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Singapore River
Title: Singapore River
Description: Singapore is one of great cities of the world and its largest port. Situated just north of the Equator at the junction of the Indian and Pacific oceans its always been a key location in the world economy. Founded by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles as a maritime base, the city has boomed since the 2nd World War. This view of the entrance to Singapore River shows, from left to right, Clifford Pier, the Merlion sitting in front of the Post Office building and and Anderson Bridge. Click here for views of Singapore from the sea. The Merlion is the symbol of Singapore and is half-lion, half-fish.
Date: November 1986
Raffles City
Title: Raffles City
Description: This view shows Raffles City from the Anderson Bridge. The Elizabeth Walk riverside area is a popular walking area.
Date: November 1986
Singapore River
Title: Singapore River
Description: This view shows the Cavenagh Bridge over the Singapore River. This is the main financial area of the city.
Date: November 1986
Cricket Club
Title: Cricket Club
Description: The Singapore Cricket Club has a central location in the old colonial heart of the city and was built in 1852.
Date: November 1986
Cricket Club
Title: Cricket Club
Description: The Cricket Club has one of the most impressive backdrops in the world.
Date: November 1986
Central Area
Title: Central Area
Description: A green oasis in this city of high rise buildings showing the contrast between the original colonial houses and the modern city.
Date: November 1986
Supreme Court
Title: Supreme Court
Description: The Supreme Court was completed in 1939 and includes fine murals by the Italian artist Cavaliere Nolli. The nearby City Hall was completed in 1929. The Japanese surrender during World War II was formally completed on its steps.
Date: November 1986
Orchard Road
Title: Orchard Road
Description: The most famous street in Singapore is Orchard Road with its shopping malls and hotels.
Date: November 1986
Orchard Road - Tangs Department Store
Title: Orchard Road - Tangs Department Store
Description: The impressive Tangs Department Store on Orchard Road.
Date: November 1986
Orchard Road - Dynasty Hotel
Title: Orchard Road - Dynasty Hotel
Description: The Dynasty Hotel rises from the stores on Orchard Road.
Date: December 1986
Orchard Road - Christmas
Title: Orchard Road - Christmas
Description: The Christmas decorations cover all the buildings on Orchard Road and have a truly international theme.
Date: November 1986
Sri Mariamman Temple
Title: Sri Mariamman Temple
Description: The Sri Mariamman Temple sits in old Chinatown and was originally a wood shrine built in 1827 making it the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore. This view shows the impressive gateway.
Date: November 1986
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