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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  • Air View Building (Former Air View Hotel and New Asia Hotel)

    Air View Building 1

    While it may no longer house a rooftop Cantonese restaurant or a cabaret with dancing girls, the Air View Building still retains its decades-long association with the local Cantonese community.

  • Tong Xian Tng Temple

    Tong Xian Tng Temple 1

    Tong Xian Tng Temple, a beautiful Teochew-styled Chinese temple lies tucked away in a secluded spot near Orchard Road, little known to the public. The temple is dedicated to Guanyin, The Goddess of Mercy, but like many other Chinese temples in Singapore, it practises a mix of Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism.

  • Kallang Theatre

    Kallang Theatre

    Situated at the Kallang Basin next to the National Stadium, Kallang Theatre was once the biggest theatre space in Singapore. It also hosted the annual National Day Rally address by then-Prime Ministers Lee Kuan Yew and Goh Chok Tong from 1986 to 2000.

    Culture & Community, Art
  • Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre

    Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre

    Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre is Singapore’s main wholesale market and distribution point for imported fruits and vegetables. Over 40 percent of Singapore’s fruit and vegetable imports pass through the centre, with the remaining 60 percent of produce being sold by independent retailers and other importers who have their own premises.

    Community, Food
  • Kampong Glam Community Club

    Kampong Glam Community Club

    The Kampong Glam Community Club was first established in 1960 at Beach Road. It was relocated to Victoria Street in 1972, and moved back to a different site on Beach Road in 1998. Kampong Glam Community Club is home to a prominent Northern-style Lion Dance troupe and also frequently organises interfaith events.

  • 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.

    Community & Religious
  • 449 Yio Chu Kang Road (Former Pei Hwa Public School)

    449 Yio Chu Kang Road

    From 10 students to over 1,000  Pei Hwa Public School was a small village school that grew to become one of the largest village schools in Singapore by 1976. Today, the former school’s premises are leased out for education uses.

    Educational, Community
  • 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.

    Architecture, Lifestyle
  • 4 Harvey Road (Former Tong Nam Tobacco Co.)

    4 Harvey Road

    Incorporating a combination of traditional and modern architectural design, the existing premises of Tong Nam Tobacco Co. bring to mind Singapore’s past as well as its progress towards being a modern city-state.

  • 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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