A spillover from the Mohamed Sultan area, River Valley also contains many clubs and pubs. Besides that, this district is also rife with businesses, residential areas and hotels. Like the river flows gently to the sea, River Valley Road connects you from Singapore's city centre to the more subdued housing estates in the Bukit Merah and Alexandra areas.

River Valley came to acquire its name because it was located on the northern bank of the Singapore River and was flanked by small valleys. Oxley, in River Valley, was where the house of Singapore 's first Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew, is located. Today, Oxley Road comprises condominiums and bungalows with tight security.

Shopping and Entertainment

  • Great World City
    Shop at Great World City, a huge complex by the Singapore River. Here you can find a Cold Storage supermarket, Best Denki electrical store, ZARA and a Golden Village cinema featuring six screens.
  • Eng Tiang Huat
    Located in a compound modeled after old Chinese towns, this shop sells everything you need for a Chinese opera.
  • Valley Point
    This is a small shopping mall nestled in River Valley 's residential areas, which provides the residents with their necessities.

Residences, Hotels and Serviced Apartments
The River Valley district is where some of the most expensive condominiums and apartments are located. Take a look at the classy Riverdale Residence, Leonie Hill Residence, Horizon Towers and Grange Heights. The Cosmopolitan is undergoing construction.

Reside near Great World City by staying in Great World Serviced Apartments. Alternatively, stay at River View Hotel and Neplodge Hotel. Off River Valley Road, on Kim Seng Road, there is a cluster of hotels such as Grand Copthorne Hotel and Novotel.

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) building is located in River Valley. Here, foreigners working in Singapore can obtain or renew their work permits.

There are many pubs scattered all over River Valley. For lovers of the cricket game, go to the lobby bar of Grand Copthorne Hotel, which screens live cricket matches including the annual Cricket World Cup. For clubbing, go to Zouk, one of Singapore 's most popular pubs, located on Kim Seng Road.

Other Informations in River Valley District: Prime Estate by the Singapore River
  • Singapore Hotels : Hotels in River Valley (4)

  • Industrial Estates : Industrial Estate (1)

  • Shopping Malls : Shopping Malls (3)

  • Supermarkets : Supermarkets (7)

  • Places of Interests : Museum (1)

  • Educational Institutions : Primary Schools (3), Secondary School (1) and University (1) Kindergartens (3)

  • Restaurants : Reviewed Restaurant (1)

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