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  • Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple - YourSingapore.com
    Singapore Attractions Fun filled Adventure Perks for the whole family Something different Science Discovery Theme Parks Whiz Kids Young Explorers Hip Hangouts Ann Siang Hill Club Street Haji Lane Dempsey Hill Beauty Wellness Pamper yourself The Alternative Way Soothe Recover Relax Rejuvenate Hands on Activities Cooking Lesson Craft classes and activities Wine Appreciation Leisure Cruises Cruises from Singapore Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore Singapore Cruise Centre Your New Singapore Arts Culinary Stars Design Architecture Dining Nightlife Shopping Singapore Attractions Things to do Places to see in Singapore Tweet Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple Overview TripAdvisor Review The Temple of a Thousand Lights One of the most prominent and widely visited Buddhist temples in Singapore The Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple is often referred to as the Temple of 1 000 Lights Founded in 1927 by a Thai monk called Vutthisara you ll notice the strong Thai influences in the architecture and décor Walk into the temple and you ll immediately notice the majestic 15 metre high statue of Buddha surrounded by a seemingly endless chain of lights At the base of the statue is a fresco depicting important events in Buddha s life In a chamber at the back of the statue you ll also find the image of the reclining Buddha that must be seen to be believed It s a powerful figure that is not just worth taking many snapshots of but its sheer size will simply awe and inspire not just devotees but anyone who can appreciate marvellous architecture Essential Information Opening hours Daily 8am 4 45pm Admission fee Free admission Features Free admission Family friendly Good for Culture History Local Flavour Recommended for Buddha statue Highlights Where to Stay Accommodation Find and compare rates here From 5 star hotels to budget lodges Book now Where Address

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/culture-and-heritage/places-of-worship/sakya-muni-buddha-gaya-temple.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Sentosa Island in Singapore - YourSingapore.com
    activities to indulge your every interest Our biggest attraction Imbiah Lookout offers something for everyone thrill seekers can take a ride on Skyline Luge Sentosa nature lovers can explore the walking trails and wonders of Butterfly Park Insect Kingdom or learn about flora and fauna on a guided tour of Sentosa Nature Discovery For some culture try Images of Singapore The sporty side of you can enjoy a game of beach volleyball on Siloso Beach ride the barreling waves at Wave House Sentosa and at night fall be awed by Songs of the Sea a multi sensory extravaganza Feeling hungry Our food for the gourmet soul comes to you in over 50 restaurants from casual to classy and in every taste Sentosa enhances your leisure options with a world class family resort Resorts World Sentosa great shopping and dining experiences at VivoCity and Harbourfront Centre the multi concept entertainment hub at St James Power Station and nature trail at Mt Faber all located within close proximity to Sentosa On top of that play to your heart s content with our Sentosa PLAY Pass Choose from our Day Play Pass or Noon Play Pass or zip off to an exclusive adventure with our Premium Play Pass Get all set for a fulfilling day that promises laughs thrills and fun It s fuss free affordable and flexible the perfect start to a playful day And getting to Sentosa has never been easier Our Sentosa Rider offers holiday makers a fuss free way to get to Sentosa from Singapore city centre such as Orchard Road Chinatown and Marina Bay for just 5 only Our friendly tour hosts onboard will offer personalised assistance in planning your Sentosa itinerary Enjoy savings when you purchase any one of the themed attraction packages available onboard and beat

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/nature-and-wildlife/island-retreat/sentosa-island.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Visual Art Trails – Orchard - YourSingapore.com
    Perks for the whole family Something different Science Discovery Theme Parks Whiz Kids Young Explorers Hip Hangouts Ann Siang Hill Club Street Haji Lane Dempsey Hill Beauty Wellness Pamper yourself The Alternative Way Soothe Recover Relax Rejuvenate Hands on Activities Cooking Lesson Craft classes and activities Wine Appreciation Leisure Cruises Cruises from Singapore Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore Singapore Cruise Centre Your New Singapore Arts Culinary Stars Design Architecture Dining Nightlife Shopping Singapore Attractions Things to do Places to see in Singapore Tweet Visual Art Trails Orchard Overview TripAdvisor Review Shopping for an artistic experience Orchard Road is more than just a stretch of large shopping malls that offer you almost anything that your heart desires Take a stroll down the street to admire the beautiful window displays but keep your focus on installations such as LOVE by American artist Robert Indiana and Harmony I II by Chinese artist Liu Ji Lin as you make your way from one mall to the next A1 Harmony Artist Stephanie Scuris Year 1982 Credit John Portman Associates architects of the Pavilion Intercontinental Hotel Nearest landmark Regent Hotel Read more A2 Mother Child Artist Ng Eng Teng Year 1980 Credit Far East Organization Nearest landmark Orchard Hotel Read more A3 Euology to Singapore Artist Gerard D Alton Henderson Year 1964 Credit Hilton Hotel Nearest landmark Hilton Hotel Read more A4 Wei Chi Jing De Qin Shu Bao Artist Aw Eng Kwang Year 1975 Credit Hilton Hotel Nearest landmark Hilton Hotel Read more A5 Vitality Artist Sun Yu Li Year 1994 Credit Four Seasons Hotel Nearest landmark Four Seasons Hotel Read more A6 Nutmeg Mace Artist Kumari Nahappan Year 2009 Credit ION Orchard Nearest landmark ION Read more A7 Celebrations Endearment Courtship Development Friendship Relaxation Artist Sun Yu Li Year 2002 Credit Paragon Shopping Centre

