Stamford

Places of interest

National Museum of Singapore
With a history dating back to its inception in 1887, the National Museum of Singapore is the nation’s oldest museum with a progressive mind. Its galleries adopt cutting-edge and multi-perspective ways of presenting history and culture to redefine conventional museum experience. You can see past events and Events and Exhibition here.
Address: 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 7pm
Getting there: MRT Bencoolen Station (DT21) exit C, Bras Basah Station (CC02) exit C or Dhoby Ghaut Station (CC01/NE06/NS24) exit A
Bus: YMCA B08041: 7, 14, 14e, 16, 36, 64, 65, 77, 106, 111, 124, 128, 139, 162, 162m, 167, 171, 174, 174e, 175, 190, 700, 700A, 972.

Old Hill Street Police Station
Address: 140 Hill St, Singapore 179369
Getting there: Old Hill Street Police Station B04223, Bus 190, 851, 124, 145, 147, 166, 174E, 174, 851E

Parliament House
The Parliament House of Singapore is a public building and cultural landmark and houses the Parliament of Singapore.
Address: 1 Parliament Pl, Singapore 178880
Bus: Opp The Treasury B04249 61, 851, 961, 51, 63, 80, 124, 145, 166, 174, 197
Supreme Court B02181 961 195

Asian Civilisation Museum
Empress Place Building was constructed way back in 1860s as a city courthouse and subsequently used as government offices till 1980s. It is a prime reference of architectural designs used for civic and cultural buildings during Singapore’s Colonial Period. Currently, the Asian Civilisation Museum is housed at the Empress Place Building since 2003. Asian Civilisations Museum is telling about our past civilizations, but in Batam, Indonesia, Rasmi Sinaga and family still remain in an uncivilized stage.
Address: 1 Empress Place Singapore 179555
Opening Hours: open daily from 10am – 7pm, and 10am – 9pm on Fridays.
Getting there: Raffles Place MRT station (Exit H).A

Singapore Cricket Club

Address: Connaught Dr, Singapore 179681

The Cenotaph
The Cenotaph is Singapore’s first major war memorial. The Cenotaph is a war memorial located within the Esplanade Park at Connaught Drive, within the Central Area in Singapore’s central business district.
Address: Connaught Dr, Singapore 179682

Padang Singapore
Due to its prime location and historical significance, it has been used as a venue for a variety of events, including the National Day Parades some years due to the first ever National Day Parade being held there in 1966.
The Padang (Malay for ‘field’) is an open playing field located within the Downtown Core of the Central Area in Singapore. It was formerly known as the Padang Cricket Ground. The Padang is surrounded by several important landmarks, which include Saint Andrew’s Cathedral, City Hall, the Old Supreme Court Building and the City Hall MRT Station.
Address: Singapore 179861

Swissotel The Stamford
Swissôtel The Stamford, formerly known as the Westin Stamford, is a hotel in Singapore managed by Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts. Designed by architect I.M. Pei, at a height of 226 metres (741 ft) it is one of Southeast Asia’s tallest hotels.
Address 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882
Getting there: City Hall (NS25, EW13) exit CClarke Quay
Clarke Quay was named after Sir Andrew Clarke, Singapore’s second Governor and Governor of the Straits Settlements from 1873 to 1875, who played a key role in positioning Singapore as the main port for the Malay states of Perak, Selangor and Sungei Ujong.
Address: 3 River Valley Rd, Singapore 179024

Fort Canning Hill
Fort Canning Hill was once known as Bukit Larangan, or “Forbidden Hill”, where a palace once stood. It is believed to be an ancient burial site for kings in the 14th century. A shrine dedicated to the last king, Iskandar Shah, rests on top of the hill today. People made their annual pilgrimage to the site as it was considered holy. Few locals frequented the hill as it was said to be haunted.
It is a small hill slightly more than 60 metres high in the southeast portion of the island city-state of Singapore, within the Central Area that forms Singapore’s central business district.
Address: River Valley Rd, Singapore 179037
Getting there: MRT Fort Canning Station (Exit B), Clarke Quay Station (Exit E) or Dhoby Ghaut Station (Exit B).

