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Singapore Area – City & Downtown

Singapore City attractions have something to offer for everyone.

Famous for being a world-class destination in Asia, the city-country is home to an exciting array of sights and experiences for travellers of all interests.

Singapore City Attractions, Things To Do & See Downtown, Places To Visit




Marina Bay Sands is easily the most famous destination in Singapore. Home to some of the most luxurious buildings as well as a casino, hotel, convention centre, shopping mall, and museum, this iconic attraction should not be missed. Several celebrity-chef owned restaurants can also be found in Marina Bay Sands, as well as the ArtScience Museum. Modern and elegant, the Marina Bay Sands should not be missed.

The Singapore Flyer is a popular sight too. This massive Ferris wheel stands at a height of 165 meters and features 28 capsules that can accommodate a total of 28 people. Take a ride on the Singapore Flyer to see breathtaking 360-degree views of the city’s skyline and its famous establishments including Raffles Place, Padang, and Empress Place, among many others.

Merlion Park is an iconic landmark among Singapore City attractions. The Merlion is a mythical beast associated with Singapore; its fish body represents Singapore’s humble beginnings as a fishing village.

The National Gallery Singapore is home to the biggest public collection of modern Singaporean and Asian Art in the country. Though there is a permanent display, the museum also houses special exhibits from time to time. If you are keen on learning more about Singaporean culture and art, this museum is your best bet.

The ArtScience Museum in Marina Bay Sands is a beautiful lotus-shaped facility that is famous for being one of the best examples of modern engineering combined with art. Spanning an area of over 50,000 square feet, the ArtScience Museum features 21 gallery spaces and mind-blowing exhibitions. Its permanent exhibit called Future World invites visitors to immerse in 16 interactive works, while its other featured exhibitions will tickle your imagination and curiosity.

Singapore City attractions have something for all interests and ages. Be sure to spend a few nights in the city to visit them all.



Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands


Downtown Core, Singapore

Coming in as one of the world’s most expensive buildings is Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. This integrated resort consists of a hotel, casino, shopping mall, convention centre and museum and is one of the most...

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Singapore Flyer

Singapore Flyer

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Singapore Flyer is a gigantic Ferris wheel erected near the shore of m. At a total height of 165 metres, it was the World’s Largest Observation Wheel at its opening in 2008. After 2014, this title was snatched...

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Merlion

Merlion

Downtown Core, Singapore

Singapore is a world destination, entertaining visitors with its exquisite charms and unique attractions. One of Singapore’s most famous attractions is Merlion Park, a beautiful park which is open 24 hours a day...

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Artscience Museum

ArtScience Museum

Downtown Core, Singapore
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If you’re visiting the gorgeous Marina Bay of Singapore and your eyes stumble upon a lotus-shaped building what you see in front of you is one of the finest examples of art expressed through modern civil...

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National Gallery Singapore

National Gallery Singapore

Downtown Core, Singapore
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The National Gallery Singapore is the home of Singaporean and Asian Art, housed in the magnificent former Supreme Court and City Hall Buildings which were constructed in 1937 and 1926 respectively. The National Gallery...

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Asian Civilisations Museum

Asian Civilisations Museum

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Asian Civilisations Museum is the very first museum within the region to represent a broad, integrated outlook of pan-Asian civilizations and cultures. The National Heritage Board oversees this museum with the aim...

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Marina Bay Sands Skypark

Marina Bay Sands Skypark

Downtown Core, Singapore
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Theatres On The Bay

Theatres on the Bay

Downtown Core, Singapore

Since its opening in 2002, the Esplanade (Theatres on the Bay) has quickly become a popular tourist destination for visitors from around the world. The multi-story building contains outstanding performance spaces which...

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Singapore Art Museum

Singapore Art Museum

Museum, Singapore

Of the many places to visit in Singapore is the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) which holds the largest collection of modern and contemporary Southeast Asian art in the world. Visitors to SAM can also enjoy a range of...

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National Library Of Singapore

National Library of Singapore

Downtown Core, Singapore

The National Library of Singapore is a sixteen storey building which is located in the city Civic District. The 2-block 16-storey building was constructed in 2005 to replace the old National library which was located at...

