Located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Southeast Asia. The country comprises of a number of islands which are rich in flora and fauna, surrounding the mainland. Though a multi-racial society and diverse in its traditions, Singapore is a country that is cohesive in its culture.
Tourism is a major industry here as the country’s rich heritage; exotic natural legacy and multi- cultural diversity attract large masses of tourists. The country houses many art venues, magnificent islands, countless shopping markets, attractive beaches and exotic and wild natural habitats.
Singapore was originally just a humble fishing village and according to the ratings of the World Bank, today has become one of best countries to do business in, Given in this article are a few interesting and hidden facts about Singapore that you can explore for yourself by including visits to these places in your tour:
1.Shinto Shrine at the MacRitchi Forest
Syonan Jinja is a Shinto shrine located in the dense forest of Macritchie Reservoir. This slice of history hidden deep in the forest was constructed during the Japanese occupation from 1942 to 1954.
Today if you explore the Terentang Trail you will find an adventure in the ruins of the shrine’s foundation and the historical significance it holds.