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Marina Bay and City Hall Guide in Singapore

All you need to know about Marina Bay and City Hall in Singapore

Located on reclaimed land on the central south of Singapore, the Marina Bay district is today an area known for its hotels, offices and shopping centres. The Marina Bay picturesque skyline is the iconic backdrop for Singapore’s reputation as the “Garden City by the Bay”.

There are many wide promenades for breezy strolls, various entertainment venues like the Esplanade Theatre and Concert halls, and numerous hotels and shopping malls. Therefore, be it simply enjoying the views from the Benjamin Sheares Bridge, or shopping amongst the retail outlets, the Marina Bay district offers a unique experience.

Besides the attractions above ground, there is the multi-purpose City-link underground mall. It is a shopping area in itself, complete with chic coffee joints and retail outlets. Additionally, it is an all-weather walkway that connects the various developments all around the Marina Bay & City Hall area.

Shopping Opportunities

Raffles City– Directly connected to City Hall MRT station, this mall was the cornerstone of the long-term development of the Marina Centre/North Bridge Road area. It rejuvenated the Downtown area, as seen from the flurry of establishments that have sprung up since the opening of Raffles City in 1980. The basement houses the Marketplace supermart, various restaurants and small food chains in a cosy setting. The upper levels house branded labels, mid-level clothing stores and a food court. Due to the mall’s excellent location, why not stop by and wander around while visiting the city’s Civic District. The Swisshotel the Stamford and Fairmont Hotels are also directly linked to Raffles City, boosting visitor levels greatly.

Marina Square– Located within the beautiful Marina Bay area, the mall is a stone’s throw away from many places of interest, including the Esplanade and the Singapore Flyer. There are over 300 fashion boutiques, speciality stores and department stores for you to choose from. Cafes and restaurants can be found all around the mall for even further convenience.

Suntec City Mall– Boasting a world-class convention centre and stretching for a kilometre across 5 office buildings, the Suntec City Mall is a major shopping destination within the Marina Bay precinct. Feel free to choose from over 300 retail outlets and 100 food & beverage joints. The world’s largest fountain, the Fountain of Wealth is also located here, entertaining visitors nightly with its multimedia extravaganza. The circular basement around the fountain is populated with restaurants, fast-food outlets and a food court, making this dining area a must-see for all tourists and locals alike.

Funan DigitaLife Mall- Looking for the latest IT products and electronics at competitive prices? Look no further than Funan Mall, Asia’s leading IT shopping mall, offering you credibility, reliability and competitiveness in prices. Internet junkies can also make use of the unlimited Wireless Internet access throughout the mall! A Downtown Cash Refund counter within the mall offers tourists instant tax refunds without having the hassle of filling in Tax-free Shopping Cheques and subsequently claiming at the airport. Keep up with the fast-moving IT world by shopping with confidence at Funan Mall, where customer satisfaction is guaranteed.

How to get to Marina Bay and City Hall in Singapore

Take a train to City Hall MRT station.

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