Sunday, May 17, 2009

Singapore Day 2: Civic District

After finishing up with the Temples on Waterloo Street I continued on to see the Civic District.
A map of the Civic District along with suggested routes for tourists.

An ad on a bus to join the Air Force. Look at the name tag: TJ Johson. Why does this guy who looks like he's of an Indian ethnic background have the last name Johnson?

Walking towards the famous Raffles Hotel.
Raffles Hotel.

Raffles hotel is famous for its luxurious accomodations and restaurants. It was built in 1887 and named after the founder of Singapore, Sir Stamford Raffles.

Foutain in Raffles Hotel.

The Long Bar at Raffles.

Long Bar.

Raffles Hotel.


Ok it was time to leave Raffles Hotel and walk around some more.War Memorial

The old Supreme Court Building.

Cenotaph Memorial to WW1 Dead

St. Andrews Cathedral

Old Supreme Court Building.

Old Supreme Court Building.

A statue of Stamdord Raffles errected by his landing spot.

Singapore River

Singapore River, once dirty and poluted has been cleaned up.

Singapore River

Victoria Theater.

Victoria Theater.

Another shot of the Old Supreme Court.

Asian Civilzations Musem.

Guy sleeping in a rickshaw.

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