Category : Travel
Asian multiculturalism: Singapore as a tour destination!
Singapore is a heady mix of Chinese, Malay and Indian cultures blending to form the cosmopolitan city it is today, with a welcoming feel for the global tourist. Great shopping, exciting nightlife, delightful and varied cuisine or a holiday destination for indulging in multifarious activities are the many aspects of Singapore!
Cultural diversity evident in Singapore’s architectural offerings:
Singapore as a tour destination has varied cultural offerings, respects all religions and reveres the feelings of true secularism in promoting freedom of spiritual belief by way of maintaining its many churches, temples, Buddhist monasteries and prayer halls. A rich, diverse and expert architectural style is evident in Singapore’s many museums, houses, shopping complexes while impressive office buildings depict the city’s willingness to embrace best of the West with the flavor of the East.
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Singapore is multi-cultural and has a unique blend of tradition and modernity: British monuments vie with old English -style bungalows for attention while local, tropical island establishments replete with unique restaurants, zoos, food markets and social diversities are equally popular among tourists as those serving continental fare in more sophisticated surroundings. Chijmes, a popular dining, shopping and entertainment site, Dalhousie Obelisk, at Empress Place, Istana- the official residence of the President of Singapore; Lau Pa Sat, Merlion, the lion head with a fish body resting on a crest of waves that is Singapore’s national emblem, Parliament House, the Elephant Statue, Raffles Hotel, one of the world’s last great 19th century hotels, Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, Supreme Court and City Hall are some must-visit places when visiting Singapore as a tour destination.