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  • Former Fullerton Building

    Former Fullerton Building

    The former Fullerton Building is a prominent landmark situated at the mouth of the Singapore River. Most well remembered as the General Post Office (GPO) and having housed several government departments, this building has been a witness to many of Singapore’s milestones.

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    Architecture, Lifestyle, National History
  • National Library Singapore

    National Library

    A knowledge icon in the heart of Singapore’s civic, cultural and arts district where our unique history and multi-cultural heritage is captured, preserved and celebrated, National Library Singapore wants to share its rich heritage — past, present and future with visitors.

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    Lifestyle
  • Mint Museum of Toys

    Mint Museum

    Mint Museum of Toys is the world’s first purpose-built museum for toys, showcasing an extensive collection of vintage toys and childhood memorabilia from more than 25 countries, spanning over 150 years. Experience a nostalgic journey through time as you enjoy the world-class display of toys in an award-winning contemporary building, thematically exhibited over four levels.

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    Lifestyle
  • Red Dot Design Museum

    Red Dot Design Museum

    Preview how our future will evolve with an exhibition of award winning design ideas from more than 20 nations at the red dot design museum.

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    Lifestyle
  • Singapore Sports Museum

    Singapore Sports Museum

    The YOG Gallery @ the Singapore Sports Museum opened in May 2011 to commemorate and showcase Singapore's hosting of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2010. The Gallery provides visitors with opportunities to learn and experience the spirit of the Olympic Games

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    Lifestyle
  • Farrer Park

    Farrer Park

    Originally a swampy piece of land, this area was the site of the Singapore Sporting Club, formed in 1842. Singapore's first race meeting was held there in 1843, shortly after the land had been drained. In 1891, Singapore's first organised game of golf was played on a nine-hole golf course in the middle of the racecourse. The area was also used for cattle grazing, and as a rifle range. In 1911, the park became the first place in Singapore from which an aeroplane took off.

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    Culture & Community, National History, Lifestyle
  • Republic of Singapore Yacht Club

    Republic of Singapore Yacht Club

    Founded in 1826, this club became the Royal Singapore Yacht Club in 1922 under the patronage of the Prince of Wales, and was renamed the Republic of Singapore Yacht Club in 1967 with the first president of Singapore, Yusof bin Ishak as its patron.

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    National History, Lifestyle
  • Singapore Badminton Hall

    Singapore Badminton Hall

    The Singapore Badminton Hall was built in 1951 as the venue for the Thomas Cup Tournament, and the third tournament held there at 1955. It was the site for the vote-counting for the Referendum on Singapore’s merger with Malaya, Sabah and Sarawak on 1 September 1962.

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    Culture & Community, National History, Lifestyle
  • Jalan Besar Stadium

    Jalan Besar Stadium

    Jalan Besar Stadium was Singapore’s main football arena until the National Stadium opened. It also hosted various national events, such as Singapore Youth Festival and National Day Parade.

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    Culture & Community, Lifestyle, National History
  • Former Telok Ayer Market (now known as Lau Pa Sat)

    Former Telok Ayer Market (now known as Lau Pa Sat)

    Affectionately known as Lau Pa Sat (老巴刹, ‘Old Market’) by generations of Singaporeans, the Former Telok Ayer Market was one of Singapore’s oldest markets. The iconic structure is the only survivor of the five markets that used to serve residents living in Singapore’s town area.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, Food, Lifestyle, National History
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