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Singapore - Destination

title: Singapore city

Singapore city

Singapore is a diverse city-state. Situated at the prime location of Southeast Asia, the city shows an enthralling fusion of cultures. The markets, the food, the architecture in the old town, everything has a sheen of the cultures from India, China, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Nearly 5.5 million people live in Singapore (June 2014), of which about 2 million are foreign-born. While Singapore is diverse, ...

title: India town and market in Singapore

India town and market in Singapore

title: Chulia Street Little India Singapore

Chulia Street, Little India, Singapore

The Chulia Street, Little India, Singapore is a street in the downtown core, located in the central area. It used to be called Kling Street, which was regarded as derogatory leading to the street being renamed Chulia Street, after the Chulias who migrated to Singapore from Southern India. Chulia ...

title: Singapore city

Singapore city

Singapore is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. About 5.2 million people live and work within 700 square kilometres (270 sq mi), making Singapore the 2nd-most-densely populated country in the world after Monaco. The mouth of the Singapore River contained the old harbour for the Port of Singapore, so naturally, the ...

title: Indian Street Little India Singapore

Indian Street, Little India, Singapore

The diversity of Singapore is very well reflected in its Little India. Little India is Singaporean neighbourhood east of the Singapore River—across from Chinatown, located west of the river—and north of Kampong Glam. Little India is commonly known as Tekka in the local Tamil community. It is distinct from the Chulia Kampong area, which, under the Raffles Plan of Singapore, was originally a division of colonial Singapore where Tamil ...

title: Little India Arcade Little India Singapore

Little India Arcade, Little India, Singapore

Little India Arcade is a commercial property located at 48, Serangoon Road, 217959 in District 08. Little India Arcade is primarily used for Office rent and sale. Little India Arcade is close to Little India MRT Station (NE7), Bugis MRT Station (EW12) and Farrer Park MRT Station (NE8). It is near to several ...

title: Serangoon Road Tekka Road Singapore

Serangoon Road, Tekka Road, Singapore

Here at Little India the Serangoon Road is a must visit. At the start of Serangoon Rd, Tekka Market is a must -see, combining many of Little India’s commercial elements under one roof. The original market was built in 1915, and was located across the street between Hastings Road and Sungei Road. When it was torn down in 1982 and relocated at its present site, the new multi-use complex was named Zhujiao ...

title: Little India Singapore

Little India, Singapore

Traces of the spice trade can be easily seen in Little India in the form of Spice Shops. Other thing famous of the Little India is the heena tattoo. The use of henna in India for cosmetic and healing purposes can be traced back to over 5000years. It had mainly been used as an adornment by Indian women and is depicted on ancient cave-wall murals at Ajanta. This tradition lives on to this day and henna is extensively used to ornaments bride's hands and ...

title: Chinatown Singapore

Chinatown, Singapore

After recording Chinese population in 1819, Chinatown plan was initiated in 1822, by Stamford Raffles (later Sir Stamford) of the British East India Company with a motive of shaping it along economic lines as wealthy Asians were free to choose their residential areas; within their ethnic area or in the European Town. ...

title: Little India Singapore

Little India, Singapore

Singaporean food is legendary, with bustling hawker centres and 24-hour coffee shops offering cheap food from all parts of Asia, and shoppers can bust their baggage allowances in shopping centres like Orchard Road and Suntec City. Even Little India can make you relish your taste buds with its immense variety of sweets and food. In recent years some societal restrictions have also loosened up, and now you ...

title: Singapore city

Singapore city

Singapore, also known as the Lion City, is a commercial hub. It the world’s fourth biggest commercial centre and the fifth busiest port in the world. There are so many attraction that you will find in the city, The Singapore Flyer, the Lion statue, the Sentosa Adventure Island. You can also dive into the amazing marine life park of Singapore city and be inspired by the myriad marine life of our blue planet. Catch a glimpse of past, present and future onboard of the Singapore ...

title: Little India Singapore

Little India, Singapore

Here at Singapore, the shopping malls are outstandingly diverse, a visit to places like Little India'a 24-hour Mustafa Centre or the VivoCity, near Sentosa, will surely make your experience extremely memorable and vivacious. The Central Business District is also a fair destination to some cheap shopping and ...

