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Esplanade Drive is a coastal drive in downtown Singapore. It connects Nicoll Highway in the north to Fullerton Road in the south. The drive refers to the Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, presently the piece of land to the north of Marina Bay. In fact, the term Esplanade has been used at different times to mean a different part in the vicinity of Esplanade Drive. In the mid 19th century, it referred to the area that is presently known as the Padang. Then, after land reclamation extended the coastline, the Esplanade was the site of the present Queen Elizabeth Walk. Another round of land reclamation in the 1980s and 90s created the present coastline.

Esplanade Drive on the map

Sights along Esplanade Drive

  1. Esplanade Bridge (GPS: 1.28812, 103.85414)
  2. Esplanade Park (GPS: 1.29016, 103.85396)
  3. Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay (GPS: 1.29016, 103.85396)
  4. Jubilee Bridge (GPS: 1.28773, 103.85434)
  5. Merlion (GPS: 1.28685, 103.85453)
  6. One Fullerton (GPS: 1.28606, 103.85409)

Major Junctions and Intersections of Esplanade Drive

Nicoll Highway Junction

Fullerton Road Junction

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