The Republic of Singapore is an island city-state in Southeast Asia, situated on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. The name Singapore was derived from Malay word singa (lion) and the Sanskrit word pura (city).
Established as a trading port by the British in the early 19th century, Singapore became a centre of British influence in Southeast Asia. Upon achieving independence from Ma...
Marina Bay Sands is a popular resort of Singapore. It is an integrated resort that stands beside Marina Bay in Singapore. It was developed by Las Vegas Sands, It is the world's most expensive standalone casino property billed at Singapore $8 billion, including cost of the prime land.
The Singapore Flyer is a giant observation wheel. When completed in March 2008, The Singapore Flyer will provide breathtaking panoramic views of Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
The Merlion was first designed as an emblem for the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) in 1964, the lion head with a fish body resting on a crest of waves quickly became Singapores icon to the rest of the world. Measuring 8.6 metres high and weighing 70 tonnes, the Merlion statue was built from cement fondue by the late Singapore craftsman, Mr Lim Nang Seng. A second and smaller Merlion statue, me...
The Battle Box is a popular name of the underground command centre constructed under Fort Canning, Singapore as an emergency, bomb-proof command centre during the Malayan campaign and the Battle of Singapore. The decision to surrender Singapore was taken in this bunker on the morning of February 15, 1942, four days after Lt. Gen. Percival's Combined Operations Headquarters (COH) was moved here ...