title: Singapore city

Singapore city

Singapore is both a city and a country. The population of five million people, residing in the small area, makes Singapore the world’s most densely populated city after Monaco. The country is culturally diverse. The culture in Singapore is a fusion of the Indian, Chinese, Malay, and Thai Cultures. The Singapore City is divided into three ethnic quarters: Chinatown, Little India, The Arab Street. Chinatown is ...

title: Serangoon Road Little India Singapore

Serangoon Road, Little India, Singapore

In Little India, amidst the cacophony of sounds, vibrant colours and multitude of smells is the veritable array of shopping experiences. For more cherishing memories do drop by the Mustaffa Centre (Syed Alwi Road), Sri Ganesh Textiles, Jothi Store, Abiramme Jewellers, Orchid Pharma, Cleebration of Art, Anantha Ayurvedic Healthcare, ...

title: Cinema On Wheels Little India Singapore

Cinema On Wheels, Little India, Singapore

Little India of Singapore is indeed a little India in every possible way. Its has an amazing tint of Indian culture and its tradition. Like the “cinema on wheels” .The "cinema on wheels" or the miniature movie show was mounted on wheels and the owner of the "cinema on wheels" would cycle along the streets. This was popular with children and for five cents or 20 cents, the children could watch a 50 ft. film or a 200 ft. film respectively. With economic progress and ...

title: Martell Chinese Area and Singapore

Martell, Chinese Area and Singapore

Located near the Singapore river is Martell. A heritage 300 years rich. A spirit that treasures taste and honours the expertise of craft. The beauty and pleasure of every moment celebrated through French Art de Vivre. Passion and knowledge has passed from generation to generation, creating cognacs that are enjoyed the world over - from ...

title: Singapore

Singapore

Shopping here at Singapore is more than just outstanding. You can have your shopping in the shopping meccas like Orchard Road and Suntec City. Two casino complexes opened recently in Sentosa and Marina Bay as part of Singapore’s new Fun and Entertainment drive which attract visitors around the world. The best time to visit Singapore ...

title: Chinatown Singapore

Chinatown, Singapore

Chinatown, the name given by the British, today is usually used by non-Chinese Singaporeans, whereas Chinese Singaporeans usually use the term Niu Che Shui (meaning bullock cart water) as the term Chinatown usually refers to enclaves of Chinese people in regions where Chinese people are the majority ethnic group. Wang Dayuan, a philosopher first visited Singapore in 1330 and recorded that there was a Chinese community. And ...

title: Little India Singapore

Little India, Singapore

This modest but colourful area of wall-to-wall shops, pungent aromas and Hindi film music is a relief from the prim modernity of many parts of the city. Centred around the southern end of Serangoon Rd, this is the place to come to pick up that framed print of Krishna you've always wanted, eat great food and watch streetside cooks fry chapatis . Little India has a lot to amaze. Such as the ...

title: Singapore city

Singapore city

Originally Singapura, the legend behind Singapore’s name is that a Javanese prince visited the island and saw a mythical creature, which he presumed to be a lion, following this he christened the island as “Singapore” which in Sanskrit means ‘Lion city’. Being world’s number 1 tourist spot, it provides ample of activities to its visitors. All through the year celebrations are being ...

title: Serangoon Road Little India Singapore

Serangoon Road, Little India, Singapore

The markets of Little India are a worth visit. Like the Tekka Market on Seranggon Road (It is believed that that the name “Serangoon” comes from the Malay phrase, Serang dengan gung, meaning to scare away with gongs) is an outrageously amazing place to fight your hunger. Tekka Market has been the heart and soul of Little India since the early days, when the area was called ...

title: India town and market in Singapore

India town and market in Singapore

title: Singapore River and Chinatown

Singapore River and Chinatown

Adjoining the area around the Singapore River and on high ground, River Valley naturally attracted wealthy Europeans and Chinese merchants who wanted to move away from the crowded town centre and began building their homes in the countryside up river in the 1830s. With an amazing historical background, ...

