Explore The Lion City Through The Downtown Line

Our location, situated close to the historic Singapore River and Clarke Quay, is one of the chief reasons to book a stay at the Novotel Hotel which is in the heart of the city. Furthermore, our proximity to the MRT Downtown Line Singapore via Fort Canning Station also means that the rest of the city is easy to get to, providing a convenient way to begin exploring the rest of the city. There are many Downtown Line attractions that we could mention. In this article, we'll draw your attention to some of the best ones. Whether you are looking for tourist attractions, things to do or great restaurants, the Downtown Line is a superb way of discovering them all.


If you are looking for quality food places Downtown Line is the perfect means of accessing them. For example, Jalan Besar Station is just two stops on the line from Fort Canning. Within a few minutes of leaving the hotel, you could be soaking up the smells and tastes of the Berseh Food Centre, famous for its yong tau fu stall among other things. Among the best food places Downtown Line has to offer, this station is also the one to stop at if you are seeking a fine example of Indian cuisine – just head onto Dunlop Street where you will find exactly what you are looking for.


Eight stops on from Jalan Besar Station is Bedok Reservoir. Here, it is a short stroll to the park which also takes its name from the nearby reservoir. Although the parkland is worth walking around in its own right, the attractions here are what excite most visitors. At Water Adventure, it is possible to rent kayaks and have a go at paddling. There is also a hugely popular treetop adventure area which is a great option for adventurous people or those with older kids to keep entertained.


MRT Downtown Line Singapore also has plenty to offer those who want to relax and engage in some well-deserved retail therapy. We suggest taking the line to Bugis Station, where it intersects with the East West Line. Here, you will discover an array of shopping opportunities in a great choice of stores, many of which are highly competitive. Bugis Street has in the region of 600 different retailers, the majority of which are fashion shops. Looking for a new outfit or pair of shoes? This is the place to head. Bugis Street is also well-known for its Korean retailers who sell a wide range of products.

Singapore's magnificent Gardens by the Bay is an enormous, futuristic, vibrant and colourful nature park composed of three separate parks; Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden and Bay Central Garden, all of which enjoy wonderful waterfront views. If you are in Singapore, visiting these gardens is a must as there are numerous points of interest, particularly the solar-powered Supertrees -two of which are connected with suspended walkways that provide jaw-dropping bird's eye views of the gardens below. Gardens by the Bay can be easily accessed by Downtown line via Bayfront MRT Station