Singapore is one of the most instagrammable places on the planet. So why not take advantage of this futuristic colourful city and venture outdoors to take some of the coolest photos ever – and mostly all for free. Here’s 30 of the most instagrammable places to visit in Singapore.
1. Fort Canning Staircase
This hidden staircase in Fort Canning Park is a majestic spot to capture instagrammable pictures in Singapore. But if you think you’re gonna get the same shot as the girl in the picture, think again! Normally, there are queues of people through the tunnel from early morning, with outfit changes, tripods, photographers, and other baffling things. But if you’re willing to wait, be sure to get someone to take your picture from below the staircase as you stand on top of the wall.
📍 51 Canning Rise, Singapore
2. Sultan Mosque
Sultan Mosque (Masjid Sultan) is a beautiful landmark located on Moscat Street in the heart of Singapore’s Arabic Quarter. Built in 1824, the mosque stands tall in Kampong Glam and the exterior has become a popular spot in recent years for instagrammable pictures in Singapore. Whether it be a close up shot or snaps from far away…the giant golden dome and shrine will be heavily featured in the background.
📍 3 Muscat St, Singapore 198833
3. Dragonfly Lake @ Gardens By The Bay
Dragonfly Lake boasts a hidden boardwalk in Gardens By The Bay which is a scenic treat with views of Marina Bay Sands, the lake, and sparkling dragonflies that light up at night. Take a wander through the gardens just before sunset and find the boardwalk near the Marina Bay Sands entrance for beautiful shots like the one taken by our team above.
📍 Dragonfly Lake, Gardens By The Bay, Singapore
4. Peranakan Houses
We have raved about these aesthetically-pleasing shophouses situated in Joo Chiat in the east. The façade of colourful, pastel pre-war shophouses and colonial bungalows has travellers mesmerised, and often trekking out to Joo Chiat Road just to add some colour to their Instagram feed. Choose to stand in front of the yellow, blue, red, green, or white houses on eirther side of the road. Be warned though, you won’t be alone because there are usually flocks of tourists trying to capture an epic shot just like you!
📍 Singapore, 287 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427540
5. Old Hill Street Police Station
This historical landmark nicknamed the Rainbow Building in Clarke Quay attracts the masses of influencers for pictures. Built in 1934 as a police station, it boasts dozens of fascinating colourful windows which is the main attraction. Be sure to get your photo from across the street.
📍140 Hill St, Singapore 179369
The cool interior of Orchid library has many influencers flocking here to snap an excellent instagrammable picture among the pretty bookshelves. But for those who are serious about reading, it’s one of our favourite libraries in Singapore boasting more than 100,000 titles, from fiction to non-fiction, design books, and a range of interactive programmes. Plus, it’s a perfect place to hangout on a rainy day in Singapore.
📍 277 Orchard Road 11 Gateway 03-12/#04, Singapore 238858
7. Haji Lane
Kampong Glam’s Haji Lane is another superb place to snap instagrammable pictures in Singapore. The hipster hotspot boasts a number of colourful buildings, quirky shops, and iconic artworks splattered across walls. In fact, it’s one of the best free things to do in Singapore.
8. Redhill MRT Station
Singaporeans just love to pose at the staircase of this iconic pink metro station. Certainly, an excellent place for some instagrammable pink pictures in honour of the Barbie movie this year.
📍920 Tiong Bahru Rd, Singapore 158792
9. Gardens By The Bay
Gardens By The Bay is home to more than 1.5 million plans and dozens of hotspots to shoot ig-worthy moments. We’ve already highlights Dragonfly Bridge with Marina Bay Sands perched in the background. But there are also a number of other extoci locations to pose. Snap a picture under giant supertrees at this futuristic world, as seen in Crazy Rich Asians, or stand in front of Water Lily Pond to hit the jackpot in capturing some epic pictures – no matter what time of day it is.
