You cannot visit Singapore without a short stopover by the founder of Singapore, Raffles himself, well worth a few moments of your time here at the Statue of Raffles.
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The statue of Raffles along the banks of the Singapore River is a replica. A very good one and in a good spot to make a good photo, however the original statue is in front of the Victoria building behind the parliament and Asian buildings.
Stamford Raffles in actually the founder of Singapore. This statue is in honour of him. It is a historical place, located along the Singapore river and definitely a good place to snap some nice and memorable pictures. There are lots of bars and restaurants around...More
At the spot where he landed, not the original, as that is in the museum, stands the replica of Raffles. The instigator of the dvelopment of Singapore and it's trading. Nice to pass by, take a photo and walk around Boat Quay and he many...More
When you see the growth of the city with its high rise and shopping malls, not sure how Raffles would react or how many tourists would understand his significance. Whilst not an amazing structure, I did appreciate the significance and the site of its placement
This statue indicates where Raffles first landed in Sinagpore. It is located along the Singapore river and has great views of the city skyline. You can take a nice stroll along this stretch. Opposite is Boat Quay with many quaint restaurants.
There are 2 statues of Raffles to see located in fairly close proximity. This one is white in colour and is located along the river near the Asian Civilisations Museum and the old parliament. It's nice enough and makes for some good pics with the...More
The Statue of Sir Raffles is located along the waterfront of the river. The area around is a nice place to walk and has some good open air places to have a bite and a drink. Good for taking photographs.
Whether this really is Raffles landing point is very debateable, but this is a nice memorial to the man who gave the world Singapore, but got very little but heartbreak in return. TOP TIP: two very nice bars to sit outside at sunset and enjoy...More