Air travel is rarely glamorous these days, unless your itinerary includes , which has just been named the world's best airport by Skytrax, an airline and airport ranking site, for the fifth year in a row.
The airport features everything from the typical restaurants (well, a choice of 80) and shopping, but it really takes things to the next level with its art installations, themed gardens, playgrounds, movie theaters, and spas, according to .
The , reported, are based on the impressions of nearly 14 million flyers from 105 countries, and cover 39 service and performance parameters. Being home to , Silkair, and Tigerair, Changi International ranks as the 16th busiest in the world, with approximately 55.4 million visitors each year. In fact, all 15 cities featuring the best airports are all based outside of the United states.
If you happen to be traveling through Singapore and have a major layover, be sure to check out the cactus garden, entertainment deck or take a ride on the world's tallest , which is also located inside one of the terminals.
Take a virtual tour of Changi in the images below.