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Bukit Brown Cemetery

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Cemetery, forest, peace, nature and history

This is the one of the few surviving cemeteries of Singapore, full of historic tombs of the wealthy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ViaBen
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Introductory Hill Walk with Fabian

We attended a free introductory hill walk with our voluntary guide Fabian who was extremely... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Morag F
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the one of the few surviving cemeteries of Singapore, full of historic tombs of the wealthy families and honourable members of the community as well as thousands of simple tombs of ordinary people. The cemetery is not used anymore and most tombs are...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We attended a free introductory hill walk with our voluntary guide Fabian who was extremely knowledgeable. Fabian was passionate about Bukit Brown and the history of it’s residents and kept us all fully entertained during our 3 hour walk. I learnt so much more about...More

1  Thank Morag F
Reviewed 19 July 2018

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 10 July 2018

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 30 June 2018

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

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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
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

4  Thank Jeanette M
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

1  Thank LuT315
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

1  Thank suzanner737
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

2  Thank thetisqueen
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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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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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