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  • Singapore Attraction List - Page 12 of 12
    This can easily be termed to be the up and coming contemporary art destination of Asia It will distinguish itself to be a vibrant centre for discussion creation and exhibition of modern art Named after Sir Read More Cultural Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple The temple was built during the mid nineteenth century and was built again and consecrated in the year 2003 The Rajagopuram entrance shows the characteristic Chola architectural style and is flanked by the pair of dwarapalakas Read More 10 11 12 Back to Top Marina Bay Chinatown Lowest Rate Guarantee Singapore Hotels by Agoda Attraction Options Cultural Landmark Museum Outdoor Recommended Attractions Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum National Museum of Singapore Chinatown Heritage Centre Gardens By The Bay Chinatown Asian Civilisations Museum Orchard Road ArtScience Museum Singapore Flyer Peranakan Museum goVacation sg is a comprehensive Singapore travel guide This small little country is more than just an advanced city it is a garden city in which you can find a great deal of preserved and man made attractions Explore Singapore and plan your trip on goVacation Singapore Photos Please Enter Valid Pinboard URL Name in the widget configuration Places Nearby MRT Bayfront Bras Basah Bugis Chinatown

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  • ArtScience Museum - goVacation
    the world and Singaporean contemporary art The museum can be appropriately called the blockbuster museum of Singapore and hosts usually the work of such artists who are world renowned like Warhol and Dali The ArtScience gallery is the permanent exhibition consisting of 3 sections expression impression and curiosity The exhibitions that the museum has showcased have not just been limited to artworks only but also showcase various other exhibits and artefacts As featured in Exploring The Best of Marina Bay in one day Photo Gallery by Karl Lagerfeld by Karl Lagerfeld Created using fire engraved method by Karl Lagerfeld by Karl Lagerfeld You see things and you say Why But I dream things that never were and I say Why Not Premier Singapore Location 5 35 km Universal Studios 0 81 km Marina Bay 1 78 km Chinatown 1 91 km Orchard Road Recommended Attraction 1 66 km National Museum of Singapore 1 69 km Chinatown Heritage Centre 0 87 km Asian Civilisations Museum Distance from ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands Map X CLOSE View Larger Map Restaurant Lodging Attraction Activity Recommended Compare hotel prices and find amazing discounts Tags Bayfront About the Author Brian Related Posts Marina Bay Gardens By The Bay Ultimate Drive Marina Bay Sands Skypark Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Don t subscribe All Replies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e mail You can also subscribe without commenting Back to Top Marina Bay Chinatown Lowest Rate Guarantee Singapore Hotels by Agoda Attraction Options Cultural Landmark Museum Outdoor Recommended Attractions Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum National Museum of Singapore Chinatown Heritage Centre Gardens By The Bay Chinatown Asian Civilisations Museum Orchard Road ArtScience Museum Singapore Flyer

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  • Sultan Mosque - goVacation
    person panel Incredibly Sultan Mosque has remained basically unchanged since its establishment though the main hall was repaired in 1960s The mosque achieved the status of a national monument in 1975 Main Highlight Exteriorly the domes are the main highlights of the structure The crescent moon cradling a star is a symbol of Islam The moon signifies the role in the Islamic calendar It is also likened by some to signify Islam as a growing religion as the crescent moon grows over time into a full moon Interiorly the grand prayer hall occupies the majority space in the second level Non prayers are not allowed to step in the hall However you can view how Muslims conduct the prayer from the outside The staircase to the higher floors are blocked and it is not accessible to visitors Premier Singapore Location 6 69 km Universal Studios 2 60 km Marina Bay 2 68 km Chinatown 1 40 km Orchard Road Recommended Attraction 1 38 km National Museum of Singapore 2 69 km Chinatown Heritage Centre 1 90 km Asian Civilisations Museum Distance from Sultan Mosque Map X CLOSE View Larger Map Restaurant Lodging Attraction Activity Recommended Compare hotel prices and find amazing discounts Tags Bugis Lavender About the Author Brian Related Posts Singapore Zam Zam Restaurant Haji Lane Kampong Glam National Library Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Don t subscribe All Replies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e mail You can also subscribe without commenting Back to Top Marina Bay Chinatown Lowest Rate Guarantee Singapore Hotels by Agoda Attraction Options Cultural Landmark Museum Outdoor Recommended Attractions Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum National Museum of Singapore Chinatown Heritage Centre Gardens By The

