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Singapore remains a safe destination. There is no travel restriction by World Health Organisation (WHO) to Zika-affected countries.

Singapore -- the home of Esplanade "the durian" Theatre, ArtScience "the banana" Museum and other iconic structures -- continues to reinvent itself with new marvels of modern construction.

Coinciding with the city state's jubilee anniversary are five stunning new public developments.

Each is redefining the Singapore's fabric with fancy facades, crazy curves, and decadently restored historic structures.

South Beach

South Beach Photo by Jonathan Choe for CNN

After nearly a decade of planning (due to project delays resulting from the 2007-8 financial crisis), the highly anticipated South Beach complex is nearing completion.

With a prime location occupying an entire city block next to Raffles Hotel, the development features a number of repurposed historic structures, along with office towers by renowned British architect Norman Foster, and a hotel designed by Philippe Starck.

The highlight is a beautiful wave-like canopy forming a large sheltered outdoor mall, which will no doubt become one of the coolest new spots in the city to shop, eat, and hang out.

The South Beach designer hotel has officially opened.

South Beach
Beach Road, Singapore; complex opening in stages

Indian Heritage Centre

Indian Heritage Centre Photo by Jonathan Choe for CNN

This brand new gallery literally shimmers like a jewel in Singapore's vibrant "Little India" district.

Its colourful facade is inspired by Indian "baori" (step wells). Activity pulses along the newly pedestrianized street out front.

The sleek Indian Heritage Centre is enough to delight any modern architecture fan, but it also features traditional elements such as a 16-feet-high (five meters) entrance door, hand carved by Indian craftsmen especially for the new building.

Dark, dramatic exhibition spaces feature priceless artifacts of Singapore's Indian heritage alongside interactive and multimedia displays.

After each level of galleries, a moment of visual ecstasy is provided through a trip down a flight of "baori" stairs, hanging on the outside of the buildings in a glass enclosure with stunningly colorful graphics and a panoramic view of the Singapore skyline and cityscape of Little India.

Open Tuesday-Thursday 10am-7pm,
Fri-Sat 10am-8pm, Sunday & Public Holidays 10am-4pm. Closed on Mondays.

Admission is free for all Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents, S$4 for visiting Adults.

Indian Heritage Centre
5 Campbell Lane
Singapore 209924

Singapore University of Technology & Design

Singapore University of Technology & Design Photo by Jonathan Choe for CNN

The high-tech SUTD campus buildings were jointly designed by avant-garde Dutch architects UNStudio and homegrown firm DP Architects.

People don't often think of visiting a university campus, unless they're a freshman going for a campus tour.

The brand new SUTD campus is different.

It's funky, fresh buildings epitomize the high-tech architecture of Singapore.

And nestled among the cutting-edge buildings are four priceless Qing and Ming dynasty structures more than 400 years old, which were shipped over from China by film star Jackie Chan as a gift to the new university.

The campus is open to public.

Singapore University of Technology & Design
8 Somapah Road
Singapore 487372

National Gallery Singapore

National Gallery Singapore Photo by Jonathan Choe for CNN

Opened in November 2015, you can now explore the immaculately restored museum (sans art) on one of the "naked museum" tours.

After the opening, the gallery's first traveling exhibition was a collaboration with the famous Centre Pompidou in Paris, featuring works by Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky and Marc Chagall.

Designed by French architects Studio Milou with local partner CPG Consultants, the new National Gallery Singapore integrates the historic Supreme Court and City Hall buildings, with the creation of a new glass and steel roof.

It's a fusion the architects describe as a "very non-violent way of joining the two without changing the existing buildings."

National Gallery Singapore
1 St. Andrew's Road
Singapore 178957

Capitol Singapore

Capitol Singapore Photo by Jonathan Choe for CNN

Fancy catching a play but bored with all the typical venues?

The recently completed Capitol Singapore breathes new life into the historic Capitol Theatre, one of Southeast Asia's first cinemas, which was built in the 1930s.

All jazzed up, it now incorporates stylish new shopping and dining venues in the heart of the city.

Capitol Singapore
11 Stamford Road, Singapore; +65 6499 5599