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  • Sights to see from Merchant Court

    Please enjoy these attractions near Swissôtel Merchant Court. The sights are within a brisk walk of your hotel. They will add joy and discovery to your visit.

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  • Swissôtel Merchant Court

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    Hotel

    Start your Vitality Walk at the front door of your home in Singapore. You're perfectly located just a few minutes from the water, parks, and other sights.

  • Singapore River Promenade

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    Outdoors & Recreation

    The Promenade is not a place but a journey, a long walking path alongside the Singapore River, sometimes crossing over bridges. Spend an hour or a day. 5 min.

  • Clarke Quay Riverside

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    Pedestrian Street/Plaza

    Named in 1896 for the second governor of Singapore, Clarke Quay is legendary. Many buildings are restored warehouses now bustling with nightlife. 7 min.

  • Singapore River

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    River

    Hire a boat at Clarke Quay to really understand the three-kilometer-long Singapore River and learn how this powerful city grew out of an old port. 7 min.

  • Fort Canning Park

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    Park

    This large park makes a great running or walking destination for a quick break from the concrete jungle. Many historic events took place on this hill. 8 min.

  • Raffles Landing Site

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    Outdoors & Recreation

    Sir Stamford Raffles is widely credited with changing Singapore's destiny from "an obscure fishing village to a great seaport." He landed here in 1819. 9 min.

  • Peranakan Museum

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    History Museum

    Learn about the Peranakan Chinese, immigrants to the Malay Archipelago from the 15th to 17th centuries. One of four important museums in Singapore. 12 min.

  • City Hall

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    Landmark

    A field once known as the Padang Cricket Ground is flanked by such landmarks as the City Hall, the Supreme Court, and more. Many events take place here. 13 min.

  • Chijmes

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    Plaza

    Four French nuns arrived in Singapore in 1854 to build a school for girls. 50 years later this stunning chapel was completed in a complex of buildings. 14 min.

  • Esplanade Park

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    Park

    The Esplanade area offers a huge concert hall, tremendous outdoor performing arts, shopping, food, trees, benches, views ... just about everything. 17 min.

  • The Merlion

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    Outdoor Sculpture

    Merlion Park is best known for its water-spouting statue, which was damaged by lightning in 2009. The small park has become a major tourist attraction. 16 min.

  • Pürovel Spa and Sport

    For an invigorating workout, visit our cutting-edge two-level fitness centre overlooking the Singapore River. It's open 24 hours and is fully equipped with AC Treadmills, an ergonomically designed recumbent bike, upright fitness bikes, and elliptical cross trainers. Or enjoy restorative treatments in our spa.

  • Make Your Own Vitality Guide

    Your hosts at Swissôtel have compiled this collection of local attractions. We'd love to get your feedback. Did you visit these places? Any recommendations? Do you prefer others? Please consider creating your own guide. We'd be delighted to share it in Swissôtel Vitality Guide Collections. VitalityGuides@gmail.com

  • Tips for Directions

    For directions, click on the map icon in the lower left of each destination. Type or copy "Swissotel Singapore" for the starting point, then click the "walking man" icon for options. Please ask hotel concierge for recommendations. The minutes listed in posts are the approximate walking time direct from Swissôtel.

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