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Singapore

Singapore - description of the city:

Singapore City is divided into three ethnic quarters: Chinatown, Little India and the Arab street (Kampong glam). Chinatown is consisted of old buildings, ancient beliefs and sharp contrasts. In the downtown area we can find standing side by side houses of the beginning of the century and modern supermarkets. Little India includes spices, flowers and a variety of shopping stalls with Indian souvenirs. Arab Street is a business and cultural center of the city. In local stores, scarves of silk and velvet, natural oils and perfumes are sold, and tents with food offer all sorts of Arabic dishes.

Entertainment, excursions and places of interest in Singapore:

The attractions of Singapore city include: the Asian Civilizations Museum, the Singapore History Museum, a city tour (3.5 hours), Villa-How-Par ("Park of the Chinese dragons"), the Chinese and Japanese gardens, an excursion to Sentosa with a visit of the Aquarium, Night Safari, Crocodile Farm, Bird Park "Jurong", where you can see the parrot with a size of a young crocodile and a flock of pink flamingos freewheeling.

Country Singapore
International title Singapore
Population 3,547,809 people
Timezone Asia/Singapore
State
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 1.28967 x Longitude: 103.85007

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Famous Places

Haydn-Museum
Country: Austria

Haydn built this house in what was then a new suburb with money that he had earned on his successful trips to London between 1791 and 1795. He lived in the house from 1797 until his death in 1809, and composed many major works here, including The S ...

Weissenkirchen
Country: Austria

The small village in the heart of the Wachau Valley has attracted artists since 1900, who come to paint the magnificent scenery of the Danube gorge and to enjoy the cosy inns. Today, their works can be seen in the Wachaumuseum, in the Teisenhoferho ...

Burg Aggstein
Country: Austria

The impressive ruins of Burg Aggstein, built into the rock, are poised high above the banks of the river. Today the castle lies in ruin, but once it measured some 100 m (330 ft) in length, with tall stairs leading to the Upper Castle. Built by the ...

Hall in Tirol
Country: Austria

Hall ranks mostly as a holiday resort, but the Old Town, with much of its original architecture intact, bears testimony to the town’s former glory. The symbol of Hall is the twelve-sided tower, known as the Mint Tower, of Burg Hasegg. This castle ...

Gurk
Country: Austria

Gurk, the former ecclesiastical capital of Carinthia, is dominated by a cathedral church, built in 1140—1200 by Bishop Roman and one of the most outstanding achievements of Austrian Romanesque architecture. The Gothic vestibule is adorned by stai ...

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