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A mix of cultures, a talent for design, an interest in the arts and an appreciation of nature formed the identity of the Singapore we know today. From Marina Square, guests at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore walk to popular attractions including Millenia Walk, ArtScience Museum, Gardens by the Bay and Singapore Flyer. With a quick taxi ride, the National Museum, Night Safari, Arab Street, Botanical Gardens and more are easily accessible.

The lotus-inspired ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands is the premier museum destination in Singapore for major international touring exhibitions from the most renowned collections in the world. Embracing a spectrum of influences from art & science, to media & technology, to design & architecture, the ArtScience Museum features over 50,000 square feet of galleries to inspire visitors of all ages.

Distance: 1 km/10-minute walk | Website

The Asian Civilisation Museum is one of the pioneering museums in the region to specialise in pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. The museum contains artifacts from China, Southeast Asia, and West Asia from which Singaporeans can trace their diverse history.

Distance: 1.4 km/15-minute walk | Website

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay is without a doubt, Singapore's most exciting performance arts venue. Located at the waterfront overlooking Marina Bay, the complex with its distinctive dome-shaped roofs comprises a 1,600-seat concert hall, a 2,000-seat theatre and several recital rooms, theatre and rehearsal studios, as well as outdoor performing spaces. Also lovingly dubbed “the Durian” by locals, after the prickly tropical fruit, the Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay also houses a mall, cosmopolitan food outlets and the library@esplanade – Singapore’s first arts library with literature and audio-visual materials covering music, dance, film and theatre.

Distance: 0.56 km/15-minute walk | Website

National Museum of Singapore

With a rich history dating back to its inception in 1887, the National Museum of Singapore is Singapore's oldest museum with the youngest and most innovative soul. A cultural and architectural icon in Singapore, the Museum hosts vibrant festivals and events all year round, as well as amazing performances and film screenings.

Distance: 2 km/7-minute drive | Website

Singapore Art Museum 

The Singapore Art Museum boasts a collection of over 7,000 contemporary and modern art pieces from Singaporean and South East Asian artists. The museum’s extension building, SAM at 8Q was opened in 2008, expanding the museum’s contemporary art space. Art pieces range from painting, sculpture and installation to film & video, performance and sound art.

Distance: 2.2km/8-minute drive | Website

Roy Lichtenstein Sculpture Plaza

Set in a piazza of grass beds, sits six grand and vibrant aluminum sculptures of Roy Lichtenstein’s “Six Brushstrokes”. A leading figure in the 1960’s new art movement, Lichtenstein was known for his stylized comic book-like art which made him one of the most celebrated artists of the day. His Brushstrokes series are calligraphic renditions of nature and were brought into Singapore only months before his passing in September 1997, as his final wish to showcase his work in the little island state.

Distance: 0.6km/8-minute walk | Website

Spanning 101 hectares, this $1 billion superpark houses over a quarter of a million rare plants. The park comprises three gardens; Bay South, Bay East and Bay Central. From the waterfront promenade, enjoy an amazing view of the Marina Bay financial district skyline. The grounds are perfect for an evening stroll and picnic with family and friends.

Distance: 1.6 km/3-minute drive | Website

Famed for its silk and basketry, and resonating with tradition, Arab Street is one of the highlights of Kampong Glam. Cane, straw, rattan and a spectrum of fabrics comprising silk, chiffon, cotton and batik can be found on Arab Street. One of the most significant buildings in the district is the Sultan Mosque, which was built in 1824.

Distance: 2.27 km/5-minute drive

Singapore epitomizes the tropical island’s luxuriant parks - a combination of primary jungle and elegantly laid out flowerbeds and shrubs. Spread over 52 hectares, the gardens contain nearly 4,000 species of plant life, with many rare specimens amongst them. The Botanical Gardens are also home to the National Orchid Gardens, hailed as the world’s largest orchid display featuring over 60,000 plants and orchids. Situated at the highest point of the National Orchid Garden is Burkill Hall, a colonial bungalow built in 1886. Named as one of Singapore’s monuments of architectural and historical interest, this British colonial house has been renovated for use as a VIP reception and events hall.

