From an infinity pool to brightly coloured buildings to modern gardens – Check out the most Instagrammable spots in Singapore


From the infinity pool in Crazy Rich Asians to brightly coloured buildings, Singapore has loads of Instagramable spots to fill up your social media feed – here are all the top sites, and the hottest hashtags to use

Tourists are setting their sights on Singapore for the holidays instead of heading to Hong Kong (apparently because of the Hong Kong protests), and for good reason. There are a load of Instagramable spots this beautiful the Lion City has to offer – including the infinity pool at the Marina Bay Sands featured in Crazy Rich Asians.

From the stunningly vibrant to the technically cool, we’ve highlighted the places you’ll want to add to your social media feed.


House of Tan Teng Niah, Little India
Snap a selfie in front of the former house of Tan Teng Niah, a Chinese businessman who owned several confectionery factories along Serangoon Road nearby.
The two-storey villa, which was restored and conserved in the 1980s, is the perfect Instagram spot because of its rainbow-painted exterior.
The house, built in 1900, also features the rare pintu pagar, or pair of half doors in front of a traditional Straits Chinese (Chinese immigrants who came from Malaysia to settle in Singapore) house. Since pintu pagar were the first thing a guest would see, the Straits Chinese often decorated or carved them to showcase their wealth or status.
While you’re in Little India, be sure to check out the beautiful Hindu temples or sample local Indian cuisine at the Tekka Centre.
Potential hashtags: #MrTanTheCandyMan #LittleIndiaBigColours
Address: Gholia’s Village, 37 Kerbau Road

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Discover Singapore l Gardens by the Bay 滨海湾花园⁣ ⁣ The perfect setting of our famous spaceship like building, Marina Bay Sands with the Supertrees and a lovely pond. ⁣ ⁣ This is a lesser known spot call the Victoria Lily Pond in Gardens by the Bay. On a hot day, my best advise to you is to take the shuttle transport to the Flower Dome. Then take a 4min walk, about 200m to this spot. ⁣ ⁣ Want to see some entertaining BTS on how I got on to this beautiful spot and took this picturesque picture? Tell me how you feel after you seen the BTS that will be on my story, OK? ⁣ ⁣ Thank you @blackivory and @yuniqueyuni for helping me to take this shot and the BTS. ⁣ ⁣ My instagram boyfriend and favorite photographer @wilsonisalmostsexy, I know you won't let me go down to the pond, so I have to do it with the girls in secret. ⁣ ⁣ Follow me @chervonkhoo if you like me content. ⁣ ⁣ For my Singapore content and most instagrammable places hashtag ➡️#FollowChertoSingapore⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ ⁣ .

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Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay
Live your fullest Avatar fantasy with the Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore’s unique vertical garden canopies that mimic supersized, alien trees.
The Supertrees in Gardens by the Bay are between 25 metres and 50 metres tall, and look good from the ground or while you walk on the OCBC Skyway. The sky bridge makes you feel like you’re floating above the ground in this ethereal green universe.
Pro-tip: For a full-day selfie series, catch these giant trees in the day and then again at night for the Garden Rhapsody light and sound show. The show begins at 7:45pm and 8:45pm nightly.
Potential hashtags: #GardensByTheBayMakeMyDay #LandscapingGoals #GardenInspo
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr


Koon Seng Road
Like something out of the Candy Crush universe, Koon Seng Road is definitely the most photogenic street in Singapore and no selfie expert would dare miss this perfect photo-op when visiting the Little Red Dot.
A row of confectionery-coloured, pastel-dream houses line the road, built in the 1920s by the Straits Chinese.
Reach all new Insta-heights by coordinating your outfit to match these dreamy houses in lilac, mint green and blush pink tones.
Potential hashtags: #PastelDream #DontMakeMeBlush #MintCondition #ICouldLilacThisAllDay

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“ . . , , — .“ . . {eng} The Crystal Universe at Future World inside @artsciencemuseumsg really brightens everyone’s day ✨ This stunning artwork is created with @teamlab_borderless Interactive 4D Vision technology and over 170,000 LED lights! . . {deu} Die gesamte „Future World“-Ausstellung im ArtScience Museum in Singapur ist schon extrem beeindruckend, der Raum „Crystal Universe“ setzt dem Ganzen am Ende des Rundgangs aber nochmal die Krone auf! @teamlab_borderless hat hier wirklich etwas absolut Magisches erschaffen, oder was meint ihr? ✨ . . #teamlab #teamlabborderless #artsciencemuseum #artsciencemuseumsingapore #singaporeinsiders #futureworld #crystaluniverse #futureworldexhibition #artsciencemuseumsg #visitsingapore #exploresingapore #discoversingapore #globelletravels #girlsinmuseums #dametraveler #wearetravelgirls #girlsdreamtravel #whereismella #singaporetravel #femmetravel #girlslovetravel #girlaroundworld #damestravel #singaporeblogger #reiseblogger #reiseblogger_de #reiseblog_de

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ArtScience Museum
An out-of-this-world selfie demands to be taken at the world’s first ArtScience Museum, at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The museum, which opened in 2011, has a permanent exhibition, Future World, where many a seasoned selfie-taker has flexed his or her photography skills.
The Crystal Universe at Future World features interactive 4D Vision technology and more than 170,000 LED lights to look like stars moving in space.
The exterior isn’t half-bad either; designed by architect Moshe Safdie, the ArtScience museum is shaped like a lotus flower or outstretched hand, depending on where you’re standing.

Potential hashtags: #ThisIsMySpaceJam
Address: The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 6 Bayfront Avenue

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There really are leprechauns at the end of a rainbow! ‍ :::: Can you believe that this is a government building? Make sure to add the Ministry of Communications and Information to your Singapore itinerary! :::: Does anyone else think of Harry Potter every time they hear the word ‘ministry’? ⚡️ :::: TRAVEL TIP – You can shoot here at any time of day, you just need to wait a bit for the red lights to stop the traffic! :::: EDITING TIP – Edited on @lightroom For desktop with my Golden Glow Pop preset. I then went into lens corrections and decreased the vertical transformation to -13 so that the building would appear straighter. #gingerpresets :::: #ministryofcommunicationsandinformation #prettylittletrips #singapore #visitsingapore #tlasia #asia_vacations #sheisnotlost #darlingescapes #dametraveler

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Old Hill Street Police Station
If Elle Woods designed government buildings, this would be it.
Grab your wand of narcissus for the best wide-shot selfie on our list: the 927 rainbow-coloured windows of the Old Hill Street Police Station.
Situated in the corner of Hill Street and River Valley Road, this former police station features neoclassical architecture and the most adorable colour-coordinated background.

Address: 140 Hill Street

Note – This story was originally published on SCMP and has been republished on this website

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