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Changi Airport, Singapore

Changi Airport is a bliss for everyone. So if you are a visitor coming to Singapore through Changi Airport, or transiting through the city to another destination, be sure not to miss out on all the shopping, dining and entertainment options available before you leave the airport. Having recently won the World’s ...

title: Serangoon Road Little India Singapore

Serangoon Road, Little India, Singapore

Serangoon Road, the heart of Little india, serves as the centre of commercial, cultural and religious activities for both the local and foreign Indian community in Singapore. It one of the most historic road built in Singapore, serving as a highway between the town housing and the Serangoon harbour in the northeast. It was the life around Serangoon Road that ...

title: Singapore city

Singapore city

Singapore has a very prime location in the Southeast Asia, making it the world most visited tourist destination. Singapore is a group of 60 small islands, most of them carrying the mainland name. The small island nation is highly urbanized, though not having many natural attractions, the island has developed ample amount of man-made attractions. The island has been increasing its area by reclaiming the land from the sea. . Singapore has no distinctive season due to constant tropical ...

title: Singapore city

Singapore city

Singapore is the tourist hub of the world. It is very significant in the tourism industry as it the First distant foreign destination to be visited. The city has plenty to offer the tourists as well as to visitors on business trips. Singapore is a highly urbanized nation with a population of close to five million in about 272 square miles (704km). This land has been hard earned through on-going ...

title: Chinatown Singapore

Chinatown, Singapore

Heard about the oldest district of Singapore? Chinatown it is. Chinatown is Singapore’s largest historic district, nestled close to the bustling business hub. When Raffles announced Singapore as a trading post in 1819, many Chinese flocked to Singapore, and by the end of the 1860s, the Chinese community had grown to encompass more than 60% of the population in Singapore. Chinatown is now made up of exotic pre-war ...

title: The Buffalo Street Little India Singapore

The Buffalo Street, Little India, Singapore

Little India’s main thoroughfare, Serangoon Road, was one of the earliest roads built in Singapore. It was marked as “The Road Leading Across the Island” in Lieutenant Jackson’s 1828 Plan of Singapore nation-state. Farms were wisely set up along the road—and they produced crops like sireh or betel nut, vegetables and sugar cane. The Rochor Canal was also constructed in 1836 so as ...

title: Little India Singapore

Little India, Singapore

Serangoon Road, the heart of Little india, serves as the centre of commercial, cultural and religious activities for both the local and foreign Indian community in Singapore. It one of the most historic road built in Singapore, serving as a highway between the town housing and the Serangoon harbour in the northeast. It was the life around Serangoon Road that had led to the Indian community respire and grow around ...

title: Little India Singapore

Little India, Singapore

Little India has emerged as one of the most successful districts of Singapore. Well its one of the oldest too and several reasons contributed to the development of Little India and the influx of Indians into this district. First was the fact that Little India was an excellent area for cattle rearing, located on fertile land near the Rochor River. It was the cattle trade, dominated by Indians, that attracted the initial population to the area. In addition, the building of Race Course Road, and ...

title: Singapore city

Singapore city

Singapore is considered to be the playground for rich with high end shopping mall, luxury hotels ,this country has cum a long way with history so vibrant and has a lot to offer their visitors .One of the main attractions is d Singapore Flyer , known as world’s largest eye .It is on one of the posh streets of Singapore named as Orchard Street .It has 28 capsules and a ...

title: Little India Arcade Little India Singapore

Little India Arcade, Little India Singapore

In old areas of Singapore like Chinatown, Geylang and Little India, which are redolent of our colonial past, some shophouses and buildings have façades and other design details that make them stand out. Usually found at corners of buildings or at road junctions, these details are not only ...

title: Little India Tamil Singapore

Little India, Tamil, Singapore

The official languages of Singapore are English, Malay, Chinese (Mandarin) and Tamil. Owing to the presence of great Indian population Tamil has become one of their most commonly spoken language. Singaporean Indians—defined as people of South Asian paternal ancestry—form 9% of the country's population and permanent residents, making them the ...

title: Little India Singapore

Little India, Singapore

Little India, one of the oldest district of Singapore today is very much a community unto itself. Residents are able to live, work, shop and enjoy their recreational hours almost exclusively within the district’s borders. For international tourists and local visitors alike, it is the lively, colourful, fast-paced and ...

title: Tekka Little India Singapore

Tekka, Little India, Singapore

It was when Sir Stamford Raffles sailed into Singapore in 1819, he brought with him 120 Indian assistants and soldiers. This is how Little India saw its beginning. These were among the first Indian settlers in Singapore. Initially, they resided mainly in the area near Chulia Street in Chinatown. A second area ...

