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  • Jurong Heritage Trail

    Jurong Railway

    The Jurong Heritage Trail is part of the National Heritage Board’s ongoing efforts in discovering our shared heritage to document and present the history and social memories of places in Singapore. Explore the story of Jurong when it was formerly covered with plantations, and to follow its transformation into Singapore’s first industrial estate.

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    Culture & Community, Nature, Defence, Science-Innovation, National History
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  • Toa Payoh Trail

    Toa Payoh Dragon Playground

    Toa Payoh is the archetypical grandaddy of public housing towns in Singapore. It is the first town designed and developed entirely by the Housing and Development Board. There are many "firsts" in Toa Payoh such as the first Residents' Association and the first Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station to be built in Singapore, just to name a few. Join us as we embark on this trail that covers nine significant heritage sites and uncover the unique story of Toa Payoh!

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    Healthcare, Culture & Community, Architecture, National History, Nature
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  • Tiong Bahru Heritage Trail

    Tiong Bahru Heritage Trail

    Tiong Bahru Road today stretches for more than three kilometres from Redhill MRT at its western end to Outram Road on its eastern end. For most Singaporeans, Tiong Bahru is a small, charming and chic housing estate awash with good eateries and eclectic little shops. But there is much more to Tiong Bahru than meets the eye, as this heritage trail shows.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
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  • World War 2 Trail

    World War 2 Trail by National Heritage Board

    The Second World War came to Malaya and Singapore on 8 December 1941, more than two years after it broke out in Europe. After the Fall of Singapore on 15 February 1942, the island was renamed Syonan-To (Light of the South) and it spent the next 3 years and 7 months under the Japanese Occupation (1942–45). The war ended in the Asia-Pacific with the signing of the Instrument of Surrender in Singapore on 12 September 1945.

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    War, National History, Defence
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  • Kampong Glam Heritage Trail 1

    Masjid Sultan 2

    This trail takes you through the meandering, bustling streets of Kampong Glam's conserved area, covering Arab Street, Beach Road, Jalan Sultan and Victoria Street. Start at the Malay Heritage Centre, formerly the residence of Malay sultans and their families, and follow the trail thereafter to find out what life used to be like in Kampong Glam, from its culture and communities to its trades and crafts.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
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  • Kampong Glam Heritage Trail 2

    Masjid Hajjah Fatimah

    Following the establishment of a trading port by the East India Company in 1819, the old Kampong Glam waterfront, Rochor River and Kallang River became focal points of port activity, and the area burgeoned into a bustling port town, which Kampong Glam was once part of.

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    Culture & Community, National History, Healthcare
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  • Kampong Glam Heritage Trail 3

    Madrasah Aljunied Al-Islamiah

    Kampong Glam Heritage Trail Three explores the interesting landmarks in Kampong Glam’s outlying area along Victoria Street and Kallang Road. This area was once covered with marshes and mangroves, and dotted with tombs in the early 19th century. Learn more about the Malabar Muslim community in Singapore, as well as one of the oldest surviving madrasahs. Explore a church that is more than 120 years old, and visit the bustling transport terminal at Queen Street which provides services between Singapore and Malaysia. Covered along the route is also a sacred Muslim cemetery where non-Muslims were prohibited from entering in the early 20th century.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
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  • Jalan Besar Heritage Trail

    Jalan Besar Heritage Trail Cover

    The Jalan Besar Heritage Trail is a tale of two former swamps. First, we trace the urban development of a floodplain that once existed on the north bank of the Rochor River. Next, we chart the stories of the communities and cultures that sprung up around the muddy basin of Singapore’s longest waterway, the Kallang River.

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    Culture & Community, National History, Architecture
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  • Ang Mo Kio Heritage Trail One

    Ang Mo Kio Town Centre 2

    Before the introduction of the housing town, Ang Mo Kio was largely covered with swamps and forests. Now it is adorned with landscapes of populated housing estates, including Ang Mo Kio’s unique story of the block of circular flats, Singapore’s one and only.

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    Culture & Community, Nature, National History
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  • Ang Mo Kio Heritage Trail Two

    Lower Peirce Reservoir

    Before the introduction of the housing town, Ang Mo Kio was largely covered with swamps and forests. Now it is adorned with landscapes of populated housing estates, including Ang Mo Kio’s unique story of the block of circular flats, Singapore’s one and only. On this trail, we discover the close and friendly relationships formed through various social committees and find out what makes Ang Mo Kio a unique heartland as it is.

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    Culture & Community, Nature, National History
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