architecture consisting of a concert hall with 16,000 capacities and 2,000 theatre seats, where different types of dramas and arts are performed.

8. Marina Bay Sands

The resorts feature 2500+ room hotel, convention centre, The Shoppes at Marina Bay and the world largest atrium casino. The casino is considered as one of the world’s most expensive casino property. Marina Bay Sands is also one of the latest development in the Marina Bay area an considered one of the iconic tourist attractions in Singapore.

9. ArtScience Museum

World’s first Art & Science Museum present at the Marina Bay. This museum remains open all year round and serves as host for exhibitions, shows & art work conducted by the museum.

Art Science Museum at Marina Bay
Art Science Museum at Marina Bay

10. Sky Park Observation Deck @ Marina Bay Sands

Helix Bridge at Marina Bay
Helix Bridge at Marina Bay

See a panoramic view of Singapore from 340 meter long Sky Park observation deck. It will provide you with the breath-taking view of Singapore so don’t forget to bring your gears if you are planning to go there.

Not on the list but you should also try to walk along the helix pedestrian Bridge: The world’s first curved “double helix” pedestrian bridge. The bridge consist of two opposite spiraling steel members that are joined by connecting struts, forming a tubular kind of structure and it resembles a DNA, a life basic symbol and sign of continuity and renewal by Marina Bay.

Once you landed in Singapore, Marina Bay an extended and reclaim development at the mouth of river is talk of the town. Marina Bay is a new Singapore, where business and pleasure all is presented with new and innovative way to meet the challenges of surging tourist visiting to Singapore. These are the places unique in experience while sharing your travel experience with friends and loved ones.

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