Sunday, July 1, 2012
Singapore Waterfront Skyline
The Singapore Flyer is a giant Ferris wheel. It reaches 42 stories high with a total height of 541 feet making it the tallest Ferris wheel in the world! It offers views of the city centre and beyond to almost 28 miles including the islands of Batam, Bintan and Johor, Malaysia.
Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort Hotel is billed as the most expensive standalone casino property at $8 billion including the cost of the land. In addition to the casino the property features 2,561 rooms, 1,300,000-square-foot convention center, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands mall, a museum, two large theatres, seven "celebrity chef" restaurants, two floating Crystal Pavilions, an ice skating rink, and the world's largest atrium casino with 500 tables and 1,600 slot machines. The complex is topped by a SkyPark and an infinity pool.
Fullerton Hotel is a five star luxury hotel near the mouth of the Singapore River.
Financial Centre is home to a large number of internationally significant banks, businesses and stock exchanges.