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  • Images of Singapore - goVacation
    British the right to establish their trading post With this meeting of cultures modern Singapore was born Botanic Gardens The Armenian settler named Miss Agnes Joaquim was working in her garden when she discovered the first natural hybrid orchid Ridley named the flower Vanda Miss Joaquim after her It is now Singapore s national flower Wayang Kulit Wayang Kulit is a traditional form of story telling in Asia The puppeteer known as a dalang weaves stories of kings heroes warriors and demons as he moves his leather puppets on the screen Indian Garland Maker The Indians used jasmine rose and orchid garlands for religious purposes and at special occasions They were also given as gestures of welcome Storm Clouds Gather Singapore was a country struggling to find itself between the 1930s and 1940s The colonial rule of the British was beginning to be questioned even within Empress Place Then Japan invaded China and Singapore had to face the war Living in Harmony The Chinese Malay and Indian comprise the 3 biggest races in Singapore The cross culture and living with mutual understanding make Singapore a harmony society Chim Pang Ritual The bridal couple meet cremonially in some instances for the first time during the Chim Pang ritual on the wedding day There the bridegroom unveils the bride and beholds his wife Premier Singapore Location 0 63 km Universal Studios 5 52 km Marina Bay 4 44 km Chinatown 5 99 km Orchard Road Recommended Attraction 5 87 km National Museum of Singapore 4 44 km Chinatown Heritage Centre 5 30 km Asian Civilisations Museum Distance from Images of Singapore Map X CLOSE View Larger Map Restaurant Lodging Attraction Activity Recommended Compare hotel prices and find amazing discounts Tags HarbourFront About the Author Brian Related Posts No Signboard Seafood Jewel Cable

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  • Arab Street - goVacation
    fire on January 14 1889 The Current state The Arab Street till this day forms the major centre for the Muslims in Singapore The culture cuisine and colour of life here offer a different taste resulting in a vibrant life The street can still be seen with the first generation shop houses of the squat 2 storey buildings that have either 1 or 2 windows on the facade of the upper floor Each of the blocks of these shop houses are 135 metres long and 8 metres deep Though the area that is thrived with all its import and export businesses wholesale as well as retail textile merchants has become a popular residential area for the Singaporeans as well as for foreigners it is still inhabited by mainly the ethnic Muslim communities Shopping Haven for Muslims The shops in the area can be found selling jewellery carpets sweet perfumes rattan curio and other basketware delicacies as well as preserved foods Spices and flowers are available here There are a number of Muslim restaurants in the area The most popular restaurant is Zam Zam You may also find several travel agents specializing in the travel requirements of the Muslim pilgrims who are heading towards Mecca The URA or Urban Redevelopment Authority gazetted Kampong Glam as a conservation area on July 7 1989 The Arab Street also comes under the conservation area Premier Singapore Location 6 55 km Universal Studios 2 39 km Marina Bay 2 56 km Chinatown 1 38 km Orchard Road Recommended Attraction 1 32 km National Museum of Singapore 2 56 km Chinatown Heritage Centre 1 73 km Asian Civilisations Museum Distance from Arab Street Map X CLOSE View Larger Map Restaurant Lodging Attraction Activity Recommended Compare hotel prices and find amazing discounts Tags Bugis About the Author

