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Bukit Brown Cemetery

Lorong Halwa, Singapore, Singapore
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Coffee Hill.

Do not be misled by what you may have read elsewhere - Bukit Brown, or Coffee Hill to the Chinese... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Feel the mystery of the past

This is a wonderful place, full of mysteries best detected when taking one of the tours offered by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“covered shoes” (3 reviews)
Lorong Halwa, Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed yesterday 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

1  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

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

2  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

3  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

3  Thank wendywelding
Reviewed 6 December 2016

It was my first tour of Bt Brown, led by Darren and Catherine. It was a very interesting tour as they both took turns to regale us with true life stories of the people who laid there. Though you have to be well prepared for...More

2  Thank xinsaler
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went there and coincidentally met a group that was doing a guided Tour . We joined them and experienced a real Insider Tour in bukit Brown cemetery. Visit their Website bukitbrown dot com to see which Tours are available or check the Facebook Page ....More

3  Thank CarniGermany
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This could've been hard to find but I snuck through a forest and stumbled upon the graves and then I found a road with more gravestones next to it. They are building a highway straight through the cemetery and hopefully not everything is removed. It's...More

Thank Projectionist76
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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