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Views from Swissotel The Stamford

All of these were taken from the 60th floor of the Swissotel The Stamford and give some good views over Singapore and beyond, some showing Sumatra and a lot of the outlying islands of Singapore



Looking down over Chinatown, Pearls Hill and Sentosa towards St Johns and outer islands

Wider angle showing Jurong Island and Keppel

Views of Sumatra in the background

Out across Sentosa with St Johns and the Sister Islands in the background

Looking down across Keppel Harbour, Pulau Brani and Sentosa with the Merlion in the centre

The Armenian Church

Masonic Lodge, Stamp Museum and National Archive (old Anglo Chinese School)

Fort Canning Park, old Sergeants Mess in the background, Registry of Marriages to the left

More Sumatra

Land being reclaimed at Jurong Island

The major hotels on Orchard Road

Looking towards the south east

Old Fire Chiefs house behind Hill Street Fire station, now a restaurant called "Flutes"

View over Clarke Quay with the PSA building in the background near Labrador Park

Over the top of River Valley Road showing the buildings along the Singapore River and beyond

Old and New. City Hall and old Supreme Court by the Padang, new Supreme Court (with flying saucer) Empress Place and the new Parliament Building

View over Fort Canning Park

The end of Orchard Road and Dhoby Ghaut MRT interchange

Looking out over Riverside Point towards Sumatra

Theatres on the Bay, commonly called the Durians, and the Esplanade

The Singapore River, Boat Quay and the CBD at dusk

Singapore Cricket Club Rugby 7's tournament

Looking down on the Raffles Hotel complex

Along Orchard Road

Looking out over Little India

Mouth of the Singapore and Kallang rivers. Work to dam rivers in progress making the Marina Bay basin a fresh water reservoir and water sports venue

The new National Library

Seven Storey hotel in the centre dwarfed by the Parkview Square development. Bugis to the left

Looking down on where the Nicoll Highway collapsed during excavation for the Circle Line MRT killing several workers

Looking out over Suntec towards the Benjamin Sheares bridge and the ECP expressway

The old Britannia Club now the offices for the Circle Line MRT

Beach Road and the old barracks next to the Britannia Club

Suntec City convention centre and Marina Square

Clifford Pier, the Fullerton (old GPO) and Anderson and Cavenagh bridges

Clarke Quay and Riverside Point

The Padang, still showing signs of wear and tear from the National Day Parade held there on August 9

Singapore Cricket Club, currently undergoing a major refurbishment

Empress Place, Asian Civilisations Museum and the Victoria Hall and Clock Tower

Looking west out over Fort Canning Park

St Andrews Cathedral with its new low rise annexe

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