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- Marina Bay Sands Casino
- Singapore City Hall
- Suntec Singapore
- Suntec City
- Marina Bay Sands Skypark
- Esplanade Theatres
- Raffles City
- Marina Square
- Sands Expo and Convention Centre
- Suntec Convention & Exhibition Center
- Parco Marina Bay
- One George Street
- Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall
- Sir Stamford Raffles Statue
- Asian Civilisations Museum
- Millenia Walk
- Esplanade Mall
- One Raffles Quay
- Merlion Park
Raffles Place Travel Course
Exploring Raffles Place
Raffles Place and its environs, situated right outside the entrance of Raffles Place MRT, are now occupied by skyscrapers such as the UOB Plaza and OUB Building. It is Singapore's business and financial centre, and is often known as the Central Business District. From the viewing room on the 28th floor of UOB Plaza One, which is open to the public, you can get a spectacular view of Singapore River, the civic district and its colonial structures and Boat Quay.
Accommodations near Raffles Place
As a popular tourist destination in Asia, Singapore offers a variety of accommodations to meet the needs of different types of travellers. Find a vast array of hotels in Singapore from luxury hotels like the historical Raffles Hotel and the five-star Shangri-La Hotel Singapore to cheap hotel accommodations like the Fragrance Hotels and Value Hotels. Some nearby hotels include The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, Sofitel So Singapore and Quarters Hostel.
Sightseeing near Raffles Place
- UOB Plaza
- UOB PlazaUnited Overseas Bank Plaza (UOB Plaza) is a complex with twin tower late-modernist skyscrapers in the city of Singapore. UOB Plaza One is one of the three tallest in the city, sharing the title with the OUB Centre and Republic Plaza. UOB Plaza Two is the shorter and older building with construction completed in 1973 and later renovated in 1995 with a similar facade as UOB Plaza One. Both buildings are connected by a 45 m (148 ft) podium supported by four columns. The podium houses the banking hall of the United Overseas Bank's main branch. The building was opened by then Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew in 1995 which is 60 years after United Overseas Bank's founding.
- The MerlionThe Merlion is the mythical symbol of Singapore and easily the most popular attraction on the whole island. Come to visit this half-fish, half-lion statue during the day to witness crowds of tourists all bustling for position for Singapore’s most sought-after photo-op in front of the 70-tonne concrete figure, which stands 8.7 metres tall and has a fountain of water spurting out into the picturesque Marina Bay.
Transportation near Raffles Place
There are several public transport options that provide access to and from Singapore’s central area. Both Raffles Place and Clarke Quay have MRT stations, while Dhoby Ghaut and City Hall stations are the most convenient gateways into the northern reaches of the City Centre. There are light rail connections too, and the bus network throughout the downtown core is not only inexpensive, but relatively convenient. Of course, tourists can also opt for river cruises to explore Marina Bay and the Singapore River.