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/arts-and-entertainment/visual-art-trails/visual-art-trails-orchard.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Visual Art Trails – Civic District - YourSingapore.com
    more about Singapore during Colonial times be sure not to skip the Civic District Art Trail Discover the origin of significant monuments and memorials around the historic seat of power an area which is home to many national institutions Remember those who suffered in World War II at the Civilian War Memorial by local architect Leong Swee Lim and the Cenotaph by renowned architect Denis Santry and the Former Supreme Court designed by Frank Dorrington Ward with its Corinthian and Ionic columns B1 Civilian War Memorial Artist Leong Swee Lin Year 1964 Credit Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Government of Singapore Nearest landmark Esplanade Park Read more B2 Cenotaph Artist Denis Santry Year 1917 Credit Colony of Singapore Nearest landmark Esplanade Park Read more B3 Lim Bo Seng Memorial Artist Robert Ng Keng Seng Year 1952 Credit The Lim Bo Seng Memorial Committee Nearest landmark Esplanade Park Read more B4 Raffles dark Artist Thomas Woolner Year 1883 Credit the government of the Straits Settlements Nearest landmark Victoria Theatre Read more B5 Dalhousie Obelisk Artist J T Thompson Year 1846 Credit the European Chinese and native inhabitants of Singapore Nearest landmark Esplanade Park Read more B6 Elephant Artist artist unknown Year 1864 Credit gift of His Majesty King Rama V of Siam Nearest landmark The Arts House Read more B7 Allegory of Justice Artist Rodolfo Nolli Year 1937 Credit Supreme Court of the Straits Settlements Nearest landmark Old Supreme Court B8 A Visit to the Museum Taking the Past Forward Artist Chern Lian Shan Year 2000 Credit National Heritage Board Nearest landmark Peranakan Museum Read more B9 Living World Artist Ju Ming Year 1987 Credit funded by TIBS for Singapore National Museum centennial celebrations Nearest landmark National Museum Read more B10 Pedas Pedas Artist Kumari Nahappan Year 2006 Credit

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/arts-and-entertainment/visual-art-trails/visual-art-trails-civic.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Visual Art Trails – Marina Bay - YourSingapore.com
    Beauty Wellness Pamper yourself The Alternative Way Soothe Recover Relax Rejuvenate Hands on Activities Cooking Lesson Craft classes and activities Wine Appreciation Leisure Cruises Cruises from Singapore Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore Singapore Cruise Centre Your New Singapore Arts Culinary Stars Design Architecture Dining Nightlife Shopping Singapore Attractions Things to do Places to see in Singapore Tweet Visual Art Trails Marina Bay Overview TripAdvisor Review Art is a breeze The enchanting Marina Bay is an excellent location to spend a day around exploring around with all its wonders including the Singapore Flyer Marina Barrage and Marina Bay Sands With the sea as a backdrop enjoy the cool sea breeze as you discover the Six Brushstrokes sculpture by American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein on this trail and see amazing architecture at the magnificent Esplanade designed by DP Architects Michael Wilford Partners C1 Abundance III Artist Sun Yu Li Year 1999 Credit Suntec City Development Nearest landmark Suntec City Read more C2 Six Brushstrokes Artist Roy Lichtenstein Year 1997 Credit Pontiac Marina Nearest landmark Millennia Walk Read more C3 Deva Artist Lin Emery Year 1986 Credit Marina Centre Holdings Pte Ltd Nearest landmark Pan Pacific Singapore Hotel Read more C4 Continuum II Artist Charles Perry Year 1986 Credit Marina Centre Holdings Pte Ltd Nearest landmark Marina Square Read more C5 Between Sea and Sky Artist Olivier Strebelle Year 1986 Credit Marina Centre Holdings Nearest landmark Marina Mandarin Read more C6 Fleur Maritime Artist Antoine Poncet Year 1984 Credit Marina Development Nearest landmark Oriental Read more C7 Seed series Artist Han Sai Por Year 1998 Credit commissioned by Singapore Technologies Engineering Nearest landmark Esplanade Read more C8 Merlion Artist Lim Nang Seng Year 1972 Credit Singapore Tourism Board Nearest landmark Merlion Park Read more C9 Twelve Medallions Artist Han Sai Por Year 1999