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Shoppes At Marina Bay Sands

Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands is an elegant shopping mall located at Marina Bay Sands which has approximately 800,000 sq. ft. of restaurant and retail space. It is considered to be Singapore’s first luxury...

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Marina Bay Sands Casino

Marina Bay Sands Casino

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Marina Bay Sands Casino is just one of the many facets of Marina Bay Sands Hotel, a multi-billion dollar integrated resort project at Marina Bay in Singapore. More than just a mere hotel-casino combo, Marina bay...

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Fountain Of Wealth

Fountain of Wealth

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Fountain of Wealth is an awe-inspiring attraction in Suntec City, and one of Singapore’s most iconic attractions. It was listed as the largest fountain in the world in the 1998 edition of the Guinness Book of...

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Singapore City Gallery

Singapore City Gallery

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Singapore City Gallery was established in 1999 and showcases Singapore’s substantial transformation to become one of the most recognised city landscapes in Asia. The Singapore City Gallery invites visitors to...

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Bugis Junction

Bugis Junction

Downtown Core, Singapore

Bugis Junction is a large retail mall located in Downtown Singapore. The mall was completed in 1995 and is a popular place to visit for Singaporean locals. The mall is unique in that the shopping streets are covered in...

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Marina Square

Marina Square

Downtown Core, Singapore

Set in the spectacular Marina Bay Area in Singapore, Marina Square is the choice mall for visitors who want to wine, dine and engage in some serious retail therapy. As one of the pioneer malls in Marina Bay, this mall...

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Chijmes

Chijmes

Downtown Core, Singapore

Chijmes is an iconic building complex which was opened in 1840 and ran as a Catholic convent for 132 years. Today, it operates as a multi-purpose hall. A unique building on the Singapore skyline, you can find Chijmes in...

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Fort Canning Park

Fort Canning Park

Museum, Singapore

Located in the heart of the Cultural District of Singapore, near Orchard Road, Fort Canning Park is a historic landmark that offers a variety of cultural, entertainment and recreational activities. The park was once...

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Merlion Park

Merlion Park

Downtown Core, Singapore

Merlion Park is one of the major tourist attractions in Singapore. Merlion Park is home to Singapore’s mythical beast, Merlion, which has the body of a fish and the head of a lion. Located in the business district...

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Raffles Hotel

Raffles Hotel


Downtown Core, Singapore

Raffles hotel was established by the Sarkies brothers in 1887. It was named after Singapore’s founder, Stamford Raffles. Apart from being a national monument, it is arguably the most famous hotel in Singapore. The...

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Fullerton Hotel

Fullerton Hotel


Downtown Core, Singapore

Located in Singapore’s Marina Bay, the Fullerton Hotel is the perfect lodging choice for those looking for an exceptional experience during their stay in Singapore. The Fullerton Hotel has previously been rated as...

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City Hall

City Hall

Downtown Core, Singapore
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The City Hall Building is an important heritage site in Singapore with a rich history, and one of the national monuments of the country. It once served as the government office, witnessing many milestones in...

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1 Altitude

1 Altitude

Downtown Core, Singapore
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Get high in Singapore, literally. 1 Altitude is an alfresco bar that sits atop the 282-metre high OUB Building which stands in Raffles Place, also known as Singapore’s financial district. The bar features an...

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Millenia Walk

Millenia Walk

Downtown Core, Singapore

Millenia Walk s a premier shopping centre located at Marina Centre, Singapore. Its combination of high-class fashion, homewares and accessories make it the perfect place to spend some time during your stay in Singapore...

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Capitol Piazza

Capitol Piazza

Downtown Core, Singapore

Capitol Piazza is an upscale shopping mall in Singapore’s Downtown area. Known for housing some of the trendiest local and international luxury brands, it caters to a high-end clientele seeking a comfortable...

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One Raffles Place

One Raffles Place

Downtown Core, Singapore

One Raffles Place is managed by OUB Centre Limited and includes the One Raffles Place shopping mall, as well as Tower One and Tower Two. One Raffles Place is designed to provide people living and working in...

