What is City Hall?

City Hall is named after the historic City Hall building, built in 1929, it served as the seat of the colonial government until 1965. Now, City Hall building is currently occupied by the National Gallery.

Today, the area is a bustling commercial and a vibrant cultural hub with office buildings, shopping centers, places of worship. There are many events that happen every year in the area such as Ilight, Night to Light, Singapore Night Festival, National Day Parade and many more.

Ready to explore what City hall has to offer? We have curated a list of places you must visit while you are in the area!

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Looking for a place to stay?

Hotel NuVe Heritage is located conveniently on Purvis Street in City Hall District, perfect for exploring the district and Singapore!

Just minutes from City Hall, Esplanade, Bugis MRT Stations!


Raffles City

Raffles City is an integrated complex with retail, commercial, and convention centers. There are over 200 shops and is directly connected to City Hall MRT with underground links to Esplanade MRT, Suntec City, Marina Square and Funan.

Distance from Hotel NuVe Heritage: ~ 6 mins(450m)


Esplanade is located along Marina Bay and is one of the most iconic buildings in the World with its distinctive “Durian” shaped roof. Esplanade has world class theatres seating to 2,000 pax in a single theatre. It has hosted high-profile events such as Les Misérables.

Distance from Hotel NuVe Heritage: ~ 10 mins(900m)

Suntec City

One of Singapore’s largest shopping destinations and world class convention spaces. Suntec City is also home to The Fountain of Wealth, one of the world’s largest fountains. It was crowned the largest fountain in the world previously in 1998 by the Guinness Book of Records.

Distance from Hotel NuVe Heritage: ~ 7 mins(500m)

National Gallery Singapore

Explore the world largest display of Southeast Asian art in the world at the National Gallery with more than 8,000 pieces displayed from Singapore’s National Collection. The Gallery is housed in the former City Hall and Supreme Court, with over 64,000 sqm of space to explore, definitely something you should not miss!

Distance from Hotel NuVe Heritage: ~ 10 mins(850m)


In the 1850s, the former Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus and Caldwell House were established by the French sisters of the Congregation of the Holy Infant Jesus. Today, these historic buildings have been designated as National Monuments and house a variety of retail shops, restaurants, and bars. Despite their transformation into a bustling commercial area, the compounds retain their original charm and serve as a testament to the rich history of the area.

Distance from Hotel NuVe Heritage: ~ 5 mins(350m)

Stay in Singapore’s arts and heritage district with vibrant events throughout the year!

Stay in a preserved heritage shophouse near City Hall with many attractions, heritage buildings and events throughout the year!

Located in an unbeatable location, minutes from City Hall, Esplanade and Bugis MRT Stations.


Armenian Church

Singapore’s oldest Christian Church, the Armenian Apostolic Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator, was constructed in the 1830s and remains a vibrant center for events, gatherings, and celebrations to this day.

Distance from Hotel NuVe Heritage: ~ 13 mins(950m)

Saint Andrew’s Cathedral

With its rich history dating back to the 1830s, Saint Andrew’s Cathedral is Singapore’s oldest surviving Anglican place of worship. Today, it continues to hold a special place in the hearts of the Anglican community as the seat of the Anglican bishop of Singapore and an important center for Anglican worship. Steeped in tradition and graced with stunning architecture, the cathedral is a testament to the enduring strength and vitality of the Anglican faith in Singapore.

Distance from Hotel NuVe Heritage: ~ 9 mins(700m)

Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

Dating back to the 1820s, The Cathedral of the Good Shepherd stands as one of Singapore’s oldest and most treasured Catholic places of worship. It serves as the official seat of the local Roman Catholic archbishop and provides a spiritual haven for both the local and migrant Roman Catholic communities. Even today, the cathedral remains a beacon of hope and faith for all who visit its hallowed halls.

Distance from Hotel NuVe Heritage: ~ 8 mins(600m)

Bugis Junction

The streets of Bugis Junction is an indoor mall incorporating the former street and shophouses of Malabar, Malay and Hylam Street. It is also connected to Bugis+ shopping mall via a link-bridge and together, it is one of the most popular and unique malls in Singapore with many local and international food, retail and entertainment offerings!

Distance from Hotel NuVe Heritage: ~ 7 mins(5500m)

Bugis Street

Bugis Street and Bugis village area has over 400 stores! The area is known to offer affordable fashion, souvenirs and food and is popular with both locals and tourists! Make sure you don’t get lost in the maze of shops!

Distance from Hotel NuVe Heritage: ~ 7 mins(650m)

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Image Credits

Raffles City Website

Esplanade Facebook

Suntec City Facebook

National Gallery Website

Chijmes Facebook

Armenian Church’s Facebook

Saint Andrew’s Cathedral’s Facebook

Cathedral of the Good Shepherd’s Facebook

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Address: 13 Purvis Street, Singapore 188592

Nearest train station: City Hall / Bugis MRT Station (5-min walk)

Call: +65 6250 4024

Email: contact@hotelnuveheritage.com