we are going for lunch
But there is also Indian presence, like the Sri Krisnan Temple
The waterfront at the Singapore River opposite Raffle's statue has many restaurants and shops
The statue at Raffles Landing site. Yes, it's him
Singapore harbour
we will do a harbour cruise and dinner on this boat
There are many Chinese influences
Singapore
Singapore is a prosperous city state sandwitched between Malaysia and Indonesia. It is located less than 150 km north of the equator and has a hot and humid climate. Its strategic location makes it one of the world's busiest seaports. 
It started in the second century under the name of Temasek, and was part of the
Sri Vijaya Empire from Sumatra untill the Tamil Chola Empire
laid its heavy hand on it.
 
Sir Raffles arrived in 1819 to make it a British trading post
 
During WWII the Japanese took hold of Singapore, and immediately carried out a premediated culling of etnic Chinese, the socalled Sook Ching massacre.
 
Singapore became independent in 1965
 
In February 1998 we made a stopover in Singapore, en route from Shanghai to Bali.
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the location of Singapore
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The famous Singapore Lion
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an Indian street in Singapore
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the skyscrapers of Singapore
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