What is your favourite route to take when walking around Singapore? Try taking a stroll around Boat Quay – Clarke Quay for a new experience! These two regions are located along Singapore River and Clarke Quay is just about 2 km north of Boat Quay. Additionally, these are among the best places to see in Singapore.
To get t0 Boat Quay, you can take the East West Line MRT (green line) and stop at Raffles Place MRT Station while to reach Clarke Quay, you can take North East Line (purple line) and stop at Clarke Quay Station below Central Plaza. To move around the two areas, you can do so by walking. The best time to visit these two places would be from afternoon to night time.
Not sure where you can find beverages? Worry not because this is the spot for night entertainment so many drinks can be easily found. In between Singapore River, both places are the centre of gathering for night life in Singapore.
Many of the bars and restaurants located here are multi coloured houses that are along Elgin Bridge and all the way to Fullerton Hotel. Other than for food and beverage purposes, Boat Quay is also known for a photography destination. This is because the colourful houses and reflections on the river at night is vey enchanting and to get the best view, you can go to Elgin Bridge to see the shimmering horizon of CBD.
From Boat Quay, walk north along Singapore River. Different from Boat Quay, Clarke Quay has all kinds of culinary. Restaurants, pubs and bars can easily be found here on old buildings by the river.
Clarke Quay is considered a hip region in Singapore. Coming to the end of the day, youth people often hang around the area while drinking beer by the river (in safe distance) while mingling. The later it gets in the night, the more life can be seen at Clarke Quay.
Providing not only culinary, you can find two of their attractions of rides such as “G-max” and “Extreme Wings” that will shoot your adrenaline! G-max is a ride that will throw you around (like a catapult) into the air while Extreme Wings will pull passengers all the way to 100 metre and let go of them afterwards (almost like a giant swing).
If you’re looking for a place to chat or just to simply hang out, the bridge to Clarke Quay and the way towards a water fountain is a recommended hang out spot. Drinks can be bought at 7-Eleven in the area and you can relax for the rest of the day by the river for free!