A walk through Singapore's downtown district that reveals a money secret of one of Asia's tiger economies and highlights the history of Singapore's early traders through to the current 21st century wealth makers.
Raffles Place, Fullerton Hotel, Singapore River, Merlion Park, Jubilee Bridge, Esplanade, Suntec Exhibition and Convention Centre, Conrad Hotel, Suntec City
Raffles Place MRT Street Level Exit
Places to stop along the way:
The Merlion, Fullerton Hotel, Esplanade Theatres by the Bay, Suntec City Fountain of Wealth
Best time of day:
Early Morning, late Afternoon
Stay hydrated in Singapore, it's hot and convenience stores all offer bottled water. If you're on this walk during the peak daylight hours (10am - 5pm) you should consider sunscreen and staying cool.
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