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Reviewed 25 October 2018

There seems to be some conjecture as to whether Raffles landed at Singapore River or Rochor River. Perhaps expediency has resulted in this site being nominated as the Landing Site; will we ever know? Fairly nondescript without the replica statue that is erected there. Good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 16 July 2018

It is (as the name suggests) supposedly the place where Stamford Raffles landed in Singapore. There is a statute of Stamford Raffles on the bank of the Singapore river (opposite side of Boat Quay) to commemorated this. The sight feels bit underwhelming especially with the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

My friend was the first timer to Singapore, so one day I took him a tour around Singapore with no extra cost for entrance any interesting places in Singapore. A must visit of course this Raffles Landing Site, a memorable statue of Raffles in Raffles...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Aang174
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

When visiting Singapore a short visit to Raffles Landing Site is worth a few moments of your time. Close to some quite good restaurants and of course the Statue of Raffles you can incorporate a few interesting places all together.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Explorer811240
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Yes, nice and scenic view of the river but this was not because of Raffles. However, there is a statue of him which is OK but not more than that.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

As the name indicates, this is the place where Sir Stamford Raffles stepped ashore in Singapore for the first time. A statue of Raffles marks the spot and it is obvious he is a much revered man in the country's history. There are a few...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Karen P
Reviewed 23 October 2017

At the place where Raffles landed, a replica of his statue. Whilst the Boat Quay area is worth more exploration, stop here to take a photo, but not much else.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SagaloutsTour
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is the place that Raffles landed in the early 1800's and from where Singapore was founded and grew. There is a statue there of Raffles, a duplicate, the original is elsewhere in the City (Victoria Theater). Worth a quick stop if you are near...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank finesilver
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The white statue of Raffles is located here to mark the site, but other than that there's not really too much to see. Decent views of the city. A healthy imagination is required in order to get an idea of what it must have been...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Here stands a statue of Sir Stamford Raffles on what I presume is close to where he landed in 1819 and founded the modern Singapore in all its then colonial glory now transformed by time into a thriving independent country - he poses a lonely...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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