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  • Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

    Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

    Formerly known as Sri Narasimha Perumal Temple, Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple is the first Hindu temple in Singapore dedicated to Sri Perumal, the Hindu deity more commonly known as Vishnu. Even though the impressive structure standing today was built in the 1960s, the temple is one of Singapore’s oldest Hindu temples in terms of establishment.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • Sultan Mosque

    Sultan Mosque

    Formerly the royal mosque of the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Mosque represents the solidarity and unity of Muslims in Singapore. The impressive building serves as a reminder of the Malay royalty that was once housed in the nearby Istana Kampong Glam and the thriving Muslim communities living in the area during the British colonial period.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • House of Tan Yeok Nee

    Former House of Tan Yeok Nee

    The Chinese-style Former House of Tan Yeok Nee is the sole survivor of the ‘Four Grand Mansions’ that were built by Teochew towkays (businessmen) in late nineteenth-century Singapore. The former residence is a monument to the contributions of early Chinese immigrants, as well as the various groups of occupants who were committed to the welfare of people resident in Singapore.

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    Architecture, Culture & Community, National History
  • Former Nagore Dargah

    Former Nagore Dargah

    Erected by the Chulia community, this magnificent building testifies to their presence in Chinatown in the past and also to their contributions to early colonial Singapore's economy.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • Al-Abrar Mosque

    Al-Abrar Mosque

    Located on Telok Ayer Street, Al-Abrar Mosque is one of Singapore’s oldest mosques. Also known as Chulia Mosque, the mosque serves as a constant reminder of the Chulia immigrants who once lived in the area and played a vital role in developing the budding economy of early colonial Singapore.

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    Architecture, Culture & Community, National History
  • Tan Si Chong Su

    Tan Si Chong Su

    The history of Tan Si Chong Su (陈氏宗祠, ‘Ancestral Hall of the Tan Clan’) is inextricably linked to the influx of Chinese immigrants into Singapore during the late nineteenth century. It testifies to the contributions of the Chinese community to colonial Singapore’s growth and development.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • Jamae Mosque

    Jamae Mosque

    Jamae Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Singapore and serves as a reminder of the considerably large population of Chulia immigrants who had settled in the Chinatown district and their crucial role in the development of colonial Singapore’s fledgling economy.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • Armenian Apostolic Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator

    Armenian Apostolic Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator

    Singapore's oldest Christian church was the spiritual home of the small but influential Armenian community living here during the colonial period and continues to serve as a reminder of their contributions to the development of Singapore over the years.

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    Architecture, Culture & Community, National History
  • Thian Hock Keng

    Thian Hock Keng

    Thian Hock Keng is also a standing monument to the community spirit of Chinese pioneers in Singapore.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

    Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

    The Cathedral of the Good Shepherd is Singapore's oldest Catholic place of worship and the seat of the local Roman Catholic archbishop. Not only does it bear testimony to the spread of Catholicism in the region, the edifice also serves as a reminder to the contributions of early Catholic missionaries to the fields of religion, architecture, and education in Singapore.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
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