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Urban Redevelopment Association Gallery

Urban Redevelopment Association Gallery (45 Maxwell Road, Tanjong Pagar, Singapore) – this is the place to be for students studying architecture and urban planning. This gallery gives visitors a bird’s eye view of Singapore’s districts (such as Chinatown), where one can see a 3-D model of the city. There’s also an interactive display with touch-screens […]

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Sultan Mosque

Sultan Mosque (3 Muscat Street, Singapore) — The best view of the Sultan Mosque is probably from the end of Bussorah Street in the Kampong Glam district, a street that’s home to coffee houses, as well as antique and traditional clothing stores. From this vantage point, you’ll enjoy the sight of the striking golden dome, […]

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Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple

Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple (141 Serangoon Road, Singapore) — At the heart of Little India on Serangoon Road, the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is dedicated to the ferocious Hindu Goddess of power, Kali. Her images – often portrayed with many pairs of arms, each carrying a weapon – are depicted on the walls of the mandapam or worship […]

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Sri Mariammam Temple

Sri Mariammam Temple (244 South Bridge Road, Singapore) — An agamic temple designed in true Dravidian style, the Sri Mariammam Temple was first built as an attap (local timber) and wood structure in 1827, before being replaced by a brick building in 1843. Located in the Chinatown district, and like many other historical places of […]

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Singapore City Hall

Singapore City Hall (3 Saint Andrews Road, Singapore) — City Hall at St Andrew’s Road was originally known as the Municipal Building when it was completed in 1929. Renamed in 1951, it housed various government bodies before it became home to the Singapore judiciary in 1987. In 1992, it was designate a national monument. City […]

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Singapore Botanic Garden

Singapore Botanic Garden (1 Cluny Road, Singapore) — Located here is the National Orchid Garden, lauded as the world’s largest orchid display featuring over 60,000 plants and orchids. Also found at the Bukit Timah core is the Jacob Ballas Children’s garden—Asia’s first children’s garden—the perfect spot for all children to play, discover and learn about […]

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Science Centre Singapore

Science Centre Singapore (15 Science Centre Road, Singapore) – this museum covers aviation, nuclear science, robotics, astronomy, space technology, and Internet technology – which are entertainingly explored through 750 audiovisual and interactive exhibits. You can walk into a “human body” for a closer look at vital organs or test yourself on computer quiz games. You’ll […]

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Reflections at Bukit Chandu

  Reflections at Bukit Chandu (31-K Pepys Road, Singapore) – nestled within the lush greenery of Bukit Chandu (a.k.a. Opium Hill), Reflections at Bukit Chandu lets visitors learn more about the Malay Regiment troops who defended Singapore against the Japanese during the fierce Battle of Bukit Chandu in 1942.   Open Tuesday to Sunday 9:00 […]

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Raffles Hotel

Raffles Hotel (1 Beach Road, Singapore) — easily the most famous hotel in Singapore, Raffles Hotel practically sums up Singapore’s vibrant colonial history. Named after Singapore’s founder, Sir Stamford Raffles, and originally the residence of an Arab trader, Mohammed Alsagoff, the building later became part of an enterprise of colonial lodgings belonging to the well-known […]

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Peranakan Museum

Peranakan Museum (39 Armenian Street, Singapore) – this museum lets visitors delve into the rich history, traditions and culture of early settlers in the former Straits Settlements of Singapore, Malacca and Penang, and their links with other communities in Southeast Asia. Thanks to its huge collection of Peranakan artifacts, visitors can learn about the rituals, […]