Clark Quay Travel Guide

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Clark Quay Overview

Clarke Quay was named after Sir Andrew Clarke, a Governor of the Straits Settlement between 1873 to 1875 during the years when Singapore was part of the British Straits Settlement. It was used as a trading port along with Boat Quay for ships coming into Singapore for trade during those days.

In 1977, the Singapore Government decided to clean up the whole stretch of Boat Quay and Clarke Quay together with the once heavily polluted river. International architects were called in to re-design the whole area and to add the specially designed low speed fans in the shape of”Whale-tails" introduce artificial breeze into the covered streets, resulting in what we are able to see today.

Today, Clarke Quay is a delightful mix of modern and traditional. A reminder of its rich heritage is reflected in the vibrantly orchestrated concept which boldly reflects the heritage and charm of Clarke Quay. The 5 blocks of warehouse situated along the Singapore River are now home to many restaurants where you can savour the many delights of asian & international cuisine. When the sun goes down, you don't have to look far to discover some of the city's trendiest nightspots.

For visitors looking for a place to checkout Singapore's nightlife, look no further than Clarke Quay!