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Kampong Buangkok

Off Yio Chu Kang Road, Singapore, Singapore
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A Trip to the Past

In the modern landscape of Singapore, where residential buildings are replicated in masses, this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
morsels-of-delice
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Singapore, Singapore
Interesting walk about

It is an interesting place to visit especially when you can see the high rise estate surrounding... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Handiplast
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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Off Yio Chu Kang Road, Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the modern landscape of Singapore, where residential buildings are replicated in masses, this kampong is one of the few places left where the houses reflect the residents' personalities. With ample of space and no strict restrictions, they decorate their homes and fences to their...More

1  Thank morsels-of-delice
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

It is an interesting place to visit especially when you can see the high rise estate surrounding the kampung. Spent 20-30 minutes the most as it is quite a small place. Tips: 1. Mosquito Repellent applied before entering the zone. You might get a nasty...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Located off Sengkang East Avenue, 7 Lorong Buangkok, Singapore. it’s not an easy place to find, The Kampong is not a promoted tourist attraction but if you’ve ever wanted to go back in time to Singapore’s former provincial life, Kampong Lorong Buangkok...More

2  Thank MVI888
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is an interesting place to visit if you are interested in how some people lived in Singapore in the past. This place is easy to get to as several bus routes stop next to the site from where it is a 3 minute walk...More

2  Thank Jeremy C
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

My mother-in-law grew up in a small kampong near what is now a very modern, bustling part of the city, and when we found out that Kampong Buangkok was the last remaining post-war traditional kampong we knew we had to visit. She told us that...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We were told about this on our last day in Singapore. We took the LRT from Sengkang to Tongkang and walked. The Kampong is not a tourist attraction, people are going about their daily lives. One of the residents showed us the way through the...More

Thank Chrisrickenbacker
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Totally rustic and the only kampong of Singapore. A rare chance for the next generation to view this post war kampong before demolished. Situated at Lor Buangkok.

Thank Noel N
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

It is not easy to find Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Indeed for a visitor it is actually quite interesting to take the bus just to see a bit of out of town Singapore. We took a taxi there then for the return found a bus stop...More

1  Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

It is indeed a good idea to have a look at Singapore's last kampong before it disappears. Had expected it to be a little bigger- there are just few houses left and there was little going on when we visited. So we were done quite...More

2  Thank FerrisXL
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

You can imagine how life was in Singapore not so long ago by watching films (like 1965, 7 letters, Long long time ago, etc), but it's good to feel it yourself by visiting the last kampong before it disappears.

Thank Lam N
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