Places

Abdul Gafoor Mosque
Al-Abrar Mosque
Alkaff Upper Serangoon Mosque
Armenian Apostolic Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator
Bowyer Block
Cathedral of the Good Shepherd
Central Fire Station
Changi Prison Gate and Wall
Chesed-El Synagogue
Chinese High School Clock Tower Building
Chung Cheng High School (Main) Administration Building and Entrance Arch
Church of Our Lady of Lourdes
Church of St Peter and St Paul
Church of St Teresa
Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Civilian War Memorial
College of Medicine Building
Esplanade Park Memorials
Former Admiralty House
Former Attorney-Generals Chambers (now Parliament House Block C)
Former Cathay Building (now The Cathay)
Former City Hall
Command House
Former Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus Chapel and Caldwell House (now CHIJMES)
Former Empress Place Building (now Asian Civilisations Museum)
Former Ford Factory (now Memories at Old Ford Factory)
Former Fullerton Building
Former Hill Street Police Station
Former Keng Teck Whay Building
Former Ministry of Labour Building (now Family Justice Courts)
Former Nagore Dargah
Former Nanyang University Library and Administration Building, Memorial and Arch
Former Parliament House and Annex Building (now The Arts House)
Former Raffles College (now NUS Campus at Bukit Timah)
Former Saint Joseph's Institution (now Singapore Art Museum)
Former Singapore Conference Hall and Trade Union House (now Singapore Conference Hall)
Former Siong Lim Temple (now Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery)
Former St James Power Station
Former Sun Yat Sen Villa (now Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall)
Former Supreme Court
Former Tanjong Pagar Railway Station
Former Tao Nan School (now The Peranakan Museum)
Former Telok Ayer Market (now known as Lau Pa Sat)
Former Thong Chai Medical Institution
Goodwood Park Hotel (Tower Block)
Hajjah Fatimah Mosque
Hong San See
Former House of Tan Yeok Nee
Istana Kampong Gelam
Jamae Mosque
Jurong Town Hall
MacDonald House
Maghain Aboth Synagogue
National Museum
Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church
Raffles Hotel
Saint Andrew's Cathedral
Saint George's Church
Cavenagh Bridge present day
Sri Mariamman Temple
Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple
Sri Thendayuthapani Temple
St Joseph's Church
Sultan Mosque
Tan Si Chong Su
Tan Teck Guan Building
Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church
The Istana and Sri Temasek
Thian Hock Keng
Tou Mu Kung Temple
Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall
Ying Fo Fui Kun
Yueh Hai Ching Temple
Army Museum of Singapore
ArtScience Museum
Asian Civilisations Museum
BCA Gallery
Changi Chapel and Museum
Chinatown Heritage Centre
Chinese Heritage Centre
Civil Defence Heritage Gallery
Eurasian Heritage Gallery
Memories at Old Ford Factory
Fort Siloso
Fuk Tak Chi Museum
Gan Heritage Centre
Gem Museum
Home Team Gallery
Indian Heritage Centre
IRAS Gallery
Istana Heritage Gallery
Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
Come visit the replica of our iconic dragon playground.
Malay Heritage Centre
Marina Barrage
Ministry of Education Heritage Centre
Mint Museum
National Gallery Singapore
National Healthcare Group
National Library
National Museum of Singapore
NEWater Visitor Centre
Ngee Ann Cultural Centre
NUS Baba House
NUS Museum
Police Heritage Centre
Red Dot Design Museum
Reflections at Bukit Chandu
Republic of Singapore Air Force Museum
Republic-of-Singapore-Navy-Museum
Science Centre Singapore
Land Transport Gallery
Singapore Art Museum
Singapore City Gallery
Singapore Maritime Gallery
Singapore Philatelic Museum
Singapore Sports Museum
Singapore Discovery Centre
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Tan Tock Seng Hospital Heritage Museum
The Battle Box
The Grassroots Heritage Centre
The Intan
Peranakan Museum
Private Museum
The SGH Museum
Woodbridge Museum
Alexandra Hospital
Anglo-Chinese School
Balestier Plain
Adam Park Battle
Kranji Beach Battle
Pasir Panjang Battle
Batu Berlayar
Beach Road Police Station
Bukit Batok Memorials
Bukit Timah Battle
Central Sikh Temple
Changi Beach Massacre
Changi Murals
Chen Wen Hsi
Chui Eng Free School
Clifford Pier
Custom House, Maxwell Road
danish seamen church
Deng Xiaoping
Ee Hoe Hean Club
Execution of Captured Rimau Commandos
Farrer Park
Force 136
Fort Canning Command Centre
Fuk Tak Chi
Gan Eng Seng School
Geylang Serai
Havelock Road Camp / River Valley Road Camp
Ho Chi Minh
Indian National Army Memorial
Institute of Mental Health
