Looking for the best spots to get those Instagrammable photos? Raffles Place has got you covered!
When it comes to Instagrammable places, Singapore never runs out of destinations to offer. From modern high-rise buildings to traditional and historic locations, there’s definitely a long list of places that you can explore and document for your social media posts – just like Raffles Place.
While Raffles Place is best known for its astounding skyline and majestic skyscraper, the Central Buzz District also boasts several hidden picture-perfect spots that can serve as the perfect background for your social media updates. These locations are also great for a casual hangout with friends or an after-work drink with colleagues.
5 Off-The-Beaten Path Locations at Raffles Place for IG-Worthy Shots
Whether you’re a content creator, a professional photographer, or a hobbyist looking for wonderful spots to snap those IG-worthy pictures, these top five locations around Raffles Place will surely give you the vibe that you’ve been looking for.
- Green Oasis at CapitaSpring
Nature lover? Don’t miss swinging by the Green Oasis located on the 17 to 20 floors of the CapitaSpring Building to relish the time you will have as you get surrounded by nature in the beautiful architecture on display. Perched 100 meters above sea level, this outdoor botanical promenade spans several meters, including an amphitheater that features several amenities. You can do some stretching or practice yoga in the Jungle Gym – and even catch up on some work at the working pods strategically stationed with charging stations!
That’s not all! Make the most of the natural light coming into the building and capture beautiful sunkissed shots as the sun reflects on the green rooftop landscape. With over 70 species of plants filling the aerial pathways, you’ll surely get that perfect pose for your Instagram story.
- Sky Garden at CapitaSpring
From the 20th floor, bring your IG pictures to the 51st level as you roam around CapitaSpring’s Sky Garden. With its lush green oasis and 360-degree scenic views, this green rooftop is totally unbeatable, as it is Singapore’s tallest observatory deck made accessible to the public.
Soak in the breath of nature and unwind in this rooftop sanctuary with your friends and family, and don’t forget to snap IG-worthy shots in front of the majestic structures as you get that panoramic view of the city. While at it, don’t hesitate to stop by the rooftop urban farm, which features many rows of edible plants, such as radish, spinach, and turmeric, to name a few.
- Artemis Grill & Sky Bar at CapitaGreen
Elevate further your posts as you indulge in Singapore’s panoramic view marveling through the lens of a diner at the Artemis Grill & Sky Bar. Situated on the 40th floor of CapitaGreen, this Mediterranean restaurant caters to a wide array of cravings – from seafood and grilled meat to sweet desserts and cocktails. Prepare your phones for some flat lay food photography before you savor the scrumptious vegan menu that includes some desserts too!
Once you’ve filled your stomach to your heart’s content, head out to the breezing outdoor terrace and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Marina Bay skyline. Then, capture this momentous event with a cocktail in hand. Don’t forget to bring your special someone for this memorable celebration.
- Proliferating Immense Life at CapitaSpring
Take advantage of this chance to take snaps of the digital floral artwork on the first floor of the CapitaSpring building. Accompanied by the fluttering sounds of butterflies and flowers scattering as you walk by, this 18-meter digital piece which utilizes 2,160 LED screens displays the Proliferating Immense Life of vibrant florals that reach in real-time produced by renowned international art collective, teamLab.
Professional tip: The place is best to take photos at sunrise, as the pieces would showcase a gorgeous floral pattern in bright and warm tones, morphing gradually to darker tones at sunset.
- Drips Bakery Café at One Raffles Place
After a long day of hustle, you, more than anyone else, deserve a sweet treat at none other than Drips Bakery Café. From fruit tarts to pies and artisan coffee, you will definitely find a treat that you love in this industrial-themed homegrown bakery.
Invite your friends or colleagues for some teatime and a chit-chat session. Take beautiful photos of yourself enjoying the mouthwatering treats, like Yuzu Matcha tea or Smoked Duck with Green Apple sandwiches.
Truly, there are so many things that you can do at Raffles Place. Feel free to roam around and explore the buildings and greenery found around the area. With its rich diversity of shops, buildings, and history, you can add so many more relevant stories and posts to your Instagram account. Create wonderful content and share more of yourself with your audience.