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/arts-and-entertainment/visual-art-trails/visual-art-trails-marina-bay.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Peranakan Culture - Peranakan Festivals, Cuisine & Nonya - YourSingapore.com
    of 17th century Chinese traders who migrated to the Malay Archipelago A rich hybrid of Chinese and Malay traditions with a touch of Portuguese Dutch and Indonesian influences the Peranakan locally born in Malay culture refers to men as baba and ladies nyonya or bibik for older women The Peranakan story Dress was a significant form of cultural and individual expression for the Peranakans Apart from a whole repertoire of exquisite ornaments jewellery and intricately beaded footwear they are famous for their beautiful nyonya kebayas a traditional blouse dress combination of intricate costume embroidery The Peranakan story If you enjoy the taste of new food Peranakan cuisine is a blend of Chinese and Malay culinary traditions made with a range of indigenous spices and herbs To truly understand their unique heritage sample some of their popular specialities such as ayam buah keluak chicken with buah nuts itek tim salted vegetable duck soup and a range of colourful desserts known as nyonya kueh The Peranakan story Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in the Peranakans rich heritage via an interesting mix of architectural details and ornaments from the East and West Marvel at the intricacies of baroque elements as you stroll along rows of colourful pre war shophouses along Peranakan Place Emerald Hill and Koon Seng Road Religion Culture Get acquainted with a unique blend of Chinese and Malay traditions Experience the Peranakans way of life through their food language and fashion a rich heritage preserved from the 17th century to this very day See all Displaying 3 of 7 results Peranakan Museum Peranakan Trail Peranakan Culture Food Savour a taste of the Peranakan culture Enjoy a mouth watering range of tangy aromatic and spicy nyonya dishes made with recipes that have been handed down from one generation

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/culture-and-heritage/collage-of-cultures/peranakan-culture.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Eurasian Culture - YourSingapore.com
    sun Family Fun Things to do in Singapore Attractions Fun filled Adventure Perks for the whole family Something different Science Discovery Theme Parks Whiz Kids Young Explorers Hip Hangouts Ann Siang Hill Club Street Haji Lane Dempsey Hill Beauty Wellness Pamper yourself The Alternative Way Soothe Recover Relax Rejuvenate Hands on Activities Cooking Lesson Craft classes and activities Wine Appreciation Leisure Cruises Cruises from Singapore Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore Singapore Cruise Centre Your New Singapore Arts Culinary Stars Design Architecture Dining Nightlife Shopping Singapore Attractions Things to do Places to see in Singapore Tweet Eurasian Culture Religion Culture Rich heirs to a diversity of traditions and customs from the East and West Eurasians are largely of the Christian faith and enjoy its religious celebrations Displaying 1 of 1 results Eurasian Heritage Centre Festivals Many Singaporean Eurasians are of the Roman Catholic faith and celebrate Christian festivals such as Christmas Easter and Corpus Christi Displaying 0 of 0 results Food Eurasian food blends Portuguese Dutch and British cuisines with local ingredients and influences by other cuisines Popular dishes include Devil s Curry and Curry Feng See all Displaying 3 of 22 results Guy Savoy Equinox Restaurant Au Jardin Copyright 2010

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/culture-and-heritage/collage-of-cultures/eurasian-culture.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Landmarks & Memorials - YourSingapore.com
    Out in the sun Family Fun Things to do in Singapore Attractions Fun filled Adventure Perks for the whole family Something different Science Discovery Theme Parks Whiz Kids Young Explorers Hip Hangouts Ann Siang Hill Club Street Haji Lane Dempsey Hill Beauty Wellness Pamper yourself The Alternative Way Soothe Recover Relax Rejuvenate Hands on Activities Cooking Lesson Craft classes and activities Wine Appreciation Leisure Cruises Cruises from Singapore Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore Singapore Cruise Centre Your New Singapore Arts Culinary Stars Design Architecture Dining Nightlife Shopping Singapore Attractions Things to do Places to see in Singapore Tweet Landmarks Memorials Honouring people in local history The landmarks and memorials in present day Singapore serve to tell the island s decorated history Most are related to the World War II period while others reveal the island s colonial past and Chinese immigrant influence Two monuments you must visit are the Kranji War Memorial and Civilian War Memorial Both were erected to honour the men and women who gave their lives for Singapore during World War II Take your time to visit the other landmarks and memorials too and discover the stories of old Landmarks Memorials Sort by Most Recent Most Viewed

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/culture-and-heritage/a-touch-of-history/landmarks-and-memorials.html (2012-12-22)
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