Even after more than a year, I still discover small pearls in the city that I had not noticed before.
So I immediately turn to the Maritime Museum, which is really worth a visit. Here you go the way of the early traders on the maritime Silk Road. There is much to discover and learn. Everything can be touched and explored. An interactive show lets you sink to the bottom of the sea as part of a ship's crew - very impressive!...
A fun pastime in which two-dimensional images are transformed into three-dimensional images through the use of optical illusions.
I bought tickets online for the Wax Figures Cabinet. This is recommended anyway when visiting Sentosa, because the prices on site are almost twice as high. I decided to buy a bundle with the Trick Eye Museum and paid for one ticket 49,50 SGD. My expectations were therefore not low if I assumed that the local price would be twice as high…
Singapores Botanic Garden is today a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE Site. Sir Stamford Raffles laid out the first botanical garden in Fort Canning in 1822. The present site was chosen in 1859. With 160 years of botanical experience, the 82 hectare garden today plays an important role as a tropical botanical institute in Singapore.
Deepavali or “Diwali” or the “Festival of Lights”, is a celebration that marks the triumph of good over evil.
Take a break from your everyday life and make right now a lovely, awsome and amazing sightseeing trip with me on bus line 32. I have no idea what great words I am writing as headlines for my upcoming article for bus line 14, but for bus line 32 every word is meant honestly.
The typical Peranakan houses are mostly colorful, artfully decorated and have decorative tiles. The most beautiful and probably most photographed Peranakan houses are in Katong, in the Koon Seng Road (right of the Joo Chiat). Come with Bus 32 (Exit opp Roxy Sq on East Cost Road) and then walk in the Joo Chiat…
The days of shepherds and brickmakers are long gone. You'll think it's the past while you walk through this historic neighborhood.
But not only the mosque enchants with its colours. Indie boutiques, restored shophouses and street art at many corners are impressive photo spots. The textile shops, carpet shops, leather shops, basket shops and restaurants will surely fascinate you as well.
The entire nature reserve was formerly known as Pasir Panjang Beach. The history of the park is very exciting and interesting. Admiral Sir Henry Keppel fought here successfully 1842 against the pirates, which attacked merchant ships again and again.
Since the foundation of Singapore in 1819, the Singapore River has been a trading centre. During colonial times, Boat Quay (in Front of CBD) became the trading centre. This is where the vessels arrived to bring their goods upstream to the warehouses at Clarke Quay. But also dozens of passenger ships crowded around an anchorage... Continue Reading →
The mountain is 48 meters high and escalators were built so that visitors can get from the street "up" into the park. That sounds so crazy to us who came from the Alps.
If you take bus 14 to NTUC Income Ctr/Bras Basah Rd, go down Victoria Street, past the Cathedral of the good Shepherd and turn right into Stamford Rd until you turn left into Armenische Straße. Here are many photo Motives.
Directly behind the Marina Sands Hotel you reach Gardens by the Bay. Opening 2012 and 101 hectares large.
The large park is also suitable for jogging and is well used in the evening. It's known for its up to 50 m high Super Trees.
Interesting things in the quarter: - The landmark of the city is the Merlion. A mixture of lion and mermaid (fish). - Singapore Flyer (Ferris Wheel) - Marina Bay Street Circuit once a year the Formula One car race takes place here. - Gardens by the Bay - Bay South Garden and Bay East Garden (Flower Dome, Cloud Forest, Supertree Grove, Heritage Garden, Dragonfly Lake). - Crystal Pavilion (Lois Vuitton). - The Helix Bridge connects the Marina Centre with Marina South.
Once it was an area for Chinese immigrants who hoped for a better life in Singapore. Today the area has more to offer than traditional shops. In between there are lifestyle shops and trendy bars. The Chinese make up about ¾ of the Singapore's population.
Whether you stay 3 days or 3 years in Singapore doesn't matter. Except for your feet and eyes maybe. The city attracts at really every corner with exciting, interesting, lively and colorful sights. But the most important, world-famous attractions can also be seen on a few days. As in any country, the longer you are... Continue Reading →