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  • Fort Canning Service Reservoir

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    It is difficult to imagine the formidable structure of the Fort Canning Service Reservoir, buried beneath the grassy plateau of Fort Canning Hill. Able to hold up to 30 million gallons of water, this underground storage tank was once one of the largest covered reservoirs in the world.

  • Eden Hall

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    Few have had the privilege of entering the grounds of Eden Hall–an elusive turn-of-the-century mansion hidden within the lush foliage of Nassim Road. Originally constructed by a Jewish magnate, the house is now the official residence of the British High Commissioner in Singapore.

  • Yue Hwa (Nam Tin) Building

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    Standing six stories high, the Yue Hwa Chinese Products Building was once the tallest building in Chinatown back in 1927. It was famously leased to the Great Southern Hotel–a prestigious hotel for Chinese travellers–as well as the well-known Southern Cabaret nightclub.

  • Stamford Bridge Structure

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    In a corner of the War Memorial Park, two small structures are all that remains of the Stamford Bridge–the first bridge to be built across the now-covered Stamford Canal.

  • 5 Stanley Street

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    Built upon reclaimed land from the Telok Ayer Bay, the shophouse at 5 Stanley Street was once the office headquarters of the famed merchant and philanthropist Lee Cheng Yan.

  • 57 to 117 Killiney Road

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    Well known for its eateries, Killiney Road is the birthplace of Killiney Kopitiam, which is the oldest operating Hainanese coffee shop in Singapore. Jack’s Place is also another notable restaurant that has its roots here.

  • 20 Peck Seah Street

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    In the heart of the city was the Qing Shan Ting(青山亭), one of the earliest Chinese cemeteries in Singapore, where the first batch of 31 Chinese settlers were laid to rest. The cemetery lasted until 1907 before it was levelled, and the Nanyang Khek Community Guild was built in its place around 1929.

  • 138 Prinsep Street

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    Formerly located at 138 Prinsep Street, the Rochor Community Centre served nearby residents for 25 years before it shifted to its new premises in Queen’s Street.

  • Punggol Rock Shrine

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    Concealed within the greenery of Punggol Point, a massive boulder–covered by a large yellow cloth and accompanied by an altar at its base–is believed to have been worshipped by devotees of animism since the 1800s.

  • India House

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    Located along Peirce Road, the timeless beauty of a restored pre-1920s tropical Tudorbethan bungalow continues to remain relevant in the present day.

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