Singapore Travel Guide


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Known as one of the most enjoyable cities in Southeast Asia Singapore is a modern, affluent city combining skyscrapers and subways with an eclectic mix of Chinese, Indian and Malay influences. It has a tropical climate and offers great shopping, vibrant nightlife and tasty food. Singapore has one of the world’s best airports and after quickly experiencing just a taste of what the city has to offer you will soon realize that this city bears no comparison to crime and poverty ridden Manila or Jakarta.

Singapore has over four million people and is second to Monaco as the world’s most densely populated country. The city centre consists of Orchard Road, the Riverside and a large part of Chinatown; other areas include Little India, Balestier, Newton, Novena and Toa Payoh, North and West, East Coast and Sentosa. The city centre is known for its miles and miles of shopping while the North and West form Singapore’s residential and industrial hinterlands. Changi Airport is at the East Coast where beaches extend for miles. Sentosa is a separate island developed into a resort resembling Disneyland.

Singapore has a reputation for being sterile and squeaky clean but all you need to do is scratch a little below the surface and you will find more than meets the eye. The city is legendary for its food and shopping from busy hawker centres and 24-hour coffee shops to the meccas of Orchard Road and Suntec City there is abundance to choose from.

Highlights of Singapore

Singapore Botanic Gardens Information

The Singapore Botanic Gardens epitomises the tropical island's luxuriant parks. Spread over 52..

Chinatown Information

Singapore's Chinatown evolved around 1821 when the first Chinese junk arrived from Xiamen, Fujian..

Clarke Quay Information

Shop, eat and be entertained by the riverside! Featuring five blocks of restored warehouses, Clarke..

Little India Information

As you step into Little India, be prepared for an assault on the senses! You will be greeted by the..

Boat Quay Information

Looking for a swingin’ good time? Then head on down to Boat Quay - the trailblazer of the..

Raffles Hotel Information

Meet Singapore’s most famous Grande Dame – born in 1887 and never looking better! Raffles Hotel..

Singapore Zoo Information

Tired of having the usual breakfast? Then feast with an orang utan, the Oriental small-clawed..

Kranji War Memorial Information

Kranji War Memorial honours the men from Britain, Australia, Canada, Sri Lanka, India, Malaya, the..

National Museum of Singapore Information

At 119 years old, the National Museum of Singapore is Singapore's biggest and oldest museum with..

Royal Selangor Pewter Centre Information

Be dazzled by Royal Selangor – one of the oldest and best-known names in the pewter industry for..

Underwater World Information

Situated on Sentosa, Underwater World Singapore is a dream haven that showcases the awe-inspiring..

Turf Club/Horse Racing Information

Horse racing in Singapore has had a long and illustrious history, beginning in 1842 with the..

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