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Must-See Breathtaking Structures in Singapore

Singapore is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Southeast Asia. Boast with lots of tourist attractions, this country is jam-packed with hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. From the neighboring countries to east and west parts of the globe, Singapore is a should-not-miss travel destination.

Are you planning to visit the "Lion City"? When talking about Singapore, the first thing that usually pops up in our mind is the Merlion. Well of course, it is regarded as a symbol and national personification of this nation. The Resorts World Sentosa is yet another hot tourist spot in the country where the Universal Studios Themed park is located. One day might not be enough to fully enjoy what Sentosa has to offer. After visiting these two popular tourist destinations, you think you have seen enough? Wait until you see these breathtaking structures.

Marina Bay Sands

Ideally, the Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort in Singapore. It is situated in Marina Bay area where you can also find the Esplanade theatre and Singapore Flyer. This resort is considered as-if not one of the many-the most expensive standalone casino in the world, with development cost of $8 billion dollars. However, the it is not the only reason this resort becomes the talk of the town.

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The unusual structure of the resort is the primary culprit of its popularity. Visitors are amazed with its boat-shaped Sky Park sitting atop the three towers. The Sky Park features an infinity pool where guests can take a splash while enjoying a good view of the city.

Henderson Wave Bridge

Nature lover should never forget to visit the Henderson pedestrian wave. Henderson wave stands 36 meters above Henderson Road, with 274 meters length and 8 meters wide. What makes this architectural structure distinct from other bridges? You will be amazed. Considered as the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore, this structure connects Mt Faber Park to Telok Blangah Hill Park. The artistic design of the bridge is the main reason it gained popularity. It has a wave-like form consisting of seven curved steel ribs-which serve as alcoves. These curved ribs have seats where tourist can relax and watch the beauty of nature.

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Henderson bridge is part of the Southern Ridges, which is a 9-km trail that connects parks. From above the bridge, tourists can get a wide and nice panoramic views of the city harbour, city itself and Southern Islands. Since it is integrated in a beautiful landscape, you can pass by a variety of flora and fauna. In addition, you will walking through the top of forest where you can get a glimpse of different species of birds. At night, the bridge offers an enchanting view as it is illuminated with LED lights. See it for yourself.

Singapore ArtScience Museum

Located just below the Marina Bay Sands resort, the ArtScience Museum is not so hard to find. Why? It's amazing structure makes it stand out from the rest in the area. The lotus flower design will not capture your eyes but your interest to check it out as well. Often, it is also called as "The Welcoming Hand of Singapore". The museum has a round base in the middle with extensions forming like fingers.

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Photo by jopax

Tourists will be enthralled when they step a foot inside the museum because of so many exhibitions to check. There are about 21 gallery spaces, divided into three categories-Curiosity, Inspiration and Expression. Some exhibitions are permanent while others are on tour. Thus, your eyes will not only feast in the amazing objects and pieces you see; but, you will also learn and discover new things.

So, these are just a few of the amazing structures you can find in Singapore. If you are curious, better check them out and book the best flight as well as the finest hotel in town. Perfect for family vacation or with your someone special.

 

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