Raffles Place

Raffles Place is the centre of the Financial District of and is located south of the mouth of the . It was first planned and developed in the 1820s as Commercial Square to serve as the hub of the commercial zone of Singapore in Raffles Town Plan.

Landmarks in the Area

Raffles Place Park is a 0.6-hectare park in .

Chevron House, formerly called Caltex House, is a high-rise skyscraper located in the central business district of . Photo: Sengkang, Copyrighted free use.

Metro station
Raffles Place MRT station is an underground Mass Rapid Transit interchange station on the East West Line and North South Line in Downtown Core, . Photo: Calvin Teo, CC BY 2.5.

Boston Consulting Group is a management consulting firm founded in 1963.

Localities in the Area

Chinatown is a subzone and ethnic enclave located within the in the Central Area of . Photo: Sengkang, Copyrighted free use.

Shenton Way is a major trunk road in 's Central Area, most known for the commercial skyscrapers flanking both sides of the road.

The City Hall in is a national monument gazetted on 14 February 1992. Photo: Sengkang, Copyrighted free use.

Tanjong Pagar is a historic district located within the Central Business District in , straddling the and the Downtown Core under the Urban Redevelopment Authority's urban planning zones. is situated 1¼ km southwest of Raffles Place. Photo: Elisa.rolle, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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