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Toutes les visites de Singapour City à ne pas manquer

 

Découvrez Singapour City (Singapour) dans sous ses aspects, et parcourez dès maintenant les meilleures visites pour ne rien en louper. Partir en voyage dans un endroit lointain va de pair avec la volonté de ne louper aucun des endroits les plus intéressants, pour en revenir la tête pleine de souvenirs. Grâce au Petit Futé, vous en saurez davantage concernant les visites de Singapour City : pour que votre séjour soit inoubliable, nous vous mettons à disposition tous les endroits à ne pas rater sur place. Nous avons listé au total 127 visites incontournables, de quoi passer un merveilleux séjour, accompagné de ceux que vous aimez. Vous trouverez des infos de type prix, site web, numéro de téléphone ou adresse complète, de manière à vous accompagner dans votre planification, et potentiellement obtenir des renseignements complémentaires si nécessaire. Dans les alentours de Singapour City, on trouve aussi des visites qui en valent la peine : étendez votre recherche pour les découvrir, en agrandissant le rayon kilométrique. Afin de vous fournir un guide aussi précis, nous avons pu compter sur la bonne volonté de nos visiteurs : ils ont commenté pour vous les visites, et attribué une note sur cinq, vous offrant la possibilité de savoir s'il s'agit ou non de lieux présentant un réel intérêt. Votre choix devrait être largement simplifié, car les lieux bénéficiant des meilleures notes arrivent en premier dans les résultats de recherche : vous pourrez de cette manière sélectionner les endroits les plus appréciés en quelques clics. Pour une balade bien optimisée, pensez à employer le plan sur lequel seront placés tous endroits à voir, afin de ne pas perdre de temps. D'autres informations sont à votre disposition au sein du Petit Futé : hôtels, sorties ou restaurants, pour disposer de tout ce que Singapour City peut vous apporter !

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Practical information : Sightseeing Singapore City

TimetableTimetable

The activity starts early in the morning, the children start school sometimes at 7 am. Night falls quickly in Singapore, but the temperatures do not go down, so there is a lot of activity in the evenings.

Most of the museums open between 9:30 and 10:00 a.m. every day for the most important ones, with night-time opening on Fridays until 9:00 p.m. for the national museums. The smaller museums open from 10am to 5pm and close on Mondays, and the temples offer variable opening hours depending on the offices. Amusement parks, such as the Universal Studios in Sentosa, also open at 10am and close between 7pm and 9pm depending on the events on offer, every day. The zoo and parks open earlier, at 8:30 or even 7:30 am, as the heat can sometimes be difficult to bear. In terms of attendance, the sites are not overcrowded, there are many, so it helps to spread out. In case of good weather, Singaporeans like to offer their family a little getaway in Sentosa, the amusement parks are necessarily a little bit busier at the weekend, but nothing too bad.

To be bookedTo be booked

It is highly recommended to book guided tours of the city, your hotel will be able to give you advice or you can choose your local private guide on www.getyourguide.com, www.civitatis.com

For other activities such as museums, sledging, zoo, boat or bus rides, you can buy your tickets directly on the spot. Some festivities such as the Chingay Parade or the National Day Parade require ticket reservations several months in advance (www.chingay.org.sg, www.ndp.org.sg)

Budget & TipsBudget & Tips

The cost of living is high in Singapore, one of the most expensive cities in the world. There are some tips that will save you a few dollars. But be aware that if you are going with your family and you plan to enjoy many activities, the bill can be high..

Admission to national museums averages $20 per adult and $15 for those under 12 and over 60. Amusement parks and water parks are expensive, so budget accordingly if you are travelling with your family and check out websites that may offer online promotions (www.rwsentosa.com, www.wrs.com.sg). If you are travelling with Singapore airlines, you can buy the Singapore Explorer Pass for $70 from the company, which offers discounts at many of the attractions and shops. But be careful, you have to buy the Pass before your departure and it is only valid for 24 hours... Ask for more information on www.firststopsingapore.com

Don't forget to consult the numerous flyers available at the tourist office (216 Orchard Road) or in the lobbies of the major hotels, they often offer discounts for certain sites or family rates. Finally, if you are a Singapore Tourist Pass holder, check www.thesingaporetouristpass.com.sg for the list of benefits you can claim.

Main eventsMain events

All year round, Singapore's neighbourhoods come alive to the rhythm of numerous festivities. Each culture present in the city-state contributes to the continuation of ancient traditions and religious beliefs. All this in a festive spirit of sharing and symbiosis, quite simply... Among the main festivals, the Chinese New Year in January-February brings together all the communities and attracts tourists curious to admire the Chingay Parade and the Lantern Festival. Deepavali in November is a major holiday for the Indian community. But Singapore goes beyond folklore, and is now a reference for art events of all kinds, cinema, dance and painting. Food, increasingly appreciated by Singaporeans, hosts fairs and exhibitions every year. Not forgetting, for amateurs, the Formula 1 Grand Prix, the biggest sporting event in the city-state, which takes place in September.

Guided toursGuided tours

A multitude of guided tours are offered in Singapore, mini-cruises, boat trips along the quays, helicopter... You can also offer the services of a professional guide who will make you discover the historic districts with a local point of view. Don't hesitate to contact the heritage centers in each district which will give you useful information. As everywhere, museums offer guided tours and useful and relevant applications. Some sites, such as Battlebox in Fort Canning Park are systematically provided by a guide and very interesting. Finally, a promising new system, the concept of the free guide, a free visit of a neighborhood provided by a tour guide, it is up to you to give a tip at the end of the guide for the service. The visit usually lasts 2 hours or more, it is advisable to give about S$ 30, expect to discover Singapore through the eyes of a local who will make you take part in exciting activities and visits (www.monsterdaytours.com).

SmokersSmokers

The rules are very strict, it is forbidden to smoke in all establishments or public places. When walking around the city, smoking is recommended in appropriate outdoor areas.

Tourist trapsTourist traps

As you can see, Singapore's crime rate is one of the lowest in the world, so don't worry, tourists are not targets for scams of any kind.

What's very localWhat's very local

Like all city dwellers, SIngapurians love to go out and enjoy the cultural facilities available to them. The climate also allows them to go on weekend excursions, to Sentosa for example, which is very accessible and very suitable for families.

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