Homage to Newton

Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

This open-torso bronze is the work of Salvador Dalí.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay attractions

1. Bird

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A voluptuous bronze sculpture by Colombian figurative artist Fernando Botero.

2. Raffles Place


Raffles Place is a small patch of green in the heart of downtown Singapore's financial district, completely swamped by office workers during weekday lunch…

3. Wak Hai Cheng Bio Temple


The name of this Taoist temple translates as Calm Sea Temple, which serves as a reminder that this area was once lapped by waves. Upon reaching dry land,…

4. Large Reclining Figure

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Seemingly rising out of the water, this is one of artist Henry Moore's largest commissions.

5. Boat Quay

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Closest to the river mouth, this was once Singapore’s centre of commerce, and it remained an important economic area into the 1960s. By the mid-1980s,…

6. Cavenagh Bridge

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Built in 1869, this suspension bridge links the north and south banks of the Singapore River. Don't bring your horses or cattle as they will not be…

7. Asian Civilisations Museum

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This remarkable museum houses the region's most comprehensive collection of pan-Asian treasures. Its galleries explore the history, cultures, textiles and…

8. First Generation

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Chong Fah Cheong’s First Generation is one of Singapore's best loved and most joyful sculptures, depicting five young boys leaping into the river below.