📍 Gardens By The Bay, Singapore
10. OCBC Skyway
Speaking of Gardens By The Bay, why not pay $12 to do the enthralling Treetop Walk, which is suspended 22 metres above the ground between Supertrees. We recommend going at sunset for postcard-worthy pictures of the Gardens, Marina Barrage, and beyond.
📍 Gardens By The Bay, Singapore
11. FutureWorld at ArtScience Museum
This gram-worthy museum invites you to lose yourself in an exciting universe of art, magic and science among borderless digital interactive installations. Through 16 installations and a world of playful possibilities, you can create the most magical photographic content. Certainly, one of the most instagrammable places in Singapore.
📍 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
12. Armenian Street
The stunning mural on Armenian Street is the perfect place to capture some instagrammable shots. Against the backdrop of a pink building, with urban artwork, it makes a beautiful post for your feed. In fact, the whole street is filled with exotic murals for you to admire and pose outside.
📍 Armenian Street, Singapore
13. Marina Bay Sands Infinity Pool
Pop on your best swimwear and head to the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands. As you bathe above 57 levels, glass of champagne in hand, take some instagrammable snaps in one of the best infinity pools in Singapore. Otherwise, you can check out SkyPark Observation Deck on the same floor if you don’t want to get wet.
📍 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
CHIJMES is a beautiful historic building complex located at Victoria Street offering many gram-worthy locations. Whether it’s a candid shot wandering through the corridors, courtyard, or spiral staircases…you’ll capture something magical. Particularly, we love pictures with the back of the iconic CHIJMES Hall building as the backdrop just like the picture above.
📍30 Victoria St, Singapore 187996
15. The Hive
NTU Singapore’s The Hive is an extremely unusual building that reminds people of a bee hive or dim sum basket. It’s actually a Learning Hub for the university where people attend classes and features plants growing from its side. Instagram lovers enjoy posing with an external view of the towers from the street, but also the interior resembles the The Vessel in New York City.
📍52 Nanyang Ave, Singapore 639816
16. Japanese Cemetery Park
Japanese Cemetery Park is a tranquil spot surprisingly not well known. Enter a cherry blossom wonderland with beautiful floral archways and Japanese architecture. It is probably the most alluring place on our list to take pictures but often the colours are not the same as the picture. Be sure to wear something extravagant for your snap to impress your followers.
📍 22 Chuan Hoe Ave, Singapore 549854
17. Floating Bridge, Sentosa
This instagrammable place is The Little Dot’s only floating bridge at one of the best beaches in Singapore. You’ll find yourself wandering to the Southernmost Point of Southeast Asia over this tropic Floating Bridge. The landscape around the bridge offers the perfect place for an insta-worthy shot. So, grab your camera and be on your merry way to take some epic gram-approved pics!
📍 Siloso Beach, Sentosa, Singapore
18. Potato Head Building
Potato Head is an iconic heritage building in Chinatown is an instagrammer’s heaven. Opt to get a free and cool snap outside on the street, but why not dine in this lovely instagrammable alfresco eatery for a pleasurable experience. Additionally, more photo ops await you on the rooftop terrace where you can chow down on mouthwatering burgers with a splendid royal gin and juice to hand.
📍 36 Keong Saik Rd., Singapore 089143
19. House Of Tan Teng Niah
This rainbow-coloured Chinese villa is rich in history because it was built in 1900. Located in Little India, it is the only surviving Chinese villa, and as a result, is extremely popular with photographers for its insta-worthy appearance. Obviously, it is one of the most instagrammable places in Singapore.
📍 37 Kerbau Rd, Singapore 219168
20. The Merlion
Merlion Park is one of the most famous sights to see in Singapore. The mythical Merlion statue is a symbol of the nation located at One Fullerton. Every day you can see dozens of people trying to snap a cute picture next to the statue with Marina Bay Sands in the background. Particularly, photo lovers desire to get a picture with the water pouring into their mouths.
