Other than the Marina Bay Sands Resorts or the Merlion there is much more than meets the eye in Marina Bay. Get to know more about other attractions by hopping onto the tours where you could cover most of the iconic places in a day.
1. Merlion Park
Singapore is synonymous with its mythical national icon, the half lion, half fish, Merlion. A place to see in Marina Bay, Singapore, the Merlion Park is situated on a specially built pier which attracts over 1 million visitors yearly! The park is open 24 hours a day so do try to see the Merlion at different times of the day as it truly is a different experience each time.
2. Sands SkyPark
57 floors above the heart of Singapore city, on the roof of the Marina Bay Sands Resort is the spectacular Sands SkyPark. Soak in the 360-degree panoramic view on the Observation Deck or put on your swimmers, grab a glass of champagne relax in the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool. This is one of the most Instagrammed places in the world so make the Sands SkyPark a place to see in Marina Bay, Singapore.
3. Gardens by the Bay
Spread over 250 acres is another place to see in Marina Bay, Singapore – the futuristic botanical garden, Gardens by the Bay. There are three gardens here that house cooled conservatories, restaurants, lakes, bridges and the world-famous “Supertrees”, the tree-shaped vertical gardens. A visit at night will guarantee some of the best photos you will ever take in your life!
4. Singapore Flyer by the Bay
See Singapore in one of the world’s largest observation wheels, the Singapore Flyer in downtown Marina Bay, Singapore. From one inside of the 28 fully air-conditioned capsules, feast your eyes on the landmarks and views of Singapore like the Merlion Park, Raffles Place, the Singapore River and on a clear day, see as far as 45 km which means you could catch glimpses of Malaysia and Indonesia. This is a place to see Singapore from 165 meters above ground.
5. JoyScoot Scooter Rentals
Located at the Singapore Flyer is JoyScoot Scooter Rentals. Rent an scooter or bicycle here and ride off to explore the rest of the Marina Bay and beyond. Singapore’s heat can be challenging so an electric scooter ride solves that problem allowing you to move from place to place without breaking a sweat. Riding an e-scooter or hoverboard does not require any experience because JoyScoot Scooter Rentals provides training before each ride. See more places in Singapore on two wheels!
6. Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Esplanade – Theaters on the Bay is a performing arts centre on the Marina Bay that consists of a 1,600-seater concert hall, a 2,000-seater theatre, a recital studio , theatre studio and more. It’s one of the busiest art centres in the region and hosts many world-class performances so check their programme schedule when you make this another place to see in Marina Bay, Singapore.
7. Green Day Tours
To get a more in-depth look at Singapore’s rich history, go on a guided tour of the best places in Marina Bay, Singapore. Conveniently located at the Esplanade Mall, Green Day Tours is licensed by the Singapore Tourism Board and runs daily walking and e-scooter tours. Go on a historical walk, city tour, river tour or a unique evening light and sound tour, make your visit to Singapore worth it with The Green Day Tours.
8. ArtScience Museum
Another place to see in Marina Bay, Singapore is the lotus flower-shaped art and science fusion museum, ArtScience Museum. Though the museum features a permanent exhibition, it has also hosted many touring exhibitions including those with the American Museum of Natural History, and the Smithsonian Institute.
9. Helix Bridge
The Helix Bridge is a pedestrian bridge and a place to see that links Marina Centre with Marina South in the Marina Bay area. The visually appealing DNA-shaped bridge is strategically placed around Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, the Singapore Flyer and Bayfront Bridge. For stunning Instagram photos, cross the bridge after dark.
10. Red Dot Museum
Housing more than 1,000 award-winning products, the Red Dot Museum is a must-see place for design fans. With its full glass facade and large overhanging roofs, the Red Dot Design Museum is one of the most iconic architectural structures in the Marina Bay area. Some of the award-winning items on display are even available for purchase from the Museum shop.
11. The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
The obvious thing to do in Singapore is to shop, and the place to do that is at The Shoppes at Marina Bay. Home to hundreds of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars, the mall is part of the Marina Bay Sands complex. There are a few celebrity chef restaurants here too, including British celebrity chef, Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen. The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands is definitely a place to see when in Marina Bay, Singapore.
12. Casino at Marina Bay Sands
15,000 square meters over four levels, the casino at Marina Bay Sands is home to 600 table games, 2500 slot machines and electronic tables games, and 35 private gaming rooms. Even if you don’t plan on placing a bet on anything, this place is still a must see when you’re in Marina Bay, Singapore.
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