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Chunk of ceiling at Changi Airport's Terminal comes crashing down suddenly

Chunk of ceiling at Changi Airport's Terminal comes crashing down suddenly
Stomp contributor Freedom saw a chunk of the ceiling at the Arrival Hall in Changi Airport's Terminal 2 come crashing down at around 5am this morning (Dec 30). It is not known what caused the ceiling to suddenly fall. Fortunately, no one was hurt. Said …
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Moving messages at Changi Airport
THERE were touching scenes at Changi Airport Terminal 2 as people started penning messages expressing their grief over the loss of Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501. They wrote on colour paper and stuck the messages on a board placed outside the …
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Baggage delay at Changi Airport due to lightning alerts: CAG
"Passengers experienced delays in baggage presentation for certain arrival flights at Changi Airport last night and early in the morning due to lightning alerts received from the National Environment Agency," said a CAG spokesman. "In the interest of …
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A Fast Guide to Changi Airport of Singapore

If you are visiting Singapore’s Changi Airport for the first time, you might be wondering what there is to do at the airport and how much time you should spend there. You will be delighted to find out there’s plenty to experience ranging from 24-hour eateries to hours of fun shopping.

Here’s a fast guide to navigating Changi Airport and enjoying its facilities.

Getting Around the Airport

Changi Airport comprises of 3 large terminals, which are all connected through a skytrain service that is found both inside transit and outside. Skytrains are frequent and rapid, with each journey takes only few minutes.

Terminal 1

Terminal 1 is the smallest of the terminals, but offers great amenities like money changers, a baby care room, ATMs, and a car rental counter. Be sure to stop at the Singapore Visitor’s Center in the Arrival Hall, where you can pick up numerous free promotions available only to tourists. T1 is also served by many food outlets like Quiznos, Burger King and Starbucks.

Aside from luxury shopping in the transit area, food is available 24-hours at the Food Gallery, with many other dining options. Check out the lovely Cactus Garden and use the free internet kiosks or pay for swimming pool access if you have time to kill.

Terminal 2

Terminal 2 offers similar amenities to T1 but has a lot more variety when it comes to shopping and dining. There are many quirky little shops here where you can find inexpensive gifts. There are also a lot more dining options, ranging from McDonald’s and conveyor-belt sushi to the Crystal Jade Restaurant, located on third level of Departure Hall.

Special features within the transit area include an events zones, fern, orchid and sunflower gardens, rest areas with comfortable lounge chairs, shower facilities and a health spa.

You should note also that the Changi MRT Station (CG2) is located between T2 and T3, so this is where you want to come if taking the train into the city. The MRT is a convenient way to travel, especially if you are staying in hotels near Changi Airport in Singapore.

Terminal 3

The newest of the Terminals, T3 is practically a large mall complex. It is worth taking the time to explore the large public areas of this terminal, which includes a huge basement with a large food court, a water fountain, playgrounds for kids as well as plenty of shops ranging from a full-sized supermarket to fashion and accessory stores.

On Level 3, above the Departure Hall, the shopping continues into the Viewing Mall, and there are several large restaurants to enjoy here as well.

While all terminals have clinics located in transit, T3 is the only terminal with 24-hours Raffles Medical Centre accessible by public and is located at the basement.

The transit area for T3 offers the most shops and dining options, with plenty of laptop points and rest areas throughout the level. Be sure to visit the Butterfly Garden, the large food court and round-the-clock free movie theater.

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Kinetic Rain – World’s largest kinetic art sculpture @ Changi Airport Terminal 1

World’s largest kinetic art sculpture unveiled at Changi Airport SINGAPORE, 4 July 2012 — Passengers and airport visitors entering the Departure Check-in Ha…
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Join us as we take a glimpse into this stunning mixed-use complex featuring attractions, retail offerings and facilities that will redefine your airport expe…
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Singapore?s Changi International Airport Itself Is A Tourism Spot

Singapore has worked hard to establish a superb ecological kingdom, thereby contributing to global ecology, with its bushy rich plants and greenery, also sporting lot of animal kingdom both land based and water borne. The country nurtures a number of gardens, preserving carefully its forestry and it is the delight of every visitor to  roam around the green venues winning everyone’s heart. In a  Singapore Trip, following three important places will enhance the delight of the visitor:

•Singapore Botanic garden which has beautiful lakes, animals, interesting lizards,  flowers and plants, and also rare specimen of the region’s first rubber tree orchards, which is open daily and takes almost 2 hours for one to walk through.
•National Orchid Garden, having lovely paths and walkways, giving opportunity to enjoy seeing variety of orchids in the world
•Singapore Zoo, which hosts variety of animals pleasing everyone’s taste and interest and also giving opportunity for a boat ride in a lake for watching water based animals.

The traveler who takes up a Singapore trip will have the chance and pleasure of visiting a number of shopping malls, which include

•Campong Glam, a historical  district in Singapore hosting colourful shops and restaurants, where one can also have hearty shopping at Bugis Junction, an ever alive Bugis Street market.
•Holland Village, which is situated along Lorong Mambarg, hosting live music joints and a treasure trove for those crave for arts and crafts, and it is here one can buy things from Lim’s Arts and Living, a mammoth store for these items, a must visit place during Singapore holidays.
•China Town, made up of exotic pre-war shop houses, including Chinese emporium Yue Hwa, selling authentic Chinese products, people make Singapore trip specifically for this purpose.
•Little India, composed of variety of shopping joints, particularly the world famous 24 hour shopping joint, Mustafa Centre, besides Tekka  Market food joints, and a number of lanes and avenues hosting shops of variety of items
•Orchard Road, which delivers items of one’s heart’s content, with its Tangling Shopping Centre, ION Orchard and Orchard Central

The travelers who capture collection items, the shops at Marina Bay Sands would offer such a number of shopping malls that one would go round and round  shopping there , still not having mind to leave the City from one’s Singapore trip.

Singapore’s Changi airport is also rich with a number of facilities that by itself it makes a place of visit during Singapore trip, for it has such a large section of shopping, entertainment and eating houses.

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