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Coldstream Ancestral Museum

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Address: 9 Coldstream Avenue Frankel Estate, Singapore 459595, Singapore
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Annual Imperial Choo Festival

I love the annual IMPERIAL CHOO FESTIVAL here! My family and I had a great time in Singapore! We were so bored at Orchard Road, and a friend of a friend recommended us... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 July 2016
Siew Wheng W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I love the annual IMPERIAL CHOO FESTIVAL here! My family and I had a great time in Singapore! We were so bored at Orchard Road, and a friend of a friend recommended us here. This is the authentic Singapore in a quiet neighborhood. Those who love the William Morris Museum in London will love this. At the Annual Imperial Choo... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Simply amazing and mind blowing that the Imperial Choo family of the Ming Dynasty all the way from Beijing to Singapore! The details match the philosophy and theory of government and political leadership inscribed in the architecture of Tiananmen Palace as well, and it inspired the Tale of Genji's Imperial household architecture, such as facing south, having a rotunda and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Very nice. I have been to Imperial Chinese Clan ancestral homes in China before including the Tiananmen, Summer Palace in Beijing, which is the original Clan home of the Ming Dynasty Choo Clan Emperors, the ancestors of the Clan home members here in Singapore. I was surprised to see European, British, American influences in its Art Deco design, in this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013

Gorgeous 1950s seaside villa mansion house of the rich and famous on former estate of Frankel, English-Jewish settler on former coconut plantation in British Singapore. Now conservation status, and preserved museum of Straits-born Chinese family. Delicious house-made desserts such as authentic yogurts, and Southeast Asian cakes, at very reasonable prices. An architectural gem and a true tourist treasure trove! Wives,... More 

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