Consisting of refurbished old warehouses, quaint shophouses, chic bars and stylish restaurants, Clarke Quay is a popular place to visit especially at night.
History of Clarke Quay
Clarke Quay on the Singapore River is named after a late 19th-century governor of the city-state. It was a bustling commercial area until the middle of the 20th century where bumboats jostled for space to disgorge their cargoes.
The Clarke Quay Festival Village
The Clarke Quay Festival Village was the result of Singapore’s biggest river and environment rehabilitation effort. Ten years afterwards as part of a further revamping, architects redesigned shophouse facades and created streetscapes and riverside dining areas with visual appeal.
Unwind at the Clarke Quay
Clark Quay is undoubtedly Singapore’s most vibrant night entertainment hub. Since it is located in close proximity to the CBD, the Clark Quay is usually abuzz with activity and a fun crowd at the end of the day. You can stay in a hotel near Clarke Quay MRT in Singapore the likes of Park Hotel Clarke Quay if you are planning to visit this part of the country.
A must visit destination
Today clubs, restaurants, lounges, desert bars and coffee cafes occupy space inside restored warehouses. Moored Chinese junks also serve as pubs and restaurants. Many clubs and lounges feature live and DJ music of all genres and special international acts throughout the year while others offer food, music and drink according to themes.
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