10 Mind-Blowing Singapore Facts You Never Knew

3. Land of Acronyms

Singapore is also known as “Land of Acronyms”. Whether it is a Highway, government agencies, skyscrapers, transportation modes or even the name of a human being (LKY – Lee Kuan Yew, First prime minister of Singapore) have acronyms. Some usual acronyms are: MOE – Ministry of Education, SBS – Singapore Bus Service, MRT – mass rapid transit, CTE – Central Expressway and GST – Goods and Services Tax.

4. Gardens by the Bay

Garden by the bay
“Gardens by the Bay” is a park in Singapore spreading across 250 acres of land. It has three waterfront gardens: Bay East Garden, Bay South Garden and Bay Central Garden. The whole park is known for its beautiful design and architecture.This park consists of 18 super-trees that act as vertical gardens, and also generates solar power. They work as air venting ducts for nearby conservatories.

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