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Places to catch the NDP 2016 Fireworks

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As we lean in closer to the nation’s birthday on 9 August, we have gathered a list of places for you to catch the fireworks this year!
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1. Kallang Wave Mall

Probably the nearest location to view the fireworks at a close distance. We foresee that the place will be packed with crowds even before dawn so if you want a nice spot, go early!

Grab some food to last you through the night from the various restaurants or eateries in Kallang Wave Mall! For a list of restaurants or eateries, http://www.sportshub.com.sg/kallangwave/Pages/kallang-wave-mall.aspx

Nearest MRT: Stadium MRT
Address: 1 Stadium Place, 397628
Getting there: http://www.streetdirectory.com/sg/kallang-wave-mall/1-stadium-place-397628/103199_407753.html

2. Tanjong Rhu Place

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If you’re aiming to include the National Stadium in your pictures, the walkway will be an ideal spot for you to snap your perfect fireworks.

Things to note:
Finding a toilet nearby may be hard since the nearest toilet would probably be at the Kallang Wave Mall. Remember to make a trip to the toilet before settling down at your spot!

Also, accessibility may be restricted due to road blocks.

Tip:
Remember to check for roadblocks before planning your route!
For a list of road blocks due to NDP 2016,
http://www.sph.com.sg/system/assets/78/jGhfftEp_25%20Jun%20RdClosure.pdf

3. Walkway along Republic Avenue

Nearest MRT: Nicoll Highway
Getting there: http://www.streetdirectory.com/sg/republic-avenue/20920_1.html

 4. Beach Road HDB estates

Those living in Beach Road HDB estates will be able to view the fireworks in the comforts of their homes! Lucky you if you’re able to enjoy the fireworks view without leaving your house!

Just grab your movie snacks and camp at your windows for the fireworks!

5. Grassy area along Kallang River

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Nearest MRT: Lavender
Getting there: http://www.streetdirectory.com/sg/kallang-riverside-park/19398_1.html

You can probably bring a picnic mat and have a mini picnic with your loved ones before waiting for the fireworks display!

6. Nicoll Highway Park
A 5-min walk from Nicoll Highway MRT, you’ll still get a decent view of the fireworks. Probably an option for those who will prefer the less crowded places! Tip: Bring an insect repellent as you do not want to get insect or mosquito bites

Nearest MRT: Nicoll Highway

 7. Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza

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Address: 10 Bayfront Ave, 018956
Nearest MRT: Bayfront
Getting there: http://www.streetdirectory.com/sg/event-plaza-marina-bay-sands/49461_1.html

If you’re someone who loves the Singapore cityscape at night, why not enjoy the fireworks show at MBS Event Plaza? You get the both worlds of the Singapore cityscape as well as fireworks!

8. The Promontory, Marina Bay

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Address: 11 Marina Blvd, Singapore 018940
Nearest MRT: Raffles Place
Getting there: http://www.streetdirectory.com/sg/the-promontory-marina-bay/52667_1.html

This is another alternative for those who are thinking of having picnics while waiting for the fireworks show! How about some kite flying too? As many people would be thinking of going to the promontory, don’t forget to head there early to get the best views!

Sources:

  1. http://www.timeout.com/singapore/things-to-do/best-places-to-catch-fireworks-in-singapore-national-stadium
  1. http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/best-places-to-snap-ndp-fireworks?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&xtor=CS1-10

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