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Marina Bay - the white building is the new cruise terminal.

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Looks like the white building has just collapsed......and how did they get that barge up there?
Is that the same (my) Singapore of the 1960s?
Clifford Pier, Seaman`s Paradise etc?
 

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My only visit to Singapore was with the Navy in 1957. At that time the tallest structure was the Raffles hotel (3 stories ).
 

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Yes, the Raffles and the British Seaman`s Club, with the pool and all and plenty of G & T afterwards, omg.......what has happened?
 

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'What has happened' well it's called progress guys Singapore is a totally different city compared to the 1960s and every time you visit the skyline changes in a similar way to Hong Kong.

Sean
 

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Can someone put me straight , is that terminal where the flour mill used to be ?
 

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Stumps,
I think Marina Bay is entirely reclaimed land, Clifford Pier (and the old coastline) is further in.
 

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Yes, it's a swimming pool and yes it's all very cleverly reclaimed land, around where the Singapore Grand Prix is run. As an example the famous Raffles Hotel mentioned above is on the corner of Beach Road, actually it's address is No.1 Beach Road and originally it was indeed on the side of the beach. Now I reckon it's about at least two miles inland ! In all fairness though it's not all modern development as it was pre WW2 when it was actually on the Beach.
Absolutely great city though and to me this is a beautiful photo of the modern city, thanks for posting.
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