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Singapore provides not only a thriving aviation and MRO community, but is one of the world’s premier destinations for entertainment, food and shopping. Aviation Week Network encourages our attendees to explore the city and discover its many wonders! For up to date events, addresses and general information, please visit www.visitsingapore.com.
Explore the many cultures that come together to make Singapore a diverse and colorful place.
The Bras Basah.Bugis Precinct is the arts and heritage district in Singapore's civic centre, and home to museums and monuments.Hightlights: The BBB is home to museums such as the National Museum of Singapore and Peranakan Museum, and national monuments like the Armenian Church and Central Fire Station, Singapore’s oldest fire station.
Singapore’s historic Chinatown is a bustling mix of old and new, filled with traditional shops and markets as well as cool stores and cafes.Highlights: Buy souvenirs in Pagoda Street, 'bak kwa' (barbecued meat) in New Bridge Road or traditional Chinese medicine in South Bridge Road.Chinatown is where Hindu temples and mosques sit right next to Chinese temples. Sri Mariamman Temple and Jamae Mosque are on South Bridge Road, as is the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple.
At Joo Chiat/Katong, discover Peranakan culture as you stroll past heritage shophouses, quaint stores and eateries in this charming corner of eastern Singapore.Highlights: Snap up a traditional Nonya outfit – 'kebaya' and 'sarong', beaded slippers and accessories, or poke about in the little shops offering Peranakan wares and handicraft.To fully appreciate Joo Chiat/Katong, you’ll need more than a few hours to fully enjoy the area – so for a leisurely experience, why not stay at one of several hotels there? Choose from refurbished hotels decked out in Peranakan-inspired decor, or comfortable budget stays.Little India is a buzzing historic area that shows off the best of Singapore’s Indian community from vibrant culture to incredible shopping.
Little India today is one of Singapore’s most vibrant districts. As you walk down Serangoon Road and neighbouring streets, explore their mix of Hindu and Chinese temples, mosques and churches. Enjoy South Indian vegetarian food, North Indian tandoori dishes and local fare like roti prata (round pancakes) and teh tarik (pulled tea in Malay). Try to spot the brewers ‘pull’ the hot milk tea – it’s amazing showmanship
Marina Bay represents all things modern and super-stylish, from trendy dining destinations to exciting leisure spots.Highlights: Marvel at the collection of architectural icons that dot the impressive skyline, or brag about having seen some of the best views in the world from Sands SkyPark® at Marina Bay Sands®, designed by no less than the renowned architect Moshe Safdie.Want a nature fix? Pop over to the 101-hectare Gardens by the Bay. Revel in the spectacular views from the Supertree Grove amid lush gardens. Escape from the tropical heat at the cooled conservatories or let the kids splash about at the Children’s Garden.
Orchard Road, Asia’s most famous shopping street, is home to fashion favourites, specialist stores and loads of other lifestyle choices.Highlights: Orchard Road is flanked by iconic shopping malls, restaurants and hotels, choc-a-bloc with retail, dining and entertainment choice for every taste and budget.Designer threads, fast fashion, upscale restaurants, ethnic wares, art galleries and relaxed hangouts – you name it, Orchard Road has it.
From hawker centres to experience local street food to world class fine dining, Singapore offers some of the finest, freshest seafood and a myriad of the world’s finest cuisines.
Signature items include Singapore Chicken Rice, Chili crabs, Hokkien Prawn Mee, Laksa.
Visit Clarke Quay and Boat Quay for a variety of restaurants, and nightlife options. For a more laid back experience try the Bars in Dempsey Hill and Holland Village.