Singapore River is among the major rivers of Singapore, and has deep historic connection with the advancement of the nation, URA has defined Singapore River as a component of the nation worthy of extra attention and also care, and is under the Singapore River Preparation Area under URA/MND. The Singapore River is around 3.2 kilometres long starting from Kim Seng Bridge (where Frasers House Promenade lies at) to where it leads into Marina Bay and also Royal Square Novena. The river expands greater than 2 kilometres beyond its initial resource at Kim Seng Bridge as Alexandra Canal, as for the joint of Commonwealth Opportunity. We can find many retail as well as dining alternatives along Singapore River from Robertson Quay, right to Clarke Quay and Watercraft Quay which is simply a taxi river cruise or a night recreation walk from Jiak Kim Street.
Today, Singapore River is now part of the Marina Reservoir. A dam was created at the outlet of Singapore River to the sea to protect a brand-new reservoir that contains freshwater. This dam is known as Marina Battery. The initial ending point of the Singapore River clears into the Singapore Straits and also its southern islands prior to significant land improvement happened. After the building of Marina Barrage, Singapore River currently clears into Marina Bay – an area of water partially confined by the improvement job. PSA (Port Authority of Singapore) Ports of Singapore is now located to the west of the island, using the majority of the south-west seaside location of Singapore. Traveler ships to Singapore also berth normally at the Singapore Cruise Centre situated at Harbourfront Pier. Therefore, Singapore River's financial duty from the past has actually now moved far from one that of profession, in the direction of even more a role accommodated for tourism as well as aesthetic appeals for the business zone which encloses it, which Riviere Condominium situated at Jiak Kim Street is currently a part of.