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Address: Between St. Andrew Road and Connaught Drive, Singapore 179682, Singapore
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Today, the Padang is a vantage point to admire historic buildings and the...

Today, the Padang is a vantage point to admire historic buildings and the grand, colonial architecture of Singapore, and also hosts recreational sports such as football, hockey, cricket and rugby, line dancing and more.

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Not just an open field, history

If it is the same Padang as when I visited in the 80's and lived there in the 90's, it will have the old cricket club at the top. OK it is just an open field. However if you are... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Angela R
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

If it is the same Padang as when I visited in the 80's and lived there in the 90's, it will have the old cricket club at the top. OK it is just an open field. However if you are walking down from Raffles Hotel, the old Colonial buildings, it would be good to look and remember. Especially if you... More 

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Singapore
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

It's just an open field in the middle of the city centre. There's not much things to be seen here unless there were some celebration or other programs held at the field.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

a great place to take photos of the city or too have a break and picnic. not the greatest attraction but a nice place too relax

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This is a large field right in the city centre and in front of some of the iconic buildings in Singapore such as the National Gallery. This is also where National Parades (9 Aug) were held. From here, one can walk to Esplanade Park, Suntec City, etc.

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Thank JustLoveToFly
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The Padang was a parade ground - it stood in from of City Hall and the Supreme Court - now the two buildings are combined to form the National Gallery of Singapore. At the edge towards the Singapore River stands the Singapore Cricket Club - an institution set up during the British days and still running strong. At the centre... More 

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Thank Nigel G
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Getting there by accident since I read that Singapore National Day Parade was held there. This is an open field with view to Marina Bay. It is a good place for some outdoor activities and resting. You can pay a short visit to it, then continue with nearby National Gallery and Parliament House.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

If you know Singapore's weather, then there's no reason to be here unless there're events going on. It's just an open field with nothing.

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Reviewed 28 November 2015

Located in the center of the business district, a walking distance to Esplanade, City Hall MRT station, Funan Electronic Center. Usually used for F1 formula event, or other big ceremonial events.

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Bhilai, India
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

What an attractive sight seeing spot. If you are in Singapore, you cannot miss it. When you are out side, take photographs such that you are holding the boat shaped structure on your palm. When you are there inside, move around, take photographs and enjoy the moving crowd! We loved the place very much.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

This was where the GP after concerts were held. Convenient to Esplanade MRT. Contains monuments to the dead of both world wars including one to the Indian National Army of Bose.

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