Kallang is probably best known for being the location of the Singapore Indoor Stadium & the old National Stadium, as well as the new Singapore Sports Hub. The Kallang River which meanders through the area is famous for its water sports. The area is drained by the Kallang, Geylang, Rochor and Whampoa rivers, and the Pelton Canal. The Kallang River, the longest river in Singapore, meanders through the area, and is a popular waterway for water sports. The Singapore National Stadium is located at Kallang, was demolished to make way for the Singapore Sports Hub which is expected to be ready in April 2014.
Nearby famous residential areas include Tanjong Rhu Estate and Lavendar/Beach Road residences.