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Bukit Brown Cemetery

Lorong Halwa, Singapore, Singapore
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Excellent tour of a sacred/historical space

Had the privilege to take a free afternoon walking tour organized by local volunteers during a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Fascinating Tour of Singapore's History and People

The Bukit Brown Cementery tour is a fascinating walk through Singapore's history and gives you a... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Janice A
Singapore, Singapore
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Lorong Halwa, Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the privilege to take a free afternoon walking tour organized by local volunteers during a short visit to Singapore. I was not disappointed. The three-hour tour, with a knowledgeable and passionate guide, allowed us to learn about the 20th-century history of Singapore, and particularly...More

Thank MattEDC1
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The Bukit Brown Cementery tour is a fascinating walk through Singapore's history and gives you a view into the lives of the people who built this nation. Tour guides Darren and Chern Yung brought history alive and "introduced" us to 8 people who lie in...More

1  Thank Janice A
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Be it you are a person who is into paranormal or a nature lover who love peace and quietness, this should be a place that can provide you something (even as a couple, you may find this a spot for something unusual) for those into...More

Thank Jay H
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Do not be misled by what you may have read elsewhere - Bukit Brown, or Coffee Hill to the Chinese, has more heritage value than it does for the self-styled paranormal enthusiasts. Several century-old graves existed, and along with others, have been curated in a...More

Thank stpn_fz
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a wonderful place, full of mysteries best detected when taking one of the tours offered by the volunteers who will reveal to you details you would not even pay attention to, or at least not understand (tours found via bukitbrown.com) It is a...More

1  Thank celge
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The Cemetery is (or cemeteries are) very beautiful: the trees and secondary jungle are cooling even on a hot day; and the guided tour, led by amiable and well-informed volunteer guides, is instructive and quite splendid. It is a thousand pities that a road -...More

2  Thank Cautious_explorer
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, many tombs still being uncovered, hidden by the encroaching jungle. The major ones that have been rediscovered are a fantastic piece of cultural history. Check to Bukit Brown society website for tours and maps of the area. Covered shoes and plenty of water...More

1  Thank Stewtop
Reviewed 29 May 2017

My first tour to Bukit Brown! It was such a great experience with our wonderful guide Darren. His shared so many interesting stories from the old time Singapore and the region. The history is documented everywhere in the details of every tomb. Be prepared for...More

3  Thank Gc C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

A walk through Bukit Brown is a walk straight into the pages of history which not only documents our culturally rich past but is home to rich flora and fauna. A jungle right in the middle of the city! Conducted by the very knowledgeable volunteer...More

4  Thank Vandana28
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Bukit Brown is the one of the largest Chinese cemeteries in Southeast asia, with more than a hundred thousand tombs. Parts of the cemetary are being redeveloped for new roads, and in the future, new housing estate. So it's best to visit soon, before it's...More

4  Thank wendywelding
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Response from biapol | Reviewed this property |
Actually the old access road via Lorong Halwa was available for access till about a month ago when the former gates were relocated to the new access road. There are now 2 access roads, depending on which part of the... More