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Statue of Raffles

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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank JamesKMTan
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 29 July 2017

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.

Thank Mukta2016
Reviewed 16 July 2017

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

Thank SingBob
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It is just a little statue in a giant builted city.not something must visit.if you pass from here take a photo thats all. He was the founder of singapore

Thank Greco S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

What Raffles put in place made Singapore what it is today, his forward vision gave Singapore such an advantage over its neighbours when it came to foreign trading and being a trading centre. He saw that different cultures brought different strengths and of course weaknesses,...More

1  Thank HamishQLD
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This statue is commentate the place where Raffles landed initially but I am not sure that is accurate Over looking the river and worth a look as you pass by

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Whilst this is just a statue it is of the man who created Singapore and for all those residents and visitors who enjoy this city should be grateful.

Thank CorneliusfudgeGM
Reviewed 24 February 2017

It's just a statue - nice to see in the passing if you are walking along the river but nothing to go looking for specially.

1  Thank Dnaray
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