Singapore is a city-state in Southeast Asia. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and boasts the world's busiest port.
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, 12 km to the north and more, including The Forest by Wangz, 8 on Claymore Serviced Residences, The St. Regis Singapore, Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, Shangri La Hotel Singapore, Raffles Hotel Singapore and Grand Hyatt Singapore.
Explore places and attractions around Singapore including Church of Saint Mary of the Angels, Thomson Medical Centre Pte Ltd, Singarore Institute Of Management, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Night Safari, National Junior College and Tiger Sky Tower.
Discover restaurants around Singapore including Mellben Seafood, Valentino Ristorante Italiano, Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice Restaurant, Riders Cafe Pte. Ltd., Blu Kouzina, Peperoni Pizzeria (Binjai Park) and Peperoni Pizzeria.
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The Singapore River forms a central artery in Singapore's densely packed Central Business District.
Singapore's Chinatown is the traditional Chinese quarters of town, and while the entire city is largely Chinese these days the area does retain some of its own charm.
Orchard Road is the main shopping street of Singapore. North of the Singapore River, to the west of the Central Business District, Orchard Road turns into Bras Basah Road as it heads east.
The northern and western parts of Singapore are the city's hinterlands, consisting of jungle dotted with public housing blocks and a significant industrial area in the reclaimed area of Tuas.
Sentosa is an island just off the southern coast of Singapore. This district also includes Harbourfront and the Southern Islands.
The East Coast of Singapore is largely residential and offers few sights as such; most visitors just cross it on their way from and to Changi Airport.
Little India is, as the name promises, the center for the large Indian community in Singapore.
Bugis and Kampong Glam are districts of Singapore, just to the east of the city center.
Marina Bay is Singapore's newest district, created on reclaimed land just east of Riverside.
Balestier, Newton, Novena and Toa Payoh are in central Singapore. Strung along the North-South Line just north of Orchard Road, these four rather dissimilar districts serve to absorb Singapore's urban sprawl and house its inhabitants.
Singapore Changi Airport is the main airport of Singapore situated on the eastern edge of the island with good mass transit links to all parts of Singapore.