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Peninsula Plaza

Peninsula Plaza

Downtown Core, Singapore

Peninsula Plaza is a historic landmark and shopping mall in Singapore. Also given the nickname of Little Burma, this 30-story skyscraper stands 381 feet tall and is commonly used for commercial purposes; including...

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Raffles City Shopping Centre

Raffles City Shopping Centre

Downtown Core, Singapore

Raffles City Shopping Centre is located in the downtown core of Singapore within the large Raffles City building. Raffles City houses the shopping centre as well as two hotels, an office tower and a convention centre...

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Helix Bridge

Helix Bridge

Downtown Core, Singapore

Once known as the Double Helix Bridge, the Helix Bridge is a remarkable piece of architecture. This amazing pedestrian bridge was opened in 2010 and links the Marina Centre with the Marina South. The Marina Bay area...

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Parkview Square

Parkview Square

Downtown Core, Singapore

Parkview Square is a modern building tucked away in the heart of the vibrant Garden City, and one of the most iconic landmarks in Singapore’s skyline. Fondly referred to as the Batman Building, Parkview Square...

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St Andrew’s Cathedral

St Andrew’s Cathedral

Downtown Core, Singapore

Saint Andrew’s Cathedral, the neo-gothic architectural masterpiece that stands in the civic district of Singapore is the largest and the oldest Anglican Church in the city. The original building was damaged by...

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Citylink

CityLink

Downtown Core, Singapore

CityLink was Singapore’s first underground shopping centre, located at One Raffles Link at Marina Square. Boasting of 60,000 square feet of retail space and around 60 tenants, this mall offers a unique shopping...

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Cool De Sac

Cool de Sac

Downtown Core, Singapore

Cool de Sac is an indoor kids’ play centre in Singapore. Designed to mimic a closed-ended road, just like its name implies, it can easily be said that it’s the country’s coolest indoor playground...

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Uob Plaza

UOB Plaza

Downtown Core, Singapore

The UOB Plaza (the United Overseas Bank Plaza) is a modern complex that boasts of twin tower skyscrapers and make up one of the most distinct parts of Singapore’s skyline. The two towers are designated as UOB...

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Parliament Of Singapore

Parliament of Singapore

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Parliament of Singapore is a cultural attraction located in the Civic District of Singapore. Former president Ong Teng Cheong was commissioned to design the landmark while ensuring it represented authority and...

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Red Dot Design Museum

Red Dot Design Museum

Downtown Core, Singapore
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At the Red Dot Design Museum, visitors are given the chance to look at and even touch many of the stunning designs created by some of the best artists and innovators in the world. These masterpieces are displayed in the...

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Mint Museum Of Toys

Mint Museum of Toys

Downtown Core, Singapore

Located at Seah Street between Hotel Raffles and Bras Basah Complex, the Mint Museum of Toys brings a fun and exciting experience for kids and adults alike. Catch the MRT, as it only takes a few minutes to walk to this...

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Pasarbella

PasarBella

Downtown Core, Singapore

PasarBella is the ultimate foodie destination in Singapore; located in Suntec City in the downtown area and houses a range of global cuisines and Singapore’s freshest produce, wines, craft beers, and groceries...

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Sands Theatres

Sands Theatres

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Sands Theatres at Marina Bay Sands is home to two world-class entertainment venues: the Sands Theatre and the Grand Theatre. Many internationally acclaimed acts, concerts, and performances have been hosted here...

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Suntec City Mall

Suntec City Mall

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Suntec City Mall is one of the biggest shopping centres in Singapore, measuring at a massive 888,000 square feet. Suntec City is the home of fashion and delicious food and will soon be expanded to include a huge...

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Parkview Museum

Parkview Museum

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Parkview Museum is one of Singapore’s newest contemporary art museums. Located in Parkview Square, an area fondly known as Gotham City, the museum is a cultural gem housed in a beautiful old art deco building...