Distance: 6.68 km/10-minute drive | Website

Located in Chinatown, Club Street is lined with conserved shophouses that are now occupied by restaurants, bars, and galleries. Popular spots in the area include Club Street Social, Senso Ristorante and Bar, and Esquina.

Distance: 3.4 km/9-minute drive

Situated right at the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District (CBD). It was built in 1894 and is the largest remaining Victorian filigree cast-iron structure in Southeast Asia. During the night, the whole stretch of Boon Tat street south of the Lau Pa Sat is blocked to give way for an open air hawker concept, with a large array of barbequed food choices.

Distance: 3 km/10-minute drive | Website

Boat Quay

Experience the jewel of Singapore’s entertainment scene. With an eclectic mix of high-end restaurants, alfresco dining and lively bars and pubs, the Boat Quay is a favorite “chill out” spot for many professionals and expatriates.

Distance: 2.21 km/5-minute drive

Celebrity restaurants at MBS

An exquisite selection of cuisine created by world-class chefs can be found at the celebrity restaurants at MBS. These unparalleled restaurants include: Cut by Wolfgang Puck, db Bistro.

Distance: 1 km / 10-minute walk

Clarke Quay is a historical riverside quay in Singapore, located upstream from the mouth of the Singapore River and Boat Quay. The center of commercial enterprise in the late 19th century, the restored warehouse now features a whole range of restaurants, wine bars, entertainment spots and retail shops.

Distance: 2.42 km/5-minute drive | Website

Hort Park

Billed as Singapore’s one-stop gardening hub, Hort Park sits on a lush 23-hectare area. The park connects Kent Ridge Park all the way to Telok Blangah Park, and brings together recreation, education, research, retail and gardening in one setting. Home to beautiful plant life, Hort Park is also a place where garden designs can be displayed.The Butterfly Garden and the Bamboo Labyrinth are just two of the many attractions the park has, in addition to the Recycling Garden and the Floral Walk.

Distance: 8.8 km/20-minute drive | Website

Jurong Bird Park

The largest bird sanctuary in Southeast Asia is well-known for its collection of 8,000 birds from more than 600 species, its conservation and breeding programmes, as well as its fascinating walk-in, free-flight aviaries. The Bird Park also features the world’s tallest constructed waterfall, one of the world’s largest collections of hornbills and a delightful restaurant situated next to a lake teeming with flamingos.

Distance: 21.47 km/30-minute drive | Website


Set 57-storeys atop Marina Bay Sands Skypark, CÉ LA VI Restaurant and SkyBar offers striking views of the Singapore skyline. The stunning rooftop setting creates the perfect atmosphere in to enjoy modern Asian cuisine and signature cocktails while drinking in views of the city skyline.

Distance: 1 km/10-minute walk | Website

Labrador Nature Reserve

Explore the rocky cliff-side vegetation and enjoy the panoramic views of the sea at Labrador Nature Reserve. This park is an oasis of calm and a tranquil getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. A leisurely stroll along one of the nature trails affords a peek of some of the 50 bird species and 11 butterfly species that have made the park their home.

Distance: 9.4 km/20-minute drive | Website

Makansutra Gluttons Bay

Surrounded by retro-inspired push-carts and offering a spectacular view of the Marina Bay skyline, this open-air, moon-lit food centre is a hotspot for visitors and the sleepless in Singapore. Take your pick from a wide range of famous local treats such as fried carrot cake, oyster omelette, chilli crab and roti jala (lacy pancakes served with delicious curry). Also enjoy an ice-cold glass of beer while watching free street performances frequently organized by arts centre Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, located just next door.

Distance: 0.5 km/5-minute walk

Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort

A short scenic stroll across the Helix Bridge, a 280-metre pedestrian walkway - is the Marina Bay Sands Integrated resort. It features a casino, luxury hotel, convention facilities, theatres and shopping and dining options.

Distance: 1 km/10-minute walk

Newton Hawker Centre

With a multitude of food and drink stalls, a visit to Newton Hawker Centre is the best way to sample a wide variety of local dishes. Try an array of local favourites such as chicken rice, bak kut teh and roti prata. Cool down afterward with a bowl of ice kachang or chendol, desserts made of shaved ice flavoured with coconut milk and other sweet syrups.

