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  • Shang Antiques - YourSingapore.com
    Ann City Orchard Central Palais Renaissance Paragon Park Mall Plaza Singapura Raffles City Shopping Centre Scotts Square Suntec City Mall Tanglin Shopping Centre The Heeren The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands VivoCity Wisma Atria Shop by Category Antiques Art Galleries Books Curios Knick Knacks Departmental Stores Duty Free At Singapore Changi Airport Electronics Ethnic Finds Fashion Hair Health Beauty Home Furnishing Music Souvenirs Special Interests Singapore Shopping Where to Shop What to Buy in Singapore Tweet Shang Antiques Overview TripAdvisor Review Astounding Asian Artefacts At this antique shop you ll find distinctive rare and unique South East Asian artefacts Shang Antiques has been in the business for the past 26 years and has two main collections The first is the fabulous antique items with pieces from Burma Thailand Cambodia Laos India and other Asian countries Most are hundreds of years old and some date back to nearly 2 000 years ago The second collection covers authentic reproductions which have been crafted by overseas artisans Shang Antique also specialises in religious pieces from the Buddhist Hindu and Islamic faiths and the range here is simply outstanding with equally outstanding prices to match If you want a rare piece that bears a long history then Shang Antiques has to be on your must visit list Essential Information Opening hours Daily 10am 8pm Website http www shangantique com sg Category Antiques Art Features Luxury Highlights Where to Stay Accommodation Find and compare rates here From 5 star hotels to budget lodges Book now Where Address Blk18D Dempsey Rd 249677 Singapore 65 6388 8838 Enlarge map How to get there We recommend FILTERS Antiques Art Find us on Facebook Twitter Youtube Wikipedia Singapore Reviews About Singapore YourSingapore Brand Story A Brief History People Language Culture Key Facts Awards Accolades What s On Festivals Events

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/shopping/shop-by-category/antiques-and-art/shang-antiques.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Outdoor Sports - YourSingapore.com
    a one hour walk along Lower Pierce Trail and Prunes Trail in Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and help restore degraded area of rainforest by removing dangerous weeds If you are fit trekker and game for a more challenging walk how about attempting the 10 3km hike into MacRitchie Reservoir where you will be treated to a scenic view of lush jungle canopy when you cross the longest suspension bridge in Singapore Unleash the eco warrior in you pump up the pedal and circumnavigate around the island on a bicycle Weaving through the busy urban traffic might be a tad challenging for the average biker so just give that a miss and head for the myriad cycling trails and park connectors around the city for a safe conducive two wheel trek to unravel the nooks and crannies of wonderful Singapore Formerly a quarry Ketam Mountain Bike Park in Pulau Ubin an island off eastern Singapore has an area of 45 hectares contains the best of biking trails in Singapore in Pulau Ubin Built according to International Mountain Biking Association IMBA Standards there are 10km of trails with five levels of difficulty to cater to all types of cyclists from beginners to seasoned competitors Like the very best American pop cultural exports paintballing has rapidly grown into a mainstay on the Singapore recreational industry with numerous battlegrounds sprouting all over the country Extremely popular with corporate organizations that use the sport to build team spirit and camaraderie the contagious paintball fever has also spread to large groups of visitors out seek an adrenaline fix with a twist while on their travels The usual haunts are Singapore s largest paintball arena Red Dynasty Paintball Park in Lorong Chencharu s Bottle Tree Park and TAG Paintball at Bukit Timah s Turf City Bungee jumping in the city and in the reverse direction Only in Singapore right At perennial favourites G MAX the Ultimate Bungee and GX 5 Xtreme Swing you ll be able to experience what astronauts feel during a rocket launch hurtling as high as some of the buildings in the vicinity You start tethered to the ground in your capsule and voila you are unleashed soaring into the city s skyline with a thrilling surge of pure adrenaline Like all things in life one needs balance and after feasting on the carb heavy local cuisine it s probably wise to engage in some strenuous activities like rock climbing to burn off those calories Seasoned climbing enthusiasts who relish the challenges of outdoor urban climbing should attempt the granite walls of a disused quarry in Dairy Farm but do take extensive safety precautions when you are there Highlights Don t miss Indoor Sports You will be surprised at the gamut of indoor sports facilities and action Besides traditional local favourites like table tennis and badminton Singapore is also of the few nations in Asia boasting ALSO CHECK out Cycling in Singapore Singapore offers a myriad of cycling opportunities and with the new Park

