1. National Monuments are buildings, structures and sites that possess national significance and are protected by the Preservation of Monuments Act.
    The Museum Roundtable (MR) comprises a collective of over 50 public and private museums, heritage galleries and unique attractions in Singapore.
    Marked Historic Sites are historically significant places associated with important events, communities or personalities.
    This section covers buildings, structures, sites and landscape features in Singapore of architectural, historical or cultural interest.


Places - Buildings and Sites

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  • Danish Seamen's Church (Former Golden Bell Mansion)

    danish seamen church

    Completed in 1910 by philanthropist Tan Boo Liat, great-grandson of Tan Tock Seng, the former Golden Bell Mansion was named after Tan Boo Liat’s grandfather Tan Kim Ching, whose name means golden bell.

    Culture & Community, Community
  • Balestier Plain

    Balestier Plains

    Balestier Plain refers to the playing fields bounded by Balestier Road from Tessensohn Road to Moulmein Road. The field, which existed since the early 1900s, had been associated with eight sports clubs over the years.

  • Singapore Sindhi Association

    Singapore Sindhi Association

    The Singapore Sindhi Association (SSA) traces its roots to 1921 where 10 members came together to form the Sindhi Merchants Association. The association established its first premises in 1938 at Engor Street to provide Sindhi travellers in transit with comfortable boarding facilities.

  • Haw Par Villa

    Haw Par Villa

    Haw Par Villa is located on a hill side in Pasir Panjang. It originally comprised a villa designed by architect Ho Kwang Yew and a large garden space. The compound was a gift from Mr Aw Boon Haw to his younger brother Mr Aw Boon Par.

  • Teochew Building

    Teochew Building

    The Teochew Building is a three-storey building constructed with Chinese architectural elements such as the upturned roof eaves and the balcony balustrade with Oriental motifs. The building was completed in 1963 and it occupied the former site of the Tuan Mong School.

  • Bras Basah Complex

    Bras Basah Complex

    Bras Basah Complex was known as书城 (shu cheng, meaning “City of Books” in Mandarin) as the complex is famed for its numerous bookstores. It is also known as 百胜楼 (bai sheng lou in Mandarin).

    Culture & Community
  • Wesley Methodist Church

    Wesley Methodist Church

    The Wesley Methodist Church is the first Methodist Church established in Singapore by Reverend William Oldham, Reverend Dr and Mrs James Thoburn and Miss Julia Battle in 1885.

  • Berlayer Beacon

    Berlayer Beacon

    Located on an outcrop at the southernmost end of Labrador Park, the iconic seven-metre tall structure at Tanjong Berlayer served as a navigational beacon for boats and ships approaching Keppel Harbour in the mid 20th century.

    Sites & Structures
  • Cairnhill Arts Centre

    ONE-TWO-SIX Cairnhill Arts Centre

    The three-storey high building incorporated elements of Chinese architectural such as the upturned eaves and the use of geometrical motifs on beams and wall surfaces. The building was designed by Swan & Maclaren, a prominent architectural firm in Singapore.

    Educational, Community
  • Masjid Tentera Diraja

    Masjid Tentera Diraja

    Masjid Tentera Diraja or Tentera Diraja Mosque traces its roots to the Muslims serving in the British Army before Singapore’s independence. This is also evident in the use of "Tentera Diraja" meaning the King's Army in Malay.

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