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Changi is the largest planning area by land size located in the East Region of Singapore. It is bordered with Pasir Ris and Tampines to the west, Changi Bay to the southeast, the South China Sea to the east and the Serangoon Harbour to the north. Changi also acts as an aviation hub which set at both the Changi Airport and Changi Air Base. Besides that, there is also Changi Prison continues to be Singapore's oldest operating internment facility, in the form of the new Changi Prison Complex.
This planning area covers an area of 40.6 square kilometres and has a population of 2,220. Changi is well known worldwide because there is the award-winning Changi International Airport. It was named best in a show at the World Airport Awards and a record of 58.7 million passengers.
At Changi airport, you can find the MRT station in the basement of Terminal 2. You can purchase a single ride ticket, or EZ-Link card at MRT stations or Changi Recommends stores.
There is also a bus station at Changi which can easily accessible by tourists.
Taxis are also commonly used by tourists to reach Changi. This transportation can be costly as most of the taxis in Singapore are using a meter to charge customers and during peak hours, the city can experience a massive traffic jam.
East Coast Park is one of the famous spots offering recreational and sporting activities as well as dining options. This park covers 185 hectares area and facing the 15-kilometre stretch of beach and perfect for family and friends to relax and enjoy picnics under coconut palm and casuarinas trees. It has attracted more than seven million visitors a year and provides recreational activities such as cycling, cable skiing, beach volleyball and an Xtreme SkatePark. Also, there are restaurants, bars and cafes along the beaches to sip on a cocktail or grab a bite as well as enjoy sumptuous cuisines at the nearby hawker centre.
Merlion Park is an amazing landmark and features the iconic Merlion statue. It was unveiled on 15 September 1972 by then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew at the mouth of the Singapore River. The Merlion was relocated 120 metres away from the original position to where it stands in Merlion Park today in front of Fullerton Hotel and overlooking Marina Bay in 2002 due to circumstances of waterfront. Standing tall at 8.6 metres and weigh over 70 tonnes, every part of this statue represents a symbol of Singapore. The body symbolised Singapore's humble beginnings as a fishing village when it was called Temasek, meaning 'sea town' in Old Javanese whereas its head represents Singapore’s original name, Singapura, or ‘lion city’ in Malay.
Similar to London’s Oxford Street, Orchard Road is the main shopping street in Singapore. The road was named after the nutmeg and pepper plantations that once lined it in the 1800s. Orchard Road is comprised of boutiques, offices, spas, beauty salons, hotels, restaurants, and cafes as well as local and international department stores. The shopping malls located at Orchard Road offers various things such as electronic items, local and international fashion labels and house appliances. On weekends, visitors can take time to walk from buildings to buildings while having a chance to watch buskers and performing artists perform live at the sidewalks.
Set within a 12-minute walk from the nearest bus stop, Park Avenue is a modern and contemporary hotel which feature amazing guestrooms with basic amenities such as flat screen television, minibar and tea and coffee making facilities. Besides that, there is also free Wi-Fi access, iPhone/iPod docks and additional features such as living and dining rooms, kitchenettes and washers. For activities, there is a fully-equipped exercise room facing city views and rooftop pool.
Located in the middle of Changi Business Park, Capri by Fraser is only just a 5-minute drive from Changi Airport. Capri is situated next to the Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre and strategically located nearby bus stations and MRT Stations. This accommodation consists of studios with well-equipped kitchenettes, walk-in wardrobes, flat screen television and DVD player. The en-suite bathrooms offer free toiletries, slippers and robe. Besides that, guests also can make full use 24-hour gym, outdoor swimming pool and sauna facility. For dining options, there is an all-day dining restaurant serving up authentic Chinese and international cuisine and a bar for evening drinks.
This modern hotel is located approximately 11 kilometres from Changi Airport. The rooms feature amazing amenities including a flat-screen television, work desks and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests do not have to worry about food as this hotel provides numerous restaurants such as a buffet-style cafe, Japanese dining and a wine bar and an Italian restaurant with a terrace.