Singapore Travel Guide


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Singapore is a small island nation and city-state situated off the southern tip of Peninsula Malaysia. Founded as a British colony in 1819, Singapore is a prosperous and modern nation. The country is home to three major communities namely the Chinese, Malays and Indians. >> Singapore country guide

Bugis was once a red-light district in Singapore known for its bars, brothels and transvestites. The area was redeveloped in the mid-1980s and sanitized into a destination fit for families. Bugis is still a lively district but now occupied by shops, restaurants and markets. >> Bugis guide

Chinatown is an ethnic neighbourhood and the traditional quarter for Singapore's Chinese community. The old architecture here is a combination of Baroque and Victorian designs. The area gets lively as the evening approaches with its markets, shops and outdoor dining. >> Chinatown guide

Little India
This is the heart of the Indian community in Singapore with many Indian-owned businesses located here. The area has its own distinct character namely featuring Tamil cultural elements. Besides the shops and markets, it is a popular place for those craving for Indian food. >> Little India guide

Marina Bay
Singapore's newest district, built largely on reclaimed land around the mouth of the Singapore River. Major destinations at Marina Bay include the Singapore Flier (world's largest observation wheel), Marina Bay Sands and the Suntec City shopping mall. >> Marina Bay guide

Orchard Road
Once occupied by orchards but now a premier shopping and entertainment district in Singapore. It is also occupied by upmarket restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels. Many classy shopping malls are located here selling big name brands. >> Orchard Road guide

The Riverside is located along the Singapore River in the heart of the Central Business District. Many of the city's historical buildings are found around the river mouth. The sidestreets of Clarke Quay, Boat Quay and Robertson Quay along the Riverside are popular night spots. >> Riverside guide

Sentosa Island
A popular island resort situated off the southern coast of Singapore. Major attractions include the man-made beaches, two golf courses, a theme park, oceanarium and butterfly park. Accommodation comprises of several hotels including resort-style hotels. >> Sentosa Island guide

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