📍Merlion Park, Singapore
21. Changi Airport Terminal 2
The new Changi Airport Terminal 2 blends architecture, nature, and technology to offer a truly inspiring airport experience. With a nature theme, visitors will be mesmerised by digital ceilings, wall murals that mirror natural landforms, breathtaking carpet patterns, digital gardens, and more. There’s a huge 4-storey tall digital waterfall that has become a hotspot for influencers. Learn more about the all-new T2 Changi Airport.
📍Terminal 2 Changi Airport, Singapore
21. Rumah Bebe
Rumah Bebe is a unique two-storey building that symbolises Peranakan. It was built in 1928 as a shophouse and still keeps its architecture and colourfulness intact. Today, it’s a restaurant but the blue and purple exterior is a pretty place for pictures.
📍113 E Coast Rd, Singapore 428803
22. Raffles Lighthouse
This lighthouse is a truly beautiful gem that looks out across the waters of Tuas Second Link – Singapore’s second causeway to Malaysia just 40 minutes drive from the city. It’s a beacon of hope for the nation, and flashes its 15-metre beam every 10 seconds at night. Certainly, it’s an excellent place for ig-worthy photos but it’s also one of the best places to kiss in Singapore.
📍Raffles Marina, Singapore
23. National Gallery Singapore
There is no bigger museum in The Lion City than the National Gallery Singapore. Formerly the Supreme Court and City Hall, it’s home to the largest public collection of Singaporean and Southeast Asian art in the world. In recent years, visitors love to flock here for candid photoshoot of wandering around artworks and in front of the little white rooftop.
📍1 St Andrew’s Road, #01 – 01, Singapore
24. Instagrammable cafes
From the world’s first Coach Café in Chinatown, to fantasy-theme eateries, enchanting floral interiors, robot baristas, and more…Singapore exhibitions some of the best instagrammable cafes worldwide. Find one on our list to snap some beautiful pictures.
📍 Various Locations
25. Cloud Forest Waterfall
Inside Gardens By The Bay you will find a spectacular modern greenhouse hiding Cloud Forest Waterfall. Wonderfully, Cloud Forest is one of the highest indoor waterfall in the world, alongside Jewel’s, making an incredible backdrop for your photoshoots. Make sure you wear something cute!
📍 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
26. Singapore’s rooftops
There’s a fantastic selection of ig-worthy rooftop dining spots in Singapore. For instance, Mr Stork offers intimate, ambient teepee huts on the 39th floor of Andar Hotel which are gorgeous at night for pictures. Plus, it’s one of the most instagrammable bars in Singapore.
📍5 Fraser St, Level 39, Andaz 189354
27. Singapore Botanic Gardens
Nature lovers will want to snap their picture under green archways, inside iconic glasshouses with picture-perfect walkways and much more at Singapore Botanic Gardens. In particular, National Orchid Garden offers gorgeous greenways for a walk and a new botanical glasshouse is it’s one of the most instagrammable places in Singapore.
📍 National Orchard Garden, 1 Cluny Rd, Singapore, 259569
The Museum Of Ice Cream is world-famous pink museum and it’s one of the most unique experiences in Singapore. Wander through dozens of pink installations, inspired by ice cream, beyond anything you have ever experienced. Read all about it here. Definitely, one of the best indoor instagrammable places in Singapore.
📍 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, Singapore 248837
29. Pink Cafes
Speaking of pink places, we can’t forget our list of most instagrammable pink cafes in Singapore where you can capture the most picturesque moments.
📍 Various Locations
20. Jewel Changi Airport
How could we forget about the best airport in the world right on our doorstep? With an array of instagrammable locations, the most impressive is the HSBC Rain Vortex which is the largest indoor waterfall in the world. Surrounded by greenery and modern architecture, it’s a jaw-dropping photo spot and you can select any location in the circle to pose at.
📍Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore