The Lion City awaits you in the Republic of Southeast China. Founded in 1819 by Stamford Raffles, Singapore was known to be a trading stop along by the East India Company. Since that time, it was ceded to the British, occupied by Japan during World War II, and gained independence from the UK in 1963.
Buildings, architectural mammoth’s, natural escapes flower the landscape like nowhere else (per their greenery policy) and much more in captivating Singapore.
The Merlion, a mythical creature with a lion’s head, and the body of a fish, is known to be symbolic in Singapore and a personification of this great nation.
Watch this great video about the history of the Merlion statue in Singapore.