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Art + Culture
Housed in the former Supreme Court and City Hall buildings, experience the world's largest public display of modern Southeast Asian art and popular art exhibitions at the National Gallery Singapore.
National Design Centre850M
Singapore’s meeting point for creative minds and businesses, and the venue for presenting all things design. It is centrally located in the arts, cultural, learning and entertainment precinct in the Bras Basah-Bugis district.
A visual arts centre dedicated to photography and film, including a gallery and screening space, outdoor courtyards and a retail store.
The Projector1.1 km
Hosued within a revived version of the historic Golden Theatre, The Projector is an independent cinema that brings together a great selection of indie, foreign, cult favourites, classics, arthouse and local films.
Food + Drink
Flying Monkey and Lounge500m
Dig into pan-Indian cuisine with a pinch of fun, in this loud and quirky restaurant. Be sure to try out some cocktails with an Indian twist.
Rich and Good Cake Shop500m
Started by a Singaporean mother-daughter duo, this cake shop has been a beloved spot for over 20 years. A specialist in swiss rolls, the takeaway-only bakery offers at least 10 flavours daily - crowd-pleasers are kaya and mango.
Ranked 5 in Asia's 50 Best Bars 2019, this grand Art Deco lobby and bar houses more than 250 Champagnes and 1,000 gins from a towering gilded bar, with the latter put to work in a collection of cocktails inspired by the roaring 30s.
Meomi Cat Café300m
Play with cute cats while enjoying a coffee at this small hangout filled with feline paraphernalia.
Young culinary star Chef Christopher and Chef Shermain serve up modern contemporary cuisine with the application of French and Japanese techniques, topped with a Singaporean flair.
%Arabica Coffee Singapore300M
A popular Kyoto coffee shop founded in 2014 by owner Kenneth Shoji, % Arabica Coffee at Arab Street is its first outpost in Singapore, where you can "See The World Through Coffee".
Supermama is a design and crafts store based in Singapore. Using culture as a context to design, Supermama delves into the fine line between cultural artefacts, everyday objects and the concept of basic luxury – that everyone can own a piece of heritage.
An independent fragrance shop run by Singaporean perfumer, Johari Kazura, a third-generation perfumer. This beautifully-designed fragrance boutique specialises in perfume, custom-blended scents and essential oils from Europe, the Middle East and India.
Thoughtful, functional urban wear within a beautifully-restored, two-storey heritage shophouse. Get your hands on capsule collection pieces from Singaporean designers and knockout streetwear from brands like Patagonia, Champion, Being Hunted, RIPNDIP and more.
A contemporary furniture, homeware and lifestyle label based in Singapore with roots firmly planted in a rich Asian heritage. Local designers Pamela and Jessica design pieces that are shaped to the semblance of 1930s Shanghai in all its former Art Deco glory.
Fort Canning Park2.8 km
A vast, historically significant landmark with expansive lawns and lush greenery. Visit the Battlebox museum or follow the excellent Colonial History Trail.
Picasso Hair Studio300m
A hair salon that specialises in curve rebonding, gentle Korean perms and colouring.
The Nail Social450m
A socially conscious nail salon that trains and employs local underprivileged women to provide manicures, pedicures and foot massages, as well as drinks and snacks.
THE FACULTY OF CALISTHENICS AND YOGA
Join The Faculty family and choose from a variety of curated Calisthenics, Yoga, Handstands, Mobility, Flexibility and HIIT classes available every single day of the week. Drop-in rates are SGD 35 per single class.
Good Luck Beerhouse200m
Weekend live-music performances take place at this beer and dim sum bar housed amidst an eclectic mix of shophouses along Haji Lane. Dedicated to the local craft beer community, they serve up some of the best showcases of Singaporean craft beers!
Blu Jaz Café340m
Live musicians play jazz, funk and blues in this lively, laid-back, colourful three-storey shophouse with a café, outdoor terrace and balcony.
A refurbished shophouse with a New-Age vibe, offering snacks, tarot readings, sound baths, holistic healing, yoga, meditation classes and of course, live music.
Timbre @ The Substation1.7 km
A relaxed open-air venue to enjoy live local rock and pop bands, as well as comfy sofas on a riverside timber deck
Universal Studios8.5 km
Situated within Resorts World Sentosa on Sentosa Island, lies Southeast Asia’s first and only Universal Studios theme park, featuring 24 rides, shows and attractions in seven themed zones.
Singapore’s island resort getaway that is home to an array of themed attractions, lush rainforests, golden sandy beaches and world-renowned golf courses.
S.E.A. Aquarium9.3 km
Explore the marine realm of S.E.A. Aquarium, home to more than 100,000 marine animals of over 1,000 species, across 50 different habitats.
Pulau Ubin60.4 km
Pulau Ubin is an island off eastern Singapore and often considered the last 'kampung' (village) in Singapore. Pulau Ubin is also great for a day trip that can be spent walking or pedaling through rustic roads under swaying coconut palms, exploring shady trails in overgrown rubber plantations, checking out secluded beaches and flourishing mangroves.
Best South-East Asia Cities
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is Vietnam at its most dizzying: a high-octane city of commerce and culture that has driven the country forward with its energy and zooming motorists. The city takes you on a journey through ancient French-style architecture, with buildings like the Opera House, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, and more! Cruise along the Mekong River Delta, explore the Cu Chi tunnels, look back at history at the Reunification Palace or take part in Saigon's vibrant food culture and slurp on some of the best beef pho noodles around.
Bali - Indonesia
Made up of over seventeen thousand tiny islands sprawled across the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Indonesia is the world's largest island country in South-East Asia. Indonesia's most famous island, Bali is most famous for its fragrant cuisine, scenic beauty, and wealth of culture and tradition. With its elaborate Tanah Lot Temple, endless coastlines at Uluwatu, Sanur and Nusa Dua, scenic coral reefs, Tegenungan waterfall, and Mount Batur mountain treks, Bali is indeed an island paradise.
Bangkok - Thailand
Bangkok never goes to sleep, there is always a hive of activity as people work around the clock with their signature hospitable smiles, which only adds to the charm of this city and to their title of “The Land of Smiles”. Plan a cultural stop at Wat Pho to see the ‘Reclining Buddha’, a shopping trip around Chatuchak Market and Siam Paragon, a boat ride along the Chao Phraya River, eat your heart out with Som Tam & Phad Thai, or party the night away at Khao San Road.
Siem Reap - Cambodia
Cambodia is a country steeped in history and Siem Reap is the gateway into the country. The city boasts hundreds of sightseeing opportunities such as well-preserved colonial buildings, temples, traditional markets, and national parks. History buffs will delight in the Angkor Archaeological Park, where Siem Reap’s iconic UNESCO World Heritage Angkor Wat temple resides, as well as the Banteay Samre, Wat Damnak and Chao Say Tevoda temples.