According to the guide it will be totally renovated and reopen to the public mid 2014. Best view is from the executive lounge on 12th floor of the Hilton directly opposite.
Fort Margherita is currently covered in scaffolding & mesh and there are workmen on site. Looking forward to seeing once they've finished restoring the old girl.
Signposting to help you find the fort is not so good and when I did eventually find the place it was still closed for renovations. Looked like there was still lots to do. The area surrounding the fort is overgrown and not so well kept. For the time being it's better to take the boat to the Orchid Gardens a... More
Although is closed during this time. But it still worth taking a boat ride across the river and walk around to enjoy good view along the river. Try it during evening hour, good sunset view there.
My Mum and I took a tampan across the river to get to the Fort. We enjoyed seeing the locals' houses who were selling different produce. We walked up the steps to get to the Fort (very hot - maybe avoid the middle of the day!). When we got to the top we found out the Fort was closed for... More
Been there once many years ago when in school. Brought my son over fo a visit today and after a few attempts to locate the place, we found it CLOSED for reno. Sign board says that it would reopen in oct 2013. We take a stroll at a park nearby. Surprised to see the sorry state of the park. Not... More
Took a walk with the family to visit the Fort after looking at the kuei lapis shops. A fairly long and strenous walk to get to the Fort. Fort itself is relatively small, one can see small and large cannons at the Fort, strategically positioned.
The last time we visited was many years ago before it was closed for renovations and repairs. It was a place I enjoyed bringing my guests to by sampan from the waterfront. The sampan ride is also a highlight.
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