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Fort Canning Park is one of Singapore's most historic landmarks. It has witnessed Singapore's golden age, when Malay Kings ruled from its peak, and watched as the island transformed from a sleepy fishing village into a vibrant trading hub in the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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River Valley Rd, Singapore 179038, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful park on a hill overlooking the city and harbor. There is a very well marked trail with signage that tells the history of Singapore, from mythology to modern times. Visit The Battle Box, but make sure you leave time for the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fort Canning Park is excellent. Well signposted, with information about the history of the area and well maintained, this is a great place to spend an hour or more. The trees and greenery are a welcome place of serenity in this busy city. And there...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 81happytraveller735
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a historical site of Singapore. It has Inland lighthous, The Fort, the battlebox. There is also a spice garden near the park. The hilltop offers beautiful views of the city and is a peaceful to just to take a stroll.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fort Canning Park, an iconic hilltop landmark has witnessed many of Singapore’s historical milestones. The Hill once had Palaces of 14th century Kings and served as Headquarters of the Far East Command Centre and British Army Barracks. The decision to surrender Singapore to the Japanese...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sudip K R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is worth a visit, but for the park it self the views, and as well the remains of the fort, but the old one and the battle box.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PeterOdgaard
Reviewed April 20, 2019

Fort Canning Park, a hilltop landmark, once sited the palaces of 14th century Kings and served as the Headquarters of the Far East Command Centre and British Army Barracks. The decision to surrender Singapore to the Japanese on 15 February 1942 was also made on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pennies-from-Devon
Reviewed April 18, 2019

We absolutely recommend a tour in Fort Canning hill in the heart of the city covering the historic battles of Singapore on a tour of a former World War II underground command centre of 26 rooms. Fascinating stuff!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RAHFamily
Reviewed April 9, 2019

We had a nice walk through this park on a Sunday morning. Very quiet and would be a great place for a nice run. Lots of trees, grass and a couple of nice spots for picture taking.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank HKTexican
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

來這裏就是為了拍這張照片 地點很好走在YMCA附近 新加坡很少不同地點都可以走路來到達 這張照片是用自拍乾放在地上 用iPhone拍出來的 角度要比較平少許 這樣就可以看到洞口多一點 More photos @ ig wtifwtif

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

We did a tour of the underground bunkers where the British surrendered to the Japanese in WW2. Definitely worth a visit it was a very informative tour.

Date of experience: March 2019
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ClairandChris77
May 10, 2018|
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Response from PeterLanky | Reviewed this property |
Better to be armed with the facts rather than a guess. Drinking alcohol in public places, which includes parks, is only banned after 10:30pm so unless you are having a very late picnic, there is no issue. If you do a search... More
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johnmi2014
May 4, 2016|
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Response from Margaret G | Reviewed this property |
The park is free covers a large area on a hill side. It also had the museum at the top.
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Janice R
February 28, 2016|
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Response from Neil M | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't open when we visited in October , I will have a look in May when we are in Singapore again.
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