Fort Canning Park:
Formerly known as the ‘Forbidden Hill’, the Fort Canning Park is amongst the most historic places in Singapore. In the 1300s, the hill on which Fort Canning Park is located was the seat of the great Malay rulers of Singapore. Colonial rulers, later, used it as their official residence. It was converted into a military base during the World War II. Fort Canning Park is a place where you will fell close to nature. Take your camera along and go for a walk in the park – you will have plenty of pictures to click. Various performances and concerts also take place at the park. Major attractions at the Fort Canning Park include the Keramat Iskander Syah (the sacred burial ground of a Malay ruler), the Fort Gate, Spice Garden, the ASEAN Sculpture Garden and the Battle Box – a former underground military complex.
Enter the fascinating world of movies at Universal Studios and venture behind the screen. Experience the magic that conjures blockbusters on the screen, meet your favorite characters from animated films, feel the high of adventure filled roller coaster rides and get mesmerized by shows on the silver screen. Visit the Hollywood boulevard at the Studios and ride the famous Walk of Fame. Splendid fireworks lighting the night sky in tandem with brilliant music along with many other attractions will take your breath away. Universal Studios give you a glimpse of life in the city that never sleeps, New York. The city skylines merged with street entertainment create an unimaginable aura of the Big Apple. Sci-Fi City takes you through the intergalactic battles, the Transformers ride and other vibrant portals. Stroll through the streets of the Egypt zone and discover the pharaohs in a new light. Treasure hunts form an exciting part of the journey. Savor the unique cuisines of every zone at the Universal Studios while shopping for your favorite movie costumes and accessories. The Lost World, Far Far Away and Madagascar zones amplify the experience of visiting the enchanting world at the Universal Studios.
Singapore Botanic Gardens:
The appealing Singapore Botanic Gardens holds the divisions of being the only botanic garden in the world that opens from 5 am to midnight every single day and does not charge any admission fee save for the National Orchid Garden. The Singapore Botanic Gardens was ranked number one amongst all the appeals in Singapore by TripAdvisor in 2011. The National Orchid Garden has the world’s largest orchid display featuring over 60,000 plants and orchids. The botanic gardens also have Jacob Ballas Children’s garden where your children can play and learn about the plant life. Do look out for Tembusu – a native plant that is reported to be more than 150 years old.
Kranji War Memorial:
Kranji War Memorial honours the men and women from the countries of Sri Lanka, India, Malaya, Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand and Netherlands who died defending Singapore and Malaya during the Second World War. The war memorial has 12 standing memorial walls that have inscribed on them the names of 25,000 allied soldiers killed in the war whose bodies were never recovered. The war memorial has the war graves, the state cemetery, the memorial walls and the military graves. Every year, on the Sunday nearest to November11, Singaporeans observe the Remembrance Sunday or Veterans’ Day to pay tribute to the brave people who gave their lives to defend Singapore.
Mint Museum of Toys:
Whether it’s a two year old kid or a 50 year old gentleman, everyone just loved toys. And if you are a toy aficionado, you would just want to spend the rest of your life at Mint Museum of Toys. It is the world’s first purpose built toy museum which showcases a private collection of vintage toys. The collection includes rare and unique one-of-a-kind pieces from around the world. The collection includes more than 3,000 pieces of vintage toys collected from more than 25 countries. So take a tour with your children in tow (who would absolutely go bonkers at the Mint Museum of Toys) meet your favorite toys of past and present like the Batman, Popeye the Sailor, Teddy Bear, Dan Dare, Tintin and many more.
The City Hall has been declared as one of the national monuments of Singapore. The building was completed in 1929 and was originally known as Municipal Building. It became the Singapore Judiciary in 1987. The historic building has witnessed and staged some of the most significant events in the history of Singapore. The British accepted the surrender of the Japanese army at the City Hall on 12 September 1945 which formally ended the Japan’s occupation of Singapore. It was here that Lee Kuan Yew, as Prime Minister, proclaimed self-government for Singapore on 5 June 1959. The merger with Malaysia on 16 September 1963 was announced here. When Singapore separated from Malaysia, the first fully-independent Singapore Government was sworn in at City Hall on 9 August 1965. Right now the City Hall is closed and will reopen in 2015 when it will be merged with former Supreme Court Building to form a gallery to house Singapore’s national art collection.
