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Statue of Raffles

Downtown Core, Singapore, Singapore
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"singapore river"
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"boat quay"
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"victoria theatre"
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"original statue"
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"nice statue"
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"founded"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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
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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

Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

From The Garden by the Bay to Statue of Raffles in a single day is just an adventure one should do, the Statue is right in the main city where everyone can see it but it looks nicer when it's rain section... you should visit

Thank SirObey
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

You cannot visit Singapore without a short stopover by the founder of Singapore, Raffles himself, well worth a few moments of your time here at the Statue of Raffles.

Thank Trenham Ian Weatherhead
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

A fine statue to the person who had a vision to turn a fishing village into one of the worlds trade hubs. If only he could see how far this island has come.

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The statue of Raffles along the banks of the Singapore River is a replica. A very good one and in a good spot to make a good photo, however the original statue is in front of the Victoria building behind the parliament and Asian buildings.

Thank Carol&Gerard
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Stamford Raffles in actually the founder of Singapore. This statue is in honour of him. It is a historical place, located along the Singapore river and definitely a good place to snap some nice and memorable pictures. There are lots of bars and restaurants around...More

Thank Danny T
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

At the spot where he landed, not the original, as that is in the museum, stands the replica of Raffles. The instigator of the dvelopment of Singapore and it's trading. Nice to pass by, take a photo and walk around Boat Quay and he many...More

Thank SagaloutsTour
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The Quays
From Marina Bay, a walk along Singapore River will
take you through the three Quays of the city, each
offering a very different atmosphere. Boat Quay
features historical sites and a buzzing riverfront
vibe. Clarke Quay caters to the party crowd, while
Robertson Quay appeals to the leisurely wanderer.
Weekends at Robertson Quay and Martin Road also give a
peek into the lives of expats in Singapore, as the
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