Location Guide by Districts

District 1 (City)

    Boat Quay, Cecil, Havelock Road, Marina, People’s Park, Raffles Place, Suntec City

    A popular, high-end district for yuppies and the business crowd for after hours drinks. Despite housing popular nightspots, there are few condominiums and conservation homes. This district is mainly popular with expatriates who are single, couples and the yuppies. This district is also just minutes to the financial district and china town.

    MRT : East West line (green), North South line (red), Circle line (yellow)

District 2 (City)

    Central Business District, Anson Road, Chinatown, Neil Road, Shenton Way, Tanjong Pagar

    High-rise building offices, apartment blocks and commercial buildings line the busy roads.

    MRT : East West line (green), Circle line (yellow)

District 3 (South)

    Alexandra, Queensway, Queenstown, Tiong Bahru

    There is a blend of public housing to up-market housing nearing Holland Road. It is very convenient, as there are many shopping centers, wet markets and supermarkets. Well connected by bus routes and trains (MRT) that takes you downtown or to any part of Singapore.

    MRT : East West line (green)

District 4 (South)

    Harbourfront, Keppel, Mount Faber, Sentosa

    Located by the calm, soothing waters of the Singapore Straits. An international business port bustling with tourism and trade.

    MRT : North East line (purple)

District 5 (West)

    Bio polis, Fusion polis, One North, Rochester, Commonwealth, Buona Vista, Dover, Kent Ridge, Pasir Panjang, West Coast

    Populated with many educational institutions and international research and development centre.

    Clementi is situated in the west between Jurong and Dover. On the south of Clementi and east of Pasir Panjang lies West Coast. Dover is in between the CBD and industrial zone in Jurong.

    MRT : Circle line (yellow)

District 6 & 7 (City)

    Beach Road, Bencoolen, Bugis, City Hall, Middle Road, High Street, Rochor

    Food lovers and shopaholics would love the wide range of local food and bargain treasures in these districts. There are not much choice of condominiums apart from public housing and commercial buildings, which seems to cluster these areas.

    MRT : East West line (green)

District 8 (Central)

    Farrer Park, Little India, Serangoon Road

    Little India and Serangoon Road and is filled with unique ethnic elements of the Indian community.

    MRT : North East line (purple)

District 9 (Central)

    Cairnhill, Killiney, Devonshire, Orchard, River Valley

    Robertson area is within a stone’s throw away from the business district and Orchard. Grange and River Valley are sprouted with condominiums, one of the most desired residential area in Singapore and are very popular with expatriates as there are many restaurants, pubs and clubs along the river and the Mohamed Sultan Road.

    MRT : North South line (red)

District 10 (Central)

    Ardmore, Balmoral, Bukit Timah, Farrer, Grange, Holland, Orchard, Tanglin

    Most of the landed housing is found around the Bukit Timah, Dunearn and Holland areas while Steven and Farrer Road are more built up with apartments and condominiums. It offers both the scenic view of nature and the closeness of city life.

    Orchard Road constitutes the main shopping district of Singapore. Major department stores, hotels, boutiques, dining and entertainment venues are located here. It is the equivalent of Ginza and Roppongi in Tokyo and Oxford, Regent Streets and Piccadilly Circus in London.

    The bohemian shopping hub at Holland Village services the Holland area. This is a favorite amongst expatriates and locals. Holland is close to Orchard Road and Bukit Timah.

    MRT : North South line (red), Circle line (yellow)

District 11 (Central)

    Newton, Novena, Chancery, Dunearn, Moulmein, Thomson, Watten Estate

    Popular among expatriates with young ones as it is located near amenities such as the Novena Square shopping mall, Novena Medical Centre, Velocity (sports-themed mall) and United Square (a kid oriented mall), renowned schools, kindergartens, enrichment schools and it’s just a stone throw away from Orchard Road. It is relatively an up-market area.

    MRT : North South line (red)

District 12 (Central)

    Balestier, Toa Payoh

    Besides being a residential and commercial area, Balestier is a historical location with lots of good food. It is quickly accessible to the Serangoon, Novena and Bendemeer.

    Toa Payoh consist of mainly public housing, it is self-sufficient with a town centre to cater to the everyday needs.

    MRT : North South line (red)

District 13 (East)

    Braddell , Macpherson, Potong Pasir

    MacPherson comprises a small residential and industrial area. Potong Pasir is situated between Toa Payoh and Sennett Estate.