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Peninsula Shopping Centre

Peninsula Shopping Centre

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Peninsula Shopping Centre is one of Singapore’s oldest shopping malls. Its heritage dates back to 1829 when Sir Stamford Raffles had his Irish architect by the name of George Drumgoole Coleman build him a...

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Cavenagh Bridge

Cavenagh Bridge

Downtown Core, Singapore

Cavenagh Bridge is one of the oldest bridges in the country, and the only one of its kind. The suspension bridge is located on the Singapore River, and was initially constructed in the 1880’s to connect the...

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Telok Ayer Market

Telok Ayer Market

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Telok Ayer Market is one of Singapore’s most famous hawker centres; best known as its nickname, Lau Pa Sat. This historic foodie paradise is a must-visit for both the excellent food and its rich heritage...

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Old Hill Street Police Station

Old Hill Street Police Station

Museum, Singapore

The Old Hill Street Police Station is a heritage building that pays tribute to Singapore’s police force. It’s best known for its unique rainbow-coloured windows, which are a sight to see – especially...

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Singapore Hop-on-hop-off Bus

Singapore Hop-on-Hop-off Bus

Downtown Core, Singapore

A Singapore Hop-on-Hop-off Bus Tour is one of the best and most flexible ways to explore Singapore during your next visit. These tours are a great way to see all of Singapore’s highlights whilst learning about the...

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Esplanade Bridge

Esplanade Bridge

Downtown Core, Singapore

Esplanade Bridge is a 261-metre long vehicular bridge that spans over the mouth of the Singapore River, with the iconic Merlion on the south and the Esplanade Theatres on the Bay to the north. The 70 metre-wide (230 ft...

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Esplanade Park

Esplanade Park

Downtown Core, Singapore

If you are planning to visit Singapore and looking for a place to give you an insight to some of Singapore’s history, then come to Esplanade Park. Esplanade Park is 2.4 hectares of lush greenery which was...

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Anderson Bridge

Anderson Bridge

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Anderson Bridge is a short 70-metre vehicular bridge that spans over the Singapore River. Located by the river’s mouth within the Downtown Core area of Singapore, the passage was named after the Governor of...

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Civil Defence Heritage Gallery

Civil Defence Heritage Gallery

Museum, Singapore

The Civil Defence Heritage Gallery is one of Singapore’s most interesting museums, and a popular attraction for both locals and foreigners. Home to historic fire trucks and equipment, all of the equipment on...

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Ode To Art

Ode To Art

Downtown Core, Singapore

Ode To Art is a gallery which makes up part of Singapore’s vibrant art scene and is known as one of the premier destinations for art lovers visiting the country. The gallery is a representation of artists from...

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Yueh Hai Ching Temple

Yueh Hai Ching Temple

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Yueh Hai Ching Temple is one of the oldest Chinese temples in Singapore. Sometimes referred to as the Wak Hai Cheng Bio, this temple is tucked amongst the massive modern skyscrapers within the Central Business...

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Flight Experience Singapore

Flight Experience Singapore

Downtown Core, Singapore

Flight Experience is a premier flight simulation business empire operating in seven countries around the world. The outlets are strategically located in key Australian cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and...

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Jubilee Bridge

Jubilee Bridge

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Jubilee Bridge is one of Singapore’s newest landmarks; one that has become a recent addition to the city-state’s stunning iconic bridges. It was built as part of a trail specially designed to commemorate...

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Civilian War Memorial

Civilian War Memorial

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Civilian War Memorial is a heritage landmark that was built in memory of the 50,000 civilians who were killed during the Japanese occupation of Singapore during the Second World War. The tall structure, located on...

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Esplanade Xchange

Esplanade Xchange

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Esplanade Xchange is a small shopping mall that primarily serves as an underground walkway from Raffles City to Marina Square, Suntec, and CityLink. Visitors who pass this area can kill time by browsing the numerous...

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Lim Bo Seng Memorial

Lim Bo Seng Memorial

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Lim Bo Seng Memorial is a Singapore national monument that was erected in 1954 as a tribute to Major General Lim Bo Seng; a World War II hero. He was commemorated for his many selfless acts to help Singapore before...

