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  • Asian Civilisations Museum

    1. Asian Civilisations Museum

    CBD | Museum/Gallery

    Empress Place Building was constructed in the 1860s as a courthouse and this huge, white, neoclassical building has housed nearly every government...Read More

    Asian Civilisations Museum
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  • Gardens by the Bay

    2. Gardens by the Bay

    CBD | Garden/Arboretum

    The government-funded, large-scale gardens next to Marina Bay Sands opened with much well-deserved pomp in 2012. Highlights include a futuristic...Read More

    Gardens by the Bay
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  • 3. Marina Bay Sands

    CBD | Arts/Performance Venue

    One of the newest, as well as most iconic, parts of the Singapore skyline, Marina Bay Sands opened in 2010—it includes the biggest hotel in...Read More

  • The Arts House

    4. The Arts House

    CBD | Government Building

    George Coleman designed the Parliament House in 1827 as a mansion for wealthy merchant John Maxwell. Maxwell never occupied it, and instead...Read More

    The Arts House
  • 5. Armenian Church

    CBD | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Also known as the Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator, this is one of Singapore's most elegant buildings. Built in 1835, this is the republic...Read More

  • ArtScience Museum

    6. ArtScience Museum

    CBD | Museum/Gallery

    Part of Marina Bay Sands , this Moshe Safdie-designed structure is often compared to an open hand or lotus flower. Inside, the exhibitions...Read More

    ArtScience Museum
  • 7. Boat Quay

    CBD | Neighborhood/Street

    Local entrepreneurs have created a mélange of eateries and bars to satisfy diverse tastes at this popular entertainment hub along the Singapore...Read More

  • 8. Cavenagh Bridge

    CBD | Bridge/Tunnel

    This gracious steel bridge, the oldest surviving bridge across the Singapore River, is named after Major General Orfeur Cavenagh, governor of...Read More

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  • 9. City Hall

    CBD | Government Building

    Popular as a backdrop for wedding photos, this pompous government building was completed in 1929. It was here that the British surrendered in...Read More

  • 10. Collyer Quay

    CBD | Marina/Pier/Dock

    Land reclamation projects throughout the 19th century pushed the seafront several blocks away from Collyer Quay. At that time the view from...Read More

  • 11. Fort Canning Park

    CBD | Park/Playground

    Offering a green sanctuary from the bustling city below, Fort Canning is where modern Singapore's founder, Sir Stamford Raffles, built his first...Read More

  • 12. Lau Pa Sat Festival Market

    CBD | Market/Bazaar

    This market is the largest Victorian cast-iron structure left in Southeast Asia. Already a thriving fish market in 1822, it was redesigned as...Read More

  • 13. Old Supreme Court Building

    CBD | Government Building

    Done in a ponderous neoclassical style that includes Corinthian pillars, the Old Supreme Court Building was completed in 1939, the last such...Read More

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  • 14. Padang

    CBD | Park/Playground

    Used primarily as a playing field, the Padang (Malay for "field" or "plain") is behind the Singapore Cricket Club. It has traditionally been...Read More

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  • 15. Raffles City

    CBD | Plaza/Square/Piazza

    Designed by the famed Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei, the difficult-to-navigate Raffles City complex of offices and shops contains two...Read More

  • 16. Singapore Cricket Club

    CBD | Sports Venue

    Founded in 1852 and housed in a charming 1884 building with 1907 and 1921 modifications, this club was for a long time the center of social...Read More

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  • 17. St. Andrew's Cathedral

    CBD | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The first church at this site was constructed in 1834, but was demolished in 1852 following two lightning strikes. Some suggested that before...Read More

  • 18. Statue of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles

    CBD | Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

    Raffles' likeness keeps permanent watch over the spot where he first landed in Singapore on the morning of January 29, 1819. The location has...Read More

  • 19. Wak Hai Cheng Bio Temple

    CBD | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Built in 1826 by Teochew Chinese from Guangdong Province and dedicated to the goddess of the sea, this is one of Singapore's oldest Taoist temples...Read More

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