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Singapore
The city's best things to do
Including detailed directions on how to get to each of the attractions.



 The city's 100 best sights and
  attractions.
 What is there to see.
 Full details, including opening
  hours.
 Detailed directions on how to get
  there.
 Other exciting sights and
  attractions around.




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  Sights and attractions around the Singapore River r

Name and details                        What is there to be seen                    How to get there and what to see next

Asian Civilisations Museum              Housed in a beautiful Neo-Palladian         Address: 1 Empress Place
                                        building, next to the Singapore River,
 Tuesday – Sunday : 9am-7pm (till      the museum shows the cultures of            From Raffles Place MRT Station: Take Exit
9pm on Friday), Monday : 1pm – 7pm      Asia's tribes and nations, with focus on    H to Bonham Street and walk to the river
                                        those groups that created Singapore.        bank, turn right and walk along the river
 6332 2982 / 7798                                                                  for a minute or two, then cross Cavenagh
                                        Exhibits are rich and fascinating and       Bridge.
Website
                                        include ethnic costumes, traditional
                                        jewelries, ancient books, sculptures,       The entrance to the museum is just a few
Information on free guided tours
                                        and what not…                               steps from the bridge.

Bumboat Cruise on the Singapore         Although it is a tourist cliché, cruising   Both HiPPO River Cruise and Singapore
River                                   the Singapore River on a bumboat is         River Cruises operate this service.
                                        recommended, as it gives you another
 Morning till evening                  angle of the city and makes it easier       You can find the jetties in central points
                                        for you to get from one point to            along the river, such as: Boat Quay, Clarke
Website: Singapore River Cruises        another, without having to sweat.           Quay, Raffles' Landing Site (Asian
Website: HiPPO River Cruise                                                         Civilisations Museum), The Merlion,
                                                                                    Robertson Quay and so on…

Old Hill Street Police Station (MICA    Noted for its many colorful windows,        Address: 140 Hill St. (Corner of River
Building) and Gajah Gallery             the historic police station has been        Valley Road)
                                        converted into an art centre, where a
 Mon – Fri, 11am – 7pm, Sat. Sun.,     few good galleries can be found,            From Clarke Quay MRT Station: Take exit
12 noon – 6pm (Gajah Gallery)           including fantastic Gajah Gallery,          E, turn left to Eu Tong Sen Street, cross the
                                        which specializes in contemporary art       Singapore River and you will see the
Website: Gajah Gallery                  from Singapore and Southeast Asia.          building on your left.

                                                                                    From Clarke Quay it is only a few steps

Clarke Quay                             Clarke Quay, the middle of the three        From Clarke Quay MRT Station: Take exit
                                        historic quays along the Singapore          E, turn left and left again, to the river
 7 days a week, almost 24 hrs a day    River has been restored quite a few         front. Cross Read Bridge and you are there.
                                        years ago and became one of the city's
Information on restaurants, cafés and
                                        best Wine and Dine areas… The old           Take a bumboat from one of the jetties
entertainment venues
                                        godowns have been painted                   along the river (or walk)
No entrance fees                        vivaciously and were converted to
                                        restaurants, cafés, bars and other
                                        night spots.

Robertson Quay                          Robertson Quay, the innermost of the        You can take a bumboat from various
                                        quays along the Singapore River is,         points along the Singapore River (see
 7 days a week, almost 24 hrs a day    perhaps, not as "historic" as its           above)
                                        downstream counterparts, but it
No entrance fees                                                                    Easy walk from Clarke Quay, or from
                                        certainly has a lot to offer in terms of
                                        restaurants, cafés and pubs.                Clarke Quay MRT Station (Take exit E, turn
                                                                                    left and left again and walk along the river
                                        The area is particularly popular among      for a few minutes and cross on
                                        Singapore's expatriates community.          Clemenceau Bridge or Alkaff Bridge.



   Copyright © 2010 Asia-Pacific Guides Ltd. All rights reserved.
Name and details                        What is there to be seen                    How to get there and what to see next

Asian Civilisations Museum              Housed in a beautiful Neo-Palladian         Address: 1 Empress Place
                                        building, next to the Singapore River,
 Tuesday – Sunday : 9am-7pm (till      the museum shows the cultures of            From Raffles Place MRT Station: Take Exit
9pm on Friday), Monday : 1pm – 7pm      Asia's tribes and nations, with focus on    H to Bonham Street and walk to the river
                                        those groups that created Singapore.        bank, turn right and walk along the river
 6332 2982 / 7798                                                                  for a minute or two, then cross Cavenagh
                                        Exhibits are rich and fascinating and       Bridge.
Website
                                        include ethnic costumes, traditional
                                        jewelries, ancient books, sculptures,       The entrance to the museum is just a few
Information on free guided tours
                                        and what not…                               steps from the bridge.

Bumboat Cruise on the Singapore         Although it is a tourist cliché, cruising   Both HiPPO River Cruise and Singapore
River                                   the Singapore River on a bumboat is         River Cruises operate this service.
                                        recommended, as it gives you another
 Morning till evening                  angle of the city and makes it easier       You can find the jetties in central points
                                        for you to get from one point to            along the river, such as: Boat Quay, Clarke
Website: Singapore River Cruises        another, without having to sweat.           Quay, Raffles' Landing Site (Asian
Website: HiPPO River Cruise                                                         Civilisations Museum), The Merlion,
                                                                                    Robertson Quay and so on…

Old Hill Street Police Station (MICA    Noted for its many colorful windows,        Address: 140 Hill St. (Corner of River
Building) and Gajah Gallery             the historic police station has been        Valley Road)
                                        converted into an art centre, where a
 Mon – Fri, 11am – 7pm, Sat. Sun.,     few good galleries can be found,            From Clarke Quay MRT Station: Take exit
12 noon – 6pm (Gajah Gallery)           including fantastic Gajah Gallery,          E, turn left to Eu Tong Sen Street, cross the
                                        which specializes in contemporary art       Singapore River and you will see the
Website: Gajah Gallery                  from Singapore and Southeast Asia.          building on your left.

                                                                                    From Clarke Quay it is only a few steps

Clarke Quay                             Clarke Quay, the middle of the three        From Clarke Quay MRT Station: Take exit
                                        historic quays along the Singapore          E, turn left and left again, to the river
 7 days a week, almost 24 hrs a day    River has been restored quite a few         front. Cross Read Bridge and you are there.
                                        years ago and became one of the city's
Information on restaurants, cafés and
                                        best Wine and Dine areas… The old           Take a bumboat from one of the jetties
entertainment venues
                                        godowns have been painted                   along the river (or walk)
No entrance fees                        vivaciously and were converted to
                                        restaurants, cafés, bars and other
                                        night spots.

Robertson Quay                          Robertson Quay, the innermost of the        You can take a bumboat from various
                                        quays along the Singapore River is,         points along the Singapore River (see
 7 days a week, almost 24 hrs a day    perhaps, not as "historic" as its           above)
                                        downstream counterparts, but it
No entrance fees                                                                    Easy walk from Clarke Quay, or from
                                        certainly has a lot to offer in terms of
                                        restaurants, cafés and pubs.                Clarke Quay MRT Station (Take exit E, turn
                                                                                    left and left again and walk along the river
                                        The area is particularly popular among      for a few minutes and cross on
                                        Singapore's expatriates community.          Clemenceau Bridge or Alkaff Bridge.

								
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