Singapore may be the most affluent city in the world, but it’s also home to extensive budget shops, incredible street food, and dozens of free parks — it is called the Garden City, after all. So, there are lots of things to do in Singapore that you can explore absolutely free of cost. Check them out.
Take A Walk At The East Coast Park
Singapore’s one of the most precious urban getaways, East Coast Park is an outdoor beach park that offers visitors a full round package of sporting, dining and recreational activities.
You can enjoy picnics with your family under the palm trees or simply go play sports like volleyball, cycling through the 15km stretch of beach enjoying the beach and the breeze and even indulge in water sports if you are up for riding with the waves.
Enjoy Vibrant Festivals
Visit the world’s famous Orchard Street to get amazed by spectacular Christmas lights on the streets and malls that are decorated for the best dressed mall contest.
You can also visit affordable art fairs or the Anime Festival Asia Singapore, a series of anime conventions held in Southeast Asia, the main convention being held in Mid November; this year it starts on 24th November and will last for 3 days.
Tour of National Museum of Singapore
It is a really an old museum which dates back to 1849 and exhibits essentially the history of Singapore. To join the free guided tours on weekdays, you should go to visitor’s services center to obtain an identification tag to join the tour. There are timings allotted to different sections, so do check them out first.
Watch Free Concerts
This is one of the best things to do free of cost during your stay here. You can attend this concert which is held once a month on Sunday. Free concerts are organized by homegrown music groups that offer you the opportunity to enjoy amazing musical performances in the concert hall.
Fun With The Dolphins At Sisters’ Island
Sisters’ Islands is the first marine park in the nation’s history. It is a 30 square m gallery that flaunts stunning biodiversity in the waters of Singapore. Guided walks are conducted free of charge. Rich in marine life, you can also treat your eyes with dolphins shooting in and out of water. A day out here is guaranteed fun for sure.
Visit The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
Inspired by the Tang Dynasty architecture, it is the most important temple in the city island state as it houses rare Buddha relic. Though it was founded in 2002, it was opened to public in 2007. With no particular entry fee, a visit to the temple will give you a glimpse of Singapore’s rich art and history. A must recommended in Singapore.
Admire Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay is a nature park spanning over 100 hectares of reclaimed land in central Singapore adjacent to the Marina Reservoir. Discover more than 250,000 rare plants and witness world’s largest indoor waterfall.