Singapore

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Singapore

Singapore

-Orchard Road is a 2.2 kilometer long retail and entertainment full boulevard.-Underwater World, this is an oceanarium with more than 2,500 marine animals. -Marina bay, this is the place to go to get the best view of Singapore's beautiful futuristic architecture.-Clarke Quay, this is a riverside development for of boutiques and resturants.-Gardens by the Bay, this garden has both beautiful vibrant plant life and futuristic structures.

Attractrions in Singapore-Universal Studios, this is an amusement park, with zones themed as things such as the Lost World, Ancient Egypt, Hollywood, and more. There are also two water rides and five rollercoasters.-Singapore Night Safari, this is a zoo that offers a glimpse into the life of the 1,000 nocturnal animals to be seen worldwide.-The Singapore Flyer, the worlds largest observation wheel, it is 30 metres taller than the London eye!-Singapore Botanic Gardens, this tropical garden is 156 years old.

Fun Facts:-Singapore consists of one main island and 63 other tiny, mostly uninhabited islands.-Official languages are English, Tamil, Malay, and Mandarin.-In 2003 Singapore's Changi Airport won best worldwide airport for the 16th consecutive time, this airport has a cinema, swimming pool, sunflower garden, spa, and more.-Singapore is usually hot and humid all year round.

The MerlionIt is a half lion-half fish beast, it symbolizes the 'Sing" of lion-like creature seen by a sumatarian prince, the fish is a tribute to Singapore's history as an ancient sea town.

Symbolism in the National FlagRed: Universal BrotherhoodWhite: Purity and VirtueCresent moon: The rise of a new nationFive Stars: Ideals of democracy, peace, progress, justice, and equality.

Disadvantages-Singapore is very competitive, not just for schools and jobs but for seats on the train too.-Singaporeans are often on their cell phones taking up space in public.-There is hardly any recycling, everything is thrown away.-High airconditioning in public, sometimes freezing.-Unofficial reserving of tables in public.


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