Jalan Besar Stadium
Japanese Propaganda Department
Jawaharlal Nehru
Johore Battery
Joseph Conrad
Jose Rizal
Jurong-Kranji Defence Line
Kallang Airport
Kallang Gasworks
Kandang Kerbau Hospital
Katong Park
Kempeitai East District Branch
Keppel Harbour
Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple
Labrador Battery
Lower Barracks
Lower Peirce Reservoir
MacRitchie Reservoir
Merdeka Bridge
Methodist Girls' School
Middle Road Church
National Theatre
Alexandra Hospital
Alexandra Hospital
Omar Kampong Malacca Mosque
Outram Road Prison
Oversea-Chinese Banking Coporation
Pasir Panjang Machine-Gun Pillbox
Pearl’s Hill School
Peoples’ Defence Force Headquarters
Pondok Peranakan Gelam Club
Pulau Sejahat
Punggol Beach Massacre
Queen Elizabeth Walk
Queenstown
Raffles Girls' School
Raffles Institution
Raffles Place
Republic of Singapore Yacht Club
Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple
Sarimbun Beach Landing
Seletar Airfield
Sentosa Beach
Silat Road Sikh Temple
Sime Road Camp
Sime Road Machine-Gun Pillbox
Singapore Armed Forces Warrant Officers and Specialists Club
Singapore Badminton Hall
Singapore Chinese Girls’ School
Singapore Chin Kang Huay Kuan
Singapore Polytechnic
Sook Ching Inspection Centre
Sri Krishnan Temple
Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple
St. Margaret’s School
Syonan Jinja
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
The First Public Dental Clinic and School
The Founding of Boys' Brigade in Singapore
The Gate of Hope
Trinity Theological College
United Chinese Library
United Engineers Limited
United Overseas Bank
Upper Barracks
Upper Seletar Reservoir
Victoria Memorial Hall
Withdrawal to Singapore
Yeung Ching School
Those living in the Ang Mo Kio HDB residential area will be familiar with Da Qiao Primary School—now known as Jing Shan Primary School. Rich in history, the school was built in the 1930s to serve the educational needs of the community.
Sweetlands Confectionery and Bakery - 10 Kim Keat Lane, Singapore 328867
10 View Road Singapore 757918
107A Sophia Road, Singapore 228172
Sweetlands Confectionery and Bakery - 10 Kim Keat Lane, Singapore 328867
Cundhi Gong Temple - 13 Keong Saik Road
Former Rochor Community Centre - 138 Prinsep Street Singapore 188659
The strategically located campus at 1A Lutheran Road has a long history of being a home to many of Singapore’s older schools, including Farrer Primary School. Today, a new generation of students call this campus home.
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20 Anderson Road (Former Raffles Girls' School)
Nanyang Khek Community Guild - 20 Peck Seah Street Singapore 079312
202 Telok Ayer Street Singapore 068639
25 Grange Road Singapore 239699
The Teacher’s Training College—once a sole institution responsible for teacher’s education in Singapore—used to occupy the current site of ISS International School on 25 Paterson Road.
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31 Bukit Pasoh Road (Former New Majestic Hotel)
34 Pagoda Street, Singapore 059193
36 Club Street Singapore 069469
36-38 Armenian Street (Former Mayfair Hotel) - 36-38 Armenian Street Singapore 179934
37 Pagoda Street Singapore 059196
River House - 3A River Valley Road Singapore 179020
Former Tong Nam Tobacco Co. - 4 Harvey Road Singapore 369611
Stirling Road
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Former Pei Hwa Public School - 449 Yio Chu Kang Road Singapore 805946
Stirling Road
47 South Bridge Road Singapore 058680
4 Goodwood Hill
5 Oxley Rise 1
5 Stanley Street, Singapore 068724
50 Bah Soon Pah Road
51 South Bridge Road Singapore 058683
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61 to 117 Killiney Road
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6 Russels Road (Plantation House) Singapore 118285
Nestled in Singapore’s second satellite town, the Former Kong Chian Cinema (currently named as 600@Toa Payoh) has been an entertainment centre for people of all ages and all walks of life since its establishment in the 1970s.
Former Mandalay Road Hospital - 70 Martaban Road Singapore 328667
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The apartment blocks at Linden Drive were originally built to house staff of the University of Singapore around 1960. Today, they are managed by the Singapore Land Authority.
Former Tampines Land Station - 95 Tampines Road Singapore 535119
Alsagoff Arab School
Amber Hotel is a suburban hotel that residents of Katong would be familiar with. However, not many know that the hotel’s buildings used to be private residences in the 1930s.
