Singapore is one of the popular tourist destination, but there are costs that need to be paid for it. A number of the price that must be provided certainly big enough.
We certainly can already imagine the tourist attractions in this island country, name it like Universal Studios, Singapore Flyer, Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, Jurong Bird Park, Science Centre and other places of interest such as the Marina Bay Sands, or feel the pulse of Formula 1 car racing .
If you were asked, whether there are other tourist attractions there are cheap and even free? Of course there is, let us see one by one.
Kampung Arab (Arab Street/Kampong Glam). Can be achieved with the available transportation, bus or MRT, located at North Bridge Road. This area lies Sultan Mosque and the Malay Heritage Centre.
China Town. Located in the Upper Pickering Street, Cantonment Road, New Bridge Road and South Bridge Road. Try to visit the stunning temples such as the Thian Hock Keng Temple, Sri Mariamman Temple, Smith Street Wet Market, and Food Street.
Little India. Located along Serangoon Road. Interesting places to visit is the Masjid Abdul Gafoor, Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, Tekka Marked and Little India Arcade.
Katong. Look around the East Coast Road and Joo Chiat Road, here can be found where the delicious culinary, as found in Geylang Serai, malay food, and we can see along the east coast seafood cuisine in the region.
City Hall and the Padang. Not far from the area between Connaught Drive and St. Andrew's Road. There is a large field where the historic founding of Singapore.
Raffles Hotel. Is the first hotel in Singapore with its typical colonial building design, we can see the Museum with a history ranging from the formation of the Raffles hotel up to the works of international fashion designers.
Raffles Landing Site. Locations where the Governor of Singapore Sir Stamford Raffles first landed on this island. Overlooking the Singapore River, there is a replica statue of Raffles, which is white. 500 meters from the Victoria Concert Hall there is the original statue made of bronze black..
We are still able to meet elsewhere in here, such as Clarke Quay, Masjid Omar Kampong Malacca, Tan Si Chong Su Temple, Esplanade, Merlion Statue, Singapore Sailing on the River and Empress Place (Asian Civilisations Museum).
Esplanade/Merlion Park. If you love photography, come to this place, is opposite the Fullerton Hotel, Merlion Park, One Fullerton.
Bideford Junction Crosswalk. Not difficult to see, because it is located in Orchard area, between Paragon, Park Hotel at Orchard, Meritus Mandarin Hotel and Ngee Ann City.
There's charm in this area, because every day starting at 19:30, every 30 minutes at Bideford Junction traffic will stop for one minute. At that time, there will be four dazzling lighting scenarios, namely "Singapore Garden City", "Walk On Water", "Aurora (Light of the North Pole)" and "Heaven Tonight Starred".
Haw Par Villa. Located at Pasir Panjang Road, the park contains sculptures and dioramas about Chinese culture. See also Laughing Buddha statue, the Goddess of Mercy, and the Ten Courts of Hell. Very interesting!
(Various sources B Sulis, IW Suryawan, T Samirin /Images Veronica Saver)