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  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

    Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

    The Cathedral of the Good Shepherd is Singapore's oldest Catholic place of worship and the seat of the local Roman Catholic archbishop. Not only does it bear testimony to the spread of Catholicism in the region, the edifice also serves as a reminder to the contributions of early Catholic missionaries to the fields of religion, architecture, and education in Singapore.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • Thian Hock Keng

    Thian Hock Keng

    Thian Hock Keng is also a standing monument to the community spirit of Chinese pioneers in Singapore.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • Armenian Apostolic Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator

    Armenian Apostolic Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator

    Singapore's oldest Christian church was the spiritual home of the small but influential Armenian community living here during the colonial period and continues to serve as a reminder of their contributions to the development of Singapore over the years.

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    Architecture, Culture & Community, National History
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