title: Best of Singapore

Best of Singapore

this video summarizes in less than 3 minutes my trip to Singapore. I have selected my best shots and moments that I have mostly enjoyed during my vacation. Sharing them with you my friends bring it back to life. avec tous mes compliments... Moreau

title: Singapore city

Singapore city

Singapore has turned into the favorite tourist site of the world. The major attractions in the country are man-made. There has been immense technological advancement and innovation s in the country. It is one of the world’s richest countries economically. And it culture is equally rich, taking elements from the Indian, Malay, Thai and Indonesian cultures. Singapore consists of more than 60 islands, including the main island ...

title: Little India Singapore

Little India, Singapore

Little India is the only district of Singapore to house the majority of Singaporean Tamils. This area has its own importance in Singapore as it captures all that is Indian. The ethnicity, the divinity, the tradition and the culture, everything can be spotted here. The flower shops here follow are too colorful and fragrant all because of the Indian tradition of offering flower garlands for worship which can be ...

title: Singapore city

Singapore city

Singapore is a diversified and globalized economy that depends heavily on trade, especially manufacturing. Singapore is one of the world’s major commercial hubs, with the fourth-biggest financial centre and one of the five busiest ports. . It places highly in international rankings with regard to education, ...

title: Little India Singapore

Little India, Singapore

Little India is Singaporean neighbourhood east of the Singapore Riveracross from Chinatown, located west of the river and north of Kampong Glam. Little India was gazetted as a conservation area on 7 July 1989. Additional buildings along Desker Road, Syed Alwi Road and Jalan Besar were conserved on 25 October 1991, 21 January 2008 and 23 November 2010, respectively. Today, traditional businesses like goldsmiths, Indian restaurants and coffee shops, saree shops and stalls ...

title: Marina bay sands hotel conference and convention centre

Marina bay sands hotel- conference and convention centre

Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort fronting Marina Bay in Singapore. Developed by Las Vegas Sands (LVS), it is the world's second most expensive building, at US$ 5.5 billion, including the cost of the prime land. The Marina Bay Sands hotel has three 55-story towers with 2,561 luxury rooms and suites, and is crowned by the Sands SkyPark, which offers 360-degree ...

title: Bespoke Perfume Making workshop  Take home 75ml

Bespoke Perfume Making workshop : Take home 75ml

title: Little India Bicycles Singapore

Little India, Bicycles, Singapore

Travelling hawkers or itinerant hawkers travelled from house-to-house or door-to-door to sell their goods. In Singapore's early days, it was a common sight to see traders carrying their paraphernalia and moving about either on foot or on some mode of transport in search of buyers. The travelling hawker then masterfully balanced this heavy stick with all its goods and carried them, at times even over large distances. Such ...

title: Little India Singapore

Little India, Singapore

Little India is the largest district to house majority of Indian population. A bustling shopping area with its flowers, gold bangles, natural fragrance, heena tattoos, street food, is also hidden in the heart of Singapore’s Indian district, The Little India Arcade is the place to go for authentic Indian food, music and fashion. More Mumbai or Delhi than Singapore, this cultural hub is arranged in carefully conserved shophouses ...

title: Jamae Mosque Chinatown Singapore

Jamae Mosque, Chinatown, Singapore

Jamae Mosque is located at 218 South Bridge Road, on the corner with Mosque Road in the historic Chinatown area. From several other mosques built by Tamil Muslim migrants from south India, the Jamae Mosque was built between 1830 and 1835. Also known as Masjid Chulia or Chulia Mosque, the building that stands today was not completed in its present form until between 1830 and 1835. Mosques at the time were constructed by individuals or committees on land ...

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Colourful streets, Singapore

Colours in life is what we tend to admire the most. And the mere sight of vibrant and bright colours makes us extremely enlightened. And Singapore does this to a major extent with its effervescent flooding colours in its street. And the most famous place to find the street art in Singapore is Kampong Glam . Kampong Glam is the collective name or what used to be the Arab/Muslim quarter in Singapore’s earlier days. You’ll find the beautiful Sultan Mosque here, as well as an entire street ...

title: Singapore city

Singapore city

Modern day Singapore is the cultural fusion point of the entire southeast Asia. Initially a very small island, it has over time. The state has been extended by reclaiming land from the sea. And it is still growing. Being very near the equator, id enjoys a tropical climate round the year. . Singapore has successfully carved a special place in the world for its unique and innovative cuisine. It is a mix of Indian, Malay, Thai, Chinese and Indonesian. This unique cuisine ...