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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Walking along the street passing by the Statue of Raffles is like walking down the memory lane. This statue is constructed in remembrance of the founder of Singapore, Sir Stamford Raffles. This statue is very well-preserved, well kept and it is definitely a good spot...More

Thank TheConciergeSupreme
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This white polymarble statue of Raffles is located at the site where it is thought that he first set foot on the island in 1819. It is a copy of the original bronze and was erected in 1969 on the 150th anniversary of Singapore’s founding.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 18 October 2018

The statue of Raffles is in the Esplanade area on the river bank of the Singapore River. The statue is white in colour and shows Raffles looking proudly over his "domain". Sir Thomas Raffles' association with Singapore has been well documented. It is worth a...More

Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The statue is historic of course but the best thing is walking around that area looking at the old buildings and other statues- like Ho Chi Minh

Thank tanga147
Reviewed 28 July 2018

As usual, the statue and the its place is a great example of the pride and glory of the British navy in the 18th and 19th centuries. But somehow I don't really like its white color.

Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

For history buffs worth a look a couple of minutes but make no mistake you don’t get the feeling of standing in Washington Mall looking up to Lincoln.

Thank tranzactnow
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The statue is on the bank of the Singapore river (opposite side of Boat Quay). It is supposedly the place where Stamford Raffles landed in Singapore. To be fair the statue looks out of place especially with its back towards the river.

Thank vasavapr
Reviewed 27 June 2018

In short you just bump against it you have different goals in your mind. The place is not particular grand chosen , thecfact, is it true,that hevlanded on thiscspecial spot?. Who can provevthe exact location. The area is far more interesting than this statue. The...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Statue that lifts the figure who is said to be the founder father of modern Singapore. The built statue captures a strong colonial relationship on Singapore's land and especially the Malay Archipelago in the colonial era.

Thank izzat_isa
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Commemorating when Raffles arrived in Singapore is this white statue,another one nearby too,good if you passing area

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Robertson Quay appeals to the leisurely wanderer.
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