Bras Basah

Bras Basah is a district located in the Museum Planning Area of the Central Area of . Bras Basah means "wet rice" in Malay – beras means harvested rice with husk removed, and basah means wet.

Landmarks in the Area

The National Library in is the flagship building of the National Library Board, located on an 11,304-square metre site in Victoria Street.

SAM at 8Q is the annexe of Singapore Art Museum - Singapore's contemporary art museum.

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was an Indian independence activist, and subsequently, the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence.

Raffles Hotel is a colonial-style luxury hotel in .

Hồ Chí Minh, born Nguyễn Sinh Cung, also known as Nguyễn Tất Thành, Nguyễn Ái Quốc, Bác Hồ or simply Bác, was a Vietnamese revolutionary and politician.

Localities in the Area

The City Hall in is a national monument gazetted on 14 February 1992.

Suntec City is a major mixed-use development located in Marina Centre, a subzone of the Downtown Core in Singapore, which combines a shopping mall, office buildings, and a convention centre.

Little India is an ethnic district in Singapore. It is located east of the —across from , located west of the river—and north of Kampong Glam.

Beach Road is a road located within the planning areas of , Rochor and the Downtown Core in Singapore.

Raffles Place is the centre of the Financial District of and is located south of the mouth of the .

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