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Reviewed 9 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 24 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

Thank Flitz8
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
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 Explorer811240
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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From Marina Bay, a walk along Singapore River will
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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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