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Hainan Village Ruins in Thomson Nature Park

After visiting Kampong Lorong Buangkok with TLC Adventure Tours, we headed down to Thomson Nature Park to see the ruins from The Lost Hainan Village. The Lost Hainan Village contains the ruins of a once-vibrant Hainan community in 1930s to 1980s. They were some of the last migrants to settle in Singapore. The Hainan Village was […]

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Kampong Lorong Buangkok – The Last Kampong in Singapore

My mother used to tell me stories of life when she used to stay in a kampong. I was intrigued and wanted to know more but I thought all the kampongs have been demolished to make space for HDB flats. That is, until I read that there is one last remaining kampong, known as Kampong […]

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Civil Defence Heritage Gallery – Singapore’s Firefighting History

I am sure everyone have seen the stately-looking Central Fire Station building on Hill Street. Not only is the Central Fire Station the oldest existing fire station in Singapore, it also houses the Civil Defense Heritage Gallery.  The Civil Defense Heritage Gallery is free for all to enter but due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Fullerton Monument Tour – Learn about Singapore’s Past

The Fullerton Monument Tour is a free tour conducted by Singapore Tourism Board-accredited heritage guides. This one-hour tour gives you a glimpse of Singapore’s history. The Fullerton Monument Tour is available on Mondays 11.15am Thursdays 11.15am Saturdays 3.45pm A guide armed with speakers, file and tablet will meet you at the meeting point which is […]

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Singapore Heritage Sites – 7 Places to Understand Singapore’s Heritage

Most foreigners and tourists only know Singapore as “garden city”, “lion city” or “food haven”. Many people only know about Marina Bay Sands, Sentosa and Orchard Road, but Singapore has much more to offer than just sightseeing. Singapore is one of the few countries in the world that is truly multi-cultural. Singapore is mainly made […]

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Asian Civilisations Museum – Singapore and the World

Most foreigners and tourists only know Singapore as “garden city”, “lion city” or “food haven”. Many people only know about Marina Bay Sands, Sentosa and Orchard Road, but Singapore has much more to offer than just sightseeing. Singapore is one of the few countries in the world that is truly multi-cultural. Singapore is mainly made […]

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Malay Heritage Centre – Malay Singaporean Heritage, Culture and History

Most foreigners and tourists only know Singapore as “garden city”, “lion city” or “food haven”. Many people only know about Marina Bay Sands, Sentosa and Orchard Road, but Singapore has much more to offer than just sightseeing. Singapore is one of the few countries in the world that is truly multi-cultural. Singapore is mainly made […]

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Chinatown Heritage Centre – Learn about Chinese Immigrants in 1950s

Most foreigners and tourists only know Singapore as “garden city”, “lion city” or “food haven”. Many people only know about Marina Bay Sands, Sentosa and Orchard Road, but Singapore has much more to offer than just sightseeing. Singapore is one of the few countries in the world that is truly multi-cultural. Singapore is mainly made […]

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National Museum of Singapore – Oldest Museum in Singapore

Most foreigners and tourists only know Singapore as “garden city”, “lion city” or “food haven”. Many people only know about Marina Bay Sands, Sentosa and Orchard Road, but Singapore has much more to offer than just sightseeing. Singapore is one of the few countries in the world that is truly multi-cultural. Singapore is mainly made […]

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Indian Heritage Centre – Understanding Singapore Indians

Most foreigners and tourists only know Singapore as “garden city”, “lion city” or “food haven”. Many people only know about Marina Bay Sands, Sentosa and Orchard Road, but Singapore has much more to offer than just sightseeing.  Singapore is one of the few countries in the world that is truly multi-cultural. Singapore is mainly made […]