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About Singapore

Singapore is a global city and sovereign state located in Southeast Asia and the world’s only island city-state. It is often referred to as the Lion City, Garden City and the Red Dot. It was founded on 6 Feb 1819 and is now a global financial hub with a tropical climate and multicultural population. This densely populated island is covered with tropical flora, parks and gardens. Best time to visit Singapore is from July to September where Great Singapore Sale and Singapore Food Festival happens. (photo above is taken by Hit1912 /


History [Founded in 6 Feb 1819] • Capital [Singapore] • Government [Parliamentary Republic ] • Currency [Singapore Dollar SGD] • Official Language [English, Mandarin Chinese, Malay (national), Tamil] • Religion [Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Taoism, Confucianism] • Electricity [230V, 50Hz (UK plug)] • Time Zone [UTC +8h] • Country Code [+65] • Internet TLD [.sg] • Emergencies [Dial 999]

Singapore Travel Guide

This local travel guide below will provide you with local travel information & tips to plan your trip to Singapore and find the best things to see, do and experience in Singapore even before you arrive here.

Local Attractions

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple

Buddha Tooth Relic TempleThe Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum is a Buddhist temple and museum complex located in the Chinatown district of Singapore.

Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studio SingaporeUniversal Studios Singapore is a theme park located within Resorts World Sentosa on Sentosa Island of Singapore. It was opened in 18 march 2010.  The most popular rides in Universal Studios are Transformers: The Ride, Battlestar Galactica, Canopy Flyer and Enchanted Airways.

S.E.A. Aquarium

Underwater World-Jellyfish
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S.E.A. Aquarium is an oceanarium situated in Sentosa (offshore Singaporean island) which houses more than 2000 plus marine animals from different regions of the world.


Singapore Flyer in the dayView of the Singapore Flyer in Singapore. At a height of 165m, Singapore Flyer is the largest Giant Observation Wheel in the world.

Singapore Flyer City View
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Singapore Zoo - White Tiger

Singapore’s zoo is a wildlife park located in Mandai.  Here, visitors can see animals roam freely in their natural habitats.

Night Safari

Night Safari
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The Night Safari is the world’s first nocturnal zoo and is widely visited by tourist in Singapore.

National Museum

National Museum of Singapore
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The National Museum of Singapore is a oldest museum in Singapore.

Botanic Gardens

Singapore Botanic Gardens
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The Singapore Botanic Gardens is a 156-year-old tropical garden located near the Singapore’s main shopping belt. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Gardens By the Bay

Singapore Garden by the Bay
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Gardens by the Bay is a nature park which occupies 101 hectares of reclaimed land in central Singapore, adjacent to the Marina Reservoir. The park is made up of three waterfront gardens namely Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden and Bay Central Garden.

Peranakan Musuem

Peranakan Musuem of Singapore
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The Peranakan Museum is a museum in Singapore which exhibits Peranakan cultural artifacts.