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River Valley Road

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River Valley Road is a major road in downtown Singapore. It connects Delta Road, at the junction of Jervois Road, in the west, to N. Boat Quay, at the intersection of Hill Street and Eu Tong Sen Street/New Bridge Road. In between, it also forms junctions and intersections with Nathan Road, Shanghai Road, Kellock Road, Kay Poh Road, Zion Road, Kim Seng Road, Leonie Hill, Leonie Hill Road, River Valley Grove, Jalan Kuala, St Thomas Walk, Killiney Road, River Valley Close, Institution Hill, Oxley Road, Mohamed Sultan Road, Tank Road, Clemenceau Avenue, Clarke Quay and Tan Tye Place.

The river valley that gives its name to River Valley Road is the valley of Singapore River. Originally, there are two River Valley roads, one on each side of the river1. The other one was eventually renamed Havelock Road.

Map of River Valley Road

Sights along River Valley Road

  1. Clarke Quay (GPS: 1.2909, 103.8457)
  2. Fort Canning (GPS: 1.29236, 103.84574)
  3. MICA Building (GPS: 1.29072, 103.84822)


  1. Singapore Street Names, by Victor R. Savage and Brenda S.A. Yeoh, page 324

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