Discovering Singapore's Past Through Its Roads

Singapore’s road names and historic locations provide pathways to discover the country’s past.

Fort Siloso: A Piece of Sentosa’s Past Preserved

Fort Siloso: A Piece of Sentosa’s Past Preserved

Once upon a time, there were four military forts on Sentosa. Today, only one coastal fort remains, Fort Siloso.Located at the westernmost end of Sentosa, Fort Siloso is built on top of a hill...
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NUS Baba House: A Rare Peranakan Mansion Restored To Its Former Glory In The...

Look no further if you would like a peek into a traditional Peranakan ancestral home. Singapore has a beautifully restored Peranakan mansion, right in the heart of the city. NUS Baba House at 157...
The Intan

The Intan: The Heart of Peranakan Culture

What do you think of when you hear the word “Peranakan”? Delicious food, beautifully beaded handicraft, or maybe even the TV show “The Little Nonya”? However, we all know that the Peranakan culture is...
15 Of The Best Museums In Singapore With Interesting Narratives To Share

15 Of The Best Museums In Singapore With Interesting Narratives To Share

Traditionally, the role of museums has been to collect, preserve and share objects of importance. And, ever since first collection in Singapore was started with receipt of two gold coins from the Temenggong of...
Peranakan Museum in Singapore: Straits-born Culture

Peranakan Museum in Singapore: Straits-born Culture

Beaded slippers, sarong kebaya and ornate furniture. These are some of the objects closely associated with the Peranakans that you can view at the Peranakan Museum in Singapore.Peranakans trace their ancestry to the marriage...

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