Singapore


Singapore, reputed as "Garden City", is one of the world largest ports and an important international financial center. In Singapore, all roads are wide, and on both sides of the sidewalk there are exuberant trees and different kinds of flowers, in which laws and small flowerbed parks are scattered, setting off Singapore's tidy city appearance. Singapore has more than 2,000 species of higher plants, and thus it is touted as the "World Garden City" and the "Exemplary Sanitary City in SE Asia".

Travel Guide

Alias: Lion City, Star Continent, Star Island, and "Xila" Island

Climate: Tropical marine climate

Language: English, Chinese, Malaysian, and Tamil

Telephone Code: 65(Country Code)

Zip Code: 999002

Region: adjacent to Malaysia

Emergency Phones: Police 999; First Aid 6748 9911; Fire Police 995

Currency: SGD

Embassy Official Website:http://www.mfa.gov.sg/content/mfa/overseasmission/beijing.html

Embassy/Consulate

  • Embassy of the Republic of Singapore
    Add.:No. 1 Xiu Shui Bei Jie, Jian Guo Men Wai,  Chaoyang District
    Postal/Zip Code:100600
    Tel:+86-10-6532 1115
    Fax:+86-10-6532 9405
  • Consulate General of the Republic of Singapore in Chengdu
    Add.:31-D First City Plaza, No.308, Shun Cheng Street, Chengdu, Sichuan
    Postal/Zip Code:610016
    Tel:+86-28-86527222
    Fax:+86-28-86528005
    District:Sichuan, Shanxi, Chongqing
  • Consulate General of the Republic of Singapore in Guangzhou
    Add.:Room 2418, CITIC Plaza Office Tower, 233 Tianhe Bei Road, Guangzhou
    Postal/Zip Code:510613
    Tel:+86-20-3891 2345
    Fax: +86-20-3891 2123
    District:Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi, Hunan, Guizhou, Yunnan
  • Consulate General of the Republic of Singapore in Shanghai
    Add.:89 Wan Shan Rd., Shanghai
    Postal/Zip Code:200336
    Tel:+86-21-6278 5566
    Fax: +86-21-6295 6099
    District:Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui
  • Consulate General of the Republic of Singapore in Xiamen
    Add.:Unit 05-07/08, The Bank Center, NO.189, Xiahelu, Xiamen
    Postal/Zip Code:361003
    Tel:+86-592-268 4691
    Fax:+86-592-268 4694
    District:Fujian, Jiangxi
  • Consulate General of the Republic of Singapore in Hongkong
    Add.:Unit 901, 9th floor, Admiralty Centre Tower I, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong
    Tel:+852-2527 2212
    Fax:+852-2866 1239
    District:Hong Kong, Macau

Singapore belongs to the tropical marine climate, and its temperature fluctuation is not large on the whole. Singapore has plenty of precipitation and so its climate is warm and humid, with average annual temperature ranging between 23℃ and 31℃, showing a tiny temperature difference.

Daily average temperature: 26.7℃;

The coldest month: December to January;

The Hottest Month: May to July;

Annual precipitation: 2,353mm;


  • 1. Merlion Park
    Geographic Location: Located at the Estuary of Singapore River and on the Fullerton Road
    Introduction: The well-known Merlion Statue, situated on the lakeside of Singapore River, is 8m high and 40t heavy. The lion's head represents the legendary "Lion City", and the fish's tail symbolizes the ancient city "Tumasik", implying that Singapore originates from a small fishing village. Today, the Merlion Statute has become an emblem and sign for Singapore.
  • 2. Sentosa
    Geographic Location: Located in the south of Singapore Island
    Introduction: Sentosa is an idyllic island for vacation, and its name in Bahasa Malaysia means peace and tranquility. It evolved from a small fishing village to UK's military base. In 1972, it turned into a holiday resort. On the verdant and tree-lined island there is fascinating Adventure Park, natural and quiet lanes, museum, and historical sites etc., keeping away from the noisy city.
  • 3. Singapore Zoological Garden
    Geographic Location: Located at No. 80, Mandai Lake Road
    Introduction: In 1973, Singapore Zoological Garden was opened to the public. During the garden design, the open-type concept is taken as the design philosophy, and so the garden comprises tropic forest and lakes. In the garden, the zoo takes a floor space of 28 hectares and pools 250 species of mammals, birds, and reptilians, with total number hitting nearly 3,000. During the visiting process, tourists can have breakfast with gorillas or appreciate four animal performances per day.
  • 4. Singapore Flyer
    Geographic Location: Located at the Marina Center in the south of Singapore
    Introduction: Singapore Flyer is 165m high, which is equivalent to the height of a 42-floor building and 30m higher than the renowned "London Eye". In the Singapore Flyer you can appreciate Singapore's panoramic beauty and get a view of all landscapes in the East Coast, the Marina Bay, the downtown, and the Sentosa and other regions. In Singapore, only when taking the Singapore Flyer can you appreciate the city's enchanting panorama.

  • 1. Metro
    Singapore Metro System falls into South-to-North Line, East-to-West Line, and East-to-North Line, which include 69 metro stations (including 7 interchange stations) and have a total length of 118.9km. In each metro station of Singapore there are route map explanations with eye-catching signs, and the ticket vendor with strong functions.
  • 2. Bus
    In Singapore there are two major bus companies, namely, SGX and SMRT. In addition, the long-distance bus station is built on the Queen Street, where numerous shuttle buses will drive towards every corner of Malaysia each day.

Airport Name

Singapore Changi Airport

Basic Information

As an important civil airport of Singapore, Singapore Changi Airport is also an important aviation hub in Asia. Airport traffic in the city is incredibly convenient, and tourists can select different traffic tools upon their own demands to have direct access to the downtown.

Airport Traffic

(It is about 17.2km /10.7km from the airport to the downtown)

  • Metro: the Changi Airport is accessible to Singapore Metro, and the metro station for Changi Airport is located underground between the Changi Terminal 2 and the ongoing Changi Terminal 3. Tourists who will travel from the Changi Airport (CG2) to the Governmental Building (EW13) shall make a transfer at the Tanah Merah MRT Station (EW4). The single-way ticket will cost you SGD 1.40, while the ticket expense by "E-tone Card" is SGD 1.39. It will cost you 26 minutes to travel from the airport to the downtown if the waiting and transfer time is excluded.
  • Taxi:(Surcharge will be charged for the driving distance since the taxi's departure from Changi Airport):
    Sum displayed on the taximeter plus airport surcharge of SGD 5 (5:00 o'clock p.m. to 0:00 o'clock a.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)
    Sum displayed on the taximeter plus airport surcharge of SGD 3 (in other times)