Esplanade Park is one of the oldest greens in Singapore and is listed as a Heritage Park on the National Parks Board. It was built in 1943 and was redeveloped in 1991 to enhance the Civic District’s identity and appearance. The park is located along the Connaught Drive, opposite Padang and City Hall. Esplanade Park houses many historical landmarks which are major attractions for visitors coming here.
These monuments include the Lim Bo Seng Memorial, The Cenotaph and Tan Kim Seng Fountain, Former Indian National Army Monument and also the Queen Elizabeth Walk. The entire park is spread over an area of 2.4 hectares with a lot of green spaces for people to enjoy, relax and rejuvenate. It is bound by Connaught Drive, Esplanade Drive, Stamford Road as well as the mouth of the Singapore River. There is scope for photography in the park as also Picture Trails Click for an overview of all the parks in Singapore.