Singapore is one of the great cities of the world, with its blend of Asian and European cultures. Singapore's famed Marina Bay is the place to go to see the city's most spectacular side. With the fast development of this cosmopolitan city-state, the whole Marina Bay area has undergone a transformation of epic proportions. Universal Studios Singapore is the first amusement park of its kind to open in Southeast Asia. The park has more than 20 attractions in themed zones including the Lost World, Ancient Egypt, New York, Hollywood and Madagascar. The luxurious colonial-style hotel has a long history dating back to 1887 and has become one of the most important Singapore landmarks. Chinatown is another Singapore icon great for shopping to see all kind of important attractions and trying out authentic Chinese food. The Singapore Flyer is the world’s largest observation wheel. Sentosa is a purpose built island off the southern tip of Singapore which was built with leisure and relaxation in mind. A collection of beaches, theme parks, golf, shopping, dining and more are all available on this strip of reclaimed land that can be reached by road or cable car. Singapore Night Safari is truly a unique attraction. It is not only an interesting place worth a visit but a leading conservation and research Centre in Asia.