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10 things so "Fullerton" I didn't know about

As part of a commitment to showcase Singapore’s unique history and rich heritage, the Fullerton Heritage has curated two complimentary guided tours – The “Fullerton Monument Tour” and “A Maritime Journey Tour”. 1,094 more words

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When two buildings unite as one: The Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall

Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall are actually 2 buildings which is often mistaken as one, constructed about 45 years apart.

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5 common misconceptions​ about Singapore shophouses

1. Shophouses are so Chinese…

My friends like to refer to “The Chinatown shophouses” or “These shophouses look so Chinese, must be Chinese baroque-style”.

The origin of shophouse in Singapore ultimately lie in China (specifically southern China) but the early shophouses in Singapore were actually designed by Western architects. 1,525 more words


The Mural affair (part 1)

How we met?

I first met Him under the grand staircase at Rotunda Hall of the National Museum of Singapore on 24th June 2017. I remember I was queuing just under this piece of art to wait for my turn at the new installation – Soft Dome @ The National Museum. 989 more words


Keong Saik Road - the red light district of the past....

As an extension to my Bukit Pasoh heritage trail, I decided to come back again to came to Keong Saik road to explore the shops and back alley further and also for more photo “shots” and have my shophouses “indulgence” ( 1,056 more words

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When the Istana is closed.... check out the Istana heritage gallery!

The Istana Heritage Gallery is catered for those who missed out on the Istana’s Open house (about 5-6 times in a year). The calendar for the Open House is scheduled and indicated on the Visitor Information of the… 779 more words


Top 10 "UNESCO" you need to know!

Some of you, may have in your bucket list to cover some or all of UNESCO sites around the world. Some of you may chance upon a site during your travel itinerary and the tour guide say “This is a UNESCO Heritage site, MUST GO!” or some of you may just happen to spend a weekend in your own country only to find that “Hey it is listed as a UNESCO site, but what does it actually mean?” 839 more words

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