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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 3 days ago

Lovely shady walk on a hot day and very relaxing with certain spots affording lovely views. The afternoon I chose to visit was very quite which was lovely but it was a shame about all the building and repair work going on. It is still...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hot and humid Singapore! So come here in the late evening and try to catch the sunset at Raffles Terrace. Interesting view of the Singapore River as well as Marina Bay Sands! Lots of wild birds and animals too. Was hoping to see a Hornbill...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Darthhalo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is cool and green but is really not suitable for people with disabilities as there are lots of stairs to climb to get from one part to another. Could not do the Battlebox as all tours were fully booked, and you can't get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ilmar T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort Canning Park is a large public green space in the heart of Singapore yet on the afternoon of our visit we saw very few visitors virtually having the park to yourselves where ever we walked. The park is loaded with things to see, the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice park with some decent views of the city. Take the circuitous walk around the resevior to see the old lighthouse, flag pole, gardens, and remnants of the fort. We didn't do the Battlebox Tour as it was 20 dollars a person and little kids...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made some good memories that's true but it is not very stroller friendly. We had a nice picnic and took nice pictures but since our toddlers could not climb so many stairs up the fort, we left early and went to some other place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank igrag_b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Singapore has many charming and idilic locations but Fort Canning Park remains my favourite place in the City State. We walked thought it many times in the 1980’s when it was pretty much derelict, evocative and slightly eerie but today it provides a beautiful, elevated,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank TeganThomas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fort Canning is a breath of fresh air in the middle of the bustle and dazzle of Singapore. It is set up on a foothill just enough for tourist and local to go hiking and jogging in a beautifully landscaped trail . Every turn is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Flormir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband is quite the avid War Buff and he & our daughter found this place fascinating! They operate Tours pretty much daily - The Battlebox Tour (hour and 15mins) was well worth the visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SoniaD656
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well kept gardens and grounds. A nice peaceful spot in the heart of the city. Good to have a wander through.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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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