Get Outta Town and Leave Your Passport Behind

Visitors to Singapore are sure to include Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Botanic Gardens, and the Long Bar at Raffles Hotel in their itinerary but may miss out on some interesting places that are off the beaten path.  Before the Lion City was famous for its futuristic architecture, it had kampongs and fishermen.

Palau Ubin

Palau Ubin harkens back to what Singapore used to be like.  To get there, you take a bumboat from Changi Village.

St. John's Island

St. John’s Island has a fascinating history.  A ferry from Marina South Pier MRT station will take you there.

Lazarus Island

Lazarus Island is inhabited by monkeys and cats.  You must walk there over the causeway from St. John’s Island or you can take your yacht.

 

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