Pocket Singapore (Lonely Planet Pocket Guide)

By Lonely Planet

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Interactive and encouraging, Pocket Singapore highlights the entire must-see points of interest and must-do stories via beautiful photographs, insider counsel, adapted itineraries and easy-to-navigate content material. Pocket Singapore is the appropriate software for making plans and experiencing your ideal trip.

Our skilled, passionate group of authors and native specialists immerse themselves in every one vacation spot they stopover at, discovering and sharing the original reports, and functional and sincere suggestion, so that you come away educated and amazed.

Regions coated: Colonial District, the Quays, Marina Bay, Orchard street, Chinatown, CBD, Tanjong Pagar, Little India

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7 MINT Museum of Toys Museum Offline map Google map Nostalgia rulz at this slinky ode to playtime, its 4 thin flooring showcasing 50,000 classic toys. anticipate every little thing from infrequent Flash Gordon comics and supersonic toy weapons to unique Mickey Mouse dolls and oh-so-wrong golliwogs from Nineteen Thirties Japan. replenish on whimsical toys on the foyer store or have a good time maturity with a stiff drink on the adjoining Mr Punch bar. (www. emint. com; 26 Seah St; adult/child $15/7. 50; nine. 30am-6. 30pm; urban corridor, Bugis) eight MICA construction paintings Galleries Offline map Google map as soon as recognized for having the city’s first electrical lifts, this architectural pin-up is now greater recognized for its choice of paintings galleries. between them is Art-2 Gallery (www. art2. com. sg) and Gajah Gallery (www. gajahgallery. com) , which either specialize in modern Southeast Asian paintings. (140 Hill St) neighborhood existence (Public) Bus travel make a journey on bus 14. A double-decker doing the east–west path, it skirts the southern fringe of downtown at the seven-storey East Coast expressway, delivering impressive perspectives of the skyscrapers to the north and harbour to the south. consuming nine JAAN French $$$ Offline map Google map Perched 70 flooring above town, intimate, stylish JAAN is domestic to French chef Julien Royer and his show-stopping Gallic creations: imagine wild langoustine with fregola sarda, gray chanterelle, rosemary-smoked natural egg and black Périgord truffle. The set seven-course menu ($238, with wine parings $418) is a culinary revelation. regularly ebook forward, and request a window seat overlooking Marina Bay Sands for a bird’s-eye view of the nightly lightshow striking. ( 9199 9008; www. jaan. com. sg; Swissôtel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Rd; Mon-Sat; urban corridor) 10 Flutes on the citadel overseas $$$ Offline map Google map Shamelessly romantic, fine-dining Flutes sits in a 1908 bungalow at the fringe of citadel Canning Park. whereas the positioning is cause sufficient to climb the wood steps, the resourceful, mod-Oz menu makes it a needs to for gourmands. If the price range allows, pick out the Chef’s desk menu ($108), whose artistic show-stoppers may perhaps comprise melt-in-the-mouth sea scallops with kataifi prawn roll, micro celery, nori cracker and chilli-lime dressing. publication forward. ( 6338 8770; www. flutes. com. sg; fortress Canning Park, front through 23B Coleman St; mains $38-48; lunch & dinner Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm sunlight; urban corridor) eleven DB Bistro Moderne French, Mediterranean $$ Offline map Google map Singaporean outpost of French chef Daniel Boulud, this clever but comfortable sizzling spot is the simplest of Marina Bay Sand’s celebrity-chef eateries. Tuck into seasonal convenience nutrients like succulent seafood risotto and the decadent, pâté-de-foie-gras-stuffed burger. choose between nearly 30 wines by means of the glass, together with drops from boutique, lesser-known wineries. It’s a good suggestion to ebook forward for dinner Thursday to Sunday. ( 6688 8525; The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Ave; Bayfront, Marina Bay) ArtScience Museum (Click here), architect Moshe Safdie, Marina Bay RACHEL LEWIS/LONELY PLANET photos � 12 Chef Chan’s eating place chinese language $$ Offline map Google map Eponymous chef, in poor health of cooking for over 2 hundred humans in his huge eating place, closes store and opens tiny eating place with 9 tables and a regular altering set menu.

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