Bukit Brown Cemetery, Singapore

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Stroll through hundreds of years of history at Bukit Brown Cemetery, a public Chinese cemetery--the biggest outside of China. It first opened in 1922, and since then has become the final resting spot for more than 1,000,000 people. Though eventually closed and essentially abandoned, the cemetery remains in existence. Follow a paved path on a journey past humble graves and delicate statues. The abandoned cemetery is brought back to life by the overgrown jungle and healthy bird and monkey population. Plan your Bukit Brown Cemetery visit and explore what else you can see and do in Singapore using our Singapore trip planner .
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  • 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 passionat...  more »
  • 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 hist...  more »
  • 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 some...  more »
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  • This is our heritage cemetery.It has famous poineers buried there.Some of the graves looks very huge and grand even have statue of guards on duty.Most of the graves are very old , even over 100 years old.This cemetery faces near destruction, luckly through many efforts of all concern citizens most parts of it is saved.I sugguest the cemetery can be turned into a national heritage in honour of those great efforts contributed by those poineers buried there. Dated :12/06/2017 (Monday).
  • Beautiful cemetery, although do beware of feral dogs.
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  • Where the true pioneer generation of Singapore lies - Joo Chiat, Boon Lay, Hong Lim... Invaluable to our national heritage and rootedness. Sign up for a guided tour to better appreciate.
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