Fun and Games in Singapore
Collected by Arwen Joyce, AFAR Local Expert
When in Singapore, get a taste of history from a midtown cemetery or an underground bunker. Or, for pure recreation, find places to bowl, bike, or fly a kite. Here are some diversions and amusements to keep things interesting.
6 Raffles Blvd, #01-211, Marina Square, Singapore 039594
In need of some foot maintenance? Kenko Reflexology and Foot Spa is a sure bet. Never thought you'd be fish food, did you? Well, these hungry, feeding fish are like clingy little magnets, as they get busy devouring the dry, dead, and apparently...
2 Telok Blangah Way, Singapore 098803
Relive your youth at this local bowling alley near Mount Faber. Games are super cheap ($4.40 per person), the tunes are fun, and beer and samosas are on offer from the snack bar. SAFRA is a club for members of the Singapore Armed Forces but you...
2 Cox Terrace, Singapore 179622
In the Battle Box, about 9 meters underground, I am transported back in time to February 1942. Located in the idyllic Fort Canning Park in the city center, this underground bunker was part of the British Command Center during the Malayan Campaign...
MacRitchie Reservoir, Singapore
The MacRitchie Reservoir is one of four reservoirs in the heart of Singapore at the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, where the surrounding forests are protected as national parks to ensure the quality of the water. Though unfortunately not...
858 Tampines Ave 5, Block 858, Singapore 520858
Sometimes you find the most unexpected things when you least expect them. As I dropped off a package in Tampines, a neighborhood in the eastern part of Singapore that I hardly frequent, I chanced upon this cheery playground, one of the rare few...
Boat Quay, Singapore
Boat Quay is the easternmost section of the Singapore River. The original shophouses erected here by Singaporean tradesmen have been turned into bars and restaurants with river views. It is a lively scene with English pubs showing sports on big...
E Coast Park Service Rd, Singapore 449876
East Coast Park is a wonderful stretch of seafront greenery containing plenty of trails where runners, walkers, cyclists, and in-line skaters can frolic in nature. There are shops where you can rent bikes and Rollerblades (just follow signs in the...
51 Imbiah Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 099538
ZoukOut is an annual beach rave hosted by Singapore dance club Zouk in December on Sentosa. Zouk has some clout when it comes to the EDM scene and they tend to pull in some big names. In typical Singapore fashion, the event is very well organised...
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