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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore is located close to some of the most spectacular local attractions in Singapore. Here are some Must-See Places in Singapore.

Centrally located, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore is near to some of the most spectacular local attractions in Singapore. Here is a list of the must-see attractions in Singapore.

 

MERLION PARK

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 4 MINUTES' WALK FROM HOTEL

The Merlion, a mythical creature with a lion’s head and a fish’s body, is a national icon that was installed on 15 September 1972. The eight-metre tall Merlion sculpture, situated at the mouth of the Singapore River, is a favourite among photographers and visitors. Legend has it that Sang Nila Utama, the Palembang king who discovered the island of Temasek, first caught sight of a lion on the island. Amazed at its grace and strength, he renamed the island Singapura, or ‘Lion City’

Address: 1 Fullerton Road
 

ASIAN CIVILISATIONS MUSEUM

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 5 MINUTES' WALK FROM HOTEL

Beautifully set up, the Asian Civilisations Museum is well worth a visit. Spanning over 14,000 square meters, the museum houses 10 thematic galleries filled with over 1,600 artifacts that showcase the story of Asia. Evening talks are often conducted here.

Opening Hours:

  • Saturday to Thursday, 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
  • Friday, 10.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.

Address: 1 Empress Place
Contact No : +65 6332 7789

 

NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 7 MINUTES' WALK FROM HOTEL

Home to the largest public collection of modern art in Southeast Asia, the landmark National Gallery Singapore is located in the former Supreme Court Building and City Hall; two of Singapore’s national monuments.

Opening Hours:

  • Sunday to Thursday and Public Holidays, 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
  • Friday, Saturday and eve of Public Holidays, 10.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.

Address: 1 St. Andrew’s Road
Contact No : +65 6271 7000

Photo credits: National Gallery Singapore 

 

ESPLANADE – THEATRES ON THE BAY

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 10 MINUTES' WALK FROM HOTEL

Across the bay, you’ll see the Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, a world class theatre complex constantly abuzz with performances, and affectionately nicknamed ‘The Durians’ by the people of Singapore.

Opening Hours: Depends on showtimes
Address: 1 Esplanade Drive
Contact No: +65 6828 8377

 

SINGAPORE FLYER

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 10 MINUTES' DRIVE FROM HOTEL

The Singapore Flyer is the world’s largest observation wheel. Standing at a stunning 165m from the ground, the Flyer offers you breathtaking, panoramic views of the Marina Bay, our island city and beyond.

Opening Hours: 8,30 a.m. to 10,30 p.m.
Address: 30 Raffles Avenue
Contact No: +65 6333 3311

 

GARDENS BY THE BAY

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 11 MINUTES' DRIVE FROM HOTEL

Get up close to species in the Flower Dome, or explore the Cloud Forest, home to the world’s tallest indoor waterfalls at 35 metres in height. Adults and children will be engaged by the lush displays in the World of Plants, Heritage Gardens and learn more about the ecosystem vital to the Gardens’ sustainability at the Dragonfly Lake.

Opening Hours:

  • 5.00 a.m. to 2.00 a.m. (Outdoor Gardens)
  • 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. (Conservatories)

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive
Contact No:+65 6420 6848

Photo credits: Gardens by the Bay 

 

LITTLE INDIA

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 15 MINUTES' DRIVE FROM HOTEL

A walking tour is the best way to experience this vibrant and colourful ethnic area. You’ll know you’ve entered the Indian community once you’re greeted by the aroma of spices and curry powder! Watch jasmine garlands being stringed, learn about the variety of spices or have the parakeet tell your fortune along the five-foot way.

 

CHINATOWN

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 15 MINUTES' DRIVE FROM HOTEL

A must-visit is the Chinatown Heritage Centre that gives you a vivid look at how early Chinese settlers lived. Learn about the rich cultural history of old Chinatown and get a first-hand look at the tight living quarters of a typical Chinatown shophouse. Shop for Chinese crafts, antiques, bric-a-brac (ornaments and little stuff), and sample Chinese delicacies as you explore this ethnic quarter.

 

ORCHARD ROAD

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 15 MINUTES' DRIVE FROM HOTEL

You will be spoilt for choice by the selection of international designer labels, mid-market brands and concept stores available along the main shopping strip in Singapore! Popular shopping malls include Orchard ION, Ngee Ann City, The Paragon, Centrepoint, Wheelock Place and Wisma Atria.

 

SINGAPORE BOTANIC GARDENS

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 15 MINUTES' DRIVE FROM HOTEL

Acclaimed as Singapore's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Singapore Botanic Gardens is home to beautiful parklands with lakes and all manner of tropical flora and the National Orchid Garden.

Opening Hours: 5.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m.
Address: 1 Cluny Road
Contact No: +65 6471 7138

 

NIGHT SAFARI

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 30 MINUTES' DRIVE FROM HOTEL

The world’s first nocturnal safari park and five-time winner of the “Best Leisure Attraction Experience Award” by Singapore Tourism Board, offers eight geographical zones that can be explored either on foot via three walking trails, or by tram.

Opening Hours: 7.30 p.m. to 12.00 a.m. 
Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road 
Contact No: +65 6269 3411 

Photo credits: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

 

SINGAPORE ZOO

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 30 MINUTES' DRIVE FROM HOTEL

You could easily spend a day here in this world-class zoo where open enclosures and landscaped grounds recreate the natural habitats of the many animals on exhibit.

Opening Hours: 8.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. 
Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road 
Contact No: +65 6269 3411 

Photo credits: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

 

SENTOSA ISLAND

ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME: 20 MINUTES' DRIVE FROM HOTEL

Sentosa, an island resort south of Singapore, offers a host of recreational activities for all ages. Featuring Asian cultural and heritage attractions, tranquil gardens, nature trails, theme parks, golf courses and sandy beaches, Sentosa will charm you with its diverse attractions.

Photo credits: Sentosa Development Corporation