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.


Places - Buildings and Sites

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  • The Southbridge Hotel (Former The Commercial Press)

    The Southbridge Hotel 1

    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.

  • Ban Siew San Kuan Imm Tong

    Ban Siew San 2

    Perched on the midpoint of a hill for traditional geomancy reasons, Ban Siew San Kuan Imm Tong (万寿山) is one of the few remaining Hainanese temples that is more than a century old.

  • Vanguard Building (Former Malaya Publishing House Building)

    Vanguard Building 1

    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.

  • 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.

  • The Great Madras (Former Madras Hotel)

    The Great Madras 1

    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.

  • Remnants of Former Gate and Wall of Fort Canning (Fort Canning Hill/Bukit Larangan)

    Remnants of Former Gate and Wall of Fort Canning 1

    One of Singapore’s first British-built fortifications, Fort Canning was the site of many significant milestones in Singapore history, such as Lieutenant-General Arthur Percival’s decision to surrender to the Japanese.

  • Church of Christ of Malaya

    Church of Christ of Malaya 1

    Built in 1959, the Church of Christ of Malaya is a historical landmark that is associated with the start of modern Singapore architecture. The Church is easily distinguished by its asymmetrical design.

  • Tin Sing Goldsmiths (Former World Book Company)

    Tin Sing Goldsmiths  3

    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.

  • Masjid Tasek Utara

    Masjid Tasek Utara 2

    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.

  • Thomson Exchange

    Thomson Exchange 1

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

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