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Bukit Brown Cemetery

Lorong Halwa, Singapore, Singapore
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Informative and sympathetic tour

The Cemetery is (or cemeteries are) very beautiful: the trees and secondary jungle are cooling even... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic, little visited Paradise

Amazing place, many tombs still being uncovered, hidden by the encroaching jungle. The major ones... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The Brownies conduct tours of the cemetary, they are a group of volunteers with a passion for history and preserving our past. I have been on 3 of their tours and each one are different offering insights into our past pioneers, their philanthropy works which...More

3  Thank May-Sze L
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We went for an introductory guided tour today. It was a marvellous experience. Our guide Darren is a fantastic speaker and knows how to engage audience. It was highly educational and a trip back in history and culture. I would highly recommend it and look...More

2  Thank Sraba
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yes there are! check their Website
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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