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Fort Canning Park is one of Singapore's most historic landmarks. It has witnessed Singapore's golden age, when Malay Kings ruled from its peak, and watched as the island transformed from a sleepy fishing village into a vibrant trading hub in the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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River Valley Rd, Singapore 179038, Singapore
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We once again visited the Fort canning park, this time for the Ilight festival, held in Feb. It was great. My daughter played happily on the piano kept for visitors. Was a lovely evening

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gazal P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park was a 5 minute walk from the YMCA One Orchard. A lovely place to walk around and just be in nature, but also with history behind it from WW2 for those with an interest. The park is free along with lots of historical...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RachA1972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Freeto walk around but not well signposted and a lot of works going on meant some footpaths were closed. Very nice and not too crowded. Certain things to do are to be paid for and as I was short if time I didn't do these....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TheCount69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Given its significance in Singapore's history, I was keen to see Fort Canning. On the day I went, I was somewhat disappointed. There is a lot of heavy construction work going on on the Fort Canning MRT station side, with paths suddenly closed with no...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank perrygrinate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Singapore in 1960, age 6, and this place was where my dad worked. It is a really peaceful park with great trees, lawns, historical military walks and the awesome presenter at the BATTLEBOX is a must.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank T M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a steep hill so beware of the climb Best to come early to beat the heat and crowds .Very historic and beautiful gardens.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a super park, packed full of interesting trees and plants (many labelled) - you can hardly believe you are in the middle of a city. There is a circular walk around the top with plenty of interesting things to see, some great views,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lindsay2882
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great early morning stroll in Fort Canning Park. It’s super steep, and we were quickly very hot and sticky. We only went because it was right next to our hotel - and I am not sure I would have travelled across the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AnInspectorCalls_Rob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk for 2 hours in this beautiful park with a lot of history which was called before ‘Government hill’. ‘Original’ pictures are displayed with information to have an idea how fort Canning was in the early days of Singapore. Quite some renovations ongoing in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 208erwinh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can get more photo from here haha. But many tourist come. At Check point, you should come early ( I think) because in the afternoon maybe more people here.

Date of experience: February 2019
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ClairandChris77
10 May 2018|
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Response from PeterLanky | Reviewed this property |
Better to be armed with the facts rather than a guess. Drinking alcohol in public places, which includes parks, is only banned after 10:30pm so unless you are having a very late picnic, there is no issue. If you do a search... More
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johnmi2014
4 May 2016|
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Response from Margaret G | Reviewed this property |
The park is free covers a large area on a hill side. It also had the museum at the top.
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Janice R
29 February 2016|
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Response from Neil M | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't open when we visited in October , I will have a look in May when we are in Singapore again.
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