The Southern Ridges:
The Southern Ridges is an ancient area that has been blessed with some of the enormous gifts of nature’s allure. The Southern Bridges attaches Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park and Kent Ridge Park. Spread across an area of 9 kilometres, the ridge provides some of the most spectacular views across Singapore. Photographers have a field day at the ridge as not only do they get to take stunning panoramic pictures of the harbor and Southern islands, they also get to observe and take pictures of brightly foliaged birds and flowers. The main attractions at the ridge include the Canopy, Hilltop and Forest Walks. The distinctive Henderson Waves, the highest bridge in Singapore, connects Mount Faber Park to Telok Blangah Hill Park.
Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple:
Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple is considered as one of the oldest temples in Singapore. Located in Little India, the temple is built in the traditional South Indian style of architecture with a tall gopuram. The temple was built in 1855 while the gopuran was added in 1966. The beautiful gopuram has different incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Once you step into the temple, you will come across the scared statues of Perumal (Lord Vishnu), Goddesses Lakshmi and Andal and Lord Vishnu’s bird mount Garuda.
Recognised as a national monument, Chijmes is a magnificently structured historical building complex in Singapore. Chijmes was once a home to a catholic school known as Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ) and their convent quarters known as Caldwell House. It was designed by George Coleman who also designed the Parliament House of Singapore. The most remarkable feature of the building complex was the Gothic style chapel with stunning stained glass windows. You must look out for the Gate of Hope where babies born in the year of the Tiger used to be abandoned.Today it is one of the prime lifestyle destinations in Singapore. It houses an array of boutiques, restaurants, bars, entertainment options and much more.
S E A Aquarium:
Step into the world’s largest aquarium and discover the intriguing ocean and its even more intriguing creatures. Through the transparent glass panels, immerse yourself in the study of more than 800 marine inhabitants of the aquarium. The aquarium is home to some of the most awful sea critters like Napoleon wrasse, manta rays, and colossal goliath groupers. Take pictures of the ocean’s greatest predators – the crook.
The Peranakan Museum preserves and explores the culture, history and traditions of the Peranakan communities of Singapore, Penang, Malacca and other parts of Southeast Asia. The museum is housed in the former Tao Nan Chinese School and has galleries on three floors that illustrate the unique visual arts of the Peranakans. Gallery 1, titled Origins, introduces you to the Peranakan culture and various Peranakan communities. Gallery 2 to 5, walks you through the traditional 12-day long Peranakan wedding. Gallery 6, titled Nonya, showcases the exemplary art and crafts of the Nonyas. Gallery 7 illustrates the religious faiths and beliefs of the Peranakans. Gallery 8 tells you about the states of commerce and politics in the Peranakan communities. It also tells you about the social affairs and life of prominent Peranakans in Singapore’s history. Gallery 9 talks about the food habits of the Peranakans. Gallery 10 discusses the life of modern Peranakans and their thoughts on their heritage and the future of their culture. The most popular artifact in the museum is the Peranakan Wedding Bed which once belonged to Mrs. Quah Hong Chiam of Penang.
River Safari is one of the most loved and visited attractions of Singapore. It is the first and the only river themed wildlife park in Asia and has many fun and adventurous activities to offer. The theme park is based on some of the world’s most prominent rivers like the Amazon, Ganges, Mississippi, Nile, Congo, Murray, Mekong and Yangtze. Every river has its own adventure and wildlife to offer. The River Safari theme park also has a Panda Forest which is the largest panda exhibit in southeast China. Children, once they are in the River Safari, do not ever want to leave! The River Safari has the world’s largest freshwater aquarium exhibit which has been aptly named as the Amazon Flooded Forests. The River Safari also provides complimentary Amazon River Quest boat rides.
PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS:
The Petronas Twin Towers were concluded in 1998 and were announced the big buildings in the world, eclipsing the 442-meter-tall Willis Tower in Chicago,U.S.A. The Petronas Towers were the big buildings in the world for six years until Taipei 101 was ended in 2004. The height of the towers is consistent with the top of their structural components such as steeple. The Petronas Towers still remain the tallest twin buildings in the world. lengthen out to the side of the Petronas Twin Towers is the comfortable and appealingly landscaped KLCC Park which features a water fountain and a wading pool for children. Tower One is engaged by the Malaysian state oil company Petronas. Tower Two is taken up by multinational companies such as Accenture, Al-Jazeera, Boeing, IBM, Microsoft. likewise the mall and park, the Petronas Twin Towers has many allurements along with the Petronas Art Gallery and Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
KUALA LUMPUR CITY CENTRE (KLCC):
There is only one way to characterize KLCC: the feeling of Kuala Lumpur. KLCC is central to some of the most attractive landmarks in Malaysia, making it a famous tourist station. It is chronicle by its builder as ‘A City Within A City’. The 100-acre site hosts the tallest twin buildings in the world, shopping malls, hotels, office buildings and several hotels, with a host of options to choose from - dining, arts, culture, recreation, sightseeing, and shopping, KLCC never cease to amaze the visitors. KLCC is cheerfully handy via public shipment with many buses performing on assorted routes within the gap and a few train stations nearby. There are also many hotels within ambulatory gap such as G Tower, Mandarin Oriental, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur and InterContinental Kuala Lumpur hotel. A public park and a chapel are also assembled in the area and open to everyone.
ISLAMIC ARTS MUSEUM:
Malaysia advance into a central to Southeast Asia’s biggest museum of Islamic craft. The building involves 30,000 square meters, parked amid the shaded envelope of elemental Kuala Lumpur’s Lake field. The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia apartments more than ten thousand antiquity, as well as an extraordinary library of Islamic art books. The art article on display range from the insignificant bit of jewelry to one of the world’s biggest scale copy of the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca. The aim is to conceive an assemblage that is truly classic of the Islamic world and display entirety from Persia and the Middle East and Asia. The style of the museum building is stylish, with an Islamic sense, on the ceiling, these artisans corner the dome-construction ethic of Central Asia into the building’s consummate glory. The turquoise-colored domes are now a landmark on the Kuala Lumpur skyline.
KUALA LUMPUR BIRD PARK:
It is placed in the comfortable and dramatic Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens, it is only 10 minutes drive from the city center of Kuala Lumpur. It is the familiar to more than 3,000 birds of almost 200 species of regional and foreign birds. It is relatively 20.9 acres of green valley terrain, the park is branched into 4 regions; region 1 and region 2 make up the free-flight region; region 3 is the Hornbill Park and region 4 is where the birds are arranged in independent cages and mini birdhouse. One of KL Bird Park's most amazing aspect is that in regions 1, 2 and 3, birds are let complimentary in the aviary which firmly features their common habitat. With this free-flight approach, birds are able to brand common in this different climate.
Bukit Bintang - KLCC Pedestrian Walkway:
It is a 1.173 km-lengthy banal bridge that associate Pavilion KL to Impiana KLCC Hotel and the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The other part of this cloister is a canal tunnel on the convention center’s foyer level associated with Suria KLCC Shopping Centre. It is also called as the Pavilion-KLCC banal bridge, there are so many entrance and exit points (escalators and staircases) forward the bridge: one is occupying at contact (an al-fresco dining and entertainment strip at Pavilion KL), while the others are at busy space such as Jalan Pinang, Jalan Perak, Jalan Raja Chulan and the KL Convention Centre. Also, available along this bridge is the Raja Chulan monorail station and the KLCC LRT station.
Menara KL Tower:
It is Malaysia’s most recognizable and popular landmark. It was constructed in 1994, the tower stands at 421 meters and calmly edge the Petronas Twin Towers with the apical and most amazing view of the city. This burnished tower’s spindle-like apex is visible from relatively anywhere in Kuala Lumpur. Menara KL’s watch deck is, at 276 meters, at least 100 meters higher than the Petronas Twin Towers’ Skybridge; the view is amazing during the day and even better at night. The tower is embedded upon the Bukit Nanas (Pineapple Hill) Forest Reserve, the earliest facetted forest reserve in the country, which houses age-old trees as well as flora and fauna domestic to Malaysia’s hot environment. It is mainly used as a communications footing and is the fifth-sized telecommunications tower in the world.
