Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, Singapore

4.2
The grand dame, with its neoclassical look, stained glass panels and 14 paintings of the Stations of the Cross, houses Singapore’s oldest working pipe organ from 1912. This Roman Catholic Church is the oldest here and is the seat of the current archbishop. It was closed in 2013 to undergo a major restoration and reopened in late 2016. Architecture buffs will love its neoclassical look, with matching wooden pews and 14 paintings of the Stations of the Cross. It also houses Singapore’s oldest working pipe organ, a restored Bevington and Sons organ from 1912. Interred in the church are the remains of Singapore’s first two archbishops, Michel Olçomendy and Gregory Yong, and a crypt located in the cathedral’s basement will house the remains of other bishops.
To visit Cathedral of the Good Shepherd on your trip to Singapore, use our Singapore holiday builder site .
Source
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including Cathedral of the Good Shepherd
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Cathedral of the Good Shepherd Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
57 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • It is one of the cathedral that stands in the center of the city. The exterior walls were white, but the reddish brown roofs were contrasting. The interior of the basilica seemed to be open to the public, and it was accessible outside the believers. In front of him was a statue of Christ on the cross.
    View original
  • A lovely old church in the centre of Singapore - light and airy, and very cool (as in great air conditioning). A lovely contrast to the busy city outside; also had a feeling that there is a strong com...  more »
  • The Cathedral of the good Shepherd is kept rather simple from the outside and inside. Exactly but I liked it. The open space with bright colors, open Windows and whirring fans is a completely new, tropical Church feeling, which can hardly be experienced in Western Europe. A visit is certainly not a requirement, but who passes by accident, should take very briefly a few minutes time for the building.
    View original
Google
  • Newly renovated heritage and historical site. The priests give long but meaningful sermons to serve your spiritual needs.
  • 2nd oldest church in Sgp. Nicely renovated. Worth visiting n prayer. Simple in design
  • I went to this church to join the mass here. I'd like to know how masses in Singapore differ from mass in Indonesia. It was really a great spiritual experience.
  • A catholic church: The Cathedral reopened on 20 November 2016 after a three-year major restoration project. The Cathedral is located in the heart of downtown Singapore, close to the National Museum and National Library. It is within walking distance from 2 MRT stations; Bras Basah and City Hall.
  • Best novus ordo mass in town so far. And great Homilies, Divine organ music, Pious atmosphere, The best Church in Singapore
Places to stay near Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

Plan your trip to Singapore

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Singapore

View all >
4.5
Duration: 5​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.4
Duration: 2​h
4.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Parks in Singapore

4.7
Duration: 4​h
4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Side trips from Singapore

4.4
Duration: 2​h
4.3
Duration: 3​h 30​min

Shopping in Singapore

View all >
3.7
Duration: 3​h
4.3
Duration: 2​h
3.6
Duration: 2​h
3.3
Duration: 2​h

Hidden gems in Singapore

4.5
Duration: 6​h
4.4
Duration: 3​h
4.7
Duration: 2​h
5.0
Duration: 4​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in Singapore

3.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min
3.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 4​h 30​min
4.2
Duration: 1​h
4.3
Duration: 3​h
4.8
Duration: 8​h
4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Plans to Cathedral of the Good Shepherd by other users

20 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 36 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 44 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 5 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM INDIA July, kids, culture, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Singapore & Sungai Lembing BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 36 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 38 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM INDIA June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, teens, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 38 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 42 days in Singapore BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans