Whether you’re an art lover, a history buff, or one who simply wants to enjoy nature sights, Fort Canning -- one of Singapore’s most iconic landmark -- is a place you should not miss.
This famous Singapore attraction is not only known for its serene ambiance and impressive greenery, Fort Canning is also a historically significant landmark — it was once the home of Singaporean royalties and formerly a command centre of British forces. Today, Fort Canning is a popular venue for celebrations, festivals, and concerts. Its sprawling lawns present different activities for the entire family — you can take a relaxing break here with other tourists, visit nearby historical artefacts, or join in the endless activities held here daily.
Fort Canning is located on River Valley Road, Singapore.
Opening Days and Hours
Fort Canning opens daily, 24 hours.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Tour fees to Fort Canning Hill (also includes a stop at Singapore Battlebox) start from USD 24.
How to Get There
- Take the MRT and alight at Fort Canning Station, Clarke Quay Station, or Dhoby Gaut Station.
- Take Exit E, turn left, and walk along Coleman Bridge.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
The average duration of this attraction is 1 hour.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit Fort Canning if you want to avoid the crowd is between 8:00 and 11:00.
Dining options around Fort Canning include The Salon, Fabulous Baker Boy, Food Smith, Japanese Curry Shop, and Chikuwa Tei.
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Accommodations are available at Jayleen Clarke Quay Hotel, Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Swissotel Merchant Court, Somerset Liang Court, Novotel Singapore, and Intercontinental Singapore Robertson Quay Hotel. Rates range from USD 120 to USD 250.