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Published: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 22:34:20 +0100

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Required travel documents for Singapore
Required travel documents for Singapore: passport [...]

Electric power
Electric power: 230V / 50 Hz [...]

Area code to Singapore
Area code to Singapore: +56 [...]

Weather: Hot and humid. The daily temperature is between 23 and 31 degrees centigrade and the average humidity is 84 %. [...]

Currency: Singapore dollar. [...]

Language: There are four official languages. Malay is the national language, English the official government administrative language, Mandarin and Tamil are also spoken. Most Singaporeans are bilin [...]

Sentosa Island
Considered the granddaddy of Singapore's parks, Sentosa Island is the city-state's most visited attraction, especially on weekends. It has museums, aquariums, beaches (with imported sand), sporting facilities, walks, rides and food centres. And if a day [...]

Jurong Town, west of the city centre, is a huge industrial and housing area that is the powerhouse of Singapore's economy. This might seem an unlikely spot for a number of Singapore's tourist attractions but it is home to the Haw Par Villa (an incredibly [...]

Orchard Rd
This is the area where the high-class hotels predominate. It is also the domain of Singapore's elite, who are lured by the shopping centres, nightspots, restaurants, bars and lounges. A showcase for the material delights of capitalism, Orchard Rd also po [...]

Little India
This modest but colourful area of wall-to-wall shops, pungent aromas and Hindi film music is a relief from the prim modernity of many parts of the city. Centred around the southern end of Serangoon Rd, this is the place to come to pick up that framed pri [...]