Architectural Buildings in Singapore

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Architectural Buildings in Singapore

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  • Mel
    Singapore, Singapore10 contributions
    I’d strongly recommend the National Gallery for those who appreciate art and architecture. Each work is accompanied with a write-up in English, but even if you’re not interested in reading, there’s plenty of art to visually take in.

    Your ticket should allow you access to multiple exhibitions, including those on Singapore’s art history, Southeast Asian art through the last few decades, and a couple more that are regularly rotated throughout the year. Tickets are also free for locals, which is awesome! Do look up the exhibitions prior to coming down, in case some are closed in preparation for the next installation.

    The gallery isn’t too crowded - I went down on a Sunday afternoon and had lots of space to myself. If you intend on carefully going through pretty much every art piece, I suggest you dedicate a full day here (or more). Otherwise, an afternoon should be sufficient for a simple walk-through of the various exhibitions.
    Written 27 November 2022
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  • Adventure Diva
    Manchester, CT1,842 contributions
    No other place in Singapore will you find a building of this style. The office tower resembles New York City's Chanin building and is nicknamed the "Gotham Building." Hand-crafted detailing with brown granite graces the outside. We were told this building houses the Embassies of Austria, Mongolia and the U A.E.
    Written 12 October 2022
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  • Lauren G
    19 contributions
    A great glimpse into Peranakan culture and we thoroughly recommend a visit. The staff were extremely knowledgeable and answered all the questions we had surrounding the history of the house.
    Written 27 November 2022
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  • macedonboy
    Glasgow, UK160,530 contributions
    This building as its name suggest is a former fire station, but is now a museum. The building itself is lovely to look at and were it not for the information here on TA and in the museum, I’d never have guessed its former function. The building is a nice mix of Moorish, Malay and Victorian architecture and the interleaved red and white bricks at the front of the building are especially eye-catching.
    Written 9 March 2020
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  • Lars L
    Singapore, Singapore86 contributions
    quite a modern/artistic area in singapore, where the National Gallery is located.
    The old Parliament Building is right besides worth to take a look ya.
    Written 16 January 2020
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  • TinyChopsticks
    11 contributions
    Tiong Bahru Estate

    Singapore

    Discover the Charms of TIong Bahru Neighbourhood
    You never really know a neighbourhood until you walk in it as a local. Savour the sights, sounds and flavours of old Tiong Bahru, imagining how our grandparents lived.

    Much of the old charm remains, though somewhat adapted to modern life.
    Written 25 September 2019
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  • badmintontim
    Hastings, UK4,535 contributions
    It is amazing that there are so many skyscraper buildings here and this is a great place to see them in context
    Written 6 February 2020
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  • annminky
    United States1,532 contributions
    The colorful houses lined up the street adds beauty to this place. So much history to know, but I’m glad they were able to keep these houses.
    Written 13 August 2022
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  • LostALot22
    Chicago, IL10,937 contributions
    This is a very cool old building. It looks very british to me. It's very cool that it is located in a far east locale. Very nice.
    Written 30 September 2019
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  • Sivarnee
    Bangkok, Thailand1,068 contributions
    Best place to visit exhibition. I thoroughly enjoyed visit Future Travel Experience Asia (FTE Asia Expo) very insightful travel, design, media and technology presentations and qualify exhibitors. Easily accessible from Marina Bay Sands shopping centre. Plenty of exhibitors, meeting organizer, and interactive activities.
    Written 8 December 2019
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  • B T
    London, UK1,092 contributions
    The house is very colourful, I think the only reason it is so well known is because it is brightly painted so looks nice, but it is a little odd as it is right in the middle of little India so it looks out of place.
    Written 27 August 2022
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  • Ag.lm
    Singapore, Singapore151 contributions
    Great place for lunch with a/c and many healthy food choices.
    Decided to try out the Korean food and found that the kimchi ramyeon is mediocre, same goes for the banchan kimchi - paid additional for the pork and did not like the sweetness of the dish.

    Will I come back? Maybe, will prolly try the kimchi fried rice next.

    Food - 2/5
    Service - 2.5/5
    Ambiance - 3.5/5
    Value for money - 3/5
    Written 23 January 2021
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  • Erico2709
    Singapore, Singapore2,114 contributions
    Although a bit hard to reach, this building has its roots during colonial times. There are a couple of restaurants with amazing views. However, due to the hot weather, may be wise to book for dinner and get a view of MBS and the skyscrapers surrounding it.
    Written 9 July 2022
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  • Fali M
    63 contributions
    A great, well maintained college for the Arts. Exclusively meant for Arts students or those students who are interested to learn about arts.
    Written 23 June 2018
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  • PushExplore
    Singapore, Singapore4,811 contributions
    A beautiful Thai temple. Such an ornate design and extremely well maintained. A peaceful place and exploring it was delightful. Love the entrance and the building is nice.
    Written 20 March 2022
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