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  • Tree Shrine at Blk 177

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    Towering above Toa Payoh Town Mall until felled by lightning in 2013, this ficus tree has been regarded as sacred since the kampong days of Toa Payoh.

    Culture & Community
  • Former Pulau Ubin Community Centre


    The former Pulau Ubin Community Centre started off as a simple zinc and wooden structure built by island residents in 1961. It became the island's community centre five years later in 1966.

  • Pulau Ubin Jetty


    The original jetty was built by the Japanese between 1942 and 1943 during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore to facilitate movement to and from Pulau Ubin.

  • Tua Pek Kong Temples


    The Tua Pek Kong Temple located across from the wayang stage in Pulau Ubin's main village is the sub-temple of the main Tua Pek Kong temple near Pekan Quarry.

  • House of Ahmad Kassim and Ahmad Drink Stall


    Mr Ahmad Kassim is a long-time Pulau Ubin resident. His home is a large wooden house that his father built during World War II.

  • Chek Jawa Visitor Centre House No 1


    The Chek Jawa Visitor Centre (House No. 1) is Singapore's only remaining authentic Tudor-style house with a fireplace. It is constructed in an architecturally distinctive post and beam fashion with stucco-finished walls and gables framed by timbers treated with black creosote.

  • Ah Ma Drink Stall

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    Ah Ma Drink Stall is near a former prawn farm called Xin Li Prawn Pond. Prawn farms were introduced to Pulau Ubin from the late 1950s onwards and sluice gates like the one near the drink stall were built to regulate the water levels of prawn ponds.

  • Former Maternity and Child Health Clinic


    The Maternity and Child Health Clinic was established in 1957 on Pulau Ubin. A team of nurses from Changi Point visited the clunic two to three times a week to tend to the needs of expectant and post-partum mothers and their children.

  • Ketam Quarry


    Ketam Quarry, also known as Aik Hwa Quarry, is a disused quarry located in western Pulau Ubin. Ketam Quarry produced up to 160 to 180 tonnes of granite per month at its peak in the 1990s.

  • Pekan Quarry


    Pekan Quarry is one of Pulau Ubin's oldest quarries. It only ceased operations in 1970. The well at Pekan Quarry is also the oldest in Pulau Ubin.

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