Singapore is one of the countries and is often used as a tourist destination by many visitors worldwide. Even though it is a small country, Singapore is still one of the countries with various tourist destinations and is very suitable for a staycation.
Singapore is also seen as a well-known shopping center. In Singapore, you can do culinary tours and enjoy various entertainments and attractions from your tourist park. Thus, Singapore has become one of the lifestyle destinations for some tourists worldwide.
Singapore is a clean and comfortable country. Many things support this, such as the existence of Universal Studios, comfortable pedestrian paths, good mass transportation, good urban planning, and many others. The city’s attractive tourism potential is one way to attract many tourists to visit Singapore.
Meanwhile, the most visited family park is Universal Studio, one of the attractions for visitors to choose Singapore as their tourist destination. Not only that, but there are also the largest freshwater aquarium rides, such as River Safari, and also the largest seawater Aquarium at Resort World Sentosa.
It doesn’t stop there. Many concerts are often held in Singapore, which can be an entertainment show for someone who has visited Singapore. Because it provides events that are quite interesting, one of these factors is a magnet that can make someone visit Singapore.
Then there are also many hotels offered in Singapore. They provide many luxury hotels ranging from high prices to lower-middle prices so that visitors no longer need to choose their respective places to stay.
One of them is The Pan Pacific Singapore, a hotel located in the Marina Center area. This hotel is under the auspices of the Pan Pacific Hotels Group, which has a 37-story high-rise building that Marina Square built.
Historical Places to Visit While in Singapore
Besides being famous for its industrial and as a place where people come and go while doing their work, Singapore is also famous for the historical places that talk about the background of Singapore itself.
- Kranji War Memorial
During World War II, there are so many people were killed, and not mention, Singaporeans also get killed for their defense of their country, Singapore. One of the memorial monuments for those soldiers is Kranji War Memorial.
This place was built as an honor for those who were killed as soldiers to fulfill their duty to defend Singapore during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore at that time.
More than 4,400 thousands of graves lie at the Kranji War Memorial, even the first president of Singapore’s grave is also located here. Every 11th of November, the Singaporean will held huge remembrance for those people who lying at Kranji War Memorial.
- The Battle Box
Just like the name of these places, The Battle Box is a historical monument in Singapore, and also a silent witness to the history of Singapore, during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore.
This place was built purposely, like a bomb bunker of Britain’s Headquarters Malaya Command during World War II. The Battle Box is located beneath Fort Canning Hill.
As history said, The Battle Box also become a place where General Percival gave Singapore to Japan, which become a disaster for Singapore on the 15th of February, 1942.
Right now, The Battle Box becoming a museum, giving a visual description of some battles of the soldiers to defend their country, Singapore, from the colonialism. Not only that, but this museum also fulfills moving figures with the animatronic’s concept.
Those are some historical monuments you can visit to know more about the history of Singapore when you are visiting Singapore. You can book your ticket to Singapore easily by using Traveloka.
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