5 top spots in Singapore to take picture perfect X’mas shots

Christmas is one of the most anticipated holidays of the year and the whole of Singapore is transformed into a beautiful and scenic Christmas wonderland during this period of time every year. This implies numerous photo opportunities and we have decided to highlight 5 places for you to take that perfect Christmas shot at.

1.      Orchard Road

If you want a beautiful Christmas shot, then Orchard Road should be your number one location to go to if you want that perfect shot. Every year, Orchard Road transforms into a gorgeous glitzy street as all the malls go all out to compete against one another to win the Best Dressed Building contest. The streets itself are extensively decorated every year according to the theme. In fact, the decorations are so spectacular that Orchard Road has recently been named the most beautiful avenue in the world by French agency Presence. And if that wasn’t impressive enough, Singapore’s most famous road has also made it to prestigious lists such as Frommers’ World’s Best Holiday Lights 2010 and the Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Christmas Markets of the World 2011, as well as won awards such as the International Downtown Association Merit Achievement Award 2012. With such an impressive resume, there is no reason why you shouldn’t visit Orchard Road if you want spectacular photos.


2.      Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios have gone to great expenses to prepare for Christmas and its beautiful Christmas decorations are sure to bring out your festive mood. There are countless photo opportunities for you there ranging from the 10m tall Christmas tree at Universal Mountain to the wreaths and baubles spread out across the park. In addition, the beautiful Disney like buildings are perfect places to take a Christmas photo at. Plus, with so many things to do there, you can be assured that your family will have an awesome time at Universal Studios Singapore.


3.      Suntec City Christmas tree

The giant Christmas tree located at the entrance of Suntec City mall has become famous for attracting a large photo-taking crowd during the Christmas season and for good reason. The giant Christmas tree is always magnificently decorated and its decorations change annually. In fact it has become a tradition for some people to take a photo there every year!

4.      Snow City

Snow is commonly associated with Christmas but unfortunately, living in sunny Singapore means that you are not are going to be waking up to a snowy Christmas morning. But fret not, you can always settle for artificial snow at Snow City! However you should note that you are not allowed to take photos at Snow City but there will be professional photographers there who can help you take a photo for you. Although you would have to pay a price for the photo, having a Christmas shot of your family and you surrounded by snow is definitely worth it. Furthermore, your children will probably have an awesome time playing on the giant slide there!

5.      Heartland Malls

There is no need to travel too far to get that awesome Christmas photo. Simply head down to the nearest shopping centre and you can be assured that there will be numerous photo opportunities to help you capture the Christmas spirit. Shopping centres all over Singapore are getting into the festive mood and redecorating themselves in line with the Christmas spirit. If you are lucky, you might even get a photo with Santa Claus since many shopping centres are offering ‘Meet Santa’ events.

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Sean Foo is an editorial intern with Kidlander.com. He enjoys writing about the sights and sounds of Singapore.