Singapore Spot a Spot / 点出景点

The Asean sculpture symposium

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asean sculpture 01ASEAN Sculpture Symposium, with the aim of promoting a sense of community among sculptors of member countries whose works of art will be visible symbols of regional cooperation. A collection of sculptures held at Fort Canning Park, this is first sculpture symposium in Singapore, but not the last.

asean sculpture 02“Augury” by Malaysia sculptor Mr. Anthony Lau.

asean sculpture 03“Balance” by Mr. Ng Eng Teng

asean sculpture 04“Concentration” by Mr. Vichai Sithiratn

asean sculpture 05“Unity” by Indonesia sculptor Mr. But Muchtar

asean sculpture 06“Fredesvinda” by Philippines sculptor Mr. Napoleon Veloso Abueva

asean sculpture 07“Together” by Brunei sculptor Mr. Osman Bin Mohammad

The Art and Arcs in National Museum of Singapore

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museum 01An interior look-up shot of a dome in National Museum of Singapore. Hear a sound of echoes from heavenly art.

museum 02A collection of arcs and art perfectly match the stillness atmosphere.

museum 03Get a glimpse of Neo-Palladian and Renaissance style architectural.

museum 04An excellent collaborations of new and old constructions method, can’t find a better ground for this art building elsewhere.

museum 05The exterior of dome under a bright blue sky.

Pedas Pedas

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pedas 01A bronze sculpture name “Pedas Pedas” located behind National Museum of Singapore, this is by Sculptor Kumari Nahappan. Pedas in Malay means spicy.

Kumari is a conceptual artist based in Singapore. Her signature and iconic made her won many awards and international fame.

By courtesy of www.kumarinahappan.com
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Sculpture “Cut

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Sculpture “Sizzling”

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Sculpture “Unveiling Friends”

Bukit Chermin Black and White Bungalow

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bukit chermin 03House no.30 Bukit Chermin Black and White Bungalow is the grandest and largest among the four houses on the Bukit Chermin Hill. Bukit Chermin meaning “Mirror Hill” in Malay.

bukit chermin 01Black and White Bungalows is a painted white house that built from 19th century until World War 2. It used to house European expatriate, colonial families in the colony times.

bukit chermin 02The style incorporated elements of Arts and Crafts and Art Deco movements as well as the need of wealthy expatriate families for airy and spacious family homes. Many of them have conserved by Authority, developed and converted it into residential and commercial usages.

Misty cloud forest not to be missed!

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cloud forest 01Entering the Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay, a world highest 35-meter tall indoor waterfall welcomes its guests with mist and lush vegetation.  These greens are of that from the highlands of up to 2 thousands meter above sea level.

cloud forest 02The 42-meter “cloud mountain” can be ascended comfortably with elevator, and descended by a circular path surrounded with vertical greens and cool fresh air.

The “cloud mountain” is completely clad with epiphytes such as orchids, ferns, peacock ferns, spike, clubmosses, bromeliads and anthuriums.

cloud forest 03At certain point, you may be so clouded with mist and wouldn’t see the person next to you.

cloud forest 04Or what kinds of trees are fronting your eyes!

cloud forest 05It’s a trail so wonderful and unforgettable and a trail that makes you forget about getting all drench while enjoying the walk in the mist!

Such an inviting Amphitheatre

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b amphitheatre 01Botanic Garden Amphitheatre is part of the unbeatable attraction in this national park of Singapore.  It is open to park visitors at all times but provides Orchestra occasionally.  This spaceship-like stage is sponsor by Shaw Foundation.  The curve lining of the roof is blend perfectly with charming wind and musical notes.

b amphitheatre 02Whenever there is a performance, audience from all places gather here with their family, sit on the lawn, under the wonderful fresh air and enjoy the pleasure of the sound of music.  Without any sound acoustic, playing music surrounding nature, this is the most original form of our heart beat!

b amphitheatre 04b amphitheatre 09The stage is surrounded with a waterlily pond, with beautiful flowers blooming all year round.

b amphitheatre 08Frederick Chopin is always there to be a musical inspirer and guidance.

So, why would you want to turn his invitation down!

Tanjong Rhu suspension footbridge

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tanjong rhu bridge 01Tanjong Rhu Bridge is the first suspension footbridge in Singapore. It was built in 1998, spanning across the Geylang River to ease the residents and footers for traveling between National Stadium and Tanjong Rhu estate.

tanjong rhu bridge 04It was built at the construction cost of S$5.1 million, its span 130m long and 4 m wide.

tanjong rhu bridge 03The bridge is suspended by 100 number of hangar cables that are 1 inch thick and attached to two main cables that are 4.5 inches thick.

tanjong rhu bridge 02The main cables are anchored to a huge 19m high “A” like frame that located at both ends of the footbridge.

tanjong rhu bridge 05If you travel along the Geylang River side, don’t forget to spend a visit to the iconic metal footbridge. You’ll never regret your riverside walk.