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Singapore, a metropolitan island
depicts its evolution of each century by churches, museums,
houses, shopping complexes, and huge office buildings which
portray their own characteristics through structures, styles,
and architectural forms. Today, Singapore still remains its
history with aforementioned types of buildings.
As Singapore was once a British
colonial country; nowadays, many churches, British monuments,
and British-style bungalows are the grand attractions lie in
each area of this tropical island apart from many unique
restaurants, zoos, food markets, and social diversities that
help attract myriad of visitors entering into this island each
The heritage of Sir Stanford
Raffles is that the well-organized city of Singapore which plays
a leading role of its clear British architectural style.
Different from Singaporean physical outlooks; Chinese, Malay,
Indian, and etc; the assortment between arts and people make
Singapore unique and interesting due to its historical
background that goes against present's appearance...
For detailed information - Colonial
A place founded by Sir Stamford
Raffles, tracing back to 1819 when Raffles' ship arrived on
the northeastern bank of the Singapore River....Soon after that Raffles signed
the treaties with the local Malay leaders and set that area as
the British entrepot. Successfully, his project turned out to be
prosperous and soon he had to order land reclamation that was
divided into 5 quays; Raffles Quay, Collyer Quay, Boat Quay,
Clarke Quay, and Robertson Quay. By 1850s, the
Singapore River was extremely crowded with European and Chinese
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Singapore's real core is but
Chinatown, where reminiscence of old days are stimulated under
the architectural style of buildings constructed and shaped by
Chinese immigrants. Numerous
buildings in Chinatown have been demolished and renovated over
these past thirty years. Nevertheless, it is still an attractive
place to foot around though many of the original architectures
have gone. It contains some of Singapore's most famous temples
and there are plenty of restaurants and shopping centers.
For detailed information - China
Due to its rapid development,
Orchard Road is the domain of Singapore's elite nowadays.
Orchard Road is where many high-class hotels prevail. It is a
true place of wealthy people. Prior to the country's
independence, many mansions of colonial rulers were constructed
here and are lived by wealthy people today.
For detailed information - Orchard
Little India is one of the most
genuine districts in Singapore. The colorfulness and
cheerfulness of this district derived from its being as a
shopping arcade. Little India is located on Serangoon Road
(built in 1828) from Rochor Canal to Levender Street. Just like Orchard Road, Little
India is also subdivided, yet into 4 parts; Lower Serangoon
Road; Central Serangoon Road; Upper Serangoon Road; and the Arab
For detailed information - Little
West Singapore possesses numerous
great sites. Especially Sentosa island, a lively corner of the
world that is truly worth an exploration once in a lifetime.
Another place not to be missed is Jurong Bird Park, including
other several attractive spots lie in West Singapore.
For detailed information - West
Singapore's government has engaged
the northern districts for natural reserves and public parks.
The forest has been cleared for roads and residences due to the
growth of population. Also, the recreation places had to be
constructed as well as to serve the community. In the north of
Singapore, interesting public parks and natural reserves can be
visited such as Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, Mandai Orchid
Gardens, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Sungei Buloh Nature Park,
and Temples and Villas.
For detailed information - North
Last four decades, East Singapore
was but a grandest rural area where people love to visit for
relaxation. As time elapsed, some wealthy people determined to
alter this area into a more useful and popular spot for tourism.
Worth the visit places include the island of Pulau Ubin, Changi
Village, and Geyland and Katong.
For detailed information - East
If further exploration is
required, visiting some places beyond Singapore will grant your
desire. The Malay Peninsula is a popular spot for tourists; Riau
Islands is mostly visited by those who head to Indonesia; Batam
Island, a two-thirds the size of Singapore; and Bintan Island, a
most popular island in Riau.
For detailed information - Beyond
This article is authored and
Royal Exclusive Travel