National Museum of Singapore

National Museum of Singapore

The National Museum of Singapore is the oldest in the country. Its history dates back to 1849 when it started as a section of a library at Singapore Institution. In 1887 it was relocated to its permanent site at Stamford Road. It is one of the four national museums and it focuses on exhibits related to the history of the country. Thanks to Rozi.

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National Museum, Singapore

Postage stamp with a value of 55 cents of Singapore Dollar (US$ .44)


Panorama of Riga, Latvia

Panorama of Riga, Latvia

Riga is the capital and also the largest city of Latvia. It has approx. 700 000 inhabitants. The city is an important industrial, commercial, cultural and financial center of the Baltic Sea region. It lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the river Daugava. The city was founded in 1201, the historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its 19th century wooden architecture. Thanks to Zanda.