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Lovely restored colonial building

A great example of restored colonial architecture. The old police station looks pretty grand even... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
tranzactnow
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Perth, Western Australia
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Krrish video scene

Anyone who has scene Krrish Bollywood movie I know scene with this building so I came to check it... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Flitz8
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

This is anothe National monument of Singapore, and this neo-classic colourful building was ironically a police station as well as Singapore first jail! Now it houses a couple of ministries.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed August 19, 2018

There are a lot of nice and colorful places in Singapore, and the Hill Street Building is one of them. The Old Hill Street Police Station stands out in this street. It was built in Neo-Classical style which was still fashionable for public buildings in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

A great example of restored colonial architecture. The old police station looks pretty grand even in 2018 and one can only imagine the people that have been through the place since it was built. Located at the end of Clarke Quay make sure you take...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tranzactnow
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Anyone who has scene Krrish Bollywood movie I know scene with this building so I came to check it out ,its lovely

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Flitz8
Reviewed February 21, 2018

This colorful building has been well mentioned on previous review. I got a chance to see it when visiting Clake Quay. It is good photography spot during twilight. I change my shooting direction time to time from Clarke Quay to this building. It is worth...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank GunBali
Reviewed February 19, 2018

This is the old Hill Street Police station with would otherwise be a quite boring and drab looking building if they hadn't painted the doors and windows in such vivid colours. So I think this building is fabulous and is now famous for it's look....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Simply can’t miss this lovely colourful building which was previously the old Hill Street police station. This was the largest government building then when it was erected in 1934. In 2000, it became the building with the colourful windows. If you are interested in the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Nice to see and take a photo, especially at night. Located by the rive and Clarke Quay and also near the Fire Station

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

It might bring happiness. It might be boring. It may tear a hole in the fabric of the universe. We'll never know, because investors don't like risk, and colours are risky. The British civic feel, and the playful peranakhan colours make this one of the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank shinraemonsam
Reviewed September 6, 2017

I just walked by on my way to the Fort Canning Park and the National Museum. It is a visually 'cute' photo op, nothing more, nothing less.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rich D
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