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  • Saint Andrew's Cathedral

    Saint Andrew's Cathedral

    Saint Andrew's Cathedral is Singapore’s oldest surviving Anglican place of worship and is the seat of the Anglican bishop of Singapore. The magnificent edifice has stood the test of time, bearing witness to the spread of Anglicanism in the region. It also testifies to the contributions of the local Scottish, English, and Indian communities to the growth and development of colonial Singapore.

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    Architecture, Culture & Community, National History
  • Former Thong Chai Medical Institution

    Former Thong Chai Medical Institution

    Home to the first free traditional Chinese medical clinic for the poor in Singapore, the Former Thong Chai Medical Institution testifies to the Chinese pioneers’ spirit of mutual assistance and their generosity towards the poor and needy.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • Hajjah Fatimah Mosque

    Hajjah Fatimah Mosque

    Hajjah Fatimah Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Singapore, a rare example of one named after a woman. Its unique eclectic architecture stands out from other mosques in Singapore, especially with its distinctively European-style minaret, which tilts slightly. The mosque bears testimony to the once thriving Muslim communities living in the vicinity who made significant contributions particularly to colonial Singapore’s economy.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • Former Telok Ayer Market (now known as Lau Pa Sat)

    Former Telok Ayer Market (now known as Lau Pa Sat)

    Affectionately known as Lau Pa Sat (老巴刹, ‘Old Market’) by generations of Singaporeans, the Former Telok Ayer Market was one of Singapore’s oldest markets. The iconic structure is the only survivor of the five markets that used to serve residents living in Singapore’s town area.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, Food, Lifestyle, National History
  • Sri Mariamman Temple

    Sri Mariamman Temple

    Together with Jamae Mosque, Sri Mariamman Temple – Singapore’s oldest Hindu temple – is an enduring icon on South Bridge Road which is a part of Chinatown. Both monuments testify to the significant Tamil population that once lived in the vicinity, and are constant reminders of their contributions to Singapore’s development as a British colony.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
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