Travel guide - Singapore
Singapore and its 63 islands make up a city-state dedicated to the pleasure of its inhabitants. In a few decades, Singapore has become a modern melting pot of a megalopolis with an insatiable ambition; it is a kingdom of entertainment and relaxation.
Among its futuristic skyscrapers and monumental complexes, your trip to Singapore will take you on a discovery trail of a cosmopolitan city where Chinese, Malays and Indians combine their energies to sustain the Asian business markets.
But the city that is known as the "Garden City", could not be all glass and concrete. Benefiting from an equatorial climate, lush vegetation thrives, and the city offers extensive recreational areas.
On your trip to Singapore, take a walk in the colonial district and admire the buildings constructed by the British in the eighteenth century. Among the most notable, the Parliament building is one of the oldest, alongside the Singapore Opera and the Victoria Hall, known for its incredible acoustics.
The Hindu Temple of Sri Perumal with its facade populated with golden sculptures reveals another side to the religious culture that is deeply rooted in Singapore.
On your visit to Singapore you will also discover its status as an unparalleled shopping city, it is an ode to pleasure: the food, inspired by the mix of cultures, is one of the most popular aspects.
A kingdom of gigantic shopping malls, Singapore cultivates excess with assurance. Boat Quay and its many trendy restaurants and bars are the tip of the iceberg, and from the Singapore Flyer, a 160-metre high Ferris wheel, you can contemplate the immense entirely of the area dedicated to consumerism.
Among the places that will leave an impression during your stay in Singapore is the Marina Bay Sands, which casts its shadow over the bay of the same name.
And if the sandy beaches of Sentosa Island or the World Resorts Sentosa amusement park don’t tempt you, opt for a visit to one of the largest collections of contemporary Asian art in the world at the Singapore Art Museum.
Come and discover the secrets of an archipelago that promises escape and relaxation.
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