Singapore has a fascinating history and gained its independence in 1965. It originally was a British Colony with a great deal of its history still accessible today including the renowned Raffles Hotel in Singapore’s Downtown Core Area. Its brief history has created a diverse and multicultural country where 4 main languages are recognised. These are English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil reflecting its main cultural make up of Chinese, Malay and Indian nationalities.
The melting pot of cultures makes Singapore a culinary food paradise. It boasts a large number of recognised fine dining establishments many located within the counties major hotels. However for an authentic dining experience you can visit one of the cultural areas like Little India and Chinatown and sample fantastic local cuisine or visit one of the cities marketplaces.
Singapore packs an amazing number of world class attractions into a tiny area. Sentosa Island is located in the south of the country and is home to numerous resorts and attractions including Universal Studios and Adventure Cove Waterpark. There is also major animal parks with a night safari zoo, Jurong Bird Park and you can have breakfast with the orangutans at the Singapore Zoo.
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Standing at 165m or 42 stories high, the Singapore Flyer is the tallest Observation Wheel in the World. It takes approximately 30 minutes for a complete revolution providing spectacular views of the Singapore skyline...read more.
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