TOP ATTRACTION IN SINGAPORE IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TRIP


                   TOP ATTRACTION IN SINGAPORE IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TRIP


    Singapore is an island city-state off the located in southern Malaysia. This financial center has a tropical climate and a multicultural population. Its colonial heart is centered on the Padang, a 1830s cricket ground now surrounded by imposing buildings like the City Hall, adorned with 18 Corinthian columns. Singapore's Chinatown, which dates back to around 1820, features the red and gold temple of the relic of the Buddha's tooth, which would contain one of Buddha's teeth.

    The best attraction in Singapore

    Chinatown streets      

    The best time to visit Chinatown is January/February when its streets are adorned with lights and bright-red decorations to usher in the Chinese New Year and when crowds throng its bazaar for New Year goodies. The Chinatown Night Market has about 200 stalls lining Pagoda, Terengganu, and Sago streets. A stroll down Temple Street takes one past Chinese souvenir shops (with lacquer- ware, silks, Tiger Balm ointments) to Trengganu Street, now an outdoor street vendors’ mall but previously an opera street with theatre stages and brothels







    Raffles Hotel 


     perhaps the most famous hotel in Asia Monarchs, celebrities and famous writers, including Charlie Chaplin, Somerset Maugham, and John Lennon have stayed at the Raffles. But by the 1990s the hotel was suffering from neglect and decay, leading the government to declare it a national monument and provide for a massive facelift. The restoration involved years of tracking down original plans and finding skilled craftsmen to repair and recreate the original fittings. 






      

    Orchard Road ·



    area, roughly from the beginning of Plaza Singapura near the Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station all the way to the end of Tanglin Road near the Botanic Gardens, is Singapore’s best-known shopping and dining district, though it has some sights worth seeing too. The name of this glitzy road goes back to the 1840s when Captain William Scott established his nutmeg and pepper plantation on the slopes. Tigers roamed the hills along Orchard Road until 1846; fifty years later, the land was tamed and some of Singapore’s richest families had built their estates and terraced homes here. 
                               



    National Museum 


     at 93 Stamford Road, is housed in one of Singapore’s most impressive colonial edifices. A modern glass-and-steel the wing features a striking giant glass rotunda on which images depicting Singapore’s history is projected at night. The museum has also reinvented itself as a hip space to learn about history with its interactive displays and narratives. Look out for the Singapore History Gallery with some splendid national treasures, from the Singapore Stone, a rock with inscriptions dating back to the 10th century, to 14th-century Majapahit gold ornaments from Fort Canning Hill. The museum also has an interesting line-up of performing and visual arts programs. 


    Sultan Mosque 


    The royal mosque of the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Mosque represents the solidarity and unity of Muslims in Singapore. The impressive building serves as a reminder of the Malay royalty that was once housed in the nearby Istana Kampong Glam and the thriving Muslim communities living in the area during the British colonial period. that dates back to 1924

    the Sultan Mosque, located between Arab Street and North Bridge Road at the end of Bussorah Street. It is impressive with a massive onion-shaped golden dome and corner minarets., this is Singapore’s largest mosque; visitors are welcome to view (but not enter) its grand prayer hall. 


















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