A Guide To The Unexpected Hidden Gems Of Singapore

Made In Singapore
Made In Singapore

Singapore, often celebrated for its gleaming skyscrapers and modern urban landscape, is a treasure trove of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Join us on an enchanting journey as we unveil the lesser-known wonders and secrets that make this city-state truly exceptional.

In collaboration with the 'Made in Singapore' campaign, our exploration goes beyond the ordinary, promising an adventure that transcends the conventional tourist experience.

As part of the 'Made in Singapore' initiative, our article aims to take you on an immersive tour of a City in Nature. Beyond the bustling cityscape lies a side of Singapore that epitomizes tranquility, greenery, and a harmonious coexistence with nature. Discover lush parks, hidden trails, and serene lakes that paint a vivid picture of Singapore as an inspiring blend of urban sophistication and natural beauty.

Venture beyond the well-trodden tourist paths with this listicle, shedding light on the lesser-known treasures that often escape the public eye:

To strengthen tourism growth, we must continue to enhance our destination attractiveness, engage our audience in innovative ways and improve the capability and productivity of our tourism workforce.

Mr Chaly Mah


Kampong Glam's Hidden Charms

Explore the narrow streets of Kampong Glam, where vibrant murals, boutique stores, and hidden cafes offer a different perspective on Singapore's cultural richness.

Singapore’s land area includes as many as 64 offshore islands that surround the main island. These include Sentosa—a popular island resort with myriad attractions—and havens for nature lovers like Pulau Ubin, St John’s Island and Sisters’ Islands.
It’s a city of not just one island, but 64!

Pulau Ubin: Nature's Oasis

Escape the urban hustle and take a bumboat to Pulau Ubin, a rustic island that preserves the old-world charm of Singapore. Discover hidden trails, wildlife, and the tranquil Chek Jawa Wetlands.

Gillman Barracks: Art Haven in the Greenery

Delve into the contemporary art scene at Gillman Barracks. This former military barracks turned art cluster showcases avant-garde works against a lush green backdrop.

Discover lush parks, hidden trails, and serene lakes that paint a vivid picture of Singapore as an inspiring blend of urban sophistication and natural beauty.

Haw Par Villa: A Surreal Cultural Park

Step into the quirky world of Haw Par Villa, an eccentric theme park filled with vibrant statues depicting Chinese mythology. This offbeat attraction is a visual feast for those seeking the unusual.


How is STB strengthening the industry to enable continual tourism growth?


A productive and trained workforce is a cornerstone of our sector’s competitiveness. We launched the Tourism Careers Hub (TCH), in partnership with e2i, in January 2022

MacRitchie Treetop Walk: Canopy Adventure

Embark on the MacRitchie Treetop Walk for a breathtaking aerial view of the lush forest. This hidden gem offers a unique perspective on Singapore's greenery.

Haji Lane
Haji Lane

Haji Lane: Bohemian Enclave

Wander through Haji Lane's colorful and eclectic boutiques, street art, and hip cafes. This narrow lane in the heart of the city is a haven for those seeking a bohemian atmosphere.

Kranji Marshes: Serene Wetlands

Discover the serenity of Kranji Marshes, a peaceful escape from the urban bustle. This hidden gem is a haven for bird watchers and nature enthusiasts.

Embark on this journey with an open heart and a sense of curiosity, and let Singapore reveal its well-kept secrets and surprises, making your visit an unforgettable exploration beyond the ordinary.

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