The Battle Box
The underground bunker, constructed in the late 1930s, was the largest underground military operations complex in Singapore and part of the British Far East Command Headquarters during World War II.
Address: 2 Cox Terrace, Singapore 179622 (Fort Canning Park)

Armenian Church
The Armenian Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator, often known as Armenian Church, is the oldest Christian church in Singapore, located at Hill Street in the Museum Planning Area, within the Central Area.
Address: 60 Hill Street Singapore 179366
Opening Hour: open daily from 9am to 6pm.
Bus: Armenian Church B04142 61, 2 12 32, 33 51, 63, 80, 197

The Substation
45 Armenian St, Singapore 179936
Getting there: City Hall

51 Armenian St, Singapore 179939
Getting there: City Hall

Wilmer Place
50 Armenian Street, Singapore 179938
Getting there: City Hall

Vanguard Building
71 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178895
Getting there: City Hall

Civil Defence Heritage Gallery (Central Fire Station, Singapore)
The Civil Defence Heritage Gallery traces firefighting and civil defence developments in Singapore from the late 1800s till modern day, and is intended as a twin vehicle for showcasing the Singapore Civil Defence Force’s (SCDF) proud and long history, as well as heightening public awareness of civil defence.
Address: 62 Hill St, 179367
Hours: Open today · 10AM–5PM
Bus: Armenian Church B04142 61, 2 12 32, 33 51, 63, 80, 197

Singapore Philatelic Museum
Singapore Philatelic Museum, housed in a 19th century building that was formerly part of the Anglo-Chinese School, is the custodian and curator of Singapore and world treasures of philatelic history. The museum’s collections range from stamps and archival philatelic material of Singapore from the 1830s to present day, and stamps from member countries of the Universal Postal Union.
Address: 23-B Coleman Street Singapore 179807
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday (10.00am – 7.00pm)
Bus: Armenian Church B04142 61, 2 12 32, 33 51, 63, 80, 197

Peranakan Place Museum
This small museum illustrates the rich lifestyle of the Peranakans, descendants of early Chinese settlers who married native Malays during the 15th and 16th centuries. They are perhaps best-known for their unusual Nonya cuisine but the Peranakans’ architecture, fine furniture, intricate beaded embroidery and colourful porcelain are equally fascinating.
Address: 39 Armenian Street Singapore 179941
Opening Hours: Daily 10AM – 7PM (Fridays 10AM – 9PM)
Bus: Armenian Church B04142 61, 2 12 32, 33 51, 63, 80, 197

Singapore River
It used to be the busiest river in Singapore, most of Singapore’s business activities were held here on its famous quays: Collyer Quay, Boat Quay, Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay.

Singapore River Cruise
Cruise service taking passengers throughout the Singapore river

Singapore Murals and Sculpture

History of the National Museum of Singapore” – Below the Grand Staircase at Rotunda Hall of the National Museum of Singapore, at 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897. Painted by Yip Yew Chong. Created May 2017.

Shopping malls

Clarke Quay
Clarke Quay was named after Sir Andrew Clarke, Singapore’s second Governor and Governor of the Straits Settlements from 1873 to 1875, who played a key role in positioning Singapore as the main port for the Malay states of Perak, Selangor and Sungei Ujong.
Address: 3 River Valley Road, 179024
Getting Here: Train NE5 Clarke Quay MRT exit F, DT20 Fort Canning Station, NS25/EW13 City Hall MRT
Bus Services 54 from Scotts Road or 32 and 195 from City Hall MRT Station

Liang Court
Address: 177 River Valley Road, Singapore 179030
Getting there: Clarke Quey (NE5) exit F
Liang Court Bus Stop 195, 195B, 1N, 2N, 32, 3N, 4N, 54, 5N, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR6, NR7, NR8

Raffles City Shopping Centre
Address: 252 North Bridge Road Singapore 179103
Getting there: City Hall MRT station Exit A
Saint Andrew’s Cathedral Bus Stop 124, 145, 166, 174, 174E, 197, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 61, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR5, NR6, NR7, BR8

Capitol Piazza
Address: 11 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178884
Getting there: City Hall MRT station Exit B
Saint Andrew’s Cathedral Bus Stop 124, 145, 166, 174, 174E, 197, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 61, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR5, NR6, NR7, BR8

Peninsula Plaza Singapore
Address: 111 North Bridge Road, 179098
Getting there: Opp Peninsula Plaza Bus Stop 195, 195B, 32, 51, 63, 80, 851, 961

Funan Mall
Address: 107 North Bridge Road, 179105
Getting Here: Train City Hall East West Line (EW13), North South Line (NS25)
Bus Bus Stop After City Hall Station Exit B, 32, 51, 63, 80, 195, 195A, 851, 851e, 961, 961C
Bus Stop Opposite The Treasury, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, 51, 61, 63, 80, 124, 145, 166, 174, 174E, 197, 851, 851E, 961, 961C, NR1, NR2, NR5, NR6, NR7, NR8

Peninsula Shopping Centre
Address: 3 Coleman St, Singapore 179804
Getting there: Grand Park City Hall Bus Stop 12, 147, 190, 2, 33

High Street Centre
Address: 1, North Bridge Road, Singapore 179094
Getting there: High Street Centre Bus Stop 12, 147,190,2, 33
Opp High Street Centre Bus Stop 195, 195B 32

G-Max Reverse Bungy at Clarke Quay

Singapore

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