Singapore – The Ultimate Guide to Visiting

Singapore, Singapore Guide (B): Singapore – The Ultimate Guide to Visiting

Once a busy colonial outpost, Singapore is now a truly global city and travel destination in its own right, even being listed as Lonely Planet’s top place to visit in 2015. Visitors to Singapore will be pleasantly surprised with the vast range of activities, sports, history, culture and nature on offer within the 719 square kilometers of this unique island city-state.

Huge levels of investment, planning and care have culminated in a modern, thriving country which is rapidly shaking off its sterile image to become much more than just a quick long haul stop over. Despite the business driven economy, its ambition to become a ‘Garden in a City’ means you are never away from a park or garden to relax in.

We spent 7 days exploring the sights, smells and tastes of Singapore and have produced this guide to highlight the best of the country.

The Singapore Dollar (SGD) is the official currency of Singapore. It’s mostly displayed with a $ symbol but sometimes S$ to differentiate it from other dollar currencies. Using the decimal system 1 dollar is divided into 100 cents. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Singapore – The Ultimate Guide to Visiting
Guide Location: Singapore » Singapore
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Charlie Stamp
Read it on author's website: http://maptrotting.com/visiting-singapore-travel-guide/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Orchard Road
  • Chinatown Visitors Centre
  • Trengganu Street
  • Pagoda Street
  • Chinatown Heritage Center
  • Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum
  • Smith Street
  • Maxwell Food Centre
  • Serangoon Road
  • Tekka Market
  • Joo Chiat Road
  • Koon Seng Road
  • 150 East Coast Road
  • Marina Bay
  • Marina Bay Sands Hotel
  • ArtScience Museum
  • Gardens by the Bay
  • IndoChine
  • National Orchid Centre
  • Ginger Garden
  • Casa Verde

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