Palace in Orchard Road


The grand, whitewashed, neoclassical home of Singapore's president, set in 16 hectares of grounds, was built by the British between 1867 and 1869 as Government House, and is open to visitors five times a year (8.30a…
Historic Building in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

City Hall

It was here that Lord Louis Mountbatten announced the Japanese surrender in 1945 and that Lee Kuan Yew declared Singapore's independence in 1965. Today, City Hall and the neighbouring Old Supreme Court have found ne…
Historic Building in Little India & Kampong Glam

Petain Road Terraces

Between Jln Besar and Sturdee Rd is an extraordinary row of lavishly decorated double-storey terraces dating back to the 1920s. They're a gasp-inducing explosion of colour, from the floral-motif ceramic wall tiles t…
Historic Site in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Raffles Landing

This spot marks the place where Sir Stamford Raffles landed in Singapore on 29 January 1819.