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5 Landmarks of Singapore That Have Strikingly Identical Twin Places

We all talk about how greatly diversified this world is and how uniquely nature has crafted each and every place with absolute precision and distinctive aspects. But there are certain exceptions to every rule and it seems even the places can’t avoid the rule of exception for an exception. Like every human being has his own facial features and a different physical appearance, yet there are a few twins spotted in the world with remarkable similarities in physical appearance. Some of them are not even related to each other by any mean whatsoever, and yet they look alike.

The same is the case with some landmark attractions of Singapore which will leave you scratching your head in sheer confusion. There are a few twins of the below landmarks of Singapore far away from the shores of the land and have nothing to do with each other. If you as a traveller visiting Singapore, are looking for guided tour packages, you can avail the KKDay Promo Code to find the best travel deals on exciting tours and activities. Do not forget to check out and compare 5 landmarks of Singapore with their identical looking twins.

Singapore’s Clarke Quay & Korea’s Petite France

French concept town in Gapyeong, Gyeonggi-doThe Nami Island which is under the territorial administration of Korean Authorities was a French colony in the 18th century and has 16 french styled constructions in its countryside. If you carefully notice the place and place it next to the image of Clarke Quay Bay of Singapore, you would find a very intriguing likeness between the two images, even though the backgrounds are completely different which makes it easier to crack the actual place in their photographs.

Fun Fact: These buildings have been used as a location in various shots of shows and movies usually shown as the French countryside.

Raffle’s Marina Bay Sands & Australia’s St. Kilda

St Kilda marina with Melbourne in the backgroundThe seaside area of Melbourne has a very pleasant feel to it. In fact, the vibe of the St Kilda seaside region of this Australian city is such that it will compel you to stroll through the pavements for no apparent reason. Not much far from St Kilda seaside, you can also find an array of beach activities to engage and enjoy and some really tasty food awaits you too. The St Kilda looks and feels the same as you would at Raffles in Marina Bay Sands. Just the only difference is in their geographic location on the map of the world.

Fun Fact: St. Kilda used to be the ‘red light district’ of Melbourne in the times following the Second World War.

Siloso Beach, Singapore & Krabi, Thailand

CIMG2342While there are many exotic islands near Singapore but there is none like Krabi. You would arguably find Krabi one of the most relaxing places of tourism flocked islands of Thailand. The beaches of Krabi have very stark similarities with the Siloso beach of Singapore both of them are known for their magnificent scenic views of sunsets, pristine white sand beaches and calm light blue waters. Krabi is one of the best weekend trips from Singapore that you would love to go on.

Fun Fact: Krabi is known to have the oldest human settlement of Thai culture even though, the majority of the small islets of Krabi have been included in different national parks and reserves and only a minuscule population of Thailand resides in Krabi Province now.

Bukit Timah Railway & Myanmar’s Burma Railway

railway bridge in myanmar

Also known as The Death Railway connecting the border of Burma (currently known as Myanmar) and Thailand devised by the Japanese Army during the Second World War to transport troops and supplies from Bangkok back to Burma.

Fun Fact: One man died for each wooden sleeper. This was one of the most tragic yet “forgotten wars”.

Singapore’s Japanese Garden & Japan’s Hakone Park

shrine entrance, Japanese shrine gate Kyoto, Japan,16 May 2014Famous for their “Floating” Torri, it has been designated as a Geopark by UNESCO for its unique flora and fauna. Hakone has flourished as a favourite spa destination, and still attracts many visitors from all over – there are more tourists than locals.

Fun Fact:  There’s a belief that Owakudani, a crater that was created by the last major eruption of Mount Hakone 800 years ago, is known for its healthy eggs that add 7 years to your life.

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