1. National Monuments are structures and buildings that possess national, historical, social and architectural merit, and are protected by the Preservation of Monuments Act.
    The Museum Roundtable (MR) comprises a collective of over 50 public and private museums, heritage galleries and unique attractions in Singapore.
    Marked Historic Sites are historically significant places associated with important events, communities or personalities.
    This section covers buildings, structures, sites and landscape features in Singapore of architectural, historical or cultural interest.



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  • Vanguard Building (Former Malaya Publishing House Building)

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    A rare example of Edwardian architecture in Singapore, this three-storey building beside the former National Library, was once home to the former Malaya Publishing House (MPH), which holds fond memories for generations of book lovers in Singapore.

  • 31 Bukit Pasoh Road (Former New Majestic Hotel)

    31 Bukit Pasoh Road Former New Majestic Hotel 1

    Home to various Chinese cultural and clan associations from the 1900s, Bukit Pasoh Road earned its other nickname “Mistress Street” from mistresses who were housed there in the past. For 11 years, Units 31-37 Bukit Pasoh operated as a boutique hotel – New Majestic Hotel. Some of its rooms were personalized by local talents from Singapore’s art scene. In 2018, it reopened its doors as Straits Clan, a private members-only club.

  • Shaw Towers

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    Built on the former site of the Alhambra, Marlborough Theatres and the Satay Club at Hoi How Road, Shaw Towers was designed as a high-rise cinema building, a three-storey commercial podium and a high-rise office complex, that made the best use of limited space.

  • The Southbridge Hotel (Former The Commercial Press)

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    A boutique hotel consisting of six different styles-conversed shop house units, this three-storey building on South Bridge Road was home to Singapore’s first Chinese bookstore, The Commercial Press.

  • The Great Madras (Former Madras Hotel)

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    Occupying a beautifully restored heritage building, The Great Madras Boutique Hotel is situated in the hustle and bustle of Little India, and is reminiscent of the art deco buildings found in other parts of Singapore, such as Tiong Bahru and Seng Poh Road.

  • Masjid Tasek Utara

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    Despite being one of the smallest mosque in Singapore, with a capacity of about 120 congregants, Masjid Tasek Utara has a rich history of serving its community for more than a century. The mosque was given a facelift in 2016 and continues to be used by the community for Friday prayers and other religious events.

  • Koon Seng Ting Temple

    Koon Seng Ting Temple 1

    Koon Seng Ting, a historical temple located in Telok Blangah, opened its doors to orphaned or abandoned baby girls and majies (women who took a vow of celibacy) when it was first completed in 1881.

  • Thomson Exchange

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    Iconic in its architecture, this site has seen both the progress of the nation as well as broader telecommunication technologies.

  • Tin Sing Goldsmiths (Former World Book Company)

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    With a white façade and yellow pillars with green capitals, the two-storey urban shophouse was once occupied by The World Book Company, one of the leading bookshops in Singapore. Since 1995, it has been home to Tin Sing Goldsmiths.

  • Villa Marie

    Villa Marie

    Formerly owned by a descendent of noted philanthropist Tan Tock Seng, the Villa Marie was sold in 2016 at a staggering $145 million to Shun Tak Real Estate, owned by Macau casino tycoon – Stanley Ho.

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