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  • Chinese Garden

    Chinese Garden

    Best remembered by locals as a location for wedding photography, the garden was inspired by classical northern Chinese imperial architecture. Its iconic features include ornate bridges, pavilions and a seven-storey pagoda.

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    Culture & Community
  • Japanese Garden

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    A joint project by the Singapore and Japanese governments, the Japanese Garden is also known by its Japanese name Seiwaen. The garden features Japanese stone paths, Toro stone lanterns, rock waterfalls and a winding stream.

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    Culture & Community
  • Church of St Francis of Assisi

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    The Church of St Francis of Assisi was formed with the merging of the two Catholic chapels in early Jurong: Gek Poh Chapel and Taman Jurong Chapel. The church holds services in English, Mandarin, Tamil, Malayalam and Tagalog.

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    Culture & Community
  • Jurong Bird Park

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    One of the most-loved places in Jurong, the Jurong Bird Park is the largest avian park in the Asia Pacific region with over 400 species of birds.

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    Culture & Community
  • Jurong Brickworks Industry and Dragon Kilns

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    Jurong was known for its brickworks industry, which played a critical role in the construction of Singapore's public estates in the 1960s. Brickworks operated in Jurong as early as the 1920s. Thor Kwang Industry and Jalan Bahar Clay Studios currently host Singapore's last two remaining dragon kilns.

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    Culture & Community
  • Masjid Hasanah

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    Following the resettlement of villagers from Jurong's surrounding islands in the 1960s, Masjid Hanasah was built to replace the old saraus (small prayer houses) of the islands. With the community support, the mosque was rebuilt and reopened in 1996.

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    Culture & Community
  • Tong Whye Temple

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    Tong Whye Temple was established in 1932 by Hokkein migrants from southern Fujian in China. The migrants, who settled at the 10.5 milestone of Jurong Road, named the temple after their hometown temple in Quanzhou.

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    Community & Religious, Culture & Community
  • Tuas Tua Pek Kong Temple

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    This temple has its origins in the Japanese Occupation of Singapore. Following the death of 39 villagers by invading Japanese forces in 1942, a group of eight villagers founded the Tua Pek Kong temple in an attap hut in Tuas, seeking spiritual solace.

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    Culture & Community
  • Nanyang University

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    The creation of Nanyang University is a milestone in local and regional education, and a marker of community action. Established in 1955, Nanyang University was the first Chinese university outside of China.

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    Educational, Culture & Community
  • Singapore Discovery Centre

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    Begun from the idea of setting a National Defence exhibition Centre, Singapore Discovery Centre (SDC) opened in 1996, focusing on National Education to inspire a sense of confidence in the future of Singapore and in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).

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    Culture & Community, Educational
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