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Raffles Hotel Arcade

Raffles Hotel Arcade

Downtown Core, Singapore

Raffles Hotel Arcade is a shopping venue located inside one of the greatest attractions in Singapore, the famous Raffles Hotel. Most visitors to Singapore have heard of Raffles Hotel which is known for its beautiful...

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Ultimate Drive

Ultimate Drive

Downtown Core, Singapore
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Ultimate Drive is an exciting driving attraction that takes visitors on a thrilling ride through the very same route of the famous Singapore F1 night races. This is your chance to go behind the wheel of a Lamborghini...

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Raffles Landing Site

Raffles Landing Site

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Raffles Landing Site is a historic site in Singapore that is believed to be the precise location where Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles made his landing in 1819. This is an iconic location for the simple reason...

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War Memorial Park

War Memorial Park

Downtown Core, Singapore

War Memorial Park in downtown Singapore is a heritage site dedicated to the lives taken in World War II. It’s located on land which former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew allocated specifically for developing a...

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Singapore Food Trail

Singapore Food Trail

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Singapore Food Trail is a contemporary hawker centre whose retro-design has won the hearts of many visiting Singapore for the first time. Think of a place with tasty and cheap food against a vintage background and...

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Captain Explorer Dukw Tour

Captain Explorer DUKW Tour

Downtown Core, Singapore
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The Captain Explorer DUKW Tour, pronounced “duck tour”, is a thrilling adventure on both land and water aboard an amphibious vehicle. The fully-guided tour takes visitors on a one-of-a-kind ride to see the...

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Lau Pa Sat Market

Lau Pa Sat Market

Downtown Core, Singapore

If you want to experience one of the best local attractions in Singapore, then it is worth visiting the Lau Pa Sat markets. The name Lau Pa Sat means ‘the old market’. Lau Pa Sat, also known as Telok Ayer...

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The Fullerton Waterboat House

The Fullerton Waterboat House

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Fullerton Waterboat House is a beautiful, modern European-style restaurant located in the Marina Bay waterfront in Singapore. It was built in 1919 in an Art Deco style to serve a freshwater supply to incoming ships...

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First Generation

First Generation

Downtown Core, Singapore

The First Generation Sculpture is one of Singapore’s most unusual artworks. Installed at Boat Quay outside the Fullerton Hotel, the sculpture was made in 2000 by the artist Chong Fat Cheong, after being...

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The Cenotaph, Singapore

The Cenotaph, Singapore

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Cenotaph is an important war memorial erected in honour of the many people who sacrificed their lives during World War I and II. Located along Connaught Drive within Esplanade Park, this monument was unveiled in...

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Old Supreme Court Building

Old Supreme Court Building

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Old Supreme Court Building is a historic building which used to operate as a courthouse. Today, the building houses the National Gallery of Singapore. Located in St Andrews Road in the Downtown Core, visitors to...

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CÉ La Vi Restaurant And Skybar

CÉ LA VI Restaurant and SkyBar

Downtown Core, Singapore

CE LA VI Restaurant and SkyBar is a sophisticated bar and restaurant where you can grab a cocktail, listen to music or spend time with friends and family over an intimate dinner. CE LA VI has a wine cellar, a...

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Grand Theatre

Grand Theatre

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Grand Theatre is home to Singapore’s thriving live entertainment scene, with Broadway musicals, live musical concerts and internationally acclaimed artists performing here. The venue seats 2,155 people over...

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People Of The River

People of the River

Downtown Core, Singapore

The People of the River Statue Series is a simple yet incredible collection of sculptures found along the Singapore River. The series of sculptures have cultural and historical significance because they depict the life...

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Spectra – A Light & Water Show

Spectra – A Light & Water Show

Downtown Core, Singapore

The Spectra, A Light & Water Show is Southeast Asia’s largest light and water show which is held at Event Plaza at the Promenade at Marina Bay. This amazing show tells an amazing story about life by using...

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Armenian Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator

Museum, Singapore

The Armenian Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator is Singapore’s oldest Christian church. Construction was completed in 1835, then consecrated the following year. It was designed by George D. Coleman, a...

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