City-states always have their own charm. These small communities of citizens, housed in a miniature area by all standards, somehow they manage to stand out, to protect their own identity and to be equally loved and respected by neighbors, partners, visitors. Singapore is one of the wonders of the modern East Asian economy and urbanization and a center of attraction for thousands of tourists because of the dozens of futuristic attractions, of which we cannot help but be impressed.
Singapore is a rich country, but also extremely tidy. Guided by Eastern values, but on the wave of the latest scientific and technical achievements. Singapore is charming with its architectural landmarks, with gardens and parks, with its museums. And although there are no buildings and monuments for millennia, . .
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If you love gardens and parks, in the western part of the city you can walk to the Chinese and Japanese gardens. During the weekend you will meet many locals, who play cricket. There is also a living turtle museum in the Chinese Gardens, which houses the world's largest collection of turtles.
Chinatown is one of the most charming and pleasant places to walk in Singapore. The place is great for everyone, who want to immerse themselves in local life, as well as for lovers of shopping and delicious food. In Chinatown you can find the cheapest souvenirs and all other necessities and all kinds of Chinese delicacies at excellent prices.. If you are curious to immerse yourself in the story, enter the Chinese Heritage Center (Chinatown Heritage Centre). There you will learn how Chinese immigrants, who were among the first settlers of these lands, have lived a difficult life in the first years of their settlement. In the neighborhood you can also see the oldest temple in Singapore – Thian Hock Keng and several other Chinese religious temples.
The Indian Quarter (Little India) is another colorful place, where you can immerse yourself in the lives of local Indian immigrants. It's noisy here, fragrant and colorful. Of course, there are plenty of restaurants, offering delicious (and quite spicy) Indian cuisine and delicious desserts.
If you love nightlife and beautiful night views, here is your place for a walk after sunset. Today, the old shopping piers have been turned into an entertainment area with restaurants, shops, bars and cafes, .
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Hotel Raffles was founded in 1887 r. by two Armenian brothers and is a remarkable colonial-style building. It is named after the founder of colonial Singapore, Sir Thomas Raffles. Over the years, the hotel has hosted famous guests such as Elizabeth Taylor and to this day is one of the most expensive and luxurious hotels in Singapore.
This is the place, if you like shopping. The long one 2 kilometers of street will offer you countless shops and boutiques.
High above 167 meters Ferris wheel Singapore Flyer is the second highest such facility in the world, as the only one higher than it is in Las Vegas. It is composed of 28 air-conditioned booths, each of which can accommodate 28 passengers. Not only Singapore can be seen from its top in clear weather, but also parts of Indonesia and Malaysia.
This is one of the most natural animal parks in the world, in which the animals are not kept in cages, and in large spaces, close to their natural environment. Among the most attractive inhabitants are orangutans, who happily demonstrate swinging in the trees and eating fruit. The zoo also organizes various attractions for visitors, such as breakfast with orangutans - you eat in nature, while the primates walk around you.
If you are a fan of the animal world, there are several other wildlife parks in singapore. Another very popular attraction is the night safari, in which you can witness the nightlife in the forest and jungle.
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, as well as the many festivals, which are organized in the fall. If you just want to walk, to explore beautiful parks and museums, it doesn't matter what time of year you go.
This article was written with the assistance of BulTravel and Agent Express EOOD.
Author : Ivan Rashkov
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