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A trip to Tiong Bahru is not complete without checking out its murals. Linking the Old with the New. These street arts depict past life of Singaporeans staying in the public housing. The first Mural is the Pasar and Fortune Teller located at 73 Eng...More
After looking for some less touristy options in Singapore, I came across tiong bahru.
We got off at tiong bahru mrt which has a mall above it. We had a look around- there are a couple of food courts. We ended up coming back here...More
Always fill excited whenever I visit tiong bahru. Alighted at tiong bahru mrt n walked to kim pong road to view the various low rise residential blks. Some elderly were doing their morning exercises around 730am. Walked towards the community centre then to the market....More
Tiong Bahru is an old housing estate. Was once a burial ground.
Pre-war flats built in 1930s to cater to the rich n the estate was known to house rich men's mistresses.
Most old flats are built in art decor style - round stair ways,...More
Tiong Bahru, Singapore’s oldest neighbourhood is a hub of culture and art that offers an escape. Literally meaning “new cemetery” in a mix of Malay and Hokkien dialect, the district has mushroomed from a sleepy old district surrounded by cemeteries into the tentpole of hipster...More
After living and working in Singapore, my wife and I still enjoy visiting Tiong Bharu. It is authentic, retro, old Singapore with references to the past, but an ever changing mix of new cafes and restaurants, great coffee, interesting book shops and all the other...More