Here’s Why You Should See The Singapore Formula One Night Race

by Akriti Seth
Here’s Why You Should See The Singapore Formula One Night Race

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Gear up for the 10th edition of the Singapore Formula One night race to be held from 15-17 September. And here’s all that you can cover along with the race.

What Is It?

Held annually since 2008, the Singapore Grand Prix is a motor race that is on the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship. It takes place on the Marina Bay Street Circuit and is the world’s first ever FORMULA 1 night race and the first street circuit in Asia for F1 races.

The entire Grand Prix Season Singapore features a number of racing, concerts and entertainment activities for fans and visitors. The twisty Marina Bay street circuit has remained unchanged in the years since. Brightly lit by floodlights, it adds to the spectacular night views of the city.

Marina Bay Track at in 2015-2016

What’s Else?

Singapore has a picture-perfect skyline and the bustling city centre. A lot has been said about this city and the travel scene but there’s still so much more to this city for visitors to explore.

Best time: July to September

Flights: Mumbai to Singapore (First Class)

Well, if you decide to head to Singapore for the F1 race, consider yourself lucky as you might be the last batch of people who go in the best time to visit Singapore.

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What To Cover In Singapore?

When in Singapore, you must visit these few places for sure.

1. Universal Studios Singapore

Have fun at the Universal Studios Singapore theme park located on the Sentosa Island.

2. Sentosa

Connected to the city by road, cable car, pedestrian boardwalk and monorail, Sentosa is an island resort of Singapore.Have the panaromic view as far as Indosnesia from the Tiger Sky Tower here. Find peace at Tanjong Beach.

3.Night Safari, Singapore

If you’re there for the night race you must also see the Night Safari. This is the world’s first nocturnal zoo.

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4. Merlion Park

A Singapore landmark and major tourist attraction the Merlion Park is located at One Fullerton.

5. Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Singapore

Located in the Marina Bay near the mouth of the Singapore River is a 60,000 square metres performing arts centre. As it is one of the world’s busiest arts centres, Esplanade offers a wide range of programmes.

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6. Underwater World, Singapore

Experience the aqua marine life in this oceanarium located on the offshore Singaporean island of Sentosa houses more than 2,500 marine animals of 250 species from different regions of the world.

7. Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum

Find peace at this temple located in the Chinatown district known as Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum.

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8. Fort Canning

Live a different culture a Fort Canning is a  historical landmark on a grassy hilltop park slightly more than 60 metres high in the southeast portion of Singapore. It also hosts events such as concerts & plays.


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