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Watch History Come Alive

Get ready for an immersive journey back in time along the Singapore River and around Fort Canning Hill.
Encounter historical characters, discover stories and places, and revisit significant events
in Singapore’s history through the latest augmented reality technology.

Go back in time to 1819, when Singapore River was in progress of becoming an artery of international commerce, drawing people from all over the world to work, trade and seek their fortunes here. Singapore’s earliest settlers were pioneers who arrived on these shores and went on to build homes, families and communities - and eventually, a nation. Pay homeage to people and places at strategic AR Discovery Points on this evocative journey through history along this vital waterway.
What lies in wait at Bukit Larangan, once the centre of activity in 14th century Singapura? Retrace the steps of royal maidens who used to bathe in the Forbidden Spring. Go on an excavation to find artefacts left behind by villagers who once lived on the hill. Trace the origins of the Singapore Stone. Learn about Badang, legendary strongman of Singapura. Witness the dramatic changing landscape of Singapore from the seat of the ancient kings. Unveiling soon in June 2019.

App Features

Fun and Educational

Discover lesser known stories of people and places. Watch historical scenes come to live at the very location history was imprinted.

Historically Accurate

Storytelling is based on extensive research and endorsed by the National Heritage Board and National Parks Board.


Using the latest in AR technology, be immersed in a creative interpretation of actual historical events at each AR Discovery Point along the trail.

Watch History
Come Alive

Download the FREE Augmented Reality Trail app on
Apple App Store and Google Play now

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