Top 10 things to do at Marina Bay Sands Singapore

Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort which comprises three 55 storey towers of top class hotel rooms. The shape of the three buildings has a very unique look which look like a ship at the top, where the famous infinity pool is located which offer 360 degree of unblocked view. The architecture follows the principles of feng shui to create a perfect balance of energy and hormonisation with the environment. This beautiful creation was design by Moshe Safdie, an Israeli American architect.  This guy is really talented and you will see more of his work at Marina Bay.

1. Lets check out the architecture of MBS – interior

Marina Bay Sand Shoppes

Use of Natural Sun Lights

The resort’s design allows abundant natural daylight to illuminate indoor areas, reducing the need for additional lighting.

Marina Bay Sands Shoppes

2.Rain Oculus – Sampan Ride at Canal

What make this place even more interesting is the Sampan ride along the canal at the Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. Don’t forget to make a wish at as you circle the Rain Oculus, a 22 meter diameter acrylic bowl set on a 90 ton steel structure, which collects the rainwater that fills the Canal, very eco-friendly!  If you look up, there is a hole that will release more than 22,000 liters of water per minutes. Too bad, I could not see the water release while I was there – Not as lucky. And Sampan ride not yet started as I was there pretty early. Sampan rides only start at 11.30 am onward.

Rain Oculus at Marina Bay Sands

3.Luxury Shopping Paradise

Marina Bay Sands

Why fly all the way to Paris while you can get most of the international brand and luxury items here?  I only snap few pictures of the luxury shops here and of course there are more. Check it out yourself.

Marina Bay Sands Shoppes


Prada occupies two levels so there are plenty of stuff for you to shop.

Marina Bay Sands Shoppes

Louis Vuitton

Marina Bay Sands Shoppes


Want some latest Cartier bangles, go check it out!

Marina Bay Sands Shoppes


Even if you don’t buy, you can always come here to enjoy the classy decoration and the luxury vibe, is free.

Marina Bay Sands Shoppes

Cafe and Restaurants

Marina Bay Sands Shoppes

4.Celebrity Chef in MBS

You can dine at some of the Celebrity Chef restaurant at MBS, such as Adrift by David Myers -American, db Bistro -French or Waku Ghin – Japanese.

Marina Bay Sands Shoppes

Rasapura Master Food Court

If you don’t fancy any celebrity chefs, you can always try Singapore local taste at Rasapura Food Court, located at the B2, Canal level.  They do have nice local cuisine and if you are in a rush, this place is for you.  Price slightly higher but the portion are bigger compare to usual food court in Singapore.

Rasapura Marina Bay Sands Shoppes

Din Tai Fung

Ding Tai Fung at Marina Bay Sands Shoppes

Yes, Ding Tai Fung is here, located at the basement 2.  I know there are many tourists would search high and low for Ding Tai Fung when coming to Singapore. This restaurant originating from Taiwan definitely make it fame from their xiao long pao.

Ding Tai Fung Marina Bay Sands Shoppes

5. Go Mastercard Theatres

The show air now is “The Sound of Music”.  I watched that musical show more than a decade ago in Sydney.

Theatres at Marina Bay Sands Shoppes

6. Try your luck at Casino in Marina Bay Sands

Casino at Marina Bay Sands Shoppes

Foreigner get to enter the casino free while too bad for local Singaporean and PR as we need to pay a fee of SGD $100 per entry.

Casino at Marina Bay Sands

7.ArtScience Museum

Artscience Museum is located next to Marina Bay Sands. The unique architecture is from the inspiration of a lotus flower but some people think it looks more like 5 fingers. It is also designed by the archietect Moshe Safdie.

ArtScience Museum Singapore

Can’t decide which bag to get from the Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands?  Take a break outside and have some fresh air and cool down your thought before making an impulsive purchase.  Enjoying the beautiful skyline outside MBS is free.

Marina Bay Sands Singapore

8.Beautiful Lotus Pond 

Marina Bay Sands Singapore

If you look into the pond, there are plenty of fishes  in it. But, no fishing.

Marina Bay Sands Singapore

9.The World’s First Curved Double Helix Bridge

Helix Bridge Singapore

Just about 5 minutes walk from Marina Bay Sand, you will spot a beautiful pedestrian bridge called “The Helix”, an award winning bridge. The bridge has four viewing platforms to enable you to check out great view of Singapore skyline. This bridge is incredibly stunning at night when the bridge is illuminated by a series of lights.

Helix Bridge Singapore

10.Louis Vuitton Island Maison

This incredible glass pavilion is also done by architect Moshe Safdie and team up with Peter Marino.  The maison is located at the water so it is the one and only Louis Vuitton Maison that stand on water!  Visitors can choose to make an entrance  in three different ways : via an outdoor bridge; by boat, disembarking at a jetty; and from the mall via a tunnel and ascending ‘travelator’ which leads them to the centre of the pavilion.

Louis Vuitton Island Maison

**Infinity Sky pool at SkyPark Observation Deck  – best 

Yes, don’t forget the best highlight of Marina Bay Sand is the infinity sky pool, also open to public but ticket is needed.  Ticket can be obtained from the Marina Bay Sands Skypark Sightseeing Experience

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