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  • Sultan Mosque - YourSingapore.com
    Spaces 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 Sultan Mosque Overview TripAdvisor Review Fit for a King A visit to Singapore s Kampong Glam district isn t complete without a stop at Sultan Mosque With its massive golden dome and huge prayer hall the Sultan Mosque is one of Singapore s most impressive religious buildings and the focal point of Muslims in Singapore The mosque was first built in 1824 by Sultan Hussain Shah the first sultan of Singapore with a grant from the East India Company The minarets and balustrades you see today were added on by architect Denis Santry who supervised the reconstruction after the mosque s centennial celebration The main prayer hall can hold up to 5 000 worshippers and is one of the biggest and most amazing religious structures in Singapore Don t forget also to check out the mosque s dome base formed out of many glass bottles collected by devotees and is a great sight to behold Essential Information Opening hours Daily Admission fee Free admission Features Free admission Family friendly 24hour Good for Culture History Local Flavour Recommended for Architecture Highlights Where to Stay Accommodation Find and compare rates here From 5 star hotels to budget lodges Book now Where Address 3

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/culture-and-heritage/places-of-worship/sultan-mosque.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Jamae Mosque - YourSingapore.com
    Recreation Sports Extreme Singapore Adrenaline rush Golf Themed Attractions Get wet Recreational Spaces 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 Jamae Mosque Overview TripAdvisor Review Mosques in Chinatown Built in 1826 the Jamae Chulia Mosque was the first of three mosques in Chinatown erected by the Chulias who were Tamil Muslims from the Coromandel Coast of Southern India Together with its neighbour Sri Mariamman Temple the mosque stands out in its predominantly Chinese location If you re looking for something a little different this is the mosque to visit The site s architectural style is eclectic and the intricately designed palace facade features tiny doors and cross shaped windows While the entrance gate is South Indian style the two prayer halls and the shrine are in the Neo Classical style typical of famed colonial architect George Coleman and are sure to please architectural fans everywhere Essential Information Opening hours Daily Website http www mosque org sg jamae chulia index php Admission fee Free admission Features Free admission Family friendly Good for Culture History Local Flavour Recommended for Unique architecture Highlights Where to Stay Accommodation Find and compare rates here From 5 star hotels to budget lodges Book now Where Address 218 South Bridge Rd Singapore 058767 Enlarge map How

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/culture-and-heritage/places-of-worship/jamae-mosque.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Hajjah Fatimah Mosque - YourSingapore.com
    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 Hajjah Fatimah Mosque Overview TripAdvisor Review Unique Singapore sight Experience the influence of Bugis settlers in Singapore when you make a short visit to the Hajjah Fatimah Mosque Built in 1846 the Hajjah Fatimah Mosque was named after a Malacca born Malay who married a wealthy Bugis sultan from Celebes The mosque was built on the site of Hajjah Fatimah s former house at Java Road She designated the land for the building of a mosque after surviving a fire at her home caused by arsonists Enclosed by a high wall the Hajjah Fatimah Mosque compound comprises a prayer hall a mausoleum where Hajjah Fatimah is buried the quarters of an Imam Malay priest an ablution area several annexes and a garden Perhaps the most unusual feature you ll notice here is a distinctive minaret designed by an unidentified European architect The tower leans about six degrees off centre making this one of the most unique sights in Singapore Essential Information Opening hours Daily Admission fee Free admission Features Free admission Family friendly Good for Culture History Local Flavour Recommended for Architecture Highlights Where to Stay Accommodation Find and compare rates here From 5 star hotels to budget lodges Book now Where Address 4001

