Places Of Interests
When overseas students made the decision to come to Singapore, Studies was what they worried about the most. Though so, we believe that most of us know the saying, “All work an d no Play make Jack a dull boy.” Singapore has several enjoyable recreational spots for catered to students and scholars, though it may be a small country. Here are some of these recreational spots, which are appealing to overseas students of this generation:
Lets begin with Singapore’s most famous attractions. These Natural exhibits are both educational and relaxing for overseas students to visit.
The Singapore Zoo is the proud home of 315species of animals. 16% of which are endangered. With its Open Zooconcept, The Singapore Zooenthralls with open and natural habitats.
The Night Safari is the proud home of 315species of animals. 16% of which are endangered. With its Open Zooconcept, The Singapore Zooenthralls with open and natural habitats.
Jurong Bird Park
The ‘Bird Park’s’ exhibits and aviaries are specially designed to closely resemble the natural habitats of the birds. It includes the world’s largest walk-in aviary with the tallest man-made waterfall for visitors to enjoy a close-up view of free-flying birds.
‘Chinese Gardens’, Singapore. The Chinese Garden’s concept is based on Chinese gardening art. The main characteristic is the integration of splendid architectural features with the natural environment. The Chinese Garden is modeled along the northern Chinese imperial style of architecture and landscaping.
Singapore has many cultural areas where tourists and students may visit, and thus get to learn of new cultures. These cultural locations may serve as a relief for their homesickness, or just a place whereby they can cultivate a better sense of belonging. These cultural spots include, ‘China Town’,’ Little India’ and ‘Kampong Glam’.
Some of the educational activities that the overseas students may want to participate in include the ‘Singapore Science Center’ and the ‘Singapore Discovery Centre’ The Singapore River is one of the ‘must-sees’ in Singapore, as it helps them to understand more about Singapore and its past. The majestic ‘Merlion’, the iconic ‘Raffles Statue’ and many museums like the’ Asian Civilization Museum’ are also recommended spots to be viewed.
And finally, ‘Sentosa’! Sentosa is no doubt the centre of attraction for tourism in Singapore. It includes most the main attractions in Singapore, which includes Singapore’s signature Merlion, the ‘Underwater World’and its beautiful beaches. These places are perfect for students to relax with their friends and really immerse themselves in the atmosphere of fun. Also, the ‘Integrated Resorts’ that is coming up in Sentosa, which would be complete by 2010, would also be a spot for overseas students to visit, to enjoy modern roller coasters and other exciting activities.
Other attractions that may be of appeal to overseas students include theme parks like ‘Escape Theme Park’ and ‘Wild Wild Wet’. Overseas students may also enjoy sports areas like “The Cage” which is an indoor soccer arena. Places of attraction located near the beaches of Singapore, for example, East Coast Park or Pasir ris Park, which have soccer arenas, fast-food outlets and also fishing and biking, which caters to students. As we can see, Singapore has many recreational opportunities that would relieve students and scholars of tons of stress and depression.