1. CITY HALL:
City Hall was known as Municipal Building and was built from 1926 to 1929. During the World War 2, when the Japanese occupied Singapore, they managed the civic issues from the Municipal Building but potential affairs were already being conducted in the building. In 1951, it was renamed to its present name as it was to mark Singapore as a city, after being granted city status.
2. SINGAPORE MERLION:
The Merlion Statue is a symbol of Singapore. It guards the entrance to the Singapore River. The Merlion was first designed as an emblem for Singapore Tourism Board. In 1964 it became Singapore’s icon to the rest of the world. The Merlion and the Cub became a popular tourist attraction for visitors. The installation ceremony, took place in 15th September 1972, officiated by the Prime Minister of Singapore.
3. CHINATOWN HERITAGE CENTRE:
The Chinatown Heritage Centre is a joint project between the Singapore Tourism Board and the National Heritage Board. It is located in the three newly restored shop houses along Pagoda Street, the Chinatown Heritage Centre houses a wealth of memories and untold stories from the past. Here you can learn about the rich cultural history of old Chinatown and end your journey with a first-hand experience of living in the dark and cramped quarters of a typical Chinatown Shop house.
4. NIGHT SAFARI:
The world’s first wildlife park built for visits at night, the Night Safari is not like any ordinary zoo illuminated by the night or a modern version of nocturnal houses found in many zoos around the globe. Through the use of subtle lightings technique guests are able to view over 100 nocturnal animals of 100 species in vast naturalistic habitats. Nestled in 40 hectares of lush secondary forest, the Night Safari offers guests the unique experience of exploring wildlife in a tropical jungle at night.
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