Singapore is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Singapore one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Singapore is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Singapore or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Singapore. Explore the historical monuments of Singapore with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Singapore guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Singapore page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Singapore.
#1 of 16 Historical Places in Singapore | Added 47948 times in trip plans
9 Woodlands Road, Singapore 738656
07:00 am - 06:30 pm
The war memorial is spread on a hill slope home to the graves of the brave hearts that lost their lives during the Second World War.The memorial is neatly set up in rows across moored lawn. There are walls here that have inscribed the names of more than 25,000 men and women who lost their lives in Southeast Asia. A visit here would be more of a rem...
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Orchard Rd, Singapore
A 2.2 kilometer roadideal for shopping and trying the different cuisine of Singapore. Orchard road is replete with iconic malls and elegant restaurants. There are fast food joints and pricey hotels here as well. The dazzling street is a huge fascination for locales as well as tourists. The road is priced in such a manner that is has something in st...
#3 of 16 Historical Places in Singapore | Added 58344 times in trip plans
3 River Valley Road, Singapore, Singapore (Downtown Core)
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
The Clarke quay is located on the mouth of Singapore River. It is one of the historical riverside quays which have many restaurants and nightclubs depicting the nightlife of Singaporeans. Hongkong's one of the best retail stores opened its flagship in Singapore on this quay. Here, you will see all the exclusive bars and restaurants offering best di...
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Arab Street, Kampong Glam, Singapore, Singapore
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Referred by Chinese as Jiau a Koi Javanese, this is a chirpy neighborhood in Singapore which is known for its shopping and variety of restaurants dotted along its paths. There are two theories behind the name, one which claims that the names comes from its Arab owner- Syed Ali bin Mohamed Al Junied and the other which claims it to be a site of &nbs...
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11 St Andrew's Rd, Singapore 178959
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
St. Andrews Cathedral is indubitably one of Singapore’s most treasured works of architecture. This church is an important national monument. It has extended pinnacles and glossy white exteriors. St. Andrews is said to be the largest and biggest church in Singapore. This place is located near City Hall MRT in the middle of Singapore's business...
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1000 Upper Changi Rd N, Singapore 507707
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Changi museum is quite an interesting place to visit as it digs through historic times narrating factual stories. The museum tells about the sorrowful history of Singapore wherein the inmates were imprisoned in the Changi prison. It also emphasizes on the way the prisoners were treated after the Japanese invasion. Set aside a couple of hours an...
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93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This museum depicts the past and the present of Singapore. The structure of the building itself is commendable with an elegant neo-classical appearance. The museum hosts exhibitions the displays important historic and cultural collections of artifacts. The historic information digs a 700 year old era of the city. The museum is impressive, informati...
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LorongHalwa, Singapore, Singapore
12:01 am - 12:00 am
A visit here would fill you in with the interesting stories of the lives of people buried here.The cemetery is home to tombs of brave men that were involved in the resistance work before the occupation of Singapore. A visit here is indeed worth your time as the graves are interesting and almost every tombstone has something to say. Get insights to ...
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Boat Quay, Singapore, Singapore (Downtown Core)
Boat quay is regarded as the historical quay of Singapore located upstream from the mouth of Singapore River. The road along the Quay is also known by the same name and has been converted in to pedestrian mall. Boat Quay is a place that offers a great mix of all types of restaurants, be it high end ones, dining or bars and pubs. This place is recom...
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Haji Ln, Singapore
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Located in the Kampong neighborhood, this is where the young hangout in the city! A popular hangout for tourists and locals, the Haji lane is dotted with shops and restaurants perfect for quick bite or a leisure time.
Take a walk here, shop in its fashionable boutiques and grab a wholesome hot Shawarma at any of its middle-eastern cafes, you’ll be delighted!
#11 of 16 Historical Places in Singapore | Added 36351 times in trip plans
351 Upper Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore 588192
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
The site of the first Ford plant in south-east Asia, this site is known for the historic turn of events that took place here during the WW II. This is where the British surrendered Malaya to the Japanese leading to 3 years of hardship to the Singaporeans in the years to come. The Japanese occupied Singapore from 1942 to 1945. The site was used for ...
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NUS Baba House, 157 Neil Road, Singapore 088883
12:01 am - 12:00 am
NUS Baba House is Singapore’s first heritage house. The architectural icon that was built in the 1890’s is very well preserved and showcases the residence of the wealthy and prestigiousPeranakan family depicting the era of the early 20’s.On a visit here you treat yourself to a rich historic glimpse while you dig into the past of S...
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141 Serangoon Rd, Singapore 218042
05:30 am - 09:15 pm
Sri Veeramakali Amman temple is recommended due to its depiction of the culture and history of Singapore. The temple has a religious, serene atmosphere and the architecture has an amazing mélange of local flavors. This destination of Singapore is popular for tourists with familesand is located in the middle of Little India in the southern pa...
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12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore 327874
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is a memorial dedicated to the leader of the 1911 Chinese Revolution- Dr. San YatSen who also played a prominent role in the shaping of Chinese and South-east Asian history.
The memorial is established in a colonial two-storey villa and displays the work of Dr Sun and its impact on Chinese communities during the revolution.
Spread over five ga...
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158 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068613
07:30 am - 05:30 pm
After walking a short distance from Raffles Place, you will reach this old temple called Thian Hock Keng Temple. This temple is also known as Temple of Heavenly Happiness. It was erected in the year 1821 and stands on the waterfront of Singapore. Thian Hock Keng is the oldest and the most important hokkien temple in Singapore. The main temple is fo...