After crossing the Singapore River, a look back at Clarke Quay and a tourist boat:
Tamiko with the "Merchants of Singapore" (2007) by Italian Michele Righetti:
Colorful windows on Boat Quay, along the Singapore River:
A massage parlor sign:
"Pioneering Spirit" (1988) by Aw Tee Hong:
Surrounding Raffles Place are several notable buildings.
Republic Plaza (1995), at 280m/919' shares the title of tallest building in Singapore:
A new skyscraper, Ocean Financial Centre, is to be completed in 2013:
Behind the Ocean Financial Centre, "Momentum" (2008) by David Gerstein:
Singapura breed of cats, which is controversial as to origin.
These cats sit at one end of the Cavenagh Bridge:
A view of Marina Bay Sands Resort:
We came to see the Merlion, but he was on holiday:
View of The Espanade with the Theatres on the Bay (2002) and the Singapore Flyer (2008):
Anderson Bridge and a view of the Commercial Business District/CBD:
The Victoria Theatre:
View of Boat Quay:
In front of the Old Parliament is an elephant statue (1864) that was a gift from the King of Siam in 1872:
The Singapore Cricket Club (established in 1852) and grounds:
During the Japanese Occupation, the hotel silverware was buried in the Palm Court:
"Birds and a Tree" in the atrium of the Carlton Hotel:
CHIJMES, another restaurant and entertainment complex was built in the former Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus, with its Gothic chapel:
Across the street is the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd:
Burhani Mosque (est. 1829, built 1997):
Civil Defence Heritage Gallery (1908):
Former Central Fire Station.
Registries of Civil & Muslim Marriages:
Now we had to walk uphill along Fort Canning Park.
Kent with a buttressed tree:
"Pedas Pedas" by Kumari Nahappan: