Once ruled by Malaysian royalty, then a subject of British colonial rule for more than a century, the city-state of Singapore has become a center of global finance since it gained its independence in 1965.
Beyond the glitz and glamour of the city’s Michelin-starred restaurants and starchitect-designed megaprojects, Singapore is home to a unique blend of Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Arab cultures, allowing visitors to feel as though they’ve traveled across Asia without leaving the island. The fusion can be experienced at every turn—whether walking along the bustling streets of Little India or sipping a cocktail in a speakeasy-style bar in Chinatown.
From 150-year-old gardens to award-winning new buildings, here are the 26 best things to do and see in Singapore. And for 14 of the best restaurants in Singapore, check out Eater’s map.Read More