Chinese Heritage Centre, Singapore

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Built in 1953 and gazetted as a National Monument on the 18 December 1999, the Chinese Heritage Centre is the first organisation to specialise in the study of Chinese communities outside China. Hence, it is most appropriate that the Centre should be housed in the former Nanyang University's historic Administration Block, which itself is a relic of the landmark establishment of the first and only Chinese university outside China, founded by the Chinese overseas.

Visitors will find it pleasant to simply admire the unique architecture of this 1950s building, now a National Monument, or take a stroll in the Yunnan Garden or by the Nantah Lake, right beside the Centre.
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  • I went to the South Pacific Science and engineering campus located in the western end of Singapore's Chinese Heritage Centre. University shuttle bus is 15 minutes from pioneer MRT station. Bus staff who assisted while in traffic patrol, but the destinations are near the end of circular. Press the stop button when you see the buildings left in the 200 m back. Chinese Heritage Centre, chalky green tile with Chinese-style four-layer architecture, outlined in red white railing on the 3rd floor that is a very beautiful building. While the Museum of overseas emigration of Chinese culture and life; There are monuments of the University establishment and Arch grounds ago the Chinese Heritage Centre further down, in bulk with the building of the Chinese Heritage Centre has called on the National Monument. However arch in the garden on a replica is the original in the small park pioneer station walk 5 minutes under an elevated MRT alone stands. Nanyang Technological University is founding the first outside of China was the only Chinese University. At the University is currently Singapore's world-class along with the National University of Singapore in Asian university rankings last year followed by Singapore National University No. 2 ranked. By the way, University of Tokyo in the seventh.
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  • First of all I would like to advise doing the guided tour, not the one with audio guide. Uncle Clinton took us to witness the not so long ago Chinese community lives. The museum itself is reproducing ...  more »
  • The chinese Heritage Centre gives a good idea of the old Singapore, especially the time in which the Chinese Refugees (hunger). A good picture if the geschiedenisbje are interested ...
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  • The Chinese Heritage Centre (CHC) was founded in 1995 to advance knowledge and understanding of the ethnic Chinese communities
  • The former admin building of Nanyang University, or Nantah. The garden in front was formerly the main garden that Nantah was situated around.
  • The Chinese Heritage Centre in Singapore is where you can find out more about overseas Chinese communities and their culture.
  • The former administration centre of my alum mater, Nanyang University (南洋大学), the university now non-existent already.
  • Amazing knowledge found on Chinese heritage.

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