& Travels - Asian Tourist Spots - Singapore
of Singapore is an island country located at the
southern tip of the Malay Peninsula and consists
of the main, low-lying Singapore Island and 63
smaller islands within its territorial waters.
The name Singapore is derived from the Sanskrit
term Singa Pura which means a Lion City.
The Island often referred as City of diverse cultures,
The Garden City, The Fun City, and City for the
Arts and the Gateway City. Singapore is the smallest
nation in Southeast Asia and one of four
remaining true city-states (a region controlled
exclusively by a city) in the world. And Singapore
is among the 20 smallest countries in the world,
with a total land area of only 682.7 square kilometers.
The population of Singapore is approximately 4.84
Although small in size, Singapore offers a wide
range of sights and experiences to visitors. Reputed
as a clean, green and orderly city, the country
stands out as a sparkling city in Asia.
Snow City is the first permanent indoor snow centre
in Singapore with its facilities spread over a
3,000 sq-meter centre in 2storeys. Out of this,
1,200 sq-meters is covered with snow, called the
Snow Chamber, constantly maintained at -5°C.
You can snow tube, snowboard or ski your way down
this 'giant snow slide'.
Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens)
Over 1,000 statues, Jade House, Tiger car, many
other attractions Pasir Panjang Rd.
Jurong Bird Park has
a largest collection of South East Asia Birds;
more than 8000 birds of 600 species and it is
the largest in the Asia Pacific and one of the
finest bird parks in the world. The park also
offers a unique experience and enjoy a close-up
view of free-flying birds from Africa and South
Night Safari, Jurong
It is a model of the `open zoo' concept, where
animals are kept in spacious, landscaped enclosures.
The zoo includes a Night Safari - World's first
and only night-time safari park, 130 species of
animals. Enjoy a unique experience of exploring
wildlife in a tropical jungle at night.
Orchard is Singapore's premier shopping district
and exists luxury hotels with exotic malls, selling
the latest international brands. The annual mid
year "Great Singapore Sale" is a good
opportunity to grab top brands at reasonable rates.
Sentosa Island and see Butterfly Park & Insect
Kingdom, Cinemania, Dolphin Lagoon, Fort Siloso,
Images of Singapore, The Merlion & Merlion
Walk, Sentosa Golf Club, Sijori Wondergolf, Sky
Tower, Underwater World, Musical Fountain, Nature,
Animal & Bird Encounters, The Beach, Trapeze,
Volcano Land, Singapore Botanic Gardens Botanic
Garden Cluny Road, Singapore Discovery Centre
Ltd. Singapore Science Centre & Omni Theatre
Aviation Centre, Space Technology exhibit.
Another must go Singapore Tourist Attractions
is the Singapore Flyer and it
is a giant observation wheel, is set to be Asia's
most visible Iconic Visitor Attraction.