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Bukit Brown Cemetery

Lorong Halwa, Singapore, Singapore
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A hidden Historical gem

I came across this place by accident - and am glad that I did - some of Singapore's history is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kieran11
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Walk on the Spooky Side

i went to this place a long while back, its pretty peaceful in the day, seems some people actually... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alexlostinparadise
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Bali, Indonesia
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Lorong Halwa, Singapore, Singapore
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"buried here"
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"volunteer guides"
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"guided tour"
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"cultural heritage"
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"wear sturdy shoes"
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"burial practices"
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"chinese culture and history"
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"tours offered"
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"insect repellent"
in 5 reviews
"fascinating place"
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"national treasure"
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"excellent tour"
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"public transport"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I came across this place by accident - and am glad that I did - some of Singapore's history is buried here - there is a society that does guided walks and it was fascinating - well worth a wander round

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Reviewed 1 week ago

i went to this place a long while back, its pretty peaceful in the day, seems some people actually jog in there, well i came at night to see if its as spooky as they say at night.. well i wasnt disappointed with Singapore's oldest...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is well designed and well maintained place. well connected and peaceful place. perfect grenery and calm

Thank Rohit B
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

A hidden sanctuary, full of charm and mystery, in the heart of a hilly lush rain forest. Sadly a bridge under construction is crossing the place. The cemetery is divided into blocks which are displayed in signs all around, making the orientation quite easy. Block...More

1  Thank Vicente8
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is the biggest Chinese graveyard outside China. With land at a premium, the plan is to remove these graves (possibly to Choa Chu Kang) & build more housing. The plans are already in for a new station; MRT Bukit Brown, so you know the...More

3  Thank Jeanette M
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I was so lucky to have 2 Chicago Burmese professors ask me to join them for a stroll through the cemetary. I would not have thought to go. But, with them, it was truly a wonderful and amazingly rich experience. The history was incredible and...More

Thank Lu T
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Jane’s Tours never fail to provide something both unique and interesting. Today we were introduced to this fascinating place and one of the Brownie tour guides (who operate a weekly tour of this beautiful site). What I love most about Singapore is that in amongst...More

Thank Suzanne R
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Whether you take time to read the sparsely placed placards or not, you will feel a sense of souls and spirits and strength in this old place. Nearly a hundred years old, this cemetery contains gravesites of many interesting and important people as well as...More

1  Thank thetisqueen
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Was researching on Bukit Brown cemetery online when I came across a free guided tour called "Bukit Brown - an introductory walk in Hills 1 and 3 with Darren (Jan 7, 2018, 4 pm)" which can be booked for on Peatix - and I am...More

4  Thank brendasg2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

The talks (conducted by All Things Bukit Brown and can be found on Peatix) were very nice (I attended the ones by Darren and Fabian). The research material is meticulous and thorough. The stories shared are not only about the history of this cemetery and...More

3  Thank AyushBasu
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Response from Jeanette M | Reviewed this property |
Zao an / Selamat pagi Lausaylia, There is a website which includes the numbers 10124 at the end of its address which will tell you everything about Hills 2 & 5. Apparently Trip Advisor doesn't allow website links, so I... More
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yes there are! check their Website
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Response from biapol | Reviewed this property |
Actually the old access road via Lorong Halwa was available for access till about a month ago when the former gates were relocated to the new access road. There are now 2 access roads, depending on which part of the... More
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