Ying Fo Fui Kun - 98 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 048474
Archaeological Excavation Site Fort Canning
Ascott Centre for Excellence
Balestier Plains
Ban Siew San Kuan Imm Tong - 2 Telok Blangah Drive, Singapore 109256
Bank of China Building
Bedok Lighthouse at Lagoon View
Berlayer Beacon
Bethesda Serangoon Church, one of 20 autonomous Brethren Christian churches in Singapore, has its beginnings in the Brethren Movement in Singapore—a movement started by Philip Robinson, the co-founder of the Robinsons Department Store.
Blair Plain Conservation Area: 3 – 57 Blair Road, Singapore 089903 – 089956
Bras Basah Complex
While younger residents of Ang Mo Kio know the building as Broadway Plaza, older residents may remember it as Broadway Cinema—the first in a group of four cinemas that operated in Ang Mo Kio.
Cairnhill Arts Centre - 126 Cairnhill Road Singapore 229707
Capella Hotel, Singapore (Former 48, 49, 50, 51 Ironside Road) - 1 The Knolls, Singapore 098297
Carmelite Monastery, which sits atop a hill at Bukit Teresa Road, has come a long way since it was established in 1938. During the Second World War, it was converted to become part of an anti-aircraft base by the British and later occupied by the Japanese.
The Central Sikh Temple is one of two Sikh temples in Singapore that are recognised as public temples, the other being the Gurdwara Sahib Silat Road.
Chan Chor Min Tong - Bassein Road
Sitting right opposite Changi Beach, the iconic Changi Point Footbridge at Changi Creek has been around since the 1930s and is surrounded by a chilling urban myth.
Changi Sailing Club
Changi Cottage
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Church of Christ of Malaya - 54 Sophia Road, Singapore 228150
Church of Saint Francis Xavier and Kindergarten - 63A Chartwell Drive Singapore 558758
Comcentre - 31 Exeter Road, Singapore 239732
Communicable Disease Centre 1 - 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng Singapore 308433
Identifiable by its striking Minangkabau-style roof, Eunos Community Club is a hub of activity and functions as a common space for Eunos residents.
The Majestic - 80 Eu Tong Sen Street, Singapore 059810
Customs Operation Centre - 21 Keppel Road, Singapore 089067
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Delta Sports Centre - 900 Tiong Bahru Road, Singapore 158790
Dutch Pavilion at Shangri-La Hotel - 22 Orange Grove Road S258350
dwell Student Living (Former Selegie Integrated Primary School) - 1A Short Street Singapore 188210
Eden Hall - 28 Nassim Road, Singapore 258403
Elias Building: 260, 262, 264, 266, 268, and 270 Middle Road, Singapore 188988-188993
Fairfield Methodist Church
Far East Shopping Centre
Former Bestway Building
The three buildings—51 Waterloo Street, 8 Queen Street and 222 Queen Street—are part of the former site of Catholic High School and encompass a great deal of heritage within their grounds.
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Former Farrer Park Swimming Complex
Built in 1958, the Fullerton Lighthouse was installed atop the former Fullerton Building (Fullerton Hotel) at the mouth of the Singapore River as a navigational aid to guide ships into Singapore’s harbour.
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The entrance pillars standing within the Singapore Management University’s campus used to mark the entrance of the former National Library at Stamford Road.
Former Park Mall - 9 Penang Road Singapore 238459
Once known as the tallest apartment building in the entire Southeast Asia, the former Pearl Bank Apartments used to house almost 2,000 residents.
Former Yan Kit Swimming Pool 03
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Fort Canning Centre - 5 Cox Terrace, Singapore 179620
Fort Canning Service Reservoir
GB Point, which sits at the junction of Kallang Bahru and Geylang Bahru, used to house Mandarin Theatre—one of the oldest cinemas in Singapore operated by cinema giant, Eng Wah Organisation.
Giok Hong Tian Temple
Goh Loo Club - 72 Club Street, Singapore 069471
Goodman Arts Centre
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The grave of Mrs Tan Quee Lan is a traditional Southern Chinese tomb standing on the hilly lawn near Sian Tuan Avenue.
The grave of Penghulu Lasam is located at Jalan Sempadan. Next to the grave are his wife and Tok Lasam’s Panglima (Commander-in-chief). There are several legends surrounding Tok Lasam.
Grave of Tan Tock Seng
Cemetery Grave Stones at Fort Canning Park
A grand-looking building conveniently located in the residential streets of Katong, Gurdwara Sri Guru Nanak Satsang Sabha was converted from a bungalow to serve as a religious hub for the Sikhs in the area.
Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha - 92 Wilkie Road Singapore 228086
A former hotel turned place of worship; the building currently houses the Harvester Baptist Church.
