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Statue of Raffles

Downtown Core, Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

only a statue but it's in a great location with Victoria theatre in background. if you head to that area its worth a look

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed December 13, 2016

This sculpture is of Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of Singapore. Located at Raffles Landing Site, the place where Raffles was believed to have first set foot in 1819. This statue is a copy of the original bronze statue. The original statue is in front...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

This should not have been listed as an attraction. It's just a statue, and an average one at that. Yes, Raffles was responsible of making a sleeping fishing town into a trading port, but his statue is not at all awe inspiring. See it, it...More

Thank BhawaniPathania
Reviewed November 28, 2016

We walked by the statue by chance. Stopped, took a picture, read the information posted and walked on. Nice area.

Thank kth79
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Raffles place has a lot of importance to the people of Singapore. Once a quite green patch is now a much needed open space between some of the most famous high rises of Singapore. Sir Stamford Raffles is known as the founder of modern Singapore....More

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is a very significant statue of Sir Stamford Raffles which was used to commemorate the site of his landing in Singapore in 1819. It is known as the white statue to differentiate between the other statue which is black, and now stands outside the...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

What can I say? It's a statue. Makes a fun picture, though, at night against all the lights of the city. Wandered upon it while in the neighborhood.

Thank bbyron
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Obviously it's just a statue, so it's not worth visiting as a main target destination (unless you're majorly in love with Sir Raffles Stamford (♥ω♥*)). Do visit for the area instead, because it's a beautiful place to stroll next to the Singapore River.

Thank dancingpiggy99
Reviewed June 17, 2016

A nice place to see the Boat Quay, Raffles is an institution in Singapore and you cant go by much without seeing the name. The statue is a great place for historians who like to see where he landed and take the opportunity to take...More

Thank davidg777
Reviewed May 28, 2016

Absolutely gleams in the sun. I don't know if they just make sure to maintain the statue well or if it's just meant to represent the benefits of western colonialism, either way it's a striking statue by the river.

Thank mrdom
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