The National Mosque of Malaysia:
The mosque has a broad scope of 15,000 people and is enclosed by dense greenery which develope to a 13-acre land. The mosque has been existing firm on its grounds since then and is now assumed as a crucial symbol of the Islamic country of Malaysia. The best appearance of the mosque is the 73 meters high minarets and it's 16 pointed star detailed which is its main gable. There are many meanings to the design of the mosque. Around the compound are many follow pools and also fountains. The Lake Gardens itself is made up of five different gardens and parks which bring thousands of guest annually.
It is the bundle in the heart of the scurry Golden Triangle" of Kuala Lumpur and within marching area from the Petronas Twin Towers, Aquaria KLCC is a state-of-the-art sunroom advertise over 5,000 different display of floating and land-bound critter over a rambling 60,000 square-foot space in the foyer Level of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. It is a world-class marine exhibit that boasts animals & marine life from Malaysia and around the world. It was proposed, advanced and is wholly-owned by a company joined in the year 2002.
Perdana Botanical Garden:
It was known as Taman Tasik Perdana or Lake Gardens and is settled in the Heritage Park of Kuala Lumpur. It has always been a part of the green lung of the city and has a history of over a dictionary. It is formally conceived as part of a recreational park but seeded with a compilation of hot plants, the garden has been recover and corner into a Botanical Garden. The gardens have not an only botanical lot but also house appearance that gives the guest ambiance of being in a steamy rainforest.
It is Malaysia’s National Palace and was built in 1928, it is occupying along Jalan Istana and the 13-acre placed used to be the definite palace of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King) of Malaysia. In June 2011, it was replaced by a new, costly RM800 million palace near Jalan Duta, Kuala Lumpur. The old Istana Negara is placed on a hill in Bukit Petaling overlooking the Klang River, along Jalan Syed Putra. Its grounds are not open to the public, so the Main Palace Avenue is normally the blot where tourists take pictures and it is also called The Big House.
The Sultan Abdul Samad Building:
It is among Kuala Lumpur’s earliest Moorish-style buildings. It is set to the east of Merdeka Square (Dataran Merdeka) and the Royal Selangor Club. It was built in 1897 and was named after the reigning sultan of Selangor at the time. The distinguished landmark originally served as the secretariat for the colonial British administration. It was arranged by AC Norman, the architect guilty for Masjid Jamek the historic-compelling building used to house the admirable courts of Malaysia the Combined Court of Malaysia, the Court of petition and the High Court of Malaysia, before they carried to Putrajaya
Petrosains- Science Discovery Centre:
It is a center that uses a fun and interactive approach to tell the story of the science and technology of the energy industry. The sequence of the exhibits in Petrosains traces the evolution and scientific relevance of the energy industry while also focusing on general science and its application to everyday life. The hands-on access embraced by Petrosains sets an attention on the fun and adventure of culture rather than on the rigorous mind of a scientific clue. Petrosains is housed in the Petronas Twin Towers.
GENTING SKYWAY CABLE CAR:
Genting skyway opened in 1997, is one of the deep and quick gondola lifts is southeast Asia. Spanning 3.38km from the common station in Gohtong Jaya Town all the way to the hill, it’s an exhilarating ride hundreds of feet up steep mountain slopes. Prior built stations (Awana Skyway) produce alternative cable car transport on weekends along with public holidays, arranging an other stop at Chin Swee Temple. This cable car service also functions when Genting Skyway is closed for security. Running at six meters per second, the cable car closes its journey in 11 minutes. All cabins carry 8 passengers with suitable seats to backing 2,000 people per hour.
