Arabian Quarter (Kampong Glam)
Situated to the east of the colonial center Arabian Quarter is considered Singapore’s Muslim center. It was one of the first quarters that were formed and developed in the country. At first, the Kampong Glam was a small fishing settlement, after which, in fact, the future quarter was named: Kampung is Malay for settlement and gelam is the name of the tree growing here. Malayans produced curing oil

China Town
China Town is one of the Singapore’s brightest and most original districts. It appeared, the same as city’s other ethnic quarters, thanks to Stamford Raffles who considered it necessary to allocate separate area for settlement to each community of the multinational Singapore. In this way he solved two problems at once: threat of ethnic conflicts and immigrants’ adaptation in new country. However,

Singapore Flyer
The Singapore Flyer is the largest Ferris wheel in the world. It is able to lift its passengers on the height of 165 meters that is 5 meters higher than Chinese Star Of Nanchang, which used to be the largest Ferris wheel on the planet. Today the Singapore Flyer is one of the most visited tourist attractions on the island. The Ferris wheel has 28 air-conditioned glass capsules, each of which can se

Statue of Merlion
The Statue of Merlion – the mythic creature with lion head and fish body, sitting on the crest of the wave – is the most famous symbol of Singapore. Yearly, over one million travelers from all over the world come here to admire the giant monument of halffish-halflion. The mysterious creature, with which Singapore is associated for several decades already, was thought up by designer Fraser Brunner

Saint Andrew's Cathedral
The elegant snow-white building standing in the city business center and noticeably contrasting with neighboring ultramodern skyscrapers belongs to the Saint Andrew's Cathedral – the largest Anglican temple in Singapore. Thanks to its beautiful architecture and historical value, it has the status of country’s national monument and is considered one of its key sights. The Saint Andrew's Cathedral h

Singapore Zoo
Singapore Zoo is rightly recognized as one of the largest, most beautiful and most progressive zoos in the world. It is reckoned among the city most visited parks: over a million and a half visitors come here yearly. The concept of the so called open zoo, according to which animals are kept in the conditions as close to natural as possible, is implemented in Singapore. There are no habitual cages

Clarke Quay
The Clarke Quay is a very popular place for strolling and city recreation. Named after Singapore second governor Andrew Clarke, in the middle of the 19th century, it used to be a loud trade wharf, along which Chinese warehouses and docks were located. Hundreds of barges, loading and unloading various goods, moored to Clarke Quay daily. A century and a half later, independent Singapore’s town plann

The Maritime Experiential Museum
The Maritime Experiential Museum, whose building, shaped as capsized boat, is situated on the resort Sentosa Island, is the first and the only museum in the world that is devoted to Asia’s maritime history. Its interactive expositions tell the history of seaborne trade in Singapore and of local shipbuilding in interactive way. They also give an opportunity to make a trip along ancient Maritime Sil

Masjid Jamae
The situated in Chinese Quarter original mosque Masjid Jamae is the first mosque built in Singapore. Thanks to its untypical for Islamic architecture shape, it was given a status of the national monument and entered in the list of city-state’s main attractions. The Masjid Jamae, also known as the Large Mosque, was founded by Tamil Muslims, who came in Singapore, the same as most other nations, in

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