Historic sites in Singapore

If you’re looking to explore Historic Sites in Singapore and the surrounding area then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s a fantastic selection of  Historic Sites in Singapore and you can plan some great things to see on your trips by browsing our selection. Once you’ve explored the  Historic Sites in Singapore you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan out your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook.

Working alongside our partners at First Stop Singapore, our database of historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other  Historic Sites in Singapore, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our upload page.

Singapore: Site Index

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Changi Museum

Changi Prison was used by the Japanese to intern prisoners of war during World War II.

The Changi Museum in east Singapore is dedicated to remembering the events surrounding the Japanese occupation of Singapore and specifically the lives and experiences of the thousands of civilian and Allied prisoners of war who were held in the Changi prison camp area. The museum contains a number of different exhibits... Read More

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Kranji War Cemetery

Kranji War Cemetery is a veterans’ cemetery and the burial place of two of Singapore’s presidents.

Kranji War Cemetery was founded as a hospital burial place during the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. Following the war, it became a veterans’ cemetery and today Kranji War Cemetery in the northern Singapore region of Kranji is home to 4,458 marked graves. These graves belong to the... Read More

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Kranji War Memorial

Kranji War Memorial is a monument commemorating soldiers who died in World War II.

Kranji War Memorial (Tanah Perkuburan Perang Kranji) is a monument in the northern Singapore region of Kranji in honour of the men and women who lost their lives defending Singapore from Japanese invasion during World War II. Made up of twelve columns, representing the formation in which the military marches, a... Read More

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Merlion Statue

The Merlion Statue is an iconic lion-fish hybrid statue representing Singapore.

The Merlion Statue in Singapore’s Merlion Park is an iconic 8.6 metre statue of a lion-fish hybrid. The Merlion was originally designed by Fraser Brunner, a curator of the Van Kleef Aquarium, as an emblem for the Singapore Tourist Board, a function which it served from 1964 to 1997, although... Read More