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Singapore. City #6 on Travel Rebel’s 12 Must-Visit Cities for 2017

The Lion City awaits you in the Republic of Southeast China. Founded in 1819 by Stamford Raffles, Singapore was known to be a trading stop along by the East India Company. Since that time, it was ceded to the British, occupied by Japan during World War II, and gained independence from the UK in 1963.

Buildings, architectural mammoth’s, natural escapes flower the landscape like nowhere else (per their greenery policy) and much more in captivating Singapore.

Merlion Park

The Merlion, a mythical creature with a lion’s head, and the body of a fish, is known to be symbolic in Singapore and a personification of this great nation.

Watch this great video about the history of the Merlion statue in Singapore.

Marina Bay Sands

The largest resort and casino in Singapore, book one of the 2,561 hotel rooms at the Marina Bay Sands. Complete with shopping centers, theaters, restaurants, a casino, and an infinity pool, this is the ultimate place of relaxation in downtown Singapore.

Whether you are getting off a long-flight, or want one final moment of entertainment prior to departure, make sure to stop by the Marina Bay Sands for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

To see everything they have to offer at Marina Bay Sands, visit their website here.

Singapore Botanic Gardens

The most visited botanic gardens in the world, this eye-dropping 150-year-old area of Singapore boasts plants from around the globe. Covering 82 hectares, you can also find a zoo, roads and paths, and much more at the Botanic Gardens. Previously named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site,….

Cloud Forest

Located in Gardens by the Bay, the Cloud Forest contains plant life from tropical climates and also contains the largest indoor waterfall. You can learn about rare plants and other hidden vegetation in the Cloud Forest.

To learn more about this breath-taking location, visit their website.

Supertree Grove

Tree-like structures that dominate gardens, the SuperTree Grove area is one section of the “Gardens by the Bay” area you must definitely check out.

Home to unique and exotic ferns, vines, and orchids, along with an array of bromeliads, these trees are equipped with photovoltaic panels to be able to grow like regular trees, along with exhaust systems for releasing air and cooling.

Walk among the elevated walkways to feast your eyes on these futuristic innovations of humanity. Watch the below video to get a closer look.

Want to know more about Singapore, including their currency, must-know facts, tips/tricks from a traveler, and more? Stay tuned for the full downloadable guide soon!

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