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Cultural richness, modern skyline, and world-class cuisine.

Singapore is a destination that seamlessly marries tradition and innovation, offering a memorable experience that satisfies an appetite for culture, adventure, and modernity.

Singapore, a gleaming jewel in Southeast Asia, is a holiday destination that combines modernity with tradition, creating a unique and captivating experience.

Singapore's cultural tapestry reflects its rich history, with influences from China, India, Malaysia, and beyond. Explore neighbourhoods like Chinatown, Little India, and Kampong Glam, each offering unique experiences and delectable cuisine.

Singapore's iconic skyline is a sight to behold, with futuristic skyscrapers, including the Marina Bay Sands and the Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay. The city's commitment to architectural innovation is awe-inspiring, offering incredible photo opportunities.

Despite its urban setting, Singapore boasts an abundance of greenery. The lush Singapore Botanic Gardens, the UNESCO-listed site.

Singapore is a culinary paradise with hawker centers, Michelin-starred restaurants, and diverse street food offerings. Try local favourites like Hainanese chicken rice, laksa, and chili crab.

Singapore's efficient MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) system and public buses make it incredibly easy to navigate the city, allowing you to explore its various attractions conveniently. It’s also renowned for its cleanliness and safety.

English, along with Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil, is one of Singapore's official languages, making it easier for tourists to communicate with locals and access information.

Singapore hosts a wide range of festivals and events throughout the year, including the Chinese New Year, Deepavali, and the Great Singapore Sale, offering visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the city's vibrant celebrations and cultural activities.

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When to go to Singapore

A month-by-month guide of when to visit Singapore

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January

January in Singapore welcomes the new year with cool and comfortable weather, making it an ideal time to explore the city. With temperatures ranging from 23°C to 30°C (73°F to 86°F), the climate is perfect for outdoor activities. One of the major highlights of January is the Chingay Parade, which marks the Chinese New Year with a grand street performance and float parade, celebrating Singapore's rich cultural diversity.

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February

February continues the pleasant weather trend, with temperatures between 24°C and 31°C (75°F to 88°F). This month is particularly special due to Chinese New Year, celebrated with vibrant processions, beautiful street decorations, and various cultural events throughout the city. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere and enjoy traditional Chinese cuisine and stunning fireworks displays.

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March

As March arrives, the weather remains delightful, with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 32°C (77°F to 89°F). It's an excellent time to experience the Thaipusam festival, a Hindu celebration characterized by colorful processions and elaborate rituals. Another highlight in March is the i Light Marina Bay festival, where sustainable light art installations illuminate the city's waterfront.

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April

April offers visitors mild temperatures, with a range of 25°C to 32°C (77°F to 89°F). The Songkran Festival, marking the Thai New Year, is celebrated with joyous water fights and cultural festivities. The pleasant weather and vibrant cultural experiences make April a great time to visit Singapore.

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May

May continues to offer pleasant weather, with temperatures from 26°C to 32°C (79°F to 89°F). It's an ideal time for outdoor activities, and you can join in the celebrations of Vesak Day, a Buddhist festival celebrated at Singapore's beautiful temples.

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June

June marks the beginning of warmer and more humid weather, with temperatures between 26°C and 32°C (79°F to 89°F). Despite the increasing humidity, June is a great time to enjoy the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), where cultural performances and art exhibitions take center stage.

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July

July continues with warm and humid weather, with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 31°C (77°F to 88°F). The month's highlight is Singapore's National Day on August 9th, celebrated with spectacular fireworks, parades, and various festivities throughout the city.

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August

August offers similar weather conditions, with temperatures between 25°C and 31°C (77°F to 88°F). The city continues to celebrate National Day with grand parades and fireworks. Additionally, the Singapore Night Festival, featuring mesmerizing light installations and live performances, adds to the festive atmosphere.

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September

September maintains the warm and humid climate, with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 31°C (77°F to 88°F). The mid-autumn festival is celebrated with lantern processions, mooncakes, and family gatherings

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October

October brings comfortable weather with temperatures between 24°C and 31°C (75°F to 88°F). The Mid-Autumn Festival takes centre stage, and you can explore Chinatown adorned with colourful lanterns and indulge in delicious mooncakes.

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November

November offers a delightful climate with temperatures ranging from 24°C to 31°C (75°F to 88°F). The month is perfect for outdoor activities, and you can visit the Singapore River Festival or partake in the Deepavali Festival of Lights, celebrating the Indian festival of lights.

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December

As the year comes to an end, December offers cool and comfortable weather, with temperatures between 23°C and 30°C (73°F to 86°F). Embrace the festive spirit with Christmas decorations adorning the city, shopping sales for holiday gifts, and spectacular New Year's Eve celebrations to welcome the upcoming year in style.

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