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Singapore is and should not be a destination on its own. If your travels in Southeast Asia allows or requires a connection or stop over; then Singapore could be a great choice.
Singapore's Changi International Airport is one the best anywhere in the world and is well connected to destinations within Asia and beyond. You can hop on a frequent airport shuttles that drop you directly in various points in downtown area in no time. Taxi is a great option as well since they are not expensive and the ride is under 15 minutes to Marina Bay area without traffic.
Singapore's weather is notoriously hot and humid, any time of the year. So, if you are used to on-foot explorations; this is not the place to do it in. Unless you live in similar climate, plan on reducing your physical activity during day by substituting public transportation. The buses and metro are efficient, inexpensive and frequent. Also, cab rides are not expensive. Most hard core travelers totally dislike tourist buses, like the hop-on hop-off variety, but they might be your best tickets to explore the different neighborhoods and get off/ get on as you please. It can get quite brutal out there duing day; so don't forget to re-hydrate yourself often fand take frequent breaks.
Marina Bay area is at its best at night where you could enjoy the beautiful Light Show; but is also a great spot to circle around during day. You could spend a half day or even more here. It is the best venue for music, food, entertainment, shopping, gambling, museum... some of which are free of charge. If you always wanted to try Street Food but never dare, Singapore is one of the safest places on earth to do so. The inexpensive, super clean, open air food stalls offer any type of seafood, meat and vegetarian cuisine one could yearn. The Marina is also lined with casual and elegant restaurants, most of which have a great view over the Marina and its lovely evening Light Show. There are also many shopping and entertainment venues, including the brand new hotel with its unique boat shaped dome, topping its three tall towers. The Art Science Museum is also a fantastic place to visit and cool down in between your outdoor explorations.
Singapore is a young town and as such, you would not find much of history or historical sites in it. What you do find is a culturally diverse, modern metropolitan with pretty boulevards and attractive neighborhoods such as Malay, Indian and Chinese dedicated to the cultures and religions of these immigrant groups.
You could get a quick feel for Singapore (the city), in a day or stay another night to drawn yourself in its fabulous variety of the seafood cuisine.