Metro Center, Singapore
- Country: Singapore
Major Attractions and Locations:
Lower Orchard, Upper Orchard, Colonial Singapore, Chinatown, Telok Blangah, Indian District, Arab District. Financial District, Queenstown, Sentosa (Recreation Area),Istana, World Trade Centre, National Museum.
Singapore consists of Singapore Island and 63 smaller islands. Urban areas comprise half of the land area, with park land, reservoirs, plantations and open military areas occupying the remainder. On Singapore Island the main city area in the south was developed by the British under the direction of Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819. The Central Business District (CBD) and Chinatown are south of the Singapore River. To the north of the river is the colonial district, home base for British rule. Further north is Little India and Arab St. Orchard Rd. runs northwest from the colonial district. To the west of the island is Jurong. The east coast has some of the residential areas, East Coast Park and Changi International Airport.
Singapore consists of Singapore Island and 63 smaller islands. Urban areas comprise half of the land area, with park land,…