The Lion City’s best IG-worthy spots!
Singapore is a marvel of South East Asia and an ever-popular tourist destination. Within the archipelago is a bustling city full of life where a ton of Instagram-worthy spots either show out proudly or hide waiting to be discovered. Make sure that you take note of these 10 Instagrammable Spots in Singapore and spruce up your feed with pictures from the Lion City.
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1. Gardens by the Bay
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One of the two iconic Instagram-worthy spots in Singapore to get on your feed, we don’t need to tell you to capture the awe-inspiring beauty of the Gardens by the Bay. From the towering Supertree Grove to the enchanting Cloud Forest, the Gardens have become a mainstay on any Singapore itinerary. Come in during the day and appreciate the natural beauty of the Gardens’ flora, or come at night and see Gardens be illuminated by colorful lights.
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Opening Hours: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM, daily
2. ArtScience Museum
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Take a trip through the ArtScience Museum’s different exhibit and realize that art can be scientific and that science can certainly be artistic. Head over to Future World for 16 different installations (all of which would look great on your feed!) developed with the help from the people of teamLAB in Japan. With exhibits that are interactive and feature state-of-the-art technology, this museum is a blast to go through and a perfect place for Instagram content.
Address: 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
Opening Hours: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM, daily
3. Rainforest Lumina at Singapore Zoo
Experience the Rainforest Lumina, Asia’s first multi-sensory night walk attraction through a series of light installations that blend well with Singapore Zoo’s already divine spectacles. Indulge in over 10 different rainforest zones, where you can interact with various elements in the 1km trail. Get your cameras ready for the unique shots and take in your surroundings in the cool evening air.
Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road Singapore 729826
Opening Hours: 7:30pm-12:00am, daily (Last admission: 10:30pm)
4. Joo Chiat
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Joo Chiat is a heritage town on the eastern side of Singapore that preserves their culture and history all the while welcoming modern influences, making the town a popular tourist destination. While the stores and food can keep you busy the entire day, the true Instagram highlights of Joo Chiat are the Peranakan shophouses. Brightly colored as they stand side by side on Koon Seng Road, these pastel-colored buildings are perfect backdrops for when you post about your trip to Joo Chiat, which you can plan out with the help of our Klook guide to Joo Chiat.
Address: 287 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427540
Opening Hours: Open 24/7
5. Little India
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Located right across from Chinatown on the east side of the Singapore River, Little India is the ethnic district and hotspot for the Indian-Singaporean community. The district is a melting pot of Indian culture with traditional food, the Sri Veeramakaliamman temple, and the Indian Heritage Center where the local Indian community in Singapore continues to thrive. For the Instagrammer, what you’re looking for is Tan Teng Niah’s House, a two-story house with an interesting history and eye-catching pastel wall which you can experience along with the rest of Little India on a 2-hour walking tour.
Address: 37 Kerbau Rd, Singapore 219168
Opening Hours: Open 24/7
6. Old Hill Street Police Station
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Found in Central Area, Singapore’s central business district, the Old Hill Police Station was constructed during Singapore’s time as a British colony and served as its first jail. The building’s architecture was still heavily inspired by what was popular in England at the time and has served as a police station until 1981. Today, the building’s brightly-colored rainbow windows and walls attract Instagrammers from all over the world with its combination of classic architecture and bright colors.
Address: 140 Hill St, Singapore 179369
Opening Hours: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM, Mondays – Fridays (Building’s office hours)
7. Capitol Theatre
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Established in 1930, the Capitol Theatre has seen numerous Singaporean performance art from theater productions to live concerts. Its sign is memorable for the retro stylings that have hardly changed throughout it’s near 90 years of existence. It has seen its stage used for movie premieres graced by the likes of Charlie Chaplin and Ava Gardner, hosting the Miss Singapore beauty pageant and eventually being redeveloped into Singapore’s main screening theater for blockbuster films.
Address: 17 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178907
Opening Hours: Hours vary on the events currently booked at the Theatre
8. 1 Altitude
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Located 282m above sea level, 1 Altitude holds restaurants, cafes, bars, and a viewing gallery, all of which overlook the entirety of Singapore with the country’s highest 360-degree views. Snap pictures of the delicacies served by the variety of restaurants, the colorful cocktails on the alfresco bars, or a panorama of Singapore from that high up. Whatever you need for your feed, 1 Altitude can get it for you.
Address: 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616
Opening Hours: 6:00 PM – 4:00 AM on Fridays, Saturdays and Wednesdays; 6:00 PM – 2:00 AM on Sundays – Mondays and Thursdays
9. Marina Bay Sands
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The other iconic Instagram spot for Singapore, the Marina Bay Sands holds different views and places to snap an IG-worthy photo. Need a colourful backdrop? Wait until the three towers are illuminated at night. A panorama? Climb up onto the Marina Bay Sands Observation Deck. Got money to splurge? Check into the Marina Bay Sands Hotel and snap a pic of the view from the world’s highest infinity pool. Marina Bay Sands is classy, modern, and chic much like Singapore itself.
Address: 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
Opening Hours: 9:30 AM – 10:00 PM on Mondays – Thursdays, 9:30 AM – 11:00 PM on Fridays – Sundays
10. The Helix Bridge
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An architectural marvel, the Helix bridge connects the Marina Centre to Marina South. Instagrammers will instantly notice the bridge’s helical structure as an eye-catching photo opportunity. However, the bridge’s lights at night serve as another perfect image to drop into your feed. Its lights are coloured-coded to signify the four bases of a person’s DNA, all of which serve as perfect lighting for your feed.
Address: Marina Bay, Singapore
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