Sightseeing in Singapore

Overview by Globlatrade.net:

Tourism and Culture

Different Forms of Tourism

Historical
World War II Sites, along with various old historical places like Churches, Temples , Mosque, Old Residence, Bridges are worth seeing.

Visit : The official tourism web site

Cultural
Many festivals take place throughout the year (festival of the temple, Mosque, Churches, New year, Country and Culture Celebrations).
Nature
Parks, Gardens and other Panoramic views of the harbors are counted as natural reserves.
Religious
Many temples, Mosque and Church are spread across city of Singapore.
Thermal
Two famous hot water springs, Sembawang Hot Spring and Pulau Tekong.
Beach
Beaches add to the beauty of the nation of Singapore . Clink the link to see details: Focus Singapore.
Winter Sports
Snow City introduces the concept of snow and cold climates in a fun, entertaining and educational way.
Outdoor Activities
Golf, Water Sports, and adventure sports.
Shopping
Singapore is known as a shopper's paradise in the region because of the competitive prices and easy availability of goods. Electrical equipment of all types can be bought at Sungei Road , but caution is advised as there are many imitation products around. For more information on shopping in Singapore , see the Singapore Shopping brochure published by the Singapore Tourism Board .
 
 

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Individual and Civic Freedoms

Political Freedom
Largely widespread
Civil Liberty
4/7
Freedom of the Press
Compromised by the extension of regulations on foreign media and the government's heavy-handed approach to civil society activism.
World Ranking of Freedom of the Press According to "Reporters sans Frontières", 2009 report : 133/175
Evolution: 11 places up compared to 2008
For Further Information, Consult Worldwide Press Freedom Index 2009, Reporters Without Borders
Free Access to the Internet
Widespread
Freedom of Assembly
Restricted
Rule of Law

Widespread

However the country's Criminal Law enables police to search a person or property without a warrant in the interest of preserving national security, public safety and order, and the public interest. The government can detain suspects.
Personal Autonomy and Individual Rights
Generally respected.
Women's Condition
Women in Singapore have legal equality, and they work in all sectors of the economy.
For Further Information
Freedom House
Human rights report, US Department of State

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Religion

Degree of Freedom
Widespread
Beliefs
Buddhism, Islam, Taoism, Hinduism, Christianity and others like Jews, Sikhs, Jains, etc.
Role of Religion in Society
Singapore is a cosmopolitan society where people live harmoniously and interaction among different races is very commonly. 

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