The skyline of Singapore is nicely and seamlessly shaping up with the development of the Marina Bay to further support Singapore's continuing growth as a major business and financial hub in Asia. It has become the centerpiece of Singapore as a global city-state of the 21th century and usher in a new concept of city living that embraces all the opportunities and activities that a city can offer.
Marina Bay is a 24/7, thriving and energetic place where people live, work and play. With a necklace of attractions and year round events taking place at the Marina Bay, it has become a must-go destination for the community as well as international visitors.
This stamp issue by Singapore consists of 4 stamps each depicting an iconic landmark, such as The Fullerton Hotel, The Singapore Flyer, Esplanade – Theatre on the Bay and Marina Bay Sands which form part of the Marina Bay Skyline.
The Fullerton Hotel officially opened its doors on January 1, 2001. Built in 1928, it was the center of Singapore's commercial, social and official life.
The Singapore Flyer, by contrast, is a masterpiece of urban architecture and engineering. With 165 meters high, The Singapore Flyer is also a part of Formula One Grand Prix race circuit, offering a bird's eye view on the pulsating F1 night race in Singapore.
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay is one of the busiest arts centers in the world. It is an architectural icon with its distinctive twin shells, houses, the 1,600-seats Concert Hall and the 2,000-seats Theater.
Marina Bay Sands has transformed Singapore's skyline and the country's tourism landscape, making it Asia's leading destination for business, leisure and entertainment.