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  • The Majestic

    The Majestic

    The Majestic (previously known as the Majestic Theatre) is a major Chinatown landmark with a long history closely connected to Singaporean pioneer Eu Tong Sen. Its architecture features a mix of Cantonese and Western influences that reflect how both cultures impacted the Straits Chinese of Singapore. The Majestic Theatre (大华戏院) has also lived through much of Singapore’s modern history, and reflects Singapore’s transformation from a small colony to a modern metropolis.

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    Architecture, Lifestyle
  • Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple

    Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple

    Under the stewardship of a group of distinguished moneylenders, the humble metal-roofed temple has evolved into a grand edifice that stands in Chinatown today.

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    Community & Religious
  • South East Asia Hotel

    South East Asia Hotel

    Conveniently located at the heart of Singapore’s arts and cultural district, the family-run South East Asia Hotel has served travellers for over 60 years.

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    Lifestyle
  • The Scarlet Hotel (Former The Inn of Sixth Happiness)

    The Scarlet Hotel

    Behind an exterior of 14 shophouses built in 1868 and an art deco modern building from 1924 lies the Scarlet Hotel  a luxurious boutique hotel. From rags to riches, this opulent hotel used to be the humble shared living quarters of Chinese immigrant ‘amah’ servants.

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    Lifestyle
  • Singapore Council of Women’s Organisation Centre

    Singapore Council of Women's Organisation Centre

    Created as an umbrella organisation for Women’s associations/groups in Singapore, the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations headquarters actively inform, advocate and educate, working towards advancing women’s status.

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    Community
  • Nanyang Sacred Union Building

    Nanyang Sacred Union Building

    The Nanyang Sacred Union Building is open to members only and opens its doors to the public once a year in an elaborate affair for the annual celebration of Confucius’s birthday.

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    Community & Religious
  • Seng Wong Beo Temple

    Seng Wong Beo Temple

    Hidden behind red gates at the heart of Tanjong Pagar area, Seng Wong Beo Temple (都城隍庙) is one of only two temples in Singapore that continues to conduct the Chinese Ghost Marriage ritual.

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    Community & Religious
  • Rex Cinemas

    Rex Cinemas

    Opened in 1946, the Rex Cinemas was once one of Singapore’s most popular entertainment haunts, which attracted large crowds from all walks of life. Though a decline in business forced the Rex to close in 1983, it has served various functions at different points in time, namely a performance house for singers, an ice-skating rink, a church, a disco and a specialty cinema that screened only Hindi and Tamil movies.

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    Lifestyle, Community
  • 6 Russels Road Plantation House

    6 Russels Road (Plantation House)

    Nestled within the network of small roads found at Alexandra Park estate, 6 Russels Road is one of the oldest property in Alexandra Road. It was possibly commissioned in the 1880’s and possibly built in the 1900s. Its unique architecture combines both aspects of European and Malay architectural aesthetics and is a physical reminder of Singapore’s colonial past.

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    Architecture
  • 34 Pagoda Street

    34 Pagoda Street

    The attractive red-shuttered shophouse unit at 34 Pagoda Street once reeked of opium smoke day in and day out, as addicts from all walks of life gathered here and frittered their lives away on the addictive drug.

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    Community
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