    MRT : North South line (red), North East line (purple), Circle line (yellow)

District 14 (East)

    Eunos, Geylang, Kembangan, Paya Lebar , Sims

    Predominantly a Malay populated area, it tells of the culturally rich history of Singapore in its red-light district of Geylang.

    MRT : East West line (green), North East line (purple)

District 15 (East)

    Amber, East Coast, Joo Chiat, Katong, Marine Parade, Meyer, Pebble Bay, Tanjong Rhu

    It is a paradise of food. Off the main road is the old-fashioned Joo Chiat, which gets more interesting as it approaches Geylang. The shops sell Chinese kitchenware, antiques, baby clothes, and lots of offbeat items. If you walk a short distance down Joo Chiat, you will end up at another modern shopping complex, Parkway Parade, where modern shops abound and are mixed with outside shopping and hawker stalls and cafes. Tanjong Rhu is a residential area, some of the apartments offer a breath-taking waterfront river view.

    MRT : Circle line (yellow)

District 16 (East)

    Bayshore, Bedok, Chai Chee, Eastwood, Kew Drive, Siglap, Upper East Coast

    It is away from the hustle and bustle of city living and close to the airport. Some of the apartments offer a panoramic sea view.

District 17 (East)

    Changi, Flora, Loyang

    Popularly known as the place where Singapore’s Changi International Airport is situated.

    MRT : East West line (green)

District 18 (East)

    Pasir Ris, Simei, Tampines

    Tampines is a commercial and residential area with various amenities and facilities and Pasir Ris is a family-oriented housing and recreational area.

    MRT : East West line (green)

District 19 (North)

    Hougang, Ponggol, Sengkang, Serangoon Garden

    Made up of residential areas with recreational and commercial activities. Punggol is a famous place for water sports.

    MRT : North East line (purple)

District 20 (North)

    Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Braddell, Thomson

    Consist of public housing in Ang Mo Kio and Bishan. Singaporeans are drawn to live in this area because of its ample amenities and facilities.

    Thomson lies on the fringes of the city centre, a mixture of housing area, hotels and shopping malls.

    MRT : North South line (red), Circle line (yellow)

District 21 (West)

    Clementi Park, Hume Avenue, Ulu Pandan, Upper Bukit Timah

    Known for its ritzy condominiums and landed property and it is also home to many educational institutions including a few of the most prestigious schools in Singapore.

    MRT : East West line (green)

District 22 (West)

    Boon Lay, Jurong, Lakeside, Tuas

    Mainly an industrial area. It is densely populated with many industrial buildings and some residential area and landscaped parks.

    MRT : East West line (green)

District 23 (West)

    Bukit Batok , Bukit Panjang, Choa Chu Kang, Dairy Farm, Hillview

    A peaceful neighborhood with available facilities all around the area. There is also extensive greenery to enjoy in the hills of Bukit Timah.

    MRT : North South line (red)

District 24 (West)

    Lim Chu Kang, Sungei Gedong, Tengah

    Its abundant foliage, the few remaining farms in Singapore, a jetty, a forest reserve, numerous campsites and cemeteries characterize this area.

    MRT : North South line (red)

District 25 (North)

    Admiralty Road, Kranji, Woodgrove, Woodlands

    Kranji is an industrial area with a rich cultural history and the location of Singapore’s only racecourse. Woodlands is widely known as the primary gateway to Malaysia through the Causeway, it is always jammed with thousands of workers traveling to and fro Singapore and Malaysia daily.

    MRT : North South line (red)

District 26 (North)

    Springleaf, Tagore, Upper Thomson

    There are plenty of places to see, food to eat and a country club for leisure, it is a residential area with an assortment of facilities and amenities.

    MRT : North South line (red)

District 27 (North)

    Admiralty Drive, Sembawang, Yishun

    A sleepy and peaceful district. Sembawang is noted for its trademark black and white houses while Yishun is a thriving place with a reservoir and country club.

    MRT : North South line (red)

District 28 (North)

    Seletar, Yio Chu Kang

    A historical and residential area that holds many heritage and cultural stories.

    MRT : North South line (red)

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See : Singapore District Map

*Please note that information provided is as it is basis, whilst every effort has been made to provide up-to-date information. The author is not responsible for inaccuracies or whatsoever as a result from using this information.

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