almost on the equator, Singapore is a thriving city that has overcome
its dearth of natural resources to become one of the juggernaut
economies of Asia. A city of concrete, glass and steel, renowned
for its high tech wizardry, Singapore also offers a taste of the
Asian cultures in a small easy to manage package. Singapore is
one of the cleanest and safest countries of Asia.
Location - South East Asia
Languages spoken - Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil.
Time : Indian Standard time + 2 1/2 hours.
is not a major problem. One can plan to go anytime as Singapore
gets a fairly steady annual rainfall.
Temperature range : 30 to 34 Degree Celsius in the day.
23 to 27 Degree Celsius in the evening.
Humidity : Often exceeds 90 percent at night and in the
early hours of the morning. On dry afternoons, it is usually 60
and 70 percent.
Rainfall : Singapore has its fare share of rainfall, and
it is not unusual to have intermittent showers on a sunny day.
Rainy season in Singapore are December and January.
Formalities - There is
no limit on the amount of currency you can bring into Singapore.
How to go to the city From Airport -
office is open 24 Hours throughout the year. This service is already
available in Mumbai & Chennai.
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the major airlines fly into Singapore's ultramodern Changi
International airport- often voted as one of the world's
best airport within Singapore there is a comprehensive bus network
and a convenient Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) subway
system. There is also a good supply of taxis and all are metered.
From India there are regular flights to Singapore from major cities
like : Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore.
Shopping in Singapore:
is also known as a shopper's paradise. Singapore
has an incredible range of fashionable to functional products
that are available in large, air-conditioned shopping malls, department
stores and boutiques. As a result few visitors leave here empty
handed. Avid shoppers would love the annual Great Singapore Sale
held in the month of July every year. The best shopping malls
are in Orchard Street Area and Suntec City.
Midpoint Orchard center houses numerous outlets,
including a hobby shop, which sells sporting goods, gold
jewellery, bridal gowns, fur coats and jackets.
Located at 22, Orchard Road. In the little India area Mustafa
Shopping Centre is very popular for electronics and other items.
Clarke's Quay is a place to shop for clothes and
souvenirs. Pushcarts selling unique pottery, jewellery and woodcraft
knick-knacks add to the friendly, festive atmosphere.
Tax Free Shopping:
A goods and services tax (GST) of 3%
is levied in Singapore. GST will be refunded if more than SGD
300 is spent. Ask for a Tax free shopping Cheque to be completed
and show the goods and the shopping cheques at the airport departure
terminal for customs inspection. The bank cheque is mailed later
has accommodation for all kind of travelers. For the lower budget
there are many moderately priced hotels and at the same time there
are many international class hotels for people looking for higher
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Jurong Bird Park
of Singapore's main attractions. This park is spread in an area
of 20 hectare and is the largest bird park in all of Southeast
Asia. This park also holds the distinction of having the world's
tallest manmade waterfall. It is also home to 8,000 birds from
600 species including one of the largest Hornbill collections
in the world. The bird park can either be covered on foot or else
there is a monorail. This park is open from 8 am to 6 pm, daily.
there - Take the MRT to Boonlay station(W12) and then take
SBS bus number 194 or 251.
Island's Attraction :
Sentosa is the largest and best known of
Singapore's offshore islands. It is a multi-million dollar pleasure
resort offering a wide range of activities and attractions. Besides
the under water world the main places of interest in this island
are listed below :
World Sentosa :
Asia's most exciting tropical oceanarium,
Underwater world has an 80-metre submerged acrylic tunnel which
allows you to view over 2500 marine creatures from 250 species
in stunning proximity. See sharks, stingrays, moray eels,
stonefish, turtles and weedy sea dragons.
Be sure to catch their latest inhabitants : piranhas, electric
eels, a dugong and pink dolphins.
This is open from 9 am to 9 pm, daily.
Be treated to spectacular views as your
cable car travels in mid air to Mount Faber. One could also enjoy
sky dining on board a cable car every Friday and Saturday night
images of life in early Singapore, the Japanese
surrender at the close of World War II and the local festivals.
Offers a clock made of flowers, a carp pond and a Japanese
to get there to Sentosa -
Sentosa is linked to Singapore by regular ferry services
and a cable car. There is also a causeway with regular
bus services linking Sentosa to the city centre. An admission
fee for the entry to the park is charged and composite tickets
can also be bought.
in Sentosa -
Sentosa island also
has a beachfront hotel called Shangri La's Sentosa Resort.
It is located on the island
of Sentosa just 15 minutes from downtown Singapore. Number
Address: 101,Siloso Road, Sentosa, Singapore 098970.