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Statue of Raffles

Downtown Core, Singapore, Singapore
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Downtown Core, Singapore, Singapore
The Quays
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What Raffles put in place made Singapore what it is today, his forward vision gave Singapore such an advantage over its neighbours when it came to foreign trading and being a trading centre. He saw that different cultures brought different strengths and of course weaknesses,...More

Thank HamishQLD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This statue is commentate the place where Raffles landed initially but I am not sure that is accurate Over looking the river and worth a look as you pass by

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Whilst this is just a statue it is of the man who created Singapore and for all those residents and visitors who enjoy this city should be grateful.

Thank CorneliusfudgeGM
Reviewed 23 February 2017

It's just a statue - nice to see in the passing if you are walking along the river but nothing to go looking for specially.

1  Thank Dnaray
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Yes its just a statue in honour of Sir Thomas Raffles, founder of modern Singapore, and i wouldnt go there especially to see it. But when you are having a walk and you pass this just look at the park and surrounding skyline together with...More

Thank HugoColle
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

only a statue but it's in a great location with Victoria theatre in background. if you head to that area its worth a look

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This sculpture is of Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of Singapore. Located at Raffles Landing Site, the place where Raffles was believed to have first set foot in 1819. This statue is a copy of the original bronze statue. The original statue is in front...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This should not have been listed as an attraction. It's just a statue, and an average one at that. Yes, Raffles was responsible of making a sleeping fishing town into a trading port, but his statue is not at all awe inspiring. See it, it...More

Thank BhawaniPathania
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We walked by the statue by chance. Stopped, took a picture, read the information posted and walked on. Nice area.

Thank kth79
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Raffles place has a lot of importance to the people of Singapore. Once a quite green patch is now a much needed open space between some of the most famous high rises of Singapore. Sir Stamford Raffles is known as the founder of modern Singapore....More

1  Thank Flashwanderer
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The Quays
From Marina Bay, a walk along Singapore River will
take you through the three Quays of the city, each
offering a very different atmosphere. Boat Quay
features historical sites and a buzzing riverfront
vibe. Clarke Quay caters to the party crowd, while
Robertson Quay appeals to the leisurely wanderer.
Weekends at Robertson Quay and Martin Road also give a
peek into the lives of expats in Singapore, as the
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