The 24 best things to do in Singapore, according to locals

The 24 best things to do in Singapore, according to locals

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From exploring the hot new hipster neighborhoods to finding the best spots for local street food, here are 24 of the best things to do in Singapore.

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    The Singapore Botanic Gardens is home to an array of lush plants and flowers. It’s free and open to the public every day of the year from 5am to midnight.
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    Check out Tiong Bahru, Singapore's hot new hipster neighborhood that's filled with cool shops, restaurants, bars, and restored shophouses.
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    Eat at a hawker center for a wide variety of mouthwatering local dishes that include everything from spicy curries to savory noodle dishes. Singapore is famous for its incredible street food, which you can sample here.
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    Perhaps the most famous Singaporean dish is Hainanese chicken rice. Everyone has their own favorite spot for the dish, but some of the more famous local spots are Tian Tian Chicken Rice and Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice.
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    Haji Lane in the Kampong Glam neighborhood is a tucked-away alley that holds a collection of narrow shophouses that have been converted into hip shops that fashionistas will love.
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    The Singapore Flyer is a large observation wheel that stands 541 feet above the ground. It may be touristy, but it offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city.
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    Haw Par Villa, located on Pasir Panjang Road, is a free park with more than 1,000 statues and intricate dioramas that vividly depict Chinese folk tales, beliefs, and legends.
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    Orchard Road offers 22 shopping malls and six large department stores with around 5,000 brands to choose from. Start from Wheelock Place and work your way down its many shops and malls.
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    Get to know the Singapore River and its famous quays—Boat Quay, Clarke Quay, and Robertson Quay—on a relaxing river tour.
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    Start your day with a piece of Kaya Toast (toast slathered with sweet coconut jam and butter) and a soft boiled egg from Ya Kun Kaya Toast.
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    At the Singapore Zoo, you can see otters, pygmy hippos, giant crocodiles lions, zebras, and rhinoceroses, and even have a breakfast in the company of orangutans.
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    The Mid Autumn Festival (held this year from mid September to mid October in Singapore's Chinatown) includes a variety of creative lantern and decorative displays and the eating of scrumptious mooncakes.
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