Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple
The Hindu Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple standing in the very center of the ethnic quarter Little India is considered to be one of the oldest and the most beautiful temples in Singapore. Its first building was raised in the middle of the 19th century by Indians who moved to live and work in the city-state. By that time, the Indian community numbered over 13 thousand people who, being far away from ho

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, whose amazingly beautiful building adorns Singapore China Town, is often compared to an ancient casket, whose numerous boxes keep unprecedented number of amazing treasures. The temple with strikingly magnificent and luxurious interior is situated on the ground floor of the three-storey building. The first floor is occupied by the small shop with thematic literature, sou

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple, or the Temple of Thousand Lights
Situated in the picturesque Indian quarter, Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple, also known as the Temple of Thousand Lights, is one of the largest and the most visited Buddhist cultic buildings in Singapore. It was founded by a Thai monk, in 1927, and combined Thai, Chinese and Indian traits in its unusual architecture. Thanks to this eclecticism the Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya is reckoned among the most or

Haw Par Villa
Haw Par Villa is one of the most unusual theme parks in the city. Singaporeans nickname it as Chinese Disneyland. Over a thousand peculiar sculptures and a hundred and a half impressive dioramas, depicting characters from Chinese folklore and legends and highlighting different historical events and aspects of Confucianism, are collected here. Haw Par Villa might look not as modern as the majority

Fountain of Wealth
Fountain of Wealth is one of those Singapore symbols that stuck in tourist’s mind most of all. In 1998, it was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest fountain in the world: the giant almost 14-meter-high construction weighing 85 tons occupies an area of 1683 square meters. The Fountain of Wealth is situated on the territory of the country’s largest complex Suntec City that consists

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
The Esplanade complex, situated along the coast of the Marina Bay, is one of the largest and the most famous cultural centers in Asia. Its unusual building is called Singapore’s architectural miracle and is reckoned among the city brightest trademarks. The Esplanade building is shaped as two glass semi-spheres, covered with multitude of mini-tents that protect complex’s premises from burning sun r

Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall
The building complex of Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall is considered to be one of the brightest samples of Singapore colonial architecture. It consists of two constructions raised in Victorian style with a difference of 40 years and connected with each other by the clock tower. In 1992, both buildings, formerly known as the Town Hall and the Memorial Hall, were granted the status of national mo

The Arts House at the Old Parliament
The Old Parliament building standing in the city historical center is the oldest administrative building in Singapore and has the status of the country national monument. It was built, however, for quite different purposes: construction was ordered by Scottish merchant John Argyle Maxwell who decided to set up a mansion in Singapore. To carry out residence’s building, the influential tradesman hir

Cathedral of the Good Shepherd
The situated in the city’s colonial part Cathedral of the Good Shepherd is the oldest catholic temple in Singapore, and its elegant light building in Renaissance style is an architectural monument of national importance. The Catholic community started to form in Singapore back in the early 19th century, when it officially became a colony of the British Empire and turned into one of the busiest Asi

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