According to BBC Business News published in March this year, Singapore is still regarded as the World's Most Expensive City. Although it is regarded as such, many foreign tourists still spend time to travel to the Lion City.

In fact, Singapore Tourism Board asserts that, "From January to June 2016, International Visitor Arrivals (increased 13 per cent over the same period last year to reach 8.2 million visitors and Tourism Receipts also grew by 12 per cent to reach $11.6 billion".

Singapore does not have to be expensive. Try these 11 affordable activities that won't hurt your pocket.

1. Singapore Botanic Garden

Located at 93 Stamford Street, this museum is open from every day from 5 am to 12 midnight. Admission fee is free for visitors.

2. La Salle College of Arts

Located at 1 McNally Street, this modern institution is open for viewing and tour. If you happen to be in Singapore during their Open House and Info Day, drop by and be amazed at their courses and facilities.

3. Asian Civilizations Museum

Located at 1 Empress Palace, this museum is open from every day from 10am - 7pm, and 10am - 9pm on Fridays. For visitors, admission fee is free.

4. Sri Mariamman Temple

Located at 244, South Bridge Rd, the temple is open daily from 5:30 am - 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. There is no admission fee and temple etiquette must be followed.

5. Buddha Tooth Relic Temple

Located at 288, South Bridge Road, the temple is open daily 7:00am to 7:00pm including public holidays.  There is no admission fee and temple etiquette must also be followed.

6. Changi International Airport

Upon arrival and before departure, tourists may take advantage of the airport facilities such as themed gardens, movie theaters, resting areas, computers with internet connection, massage chairs, and many more.

7. Gardens by the Bay

Located at 18 Marina Gardens Drive, admission to the Outdoor Gardens is free. Outdoor Gardens comprise of Bay East Garden, Super Tree Grove, Sun Pavillion, Heritage Gardens, World of Plants and Dragonfly & Kingfisher Lakes.

8. The Esplanade

Located at 1 Esplanade Drive, visitors may get the chance to watch a free musical concerts, shows and performances at the central concourse area. It is open daily from 8:00am to 2:00am.

9. National Museum Singapore

Located at 93 Stamford Street, this museum is open  every day from 10am to 7pm. For foreign tourists, the admission fee is $10.

10.  MINT Museum of Toys

Located at 26 Seah Street, this unique museum is open daily from 9.30am to 6.30pm. Admission for Children (Ages 2 to 12) is $7.50, for Senior Citizen (60 years and above with valid ID)
is $7.50 and for Adult is $15.00.

11. Merlion Park

Located near the Marina Bay, the Merlion represents a great aspect of Singapore's early history. It is open daily and admission is free.

The Lion City has many affordable options to choose from and tourists just have to explore and discover on how they can roam around Singapore without having to shell out much money.