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Altitude Gallery – The highest observation deck in Singapore.




1-Altitude Gallery is the highest observation deck in Singapore that is located at the rooftop of OUB Centre at Raffles Place.

Overview of Altitude Gallery

• The Gallery offers an unparalleled, unobstructed 360-degree view of Singapore.
• It aims to be the top destination for both tourists and Singapore residents.
• The triangular shape of the Gallery allows visitors a rare opportunity to have a bird’s eye view.
• Visitors are equipped with a hi-tech Ipod device.
• This is an interactive gadget showing videos of 19 points of interest in Singapore.
• To end their tour taken is a souvenir photo.
• The photo can be then immediately shared online using our Internet Kiosk.
• One can view landmarks situated in all directions on the island.

These views include:
• Singapore River
• Chinatown
• Civic District
• Marina Bay
• Others

Essential Information about Altitude Gallery

OPENING HOURS :
Sun: 10am – 1am
Mon – Thur & PH: 10am – 2am
Fri, Sat & Eve of PH: 10am – 4am
Stellar
Mon-Fri: 11.30am – 2.30pm and
6pm – 12am
Sat, Sun & PH: 6pm – 12am
Gallery & Bar
Sun: 6pm-1am
Mon-Thur: 6pm-2am
Fri, Sat and Eve of PH: 6pm-4am
WEBSITE
www.1-altitude.com
BUDGET
$50 – $100
AMBIENCE
Fine dining, scenic, romantic
MUSIC GENRE: House
FEATURES : Panoramic view, Live Music, Golf simulators
RECOMMENDED FOR: Viewing gallery, rooftop bar, parties, indoor golf
ADDRESS:
No 1 Raffles Place Former OUB Centre 63rd level Singapore 048616
(65) 6438 0410
• Ticket prices include use of interactive gadget and 1 complimentary souvenir photo.
• A complimentary mocktail will be given to guests in the 5.30pm to 10.00pm slot.
• Free entry for kids aged 5 years and below. Ticket prices are subject to change without prior notice.
• Open Daily
Ticket pricing:
– $25 (8.00am – 5.29pm)
– $40 (5.30pm – 10.00pm) – inclusive of a mocktail drink
This occupies the three topmost floors of the 282 metre One Raffles Place Building.

1-Altitude comprises of three very different concepts.
• An al fresco gastrobar called 1-Altitude Gallery & Bar on level 63.
• An European restaurant named Stellar on level 62.
• A sports bar named 282 that comes complete with its own golf simulator on level 61.

Stellar
• It is all about the great food with an even greater view.
• It is designed by Chef Christopher Millar.
• The menu features a wide range of delectable and mouth-watering dishes.
• Don’t forget to also stand upon the Gallery and cast your eye on the 20 significant landmarks situated across the panoramic, glittering cityscape.
• This becomes complete with interesting historical backgrounds.
• Able to host up to 250 guests on the rooftop alone.
• The Bar calls out for guests to recline and chill out over an extensive wine and cocktails menu.
• Enjoy the catchy sounds of a live band and guests DJs.

Places around the Altitude Gallery

1. Merlion Statue – 0.2 mi
• The Merlion Statue is a symbol of Singapore depicting a half lion and half fish creature.
• The story of the structure is believed to have originated from Sang Nila Utama, a Malay Prince from Temasek.
• Category: Monument and Historic Building

2. Thian Hock Keng Temple – 0.3 mi
• The Thian Hock Keng Temple is the most important and oldest temples of Singapore.
• It was built in 1842.
• It is also referred to as the temple of heavenly happiness.
• The temple is dedicated to lord Matsu.
• Address: 158 Telok Ayer St.
• Category: Monument and Historic Building.

3. Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum – 0.5 mi
• Singapore is best known for its Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum (BTRTM).
• It is the devotional place where the Buddhist devotees come to worship Buddha.
• There is a Buddhist culture museum too.
• Address: 288 S Bridge Rd, Singapore, 058840, Singapore? – 6220 0220?.
• Category: Monument and Historic Building.

Events in Singapore

• Singapore Food Festival
• Singapore Grand Prix
• Singapore Arts Festival
• Chingay Parade
• World Gourmet Summit
• ZoukOut
• Singapore Sun Festival
• Christmas
• Singapore Jewel Festival

Places to see in Singapore

1. Beaches and Tourist Resorts
• Three beaches on Sentosa and its southern islands.
• East Coast.

2. Culture and Cuisine
• Chinatown for Chinese treats
• Little India for Indian flavors
• Kampong Glam (Arab St) for a Malay/Arab experience
• East Coast for delicious seafood

3. History and Museums
• The Bras Basah area east of Orchard.
• North of the Singapore River: Singapore’s colonial core

4. Nature and wildlife
North and West
• Singapore Zoo
• Night Safari
• Jurong Bird Park
• Botanical Gardens
• Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
• Pulau Ubin, an island off the Changi Village in the east
• Tortoise and turtle sanctuary in the Chinese Gardens on the west side of town