Distance: 4.7 km/12-minute drive

Robertson Quay

The most laidback of the three quays along the Singapore River, this largely residential estate has become a real entertainment enclave with bars, restaurants, cafés, performing arts houses and art galleries. The area also houses The Singapore Tyler Print Institute, which has free print and paper art installations. One of Singapore’s most progressive theatre companies, TheatreWorks, is nearby, as is the Singapore Repertory Theatre.

Distance: 3.4 km/1-minute drive | Website

Singapore Flyer

Singapore Flyer is the world's largest observation wheel. Standing at a stunning 165m from the ground, the Flyer offers breathtaking, panoramic views of the Marina Bay, Singapore’s cityscape and beyond. There is also a wide range of shops, restaurants, activities and facilities.

Distance: 0.5 km/10-minute walk | Website


Probably Singapore’s only nightspot of international repute, Zouk remains both an institution and a rite of passage for young people in the city-state. It has spawned several other clubs in neighbouring countries like Malaysia, and even has its own dance festival – Sentosa’s ZoukOut. Zouk is made up of three clubs and a wine bar, and it has played host international DJs, from Carl Cox and Paul Oakenfold to the Chemical Brothers. Zouk also holds its famous Mambo Jambo retro nights on Wednesdays.

Distance: 6 km/15-minute drive | Website

Stretching from Pagoda Street to Sago Street, Chinatown is lined with stalls full of trinkets, snacks and fashionable wear. From street opera masks to handmade ornaments, traditional clothing to unique fashion accessories, you will be spoilt for choice with an eclectic mix of merchandise. Complement a unique shopping experience by savouring Singapore’s local favourite treats at the Chinatown Food Street. Explore the traditional five-foot ways and old shop houses along Pagoda Street. Visit temples, medical halls and tea houses and learn about the age-old traditions of the past. For tea connoisseurs, a visit to a tea house is a must, not only to relish the flavour of Chinese tea, but also to experience the traditional art of tea-brewing.

Distance: 3.06 km/8 minute drive | Website

Tucked away in the midst of bustling Arab Street is the Haji Lane. The narrow lane is lined with old shophouses occupied by charming boutiques and specialty shops that are stocked with independent labels, local designs and interesting accessories.

Distance: 2.4 km/8-minute drive

Situated in the middle of Singapore’s main shopping district, Ion Orchard is a fashion lover’s paradise. Visitors are treated to an impressive shopping experience with over 300 retail, F&B and entertainment stores. It brings together the world’s biggest brands and houses them in 66000 square metres of retail space.

Distance: 2.7 km/8-minute drive | Website

An up market and sophisticated mall, Paragon is located in the heart of Orchard Road. Six levels of designer fashion and luxury boutiques make it the choice destination for shoppers in search of branded goods and quality service.

Distance: 3.6 km/10-minute drive

Over 800,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, The Shoppes is Singapore's first large-scale luxury shopping destination. This beautifully designed world-class location is where you can expect to find the highest quality merchandise. A cosmopolitan blend of renowned luxury brands and new, emerging designer labels offers discriminating, fashion-conscious shoppers an opportunity to set their own style trends.

Distance: 1 km/10-minutes walk

Marina Square

Marina Square Shopping Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in Singapore with about 700,000sq ft of shopping space and a wide variety of tenants, ranging from fashion, beauty, health and restaurants. It is centrally located in the Marina Centre area with easy access to and from City Hall MRT Station.

Distance: 0.2 km/5-minute walk | Website

Millenia Walk

Millenia Walk is a premier lifestyle shopping centre defined by a refreshing burst of colour and an invitingly wide and spacious interior. Lifestyle shops specialising in an eclectic array of products and services line the open atrium structure designed by Pritzker Award winning architect Philip Johnson.

Distance: 0.2 km/5-minute walk | Website

Ngee Ann City

Seven levels and 110,450 square metres of shopping and gastronomical space make Ngee Ann City a staple when shopping in Orchard Road. Brands range from Cartier and Hermes to Zara and Mango, ensuring there is something there for everyone. A large food court is situated in the basement where all manner of epicurean delights can be found.

