Explore Historic Singapore and its Colourful Past

Singapore may be a relatively young nation, having only earned independence in 1965, but its  history can be traced back to the 11th century. Key episodes include its emergence as a port in the 14th century, the arrival of Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819, the Japanese Occupation of 1942-1945 and its independence in 1965.

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This article for 10Best.com highlights where to learn more about Singapore’s colorful history, taking in the city’s museums, exhibitions and architecture.

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