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Attractions Directory

Every tourist, young and old, is sure to find something to suit their interests - family attractions, natural settings, green getaways, museums, ethnic districts, historical interpretative centres... the list goes on and on. Attractions are situated all around the island, and with so much to see and do in Singapore, it takes a bit more effort to find what you are searching for.

We have created a comprehensive searchable directory of attractions in Singapore, within the city and around the island, to help you complete your journey with the sights you want to see. Specific entries provide contact details, locations, and an introduction to every attraction. These also allow you to see what else is around the area, so that you can plan your path to and from there, and experience every site of interest, wherever you are.


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Armenian Church
Armenian Church
60 Hill Street S179366
The Armenian Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator is the first Christian church built in Singapore in 1835. Designed by Irish architect, George D. Coleman, it is considered as one of his masterpieces. On 26 March 1836, the church was consecrated and dedicated to St. Gregory the Illuminator, the first Armenian monk. In 1973, the building was gazetted as a national monument by the National Preservation Board. The Church features traditional Armenian Church architecture in both its interiors and e
Army Museum of Singapore
Army Museum of Singapore
520 Upper Jurong Road S638367
Showcasing the pride of Singapore's military forces, the Army Museum of Singapore pays tribute to the numerous men and women who have served the country. Various exhibitions are scattered throughout the museum, each honouring the contributions of soldiers and preserving the heritage of the Singapore Army. Exhibitions showcasing the birth of our army, the making of a soldier, army operations and many others, aim to tell the stories of these ordinary people who have done extraordinary things for t
Asian Civilisations Museum
Asian Civilisations Museum
1 Empress Place S179555
Providing a broad insight into Asian cultures and civilisations, the Asian Civilisations Museum aims to promote awareness and appreciation of Singapore's multicultural and ethnic society. Various galleries depict the histories of the Singapore River, Southeast Asia, South Asia, West Asia and China, and provide a dynamic perspective on the regional cultures around Singapore.
Boat Quay
Boat Quay
50 Boat Quay S046818
Boat Quay is a historical area that used to be situated upstream from the mouth of the Singapore River. It was the busiest part of the colonial Singapore, handling three quarters of all shipping business during the 1860s. Because the south bank of the river resembled the belly of a carp, which according to Chinese belief is where wealth and prosperity lie, many shophouses were built here. Boat Quay's social-economic role makes it a prime place for commerce and tourism, the 'soft front' to the ha
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
177 Hindhede Drive S589333
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve was one of the first forest reserves in Singapore, and the 163ha reserve is one of the largest tracts of primary rainforest still remaining in Singapore, containing more plant species than those found in all of North America, according to renowned conservationist David Bellamy. It is also home to Singapore's highest hill, standing at 163.63m high. Bukit Timah Hill, once an active quarrying site in the mid-1900s, is composed mainly of granite. One such site has become t
Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom
Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom
51A Imbiah Road S099702
Tucked away in the lush Imbiah Lookout, this tropical garden is home to over 50 species of butterflies and other varieties of insects, fluttering about freely in all directions. Be one with nature as you inhale the scents, hear the sounds and take in the sights of the tropical rainforest. An outdoor experience for the curious child, nature lovers or treehuggers, the Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom in Sentosa showcases a myriad of insects, colourful butterflies as well as a volary of birds in
Changi Museum
Changi Museum
1000 Upper Changi Road North S507707
The Changi Chapel and Museum is dedicated to the Prisoners-of-War (POW) who were interned at Changi camp during the Japanese Occupation in World War Two. Suffered appalling conditions and torture, they endured these dark years through their spirit of comradeship and a will to live. Their compelling and moving stories are told through memorabilia such as letters, photographs, and personal effects donated by formers POWs and their families, as well as paintings and sketches. A replica of the Ch
CHIJMES
CHIJMES
30 Victoria Street S187996
This complex of convent buildings has a Gothic-style chapel. It was used as a Catholic convent for 131 years, with Caldwell House constructed in 1840-1841 and the chapel in 1904. The chapel, now a multi-purpose hall, is known as CHIJMES Hall, and Caldwell House, now an art gallery, have both been gazetted as national monuments. The complex has been restored for commercial purposes as a dining, shopping and entertainment centre with ethnic restaurants, shops and a function hall, providing a backd
Chinatown Heritage Centre
Chinatown Heritage Centre
48 Pagoda Street S059207
The Chinese Heritage Centre conveys a remarkable insight into the culture of Chinese communities residing out of China. Situated at Nanyang Technological University; the first Chinese university out of China, this national monument overlooks Yunnan Lake, offering the perfect setting to study the culture. Hosting a variety of exhibits in the traditional building it resides in, visitors will be able to see how the exhibitions portray the Chinese identity and what it means to be Chinese, with a ser
Chinese and Japanese Gardens
Chinese and Japanese Gardens
1 Chinese Garden S619795
Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a quiet afternoon walk at the Chinese and Japanese Gardens. Tucked away on two islands in the middle of Jurong Lake lies a collaboration between nature and culture. The Chinese Garden is filled with motifs of twin pagodas, pavilions, rockeries, a tea gallery and arched bridges. Some interesting features include the Chinese Pavilion, Plateau and Tower which represents the crux of the Chinese gardening art. Explore the Bonsai Garden, known as the largest Suzhou-
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