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3 Best Souvenirs to Purchase in Singapore

January 27th, 2015 | Posted by Editor in About Singapore

Singapore is a popular travel destination rich in beautiful sights and flourishing culture. To commemorate this experience, you need to buy souvenirs and other famous products. If you are still a bit confused on what kind of souvenirs to purchase during your Singapore trip, read on to get some great souvenir suggestions.


Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling is named the national cocktail drink of Singapore. It was first created in the 1930s by Ngiam Tong Boon, a bartender at Raffles Hotel’s Long Bar. Now it’s created by a lot of people, in different variations and in different places but the original drink was a mix of cherry brandy, lime juice, pineapple juice, orange juice and gin.

You can get this drink from a number of bars and shops in Singapore. Try this drink and explore the different flavors the cocktail brings you in every sip.



Bakkwa is one of Singapore’s delicacies that is a popular street food and also an edible souvenir. This barbecued meat is made up of pork or beef marinated in spices, sugar and soy sauce, then grilled over charcoal fire.

This savory dish is a favorite among locals and a popular souvenir choice for Singapore tourists. Bakkwa is priced from $45.00 to $70.00 per kilogram.

Miniature Merlion

The Merlion is the official mascot of Singapore so it’s only fitting that you buy products with a Merlion design. There are a lot of souvenirs with the Merlion design in various Singapore shops. You can get the Miniature Merlion in the form of ashtrays, coasters, lighters, picture frames, key chains, snow globes and refrigerator magnets.


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