Day and after-dark activities
Singapore is considered to be one of Asia’s most fascinating cities that holds modern trends and traditions together with contemporary architecture. It is also may be the most expensive city in the world, you will find various entertainments such as the largest rooftop infinity pool (we spoke about it in our previous article), the world’s first safari park for nocturnal animals and the largest bird park in Asia. It seems like the Lion City has gathered together every aspect of cultures and trends, you will find elaborate temples, extraordinary gardens, world class performance venues, luxury shopping streets and modern art galleries.
It holds more than 8000 works which makes this gallery largest public collection of modern art in Southeast Asia. It’s spread across two beautiful national monuments – City Hall and the country’s former Supreme Court.
Singapore Botanic Gardens
The Botanic garden in carved into four main cores. The Tanglin core is the oldest and first one that visitors see as the pass through historic Tnglin gate. The Tyersal-Gallop core is integrated into existing rainforest and Bukit Timah core is where children’s garden are including treehouses, bridges and farm. Whilst the main tourist core is Central where you will find more than 1000 orchids species and 2000 hybrids.
It’s the world’s first safari park for nocturnal animals and wildly popular one. It holds 2500 animals from 130 species, attention – more than a third of which are endangered. The tour itself takes approximately 40 minutes and covers seven themed geographic areas, guests ride around the park on guided trams. You may also observe live tiger feeding on the weekends.
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
For those of you who are fan of sport especially hiking, less than eight miles away from the city you will find 403-acre reserve named Bukit Timah, Singapore’s highest hill. 40 percent of fauna and flora here is native to Malaya and rich on tropical foliage. Depending of your hiking skills you can choose for routes – two easy, one moderate and one difficult. There is also a designated mountain biking trail with some challenging sections.
Jurong Bird Park
This is the largest bird park in Asia, housing more than 5000 fowlin a 50-acre green space, 400 species are represented here, 15 oercent of which are endangered. This glorious landscaped park comprises four large aviaries, one of those aviaries is home to the world’s tallest man-made waterfall.
Let’s say you have spent your day visiting one of those sightseeing listed above, you have tried one of the restaurants that we mentioned in previous article and now you wonder what to do next? Well, we highly recommend you try some cocktails while you have a chance to visit one of the best bars in Asia and the world. Singapore is keeping its place as the cocktail capital of Asia landing 12 bars within the elite Asia’s 50 Best Bars List. So, here we go…
CE LA VI
This bar should definitely not be missed when experiencing Singapore’s unique nightlife. Featuring the city’s most stunning skyline views, this elegantly stylish bar became an iconic player in Singapore’s bar scene. Moreover, you’ll get your spirits made by award-winning mixologists. You can continue your night at a new height at the Club Lounge which ranked #67 on DJ Mag’s 2018 Top 100 Clubs in the world.
Maison Ikkoku – the Art of mixology
This bar serves 100 percent custom bespoke cocktails with no drinks menu, each drink is crafted using fresh ingredients and the knowledge of the best mixologist team that creates unique experience for every individual visiting this place. It holds award of “Best Cocktail Bar 2015 & 2016” by the people of Singapore.
Here is to your attention Asia’s 8thbest bar in 2018 which of course is a must-visit! The bar totally reflects concept of using only local ingredients to create bespoke cocktails. Founded by Vijay Mudaliar, Native is committed to using local and regional produce and supporting local and regional craftsmen for its wares, scents, music and more.
This bar is the latest masterstroke of innovative Chef Ryan Clift who brings new are of creativity to the mixologist world. Tippling Club regularly appears on Asia’s top 50 Bars thought its unique selection of inventive & ambitious cocktail creations. If you want to try food, we highly recommend you pick either the classic plate or gourmand tasting menu.
This bar unites modernity fused with old New York glamour and sophistication, this is your place for stylish cocktails and American gourmet bites. Expert bartenders will guide you through the ultimate cocktail experience with rare spirits, unique bitters and vermouths that bar has to offers.