Strategically located at the end of the Malaysian peninsula, the island nation of Singapore is a modern, thriving metropolis and a true melting pot of cultures. This sizzling, multi-cultural city is a prosperous port and financial hub that flaunts a fantastic array of superb cuisine, expansive shopping and extraordinary sights to see.
Travelers can embrace Singapore’s exotic sights and sounds as they stroll or ride a trishaw through Chinatown, the Arab Quarter or Little India. With so much to see and explore, we’ve collected six images of our favorite sights to explore in Singapore.
Built across the mouth of the Marina Channel, the Marina Barrage creates Singapore’s 15th reservoir, and the first in the heart of the city. With a catchment area of 10,000 hectares, or one-sixth the size of Singapore, the Marina catchment is the island’s largest and most urbanized catchment.
Unveiled in 1957, the Kranji War Memorial is the last resting-place for many of the Allied soldiers, and more than 20,000 men and women who lost their lives in World War II.
The remarkable Siong Lim Temple Buddhist monastery, considered a National Monument for its historical and architectural value
At Suntec City, Singapore’s main exhibition and convention center, you will be able to view the largest fountain in the world. Understand why water or “shui” symbolises wealth and fortune as you listen to tales of people who have found success after touching the water at The Fountain of Wealth.
The Thian Hock Keng Temple, Singapore’s oldest Taoist Template built in 1821, was once a beachfront temple. It was visited by Chinese immigrants giving thanks to Ma Zu (Goddess of the Sea) for their safe voyage. The entire structure was assembled without nails. It is an architectual masterpiece of stone, tiles and wood, dragons and phoenixes, amazing carvings, intricate sculptures and imposing columns.
Take a relaxing and enjoyable stroll amidst exotic orchids in the national orchid exhibit at the Singapore Botanical Gardens, a tropical plant wonder.
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