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  • Tan Si Chong Su (保赤宫陈氏宗祠) - goVacation
    pendants pillars and beams reflect the Minnan style followed in the architectural designs of the temple Building Exterior The exterior of the building depicts South Chinese architecture as was prevalent in the 19th century The entire structure is in basic red and the roof showcases Chinese art and sculpture Antique and Delicate Entrance Statues of lions done in the traditional Chinese style sit on either side of the entrance The pillars showcase minute sculptures and carvings Interior The interior of the temple is done in bright red The walls contain murals depicting traditional Chinese painting The interior has a courtyard styled space that reflects the dominant Eastern style of architecture Every feature is detailed Attention to Details The sculptures and statues in the temple show great craftsmanship and attention to detail Apart from the beautifully detailed statues that adorn the temple the walls depict Chinese engravings The sculpture achieves a good balance of colors Famous Singapore Location 4 47 km Universal Studios 2 27 km Marina Bay 0 56 km Chinatown 1 15 km Orchard Road Recommended Attraction 1 02 km National Museum of Singapore 0 68 km Chinatown Heritage Centre 0 99 km Asian Civilisations Museum Distance from Tan Si Chong Su Map X CLOSE View Larger Map Restaurant Lodging Attraction Activity Recommended Compare hotel prices and find amazing discounts Tags Clarke Quay About the Author Brian Related Posts Lockdown sg Singapore HiPPO River Cruise Boat Quay Robertson Quay Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Don t subscribe All Replies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e mail You can also subscribe without commenting Back to Top Marina Bay Chinatown Lowest Rate Guarantee Singapore Hotels by Agoda Attraction Options Cultural Landmark Museum

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  • Sri Mariamman Temple - goVacation
    Pillai Construction The temple was built of wood and attap initially when it was constructed in 1827 at the South Bridge Road Naraina Pillai installed a very small deity of Goddess Mariamman Sinna Amman and the deity is kept till this day in the main chamber or sanctum of the Sri Mariamman Temple It was 1843 when this temple was made in brick and plaster In 1962 the temple was built with intricate and artistic sculptural work imitating the architectural patterns of temples found in India The construction of the gopuram or the grand entrance was completed during the late 1800s However it was not made with much ornamental works A reconstruction of the gopuram took place during the 1930s and was restored and repaired with elaborate sculptures during the 1960s The original structure of the temple has undergone a number of changes in the last 100 years The fire walking ceremony or Theemithi is the main festival that is celebrated in Sri Mariamman Temple and is held annually in the month of October November Other festivals include 1008 Sankabishegam and Navarathiri Main Prayer Hall The Main Prayer Hall showcases minute and detailed architecture with an arched roof The interiors of the hall have figures of Hindu deities painted and sculptured on them Delicate Ceiling Mural The ceiling of the prayer hall and that of the entire temple is beautifully painted The main arched ceiling has murals depicting Hindu deities while the extended portions have delicate murals painted on the ceilings Deity Sculptures The temple is renowned for its exquisite deity sculptures The roof of the temple is adorned by beautiful sculptures of Hindu deities The sculptures show minute detailing and are as graceful as the temple looks Premier Singapore Location 4 00 km Universal Studios 1 71 km Marina

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  • BaBa House - goVacation
    Peranakan Museum of Asian Civilisations The furniture and items that are showcased in BaBa House are allowed to be touched by visitors It can also be booked for special events Only a dozen people are allowed and only by appointment to enter Premier Singapore Location 2 99 km Universal Studios 2 57 km Marina Bay 1 05 km Chinatown 2 64 km Orchard Road Recommended Attraction 2 49 km National Museum of Singapore 1 05 km Chinatown Heritage Centre 1 94 km Asian Civilisations Museum Distance from BaBa House Map X CLOSE View Larger Map Restaurant Lodging Attraction Activity Recommended Compare hotel prices and find amazing discounts Tags Outram Park About the Author Brian Related Posts Tiong Bahru Estate The Pinnacle Duxton Tea Chapter New Majestic Hotel Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Don t subscribe All Replies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e mail You can also subscribe without commenting Back to Top Marina Bay Chinatown Lowest Rate Guarantee Singapore Hotels by Agoda Attraction Options Cultural Landmark Museum Outdoor Recommended Attractions Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum National Museum of Singapore

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