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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 2 days 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
Thank unzc
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fort Canning Park occupies a very significant and strategic location, adjacent to the Singapore River and close to the downtown business district as well as Orchard Road. Once the home of the ruling Malay kings, more recently, during the Second World Way, it was the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank pakabay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited last Sat morning with kids, it was a pleasant and easy walk. Kind of hot as there is no covered way. Kids enjoyed the small swing and the 2 cannons, took many photos. Giving the prime location of the park, it is really...More

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

Finally got to visit Fort Canning Park this trip and can cross it off the bucket list. Worth a visit if you like parks and gardens but it is very steep and lots of stairs and uphill climbing and in the humidity it's not easy....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Margo124792
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort Canning is where the Englishman Sir Stamford Raffles built his residence which was also used by other residents and governors. It became known as Government Hill until it was renamed Fort Canning in 1861 when a fort was built on the site.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hermannvonkatte
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this hidden gem.Its very good spot for take a pic. Prepare your ootd and its free,just go here in the morning or afternoon

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wandererindonesia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of construction. The park could use better access instruction from SMRT. I enjoyed a few hours wandering there and reading the historic contexts and seeing the older buildings

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mpmilestogo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Joanna did a fantastic tour today, very informative and was fantastic to listen to. Well worth the visit Thankyou

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank andDave
Reviewed 16 January 2019

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
Thank 370jennyf
Reviewed 16 January 2019 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
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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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