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/culture-and-heritage/places-of-worship/hajjah-fatimah-mosque.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Bangsawan – Malay Opera - YourSingapore.com
    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 Bangsawan Malay Opera Overview TripAdvisor Review Legendary Tales Bangsawan is a form of Malay opera that is now considered a rarity in the Asian region Like most western plays bangsawan performances often depict classic tales of love and treachery Legendary Tales Bangsawan is a form of Malay opera that is now considered a rarity in the Asian region Like most western plays bangsawan performances often depict classic tales of love and treachery The most traditional types of bangsawan however surround Malay myths Other popular children s tales that inspire bangsawan plots include Bawang Putih Bawang Merah and Sang Nila Utama Sang Nila Utama is a popular character from local history books known for his discovery of the lion on the island of Temasek Singapore s original name before it was christened by Sir Stamford Raffles Bangsawan performances in Singapore are now typically performed on televised variety shows by the Sri Warisan dance troupe as well as during traditional Malay weddings that are held in the heartlands of Singapore Highlights More about Malay Culture The native inhabitants of Singapore Malays today represent the country s second largest ethnic Also check out Geylang Serai Located in the eastern part of the island Geylang is today a thriving residential commercial and cultural district that is full of life and vitality with

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/arts-and-entertainment/drama/bangsawan-malay-opera.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Teater Ekamatra - YourSingapore.com
    Acts Boat Quay Clarke Quay Robertson Quay Sports Recreation Sports Extreme Singapore Adrenaline rush Golf Themed Attractions Get wet Recreational Spaces 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 Teater Ekamatra Overview TripAdvisor Review Theatre for the Socially Conscious Established in 1988 Teater Ekamatra is a non profit theatre company dedicated to producing socially relevant plays But while it is known for its dedication towards developing and expanding definitions and forms of Malay theatre Teater Ekamatra does not restrict its work to performances in the Malay language Instead it seeks to give voice and visibility to the Malay market in relation to the contemporary local and global climate Teater Ekamatra prides itself on cultural pluralism individual equality and artistic excellence and continuously reassesses its relevance and contribution to the society Some of the group s best shows include In Search of Wonderland and Nadirah Essential Information Website www ekamatra org sg Highlights Where to Stay Accommodation Find and compare rates here From 5 star hotels to budget lodges Book now Where Address Telok Ayer Performing Arts Centre 182 Cecil Street 01 08 10 11 Singapore 069547 65 6323 6528 Enlarge map How to get there We recommend FILTERS Drama Performing Arts Theatre Find us on Facebook Twitter Youtube Wikipedia Singapore

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/arts-and-entertainment/drama/teater-ekamatra.html (2012-12-22)
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  • Malay Music - 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 Malay Music Overview TripAdvisor Review Novel Influences Traditional Malay music generally falls into five categories ronggeng asli masri joget and zapin The slowest in pace are the masri and asli which portray visions of early village folk immersed in daily activities such as harvesting and community building Novel Influences The ronggeng originated from Java Indonesia and is similar to Thailand s ramwong as it speaks of love between a man and woman through the use of poems in the lyrics Zapin is frequently used in variety shows on Malay television today as it is most festive by nature while the joget possesses strong Portuguese influences Traditional Malay dancers occasionally also use props such as candle dishes rice sieves and paper umbrellas in their dance to illustrate the traditions associated with the music Highlights More About Malay Culture The native inhabitants of Singapore Malays today represent the country s second largest ethnic Experience it all Geylang Serai Located in the eastern part of the island Geylang is today a thriving residential commercial and cultural district that is full of life and vitality with great food great bargains and great Where to Stay Accommodation Find and compare rates here From 5 star hotels to

    Original URL path: http://www.yoursingapore.sg/content/traveller/en/browse/see-and-do/arts-and-entertainment/music/malay-music.html (2012-12-22)
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