The beautiful nation ofSingapore, the world’s only sovereign city-state, started its development when Thomas Stamford Raffles signed a treaty in year 1819 with Sultan Hussein Shah on behalf of the British East India Company. By the year 1824, the entire island came under the possession of the British and the island that started off as a British trading point ended up being the global centre for rubber exports by year 1870.
A significant milestone in the Singaporean military history would be the “Battle of Singapore” that was carried out during the World War II which resulted in brining great defeat upon the British. Singapore won her independence from the British in year 1963 and from Malaysia in 1965. Ever since Singapore stood up to be an independent nation the country has been on a rocket speed journey towards development and today it stands tall as a beacon of success. The history of Singapore illustrated through many artifacts, pictures and models can be witnessed by visiting the Army Museum of Singapore. This museum is built in a very interesting manner and no visitor will go out from it bored or tired.
Get the most authentic look and feel of a battle field when you step into the special effects Object Theater. The sudden surge of warrior aircrafts woo zing past you, guns blazing and the noise of military tanks booming will surely make you want to crouch in a corner clinging to your dear life. A visitor walking out from this theatre will surely walk out with lot of respect for war soldiers not only in Singapore but all around the world for risking their precious lives to save their motherland.
Step into a world of silk, shimmer and sheer luxury when you reside at luxury hotels Singapore proudly boasts of. Singapore luxury suites are for the travelers in search of ultimate pampering and elegance coupled with privacy and excellent customer service. The St. Regis Singapore is an upper hand luxury hotel in the heart of the city which enables you easy access to important business entities and surrounds you with seamless beauty.
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and hopes to visit them all someday. Google+