Haw Par Villa
Henderson Industrial Park: 203–219 Henderson Road (Odd no. only), Singapore 159549–159556
Ho Lim Keng Temple has its roots in Tras Street, where it hosted festive celebrations for many years. The temple moved to its new home in Outram Hill in 1975 and has taken on a more unconventional, modern appearance.
Hock Teck Tong Temple
Hock Teck See / Fook Tet Soo Khek Temple
Hollandse Club - 22 Camden Park Singapore 299814
Home Team Career Centre - 178 Neil Road Singapore 088889
Hong Lim Park - Bounded by North Canal Road, South Bridge Road, Upper Pickering Street and New Bridge Road
While younger Singaporeans know this building as a pre-school, older Singaporeans will remember this building as Nan Hwa Girls’ High School—a school that provided many girls in Singapore with the opportunity of an education.
India House - 2 Peirce Road Singapore 248554
ISS International School (Preston Campus) - 21 Preston Road, Singapore 109355
Kallang Theatre - 1 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397688
Kampong Glam Community Club - 385 Beach Road Singapore 199581
Kheng Chiu Building and Tin Hou Kong
Kim Seng Bridge
Kim Mui Hoey Kuan
Kong Chow Wui Koon - 321 New Bridge Road, Singapore 088758
Koon Seng Ting Temple - 4 Telok Blangah Drive, Singapore 109257
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Kreta Ayer Peoples Theatre
Liat Towers, whose first phase was completed just weeks after Singapore gained independence in 1965, is known for being the site of the country’s first McDonald’s branch in 1979, and first Starbucks outlet in 1996.
Lim Ah Pin Road Post Office - 1 Lim Ah Pin Road, Singapore 547809
Lim Teck Lee Building - Nos. 2 – 5 Circular Road, Singapore 049358 to 049361
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Masjid An-Nur
Masjid An-Nur
Keramat Habib Noh and Haji Muhammad Salleh Mosque
Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka - 10 Keng Chew Street, Singapore 059607
Masjid Petempatan Melayu Sembawang - 27B Jalan Mempurong, Singapore 759055
Masjid Tasek Utara - 46 Bristol Road, Singapore 219852
Masjid Tentera Diraja
Maxwell Market
From 1956 to 1966, the Merdeka Lions stood at the base of tall stone monuments of blue mosaic found on both ends of the Merdeka Bridge. The lions were later removed to make way for the widening of the bridge and the adjoining Nicoll Highway.
Ming Arcade - 21 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249720
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Mount Emily Villa
Mount Imbiah Battery - Imbiah Walk
Nanyang Sacred Union Building - 251, 253 and 255 River Valley Road
Newton Food Centre - 500 Clemenceau Ave Singapore 229495
While most Singaporeans know Old Changi Hospital as the site where local dramas and horror movies were filmed, not many know that the site was originally constructed as part of a military base built by the British forces in the 1930s.
Orchard Road Presbyterian Church
Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre - 1 Wholesale Centre. Singapore 110001 to 110026
29 Paya Lebar Road, Singapore 409005
Paya Lebar Airbase (former Singapore International Airport)
Peninsula Plaza - 111 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179098
Coleman Street, which spans from Armenian Street to St Andrew’s road, was named after George D. Coleman, Singapore’s first Superintendent of Public Works and Prison Warden. 3 to 5 Coleman Street was the site of the Former Hotel de la Paix. Today, it is the address of Peninsula Shopping Complex.
People's Park Complex
Plaza Singapura
Police Logistics Department (Former Hemmant Road Police Store) - 1 Hemmant Road, Singapore 438675
Punggol Rock Shrine - Off Punggol Road
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SEAMEO Regional Language Centre (RELC) - 30 Orange Grove Road Singapore 258352
Remnants of Former Gate and Wall of Fort Canning
Rex Cinemas - 2 Mackenzie Road Singapore 228673
S P Jain School of Global Management - 10 Hyderabad Road Singapore 119579
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Sam Kiang (三江) refers to three provinces in China—Zhe Jiang, Jiang Su and Jiang Xi. Pioneers of these three provinces formed the Singapore Sam Kiang Office in 1906 which was later renamed Sam Kiang Huay Kwan.
Selegie House
Seletar Aiport
Seng Wong Beo Temple - 113 Peck Seah Street Singapore 079332
Seu Teck Sean Tong, a temple that provides free Traditional Chinese Medical services to the public, was originally founded in a shophouse at River Valley Road with Xiang Huo “香火” from Da Wu Xiu De Shan Tang (大吴修德善堂) in Chao’An, Guangdong, China.
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Shaw Towers - 100 Beach Road, Singapore 189702
Located at the foot of Mount Faber, Shelton College International used to be the home of Blangah Rise Primary School. Currently, it is an educational institution for local and international students.