Distance: 3.4 km/9-minute drive | Website

Raffles City Shopping Centre

Situated in the Civic District close to historic and tourist sites, Raffles City Shopping Centre is a haven for consumers looking for luxury items. The mall has a number of luxury and designer stores such as Omega, Thomas Sabo, Cortefiel and Tommy Hilfiger, among others.

Distance: 1.2 km/15-minute walk | Website

Suntec City Mall

Anchored by a world class convention centre and stretching a kilometer across five prestigious office towers, Suntec City Mall is a major shopping hub nestled in the heart of the bustling Marina Bay precinct. Divided into four thematic zones, visitors can indulge in a one-stop shopping and dining experience with more than 400 retail outlets and over 100 food and beverage establishments. To top it all, enjoy a spectacular dining ambience amidst cascading waters of the world’s largest fountain, The Fountain of Wealth as it entertains nightly with a mesmerizing multimedia extravaganza.

Distance: 0.5 km/10-minute walk | Website

Whether you wish to soak up some rays or dine under the stars, Tanjong Beach Club presents the perfect setting in which to unwind. Located in Sentosa, TBC is a restaurant and bar with lounge chairs and a swimming pool facing out to the sea, a relaxing escape from hectic pace of the city.

Distance: 9 km/20-minute drive | Website

Sentosa Island is home to the Resorts World Integrated Resort, as well as wildlife reserves, gardens, animal parks, adventure rides, restaurants and spas, ensuring non-stop fun around the clock.

Distance: 8.68 km/15-minute drive | Website

Occupying 28 hectares of land, the Singapore Zoo is home to about 315 species of animals, 16% of which are considered threatened species. The Singapore Zoo displays the animals in naturalistic, open exhibitions, allowing them to be observed in a more natural environment.

Distance: 25.7 km/30-minute drive | Website

MacRitchie Nature Trail

Lined with old rubber trees and surrounded by lush vegetation, the MacRitchie Nature Trail provides an amazing botanical feast for nature lovers everywhere. The MacRitchie Reservoir was constructed in 1867, and currently has boardwalks skirting the edge and walking trails through the forest. In addition to the boardwalk, another popular attraction is the HSBC TreeTop Walk, a 250-metre aerial free standing suspension bridge spanning Bukit Peirce and Bukit Kalang, which are the two highest points in MacRitchie.

Distance: 8.6 km/15-minute drive | Website

Marina Bay Golf Course

Singapore’s first and only 18-hole golf course which is open to the public. Located strategically in the heart of town, the course offers golfers great accessibility and a picturesque view of the city skyline. The design of the par 72 championship course attempts to connect to the history of golf – traditional links of Scotland and the beginning of golf - with its few water hazards and in particular, its 91 pot bunkers.

Distance: 1.5 km/5-minute drive | Website

Night Safari

As the sun sets, a different world comes to life. At the Night Safari, you can look a rhinoceros in the eye, hear the howls of a pack of striped hyenas or watch giraffes glide serenely across the plains. This premier night zoo houses over 900 animals of 135 exotic species in eight zones re-created to simulate geographic zones like the Southeast Asian rainforest, African savanna, Nepalese river valley, South American pampas and Burmese jungle.

Distance: 26.7 km/30-minute drive | Website

Southern Ridges

Nature lovers should not miss out on The Southern Ridges, a 9 kilometre (5.6 miles) trail that connects three parks along the southern ridge of Singapore, Mount Faber, Telok Blangah Hill Park and Kent Ridge Park. Attractions along the trail include, Henderson Waves, Forrest Walk, Alexandra Arch, Flora Walk and Canopy Walk.

Distance: 8 km/18-minute drive | Website

Universal Studios

Universal Studios Singapore - Southeast Asia's first ever Hollywood movie theme park. Packed with 24 rides and attractions, 18 of which are unique to Singapore, this sprawling entertainment playground is set to take you on a journey of thrills and spills.

Distance: 8.68 km/15-minute drive | Website