The Strand Hotel Singapore is exactly located at 24 Bencoolen Street and a twenty minutes drive from the Changi international airport. It is also just near Orchard Road and to Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station, the biggest MRT station in Singapore from which the three lines- North South Line, North East Line and the Circle Line interchanges in it. The Hotel lies along the magnificent street near Bras Basah road leading to Bugis junction as well. The strategic location easily access business hub and shopping center of Orchard City via Dhoby Ghaut or even Bugis junction as well.
The hotel is surrounded with arts including visual arts schools such as the La Salle College of the Arts, Nanyang Academy of Fine Art, Selegie Arts Centre, Stamford Arts Center and other related schools. Other interesting site just a walking distance from the hotel are shopping belt and cultural art center as the Singapore Art Museum and Waterloo Centre and street.
Singapore is such a place for everyone, there is no racial discrimination yet with a lot of differences from each culture and practices. Somehow part of the one’s life includes religion and beliefs and by this some church buildings are also seen along the Bencoolen Street. There lies the Bencoolen Mosque which accommodates more than a thousand worshippers for Muslim. Other are for fanatic religious Catholic folks which includes churches as St Peter and Paul Church, Cathedral of the Good Shepherd and St. Joseph’s Church, discover churches along the street.
Typically, Bencoolen Street on which the Strand hotel is located shows lot of other landmarks. Albert Complex and Sim Lim Square which offers a wide variety of computer products and accessories from good shops such as Fuwell, Cybermind, Bizgram and Best Bargain. Food stations are also well-accessed as the known Rochor Original Beancurd, Kopitiam and 7-eleven.
Singapore Art Museum displays original paintings and hand-made masterpiece. Among them are the 3 Cezannes, The Dreams, Starry Night of Vincent Van Gogh and the Reality Exhibit. Some of the art work are affordable and can be acquired through loans.
Ideally, there is lot of stuff to enjoy around the Strand Hotel. It is good to see online reviews of these shops and nearby buying station prior to purchase in order to get hint of several providers and manufacturers of items. Much fun and excitement can be discovered all around the places and it is good to make a hop-on and hop-off arrangement first to red line and yellow line. Hippo tour Desk in Esplanade Station can bring you to a more exciting fun trip around Singapore’s popular places.