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The Southern Ridges

Mount Faber Park; Telok Blangah Hill Park; or Kent Ridge Park | Alexandra Road, Singapore 099203, Singapore
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Ranked #27 of 338 Attractions in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Bridging the hills of Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park and Kent Ridge Park, the Southern Ridges combine invigorating exercise with... more » Owner description: Bridging the hills of Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park and Kent Ridge Park, the Southern Ridges combine invigorating exercise with spectacular views across Singapore. « less
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Singapore
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Love it. Love it love it love it. 7 km of hike over tree top trails, high up bridges and horticulture park. If you got time theres even an old museum for Lt Adnan along the way for you to explore. An excellent way to spend time with your family to hike on a Sunday morning. If you end the... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I wanted my colleagues to know you could actually walk for an hour or so in Singapore and not hit a shopping mall, so I took them out on the Southern Ridges walk. Start early (before it gets too hot) and start at The Jewel Box of you want a basically downhill journey. It's well marked, relatively quiet and features... More

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Truro, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I walked 3.5 hrs from Kent Ridge to Mt. Faber area and down to Harbourfront MRT. It's a stunning walk in some parts and I wandered slowly now and then. A couple of tips: Start early in the day. I arrived around 8:30am. Bring lots of water...there are a couple of watering holes along the way. Bring snacks too. Also,... More

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We recently spent a day walking the paths of the Southern Ridges - it was great. We started from the Harbourfront station (the path starts right out the front of the station exit) and we walked up Faber Hill and over to the interesting bridges and skyline paths. We spent the entire day on the hike. The only problem was... More

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Moscow, Russia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The trail is set high, at treetop level, a lot of educational information on various tree species is posted here and there. Sorry that met no monkeys ;(

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

A nice patch of wilderness in the city. Cool styles of architecture, a bit confusing to navigate at times but brilliant and fun!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

With the hubby and 4 year old son, start our journey from Telok Blangah Hill car park to Mt Faber. Great walk and green scenery.

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We started from Harbourfront MRT and managed to reach as far as Kent Ridge Park and what an enjoyable walk is was. You can do it at your own pace and there was points where you could leave the trail if you found it too much. I would suggest you go armed with sun cream, hat and a bottle of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We chose to hike Southern Ridges from west to east starting at Kent Ridge Park. Way finding to the park entrance from the Kent Ridge Park MRT was non-existent. We had difficulty finding the park access point. We turned onto Science Drive but still no signage. Fortunately there was someone walking about, so we stopped to ask him for directions.... More

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Singapore
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A lovey at grade walk from Mt Faber (from the fork in the road just after the cable car) to Alexandra Road / Hort Park. Get to see great views over the CBD and West Coast areas from a lovey shady trail. Great for kids as the distance is not too far and is mostly level walking.

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