In many ways, the Singapore River is the birthplace of Singapore. It was along this very river that Sir Stamford Raffles first landed, and forever changed the destiny of this sleepy fishing village. Follow the river as it meanders through the heart of the city to discover some of Raffles’ legacies that have lasted for almost 200 years. Hear the stories of men and women who shared his vision and helped shape this city state into the first-world multi-cultural metropolis it is today. In the process, uncover the mystery behind some of the animal motifs guarding the entrances of Chinese merchant shops; see the impact of the Indian Chettiars on Singapore’s financial sector, and visit the only underground mosque right in the heart of the City!

Have a self guided City Tour Around Singapore on LocoMole’s Singapore River Trail

Get more out of your visit with LocoMole’s stories, recommended to-do and challenges along Singapore River!

Trail highlights

  • Take a tour of the Asian Civilisations Museum and uncover the mysteries of ancient Asian cultures.
  • Retrace the footsteps of Singapore’s first leaders at the Old Parliament House.
  • Experience Singaporean nightlife at Clarke Quay.

Places you'll visit

  • The Fullerton Hotel
  • Cavenagh Bridge And Anderson Bridge
  • Asian Civilisations Museum
  • Statue of Raffles
  • Old Parliament House
  • Elgin Bridge
  • Clarke Quay
  • Boat Quay
  • Golden Shoe Hawker Centre
  • Yueh Hai Ching Temple

Recommended Start Time:

Tuesdays - Sunday, 10:30am - 430pm
A number of shops are closed on Mondays

Estimated walking distance

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Trail Publisher

LocoMole
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2 Comments

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    Priscilla QuekJuly 7, 2017

    I had a wonderful experience learning about the history surrounding our Singapore River. A truly enriching walk!

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    Jimmy LimJuly 13, 2017

    Good

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