Singapore is located on the southern side of Malay Peninsula in Southeast Asia. In the north, it neighbors Malaysia across the Straits of Johor and connects to Malaysia with a causeway on both sides of the Straits of Johor. In the south, it faces Indonesia across the Singapore strait. The territory of Singapore includes both the local island and several surrounding islands. Singapore is a multi-ethnic country of immigrants, and also one of the richest countries in the world. Singapore does a great job in city cleaning and has the name of 'garden city'.
Saint Andrew's Cathedral
Saint Andrew's Cathedral is a famous church in Singapore. It is a Gothic church with a white and smooth body. The construction techniques of Indians were used. That is, lime, shells, sugar and protein were blended into a paste and then mixed with water and coconut shell to produce the gypsum material. The gypsum material was painted on the surface of the church. Due to this special gypsum, Saint Andrew's Cathedral is still smooth and white after being exposed to wind and rain for hundreds of years.
Address:11 St Andrew's Rd, SG 178959.
In general, zoos are open during the daytime and closed at night, but Singapore Night Safari works the other way round. Singapore Night Safari is the first Night Safari in the world, located next to the Singapore Zoo. Here, animals are not fenced; instead, rocks, streams, flowers, trees and other natural environments are used to create a jungle environment for nocturnal animals. Without affecting the life of the animals, visitors can clearly watch a thousand animals with different expressions and gestures using subtle lighting technology.
Address:80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826.
Sentosa Island was a former fortress base for fishing villages and British troops. In 1967, the Singapore government took back the island and built it into a resort. The sea-crossing bridge connects Sentosa Island and the local island of Singapore. Sentosa Island is only half a kilometer away from the local island of Singapore.
Address: You can take RWS8, 8/RWS88 to Resorts World Sentosa Station.
Bugis is a dazzling shopping paradise, with numerous small shops. Singapore Ladies' Street is the most popular area. Here, visitors can buy electronic products, clothing and accessories at low prices. It is a shopping place frequented by many young people.
Address:You can get there by taking the subway line EW to Baisha station.
Orchard Road is a famous shopping place in Singapore and a shopping paradise for tourists. Along Orchard Road you will find Centrepoint, Far East Plaza, The Heeren, Hilton Shopping Gallery, Ngee Ann City shopping mall and other large shopping buildings. It is a place where high-grade apparel, high-end cosmetics, jewelry and other goods can be found. The original end point of Orchard Road was the Dhoby Ghaut region. Now, it has expanded from Tanglin Road to Bras Basah Road.
Address:The upper part of the central business district at the center of Singapore.
Singapore is a gourmet paradise. The multicultural and rich history provide Singapore with great food. Food cultures from China, India, Malaysia and many other countries clash in this melting pot of Asian cuisine, each showing their own advantages.
This is a popular food in Singapore. The name comes from its cooking process, that is, soaking rice in thick coconut milk and then steaming the mixture of rice and coconut milk. Nasi lemak is milky white, emitting a thick coconut fragrance.
Recommended restaurant:Clarke Quay
Address:3E River Valley Rd.
Bak Kut Teh
Bak Kut Teh refers to eating ribs while drinking tea.Bak Kut is made of fresh pork ribs wrapped with thick lean meat, with all kinds of condiments and sometimes various nourishing herbs added, and then stewed until the meat is very soft.
Recommended restaurant:Song Fa Bak Kut Teh
Address:Rochor Centre, Blk 1, # 01-506 (near Clarke Quay).
It is recommended that you take the metro for shopping in Singapore. You can get to all business districts by metro, such as Orchard Road, Bugis, Little India, Chinatown and Marina Centre. The subway stations of Singapore are close to each other and have many exits. So, you do not need to be worried even if you go the wrong way. Singapore has a total of five subway lines:The east-west line, that is, Metro Green Line, to the Zhangyi Airport; the south-north line, that is, Metro Red Line; the north-east line, that is, Metro Purple Line; the loop line, that is, Metro Yellow Line; and the downtown line, that is, Metro Blue Line. The fare is calculated based on the travel distance and is between 1 and 3 Singapore dollars. The first subway train is usually around 5:30 and the last subway train is at around 24:00.
For buses, only EZ-link cards and cash are accepted. With an EZ-Link card, you can pay lower bus fares and the mileage can be accumulated if you take different buses. For example, if you take a bus and change to another bus within 45 minutes, the fare for the second bus automatically decreases or is free.
Singapore has more than 15,000 air-conditioned taxis for which the fare is calculated by the taxi meter. You can take a taxi at a taxi station by the roadside or near large shopping malls at any time. You can easily get in a taxi at the roadside or book a taxi by phone. In Singapore, the phone booking system is very effective. Wherever you are, you can get in a taxi within 1 to 10 minutes.
CurrencySingapore dollar (SGD)
Power consumption: 230 V/50 Hz
Telephone area code+0065
Singapore is suitable for tourism all year round. Singapore has an annual average precipitation of 2345 mm. In the vicinity of the equator, Singapore has fewer season changes throughout the year, with an annual average temperature of 23–33℃. It is warm all year round with the highest temperature of about 33–35℃. The coldest month is January, with an average lowest temperature of 24℃. From June to August, Singapore is relatively hot; from November to February it is the rainy season. You can choose to avoid these months. In Singapore, there are also many thunderstorms even outside of the rainy season. Therefore, you need to be prepared for rain.