5. Skyscrapers and Shopping
• Orchard Road
• Singapore River
• Bugis and Marina Bay

6. Places of Worship
• Vast Kong Meng San Phor Kark
• Monastery near Ang Mo Kio
• Colorful Sri Mariamman Hindu temple in Chinatown
• Psychedelic Burmese Buddhist Temple in Balestier
• Stately Masjid Sultan in Arab Street

Things to do in Singapore

• Golfing
• Surfing
• Scuba diving
• Ice skating
• Snow skiing
• Gambling
• Races
• Spas
• Swimming
• Water-skiing
• Wake-boarding
• Windsurfing
• Canoeing
• Cable-Skiing
• Wave surfing

Best time to visit/climate

– Singapore is located a mere 1.5 degrees north of the Equator.
– Weather is usually sunny with no distinct seasons.
– Rain falls almost daily throughout the year.
– Most rainfall occurs during the northeast monsoon (November to January).
– Between May and October, forest fires in neighboring Sumatra can also cause dense haze.
The temperature averages around:
– 30°C (84°F) daytime, 24°C (76°F) at night in December and January.
– 32°C (90°F) daytime, 26°C (81°F) at night for the rest of the year.

Location on Google Maps


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How to get to Altitude Gallery?

By FunVee Hopper: The FunVee City Attractions (Green Route) brings you to the 1-Altitude. Starts from 09:00 to 17:00 (every half hourly interval).
http://www.singaporecitypass.com/singapore-hop-on-hop-off-bus-schedule.html

How to reach Singapore?

The East-West MRT runs the length of the East Coast all the way from the center to Pasir Ris and Changi Airport.
1. By Plane
• Singapore is one of Southeast Asia’s largest aviation hubs.
• The easiest way to enter Singapore is by air in addition to flag-carrier Singapore Airlines.
• Its regional subsidiary is SilkAir.
• Singapore is also home to low-cost carriers Tiger Airways, Jetstar Asia and Scoot.
• Changi airport: The country’s main airport and major regional hub status.
• Seletar Airport: Seletar Airport is Singapore’s first airport.

2. By Road
• Singapore is linked by two land crossings to Peninsular Malaysia.
• The Causeway is very popular.

3. By Bus
There are buses to/from Kuala Lumpur (KL) and many other destinations in Malaysia through the Woodlands Checkpoint and the Second Link at Tuas.
Major operators include:
– Aeroline
– First Coach
– NiCE
– Transnasional
– Transtar

4. By Train
• Singapore is the southern terminus of Malaysia’s Keretapi Tanah Melayu network.
• There are two day trains (the Ekspres Sinaran Pagi and Ekspres Rakyat) and a sleeper service (Ekspres Senandung Malam) daily from Kuala Lumpur.
• A day train (the Lambaian Timur departing Singapore at 4:45AM).
• Sleeper (Ekspres Timuran departing at 6PM) daily along the “Jungle Railway” between Singapore and Gua Musang.

5. By Boat
Getting to/away from the ferry terminals:
• HarbourFront FT: Located next to HarbourFront MRT station.
• Tanah Merah FT: Get off at Bedok MRT station and catch bus No. 35 to ferry terminal.
• Changi FT: No bus stop nearby, take a taxi from Changi Village or Tanah Merah MRT.
• Changi Point FT: Take bus No. 2, 29 or 59 to Changi Village Bus Terminal and walk to the ferry terminal.

6. Cruises
• Star Cruises offers multi-day cruises from Singapore to points throughout Southeast Asia, departing from HarbourFront FT.
• Common destinations include: Malacca, Klang (Kuala Lumpur), Penang, Langkawi, Redang and Tioman in Malaysia, as well as Phuket,Krabi, Ko Samui and Bangkok in Thailand.
• There are also several cruises every year to Borneo (Malaysia),Sihanoukville (Cambodia), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and even some 10 night long hauls to Hong Kong.

Some travel books from Amazon about Singapore

Lonely Planet Singapore Frommer’s Singapore Day by Day Malaysia and Singapore

Places to stay (hotels / restaurants along with website / contact numbers)

Hotels at wikitravel.org
Hotels at hotels.online.com.sg
Hotels at expedia.co.in

Blogs / Sites about Singapore – Altitude gallery

Blogs at tripadvisor.in
Blogs at 1-altitude.com
Blogs at placesonline.com
Blogs and reviews at singapore-dine.sg

Images and photos of Singapore – Altitude gallery

Images at google.com
Images at tripadvisor.ca
Images at 1-altitude.com
Images at images of placesonline.com

Videos of Singapore – Altitude gallery


1-Altitude Gallery Marketing Video – Highlights Reel




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