GENTING HIGHLANDS THEME PARK:
This is the first world indoor theme park and is open to adults and kids alike with many rides and entertainment spots set here. And the best part is you can enjoy them no matter rain or shine. It is located in first world plaza and some of the famous rides include; Rio float and Reindeer Cruiser. There is also a snow world near the park. The new Snow World is a whole new enchanted attraction that houses fantasies and wonders on a fairyland high at the peak. Presenting a winter downtown and World Heritage conception, the breathtaking view of the entire surrounding makes it a perfect place for photo opportunities.
THE CHIN SWEE CAVES TEMPLE:
It is a temple in Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia and situated in the most scenic site of Genting Highlands. Within the Temple is seated a statue of Chin Swee, a Buddhist monk who has long been referred to as a deity in Fujian province, for his supernatural abilities to summon rain and drive away evil spirits. The Temple carries many local along with foreign devotees from Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand and China. The Chin Swee Caves Temple is located on a design of acute rocky slope of forested land and was addedd by Genting creator the late Lim Goh Tong. It is located 4,600 feet above sea level, and is about 5–10 minutes’ drive down from the peak of the mountain.
The Snow World is located at First Plaza; it is the biggest winter wonderland in Malaysia. The new Snow World is a whole new enchanted attraction that houses fantasies and wonders on a fairyland high at the peak. Presenting a winter downtown and World Heritage concept, the breathtaking view of the entire surrounding forms it a ideal place for photo moments. The temperature here falls to -6 degrees and it snows during each session. Visitors get to take a walk along the winter downtown and experience the breathtaking view.
Genting Highlands First World Plaza:
First World Plaza is a shopping mall complex at Genting Resort, housing the indoor line park and First World Hotel, alighted heightened. Glamorous and bold, the First World Plaza is as blazing inside as its multi-coloured external, with cartoonish statues, neon lights and beetle various clone of international landmarks, such as the Statue of Liberty, Eiffel Tower and Petronas Twin Towers scattered randomly around the mall. An integral demand of Genting Resort, the Indoor Theme Park affords lighter plans of its outdoor rides, such as roundabout, roller coasters and a slow-moving Ferris wheel with an priority on families and children.
Genting Highland's Theme Park:
The outdoor theme park is Genting Highland's biggest people appeal, alloting recreational actions and delight rides in a freezing environment colossal up the mountain slopes. Visitors can audit up 50 types of rides, building roller coasters, ferris wheels, swings, carousels, trains, cars. On most days, the Genting Theme Park is comfortably the liveliest shot on the peak, later to the casinos. The most popular of these rides include the Spinner, Space Shot, Flying Dragon, Corkscrew and Flying Coaster, all designed to maximize excitement through wild motion and crazy speeds.
Ripley's Believe It or Not:
It showcases more than 500 exhibits from the collection of Robert Ripley. Visitors will be amazed with the 11 themed galleries within a 12,000 sq ft area with interactive displays. It will take approximately 45-60 minutes for one person to completely walk throughout the whole museum. It is located at First Plaza. This wild and wacky interactive museum is filled with a curious collection of oddities for families with kids. Visitors will either be fascinated or in for a shock as they view these one-of-a-kind exhibits collected by Ripley during his travels around the globe.
The Genting Highlands Strawberry Leisure Farm:
It is a popular tourist appeals in Gohtong Jaya, nestled precisely at town adversing the Mawar and Bunga Raya Apartments. The farm can calmly be arrived by taking left from the roundabout past Hotel Seri Malaysia, and consecuting the road all the way to its end. Strawberries are not the only farmings here; mushrooms, herbs, flowers and hydroponic vegetables are too grown here economically in adjacent nurseries. Besides the farm's marketplace, visitors can also acquisition strawberries by spunking them precisely and paying by weight and this is a very famous family movement here.
Gunung Bunga Buah:
It is a mountain in Gohtong Jaya, a satellite town of Genting Highlands about 40km away from Kuala Lumpur. At 1,430m, it offers a moderate one to two hour climb as the trail itself starts high up in elevation, Gohtong Jaya being approximately 900m. It is popular with visitors from the Klang Valley due to its easy accessibility by the highway. The peak is almost always shrouded in mist, which hampers amazing views of Kuala Lumpur and Genting Resort. The best chance for a clear view is the early mornings or at night, when the city is lit up brightly.