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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Goh Loo Club

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    This 998m2, three-storey restored shophouse is home to the 114-year-old Goh Loo Club, once a favourite gathering place for many prominent Chinese in Singapore, including the philanthropist Lee Kong Chian.

  • Grave Stones and Structures at Fort Canning Park

    Cemetery Grave Stones at Fort Canning Park 1

    One of the first Christian cemeteries in Singapore, Fort Canning Christian Cemetery is the final resting place for Christians who lived in early Singapore, such as George Coleman and Jose d’Almeida. While the original gravestones are no longer in place, remnants of the old cemetery, such as the two Gothic gates and dome-shaped cupolas, still remain.

  • Ban Siew San Kuan Imm Tong

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    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)

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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.

  • Koon Seng Ting Temple

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    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)

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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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