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Singapore Heritage & Culture

Singapore's history and heritage can be seen from historic sites and monuments around the island.

Places Visited :

Chinatown

Location:
Central Singapore
Nearest MRT Line:
North East Line
Nearest MRT Station:
Chinatown Station

Pre War Shop Houses





Pre War Shop Houses

Thian Hock Keng Temple

Sri Mariammam Temple

Shenton Way

Location:
Central Singapore
Nearest MRT Line:
East West Line / East West and North South Lines
Nearest MRT Station:
Tanjong Pagar Station / Raffles City Interchange Station

Lau Pa Sat

Bugis Street

Location:
Central Singapore
Nearest MRT Line:
East West Line
Nearest MRT Station:
Bugis Station

Kwan Im Temple

Sri Krishnan Temple

Little India

Location:
Central Singapore
Nearest MRT Line:
North East Line
Nearest MRT Station:
Little India and Farrer Park Stations

Little India

The area started off with indian immigrants rearing cattle in the 1840s. By 1900s, the Little India start to form as the indian community grew.

Angullia Mosque

Angullia Mosque is an indian muslim mosque. It is named after Mohammed Salleh Eussoof Angullia who donated the land for the mosque in 1890.

Jasmine Garlands

Stall selling jasmine garlands.

Shophouses along Serangoon Road

Rows of shops selling Indian cusine, costumes and goods.

Singapore River

Location:
Central Singapore
Nearest MRT Line:
East West and North South Lines
Nearest MRT Station:
Raffles City Interchange Station

Fullerton Hotel

Mordern Singapore developed from the area around Singapore river from 1819. Fullertion Hotel was formerly an office building built in 1919 to commemorate 100 years of British colonial rule in Singapore. The Cavenagh Bridge was completed in 1870 to commemorate Singapore's status as a Crown Colony of the Straits Settlement. It is the third bridge to be built in Singapore.

Asian Civilisations Museum

The museum building constructed in 1827 is the former Empress Place Building and used to be colonial goverment offices.

Boat Quay

Boat Quay is the centre of trade and commerce since founding of mordern Singapore till 1960s when container ports are used. The area been converted into a enterainment area with the trading offices converting into pubs and retail shops.

Raffles Landing Site

This is the spot Sir Stamford Raffles is believed to have landed on 29 January 1819.

Dalhousie Obelisk

The Dalhousie Obelisk was built in 1850 by local merchants and traders to commemorate Governor-General of India, Marquis of Dalhousie's visit to Singapore from 1848 to 1856. It was moved to this present site in 1909.

Singapore Skyline

Singapore finanical district skyline seen from Singapore River.

Coleman Bridge

The Dalhousie Obelisk was built in 1850 by local merchants and traders to commemorate Governor-General of India, Marquis of Dalhousie's visit to Singapore from 1848 to 1856. It was moved to this present site in 1909.

Elgin Bridge

Padang

Location:
Central Singapore
Nearest MRT Line:
North South and East West Lines
Nearest MRT Station:
City Hall Interchange Station

Padang

Padang is an public open space designated by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819. There are landmarks and buildings around the Padang.

Old Parliament House

This colonial goverment building was built in 1827. It was used as Singapore government's parliament house from independance in 1965 till 1999. The bronze elephant statue was a gift from King Rama V of Thailand during his visit in 1871.

Tan Kim Seng Fountain

The fountain was built to commemorate Mr Tan Kim Seng who donated money in 1857 to provide Singapore town with water supply. The fountain was erected in 1882 and moved to current site in 1925.

Kampong Glam

Location:
Central Singapore
Nearest MRT Line:
East West Lines
Nearest MRT Station:
Bugis MRT Station

Kampong Glam

Kampong Glam was designated as an area for the malays and arabs communities. The area started to develop as commerical activities and immigrants increases.

Malay Heritage Centre

Built in 1835, this building was originally the Istana Kampong Glam belonging to Sultan of Johor. It is now a museum on Malay Heritage.

Sultan Mosque

Sultan mosque was built in 1928 is one of the oldest mosque in Singapore.

City Hall

Location:
Central Singapore
Nearest MRT Line:
North South and East West Lines
Nearest MRT Station:
City Hall Interchange Station

Raffles Hotel

Colonial era hotel established in 1887 is a landmark in Singapore.

St Andrew Catheral

Central Fire Station

Armenian Apostolic Church of St Gregory the Illuminator Singapore

Freemasons' Hall

CHIJMES

WWII Sites

Location:
around Singapore

Ford Factory

This was the site where Britain surrender Singapore to Japanese troops on 15th Feb 1942.

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