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Bukit Brown Cemetery

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visited here at night, super spooky my friend's gf said she saw a pontianak here, i heard some... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2019
Singapore, Singapore
Fascinating off the beaten track location

Despite the road construction through the site - the area is still well preserved. Really... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2019
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 31 January 2019

visited here at night, super spooky my friend's gf said she saw a pontianak here, i heard some really freaky noise. but i heard its very peaceful for walks in the mornings

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Alexander_Azhar
Reviewed 29 January 2019

Despite the road construction through the site - the area is still well preserved. Really fascinating walk through the cemetary and learning more about those buried there. Dogs can go off lead there too which is a bonus

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Charleyquant
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Spent the first Sat of 2019 on an interesting and informative walk in History and Nature. Our guide Darren was excellent, leading us thru the history of the entire cemetery and also providing details on the prominent individuals that are buried there. We visited the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Braddell_Hill
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This is the one of the few surviving cemeteries of Singapore, full of historic tombs of the wealthy families and honourable members of the community as well as thousands of simple tombs of ordinary people. The cemetery is not used anymore and most tombs are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank ViaBen
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We attended a free introductory hill walk with our voluntary guide Fabian who was extremely knowledgeable. Fabian was passionate about Bukit Brown and the history of it’s residents and kept us all fully entertained during our 3 hour walk. I learnt so much more about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Morag F
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I came across this place by accident - and am glad that I did - some of Singapore's history is buried here - there is a society that does guided walks and it was fascinating - well worth a wander round

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kieran11
Reviewed 10 July 2018

i went to this place a long while back, its pretty peaceful in the day, seems some people actually jog in there, well i came at night to see if its as spooky as they say at night.. well i wasnt disappointed with Singapore's oldest...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Alexlostinparadise
Reviewed 1 July 2018

It is well designed and well maintained place. well connected and peaceful place. perfect grenery and calm

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rohit B
Reviewed 10 May 2018

A hidden sanctuary, full of charm and mystery, in the heart of a hilly lush rain forest. Sadly a bridge under construction is crossing the place. The cemetery is divided into blocks which are displayed in signs all around, making the orientation quite easy. Block...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Vicente8
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is the biggest Chinese graveyard outside China. With land at a premium, the plan is to remove these graves (possibly to Choa Chu Kang) & build more housing. The plans are already in for a new station; MRT Bukit Brown, so you know the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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19 January 2019|
Response from ViaBen | Reviewed this property |
There's a group of volunteers that organises tours (they have a group on Facebook) - they are not very frequent and there were none when I was there so can't give more details or recommend them
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1 May 2018|
Response from Jeanette M | Reviewed this property |
Zao an / Selamat pagi Lausaylia, There is a website which includes the numbers 10124 at the end of its address which will tell you everything about Hills 2 & 5. Apparently Trip Advisor doesn't allow website links, so I... More
18 January 2016|
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yes there are! check their Website