If you literally want to see the sun rising from the horizon, then you'll need to be facing east (duh) and have a huge unobstructed view in front of you.
The sea is the most obvious choice.
Another could be a sufficiently large body of water, like a reservoir.
* in singapore, the sunrise position is generally due east. But in other countries that are further from the equator, the sunrise position can and will shift throughout the year, sometimes by quite a great amount.