Attractions

Top Choice Gardens in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Gardens by the Bay

Singapore's 21st-century botanic garden is a S$1 billion, 101-hectare fantasy land of space-age bio-domes, high-tech Supertrees and whimsical sculptures. The Flower Dome replicates the dry Mediterranean climates fou…
Top Choice Gallery in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

National Gallery Singapore

Connected by a striking aluminium and glass canopy, Singapore's historic City Hall and Old Supreme Court buildings now form the city's breathtaking National Gallery. Its world-class collection of 19th-century and mo…
Top Choice Museum in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Asian Civilisations Museum

This remarkable museum houses the region's most comprehensive collection of pan-Asian treasures. Its galleries explore the history, cultures and religions of Southeast Asia, China, the Asian subcontinent and Islamic…
Top Choice Museum in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Peranakan Museum

This is the best spot to explore the rich heritage of the Peranakans (Straits Chinese descendants). Thematic galleries cover various aspects of Peranakan culture, from the traditional 12-day wedding ceremony to craf…
Top Choice Museum in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

National Museum of Singapore

Imaginative and immersive, Singapore's rebooted National Museum is good enough to warrant two visits. At once cutting edge and classical, the space ditches staid exhibits for lively multimedia galleries that bring S…
Top Choice Museum in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Battlebox

Take a tour through the Battlebox Museum, the former command post of the British during WWII, and get lost in the eerie and deathly quiet 26-room underground complex. War veterans and Britain’s Imperial War Museum h…
Top Choice Area in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Marina Bay Sands

Designed by Israeli-born architect Moshe Safdie, Marina Bay Sands is a sprawling hotel, casino, mall, theatre, exhibition and museum complex. Star of the show is the Marina Bay Sands hotel, its three 55-storey tower…
Notable Building in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Raffles Hotel

Although its resplendent lobby is only accessible to hotel guests, Singapore's most iconic slumber palace is worth a quick visit for its magnificent ivory frontage, famous Sikh doorman and lush, hushed tropical grou…
Arts Centre in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

Singapore’s S$600 million Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay offers a nonstop program of international and local performances, and free outdoor performances. Book tickets through Sistic. The controversial aluminium sha…
Museum in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Civil Defence Heritage Gallery

This small yet fascinating museum narrates the history of Singapore's civil defence, with a large emphasis on the fire service. The ground floor showcases numerous heritage fire engines and interactive exhibits, inc…