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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Singapore skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Singapore architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Singapore are included on this list. Information about these Singapore buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Singapore and older historic landmarks.

These buildings, like OUB Centre and Republic Plaza include images when available.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Singapore?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Singapore. Famous architectural houses within the city of Singapore are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
16 Collyer Quay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Singapore Buildings & Structures
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16 Collyer Quay


16 Collyer Quay, formerly Hitachi Tower is a 37-storey, 166 m, skyscraper in the central business district of Singapore. It is located on 16 Collyer Quay, in the zone of Raffles Place, near Chevron House, Change Alley, Tung Centre, and The Arcade, all of which are roughly 100 metres away. Facing Clifford Pier, the building commands a panoramic view of Marina Bay. It has an underground linkage to Raffles Place MRT Station. The skyscraper has a spire that is 13 m, which increases the tower overall height from 166 to 179 m It is on a 999-year leasehold. 16 Collyer Quay has a net lettable area of approximately 25,980 m². The building had close to 100% occupancy as of December 31, 2007, and key ...more

City/Town: Singapore

Structural Height (m): 179.0

Floors: 37

Style: Modern architecture


6 Battery Road, formerly the Standard Chartered Bank Building, is a high-rise skyscraper located in the central business district of Singapore. It is located on 6 Battery Road, in Raffles Place. The tower is situated adjacent to the Bank of China Building and faces the Singapore River. It is a class-A office building, and houses offices of several multi-national companies. The development has a net floor area of 46,060 sqm as at 30 June 2007, and has direct access to Raffles Place MRT Station. At its completion, it was the largest building for the Standard Chartered Bank worldwide and also represented the largest single investment by a British company. The building is on a 999-year ...more

City/Town: Singapore

Opened: Jan 01 1984

Structural Height (m): 174.0

Style: Modern architecture

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8 Shenton Way is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Singapore Buildings & Structures
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8 Shenton Way


8 Shenton Way, formerly The Treasury and Temasek Tower, is the sixth tallest skyscraper in the city of Singapore, with at 234.7 m. It is currently the tallest cylindrical building in the world. Built in 1986 as Treasury Building, it has 52 stories and is one of the prominent buildings in the business district. The tower houses 16 double deck elevators supplied by Otis. Singapore's present Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, once had his office in the building. The building was renamed to Temasek Tower when the Ministry of Finance relocated to The Treasury on High Street. Advertising agency BBDO Worldwide hosts its Asia Pacific Headquarters in there. In April 2007, CapitaLand sold Temasek Tower ...more

City/Town: Singapore

Opened: Jan 01 1986

Structural Height (m): 235.0

Floors: 52

Asia Insurance Building is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Singapore Buildings & Structures
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Asia Insurance Building


The former Asia Insurance Building is a high-rise building formerly for commercial use, located on Finlayson Green near Raffles Place, in Singapore's Downtown Core. The Asia Insurance Building was also known as the A.I. Building, but was renamed to Ascott Raffles Place after the Ascott Group completed its redevelopment of the building into a serviced apartment residence in November 2008. ...more

City/Town: Singapore

Floors: 20