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Padang


Padang
Website:
http://www.src.org.sg/facilities/facilities_padang...

Address:
Connaught Drive, Singapore 179682

Getting there:
Take the MRT to City Hall MRT Station (NS25/EW13) and walk along St Andrew's Road.

Contact:
(+65) 6736 6622

Operating Hours:
Daily 24 hours.

Description:
The wide open field holds huge national significance, as the Padang has been the site of several National Day celebrations. Originally the space between the Old Lines and the Singapore River was to be reserved for public purposes. The Padang was also the site for the victory parade of the Japanese surrender and is used for soccer, cricket and rugby and has hosted several official One Day International cricket matches. Drop by to catch rugby or cricket practices especially on Sunday or take a picture of the large field to commemorate its place in history.

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