Chinatowns local name - Niu Che Shui (Bullock Cart Water)
arose from the fact each household at that time had to collect
fresh water from the wells in Ann Siang Hill and Spring Street,
using bullock-drawn carts.
Located near to the business district of the city, this area
has recently been rejuvenated by the opening of the Esplanade
theatre. It is well located near to the riverside caf?'s and
the arts centre.
From the designer labels of Paris to the exotic fare from
Asia, The Orchard Road is a shopping paradise with a wide
variety of products from around the world. Virtually every
thing you desire can be found in the shopping centers located
in the Orchard Road.
The largest and best known of Singapores offshore islands
is also one of the closest to the mainland. Sentosa is a multi-million
dollar pleasure resort girdled by a monorail and offering
a wide range of activities and attractions.