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Things to See and Do at Pasir Panjang, Singapore

Top 10 Things to See and Do at Pasir Panjang, Singapore

Pasir Panjang is a town located in the eastern region of Singapore. This town used to be an agricultural area, but now it is a residential and commercial area. Pasir Panjang is popular for its estates and golf courses. Here are our top 10 places to visit in this western part of Singapore.


#1 – Haw Par Villa

Introduction: Built in 1937, Haw Par Villa, Singapore’s largest outdoor art gallery is the brainchild of Aw Boon Haw, the millionaire philanthropist and marketing extraordinaire who gifted the world Tiger Balm.The eclectic park is a treasure trove of Asian culture, history, philosophy and religion – quirky yet enlightening, at the same time.Since 2015, it has been managed by Journeys Pte Ltd, an award-winning heritage specialist passionate in preserving and bringing the heritage gem to greater heights.

Location: 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628

Opening Hours:

  • Wed – Sun: 10am-6pm (last entry 5pm)
  • Closed on Monday and Tuesday except public holidays

Price of Admission: $18 / Adult, $10 / Child, Free for children aged 6 and under

Contact: +65 6773 0103

Website: Website Link Here

 


#2 – Southern Ridges

Introduction: Conceptualized in 2002 by Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the Southern Ridges trail was officially opened in 2004 at a cost of S$25.5 million.The 10km long trail takes one from Kent Ridge Park to Harbourfront via a series of parks, bridges and walkway. With scenic views and award-winning attractions, the Southern Ridges is undoubtedly one of the most popular nature trail in Singapore

Location: Kent Ridge Park, Singapore 099203

Opening Hours:

  • Lighting hours for Alexandra Arch: changing LED lights: 7 pm – 12 am daily
  • Lighting hours for Forest Walk: 7 pm – 7 am daily
  • Lighting hours for Henderson Waves: 7 pm – 7 am daily
  • Safety LED lights on bridges: 7 pm – 7 am daily

Price of Admission: Free Admission

Contact: 1800 471 7300

Website: Website Link Here

 


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#3 – Reflections at Bukit Chandu

Introduction: Reflections at Bukit Chandu is a World War II interpretive centre developed and managed by the National Archives of Singapore, located on Bukit Chandu (Malay for “Opium Hill”) off Pasir Panjang Road in Singapore.The centre was officially opened by Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Tony Tan on 15 February 2002. This date also marks the 60th anniversary of the fall of Singapore in 1942.

Location: 31 – K Pepys Road, 118458

Opening Hours:

  • 9.30am to 5pm Tuesdays to Sundays
  • Closed every Monday except Public Holidays
  • Last admission at 4.30pm

Price of Admission: Free Admission

Contact: +65 6250 6675

Website: Website Link Here



#4 – West Coast Park

Introduction: Themed as the “Play Centre in the West”, West Coast Park is a large regional park located in the southwest of Singapore. A linear park comprising 50 hectares of park land, the park runs parallel to West Coast Highway. Standing at the centre core of Area 3 is the Adventure Play Area that caters to people of different age groups, from toddlers to young adults. This is the heart and most active zone of West Coast Park. If you like a quiet and peaceful environment, the eastern portion at Area 1 would be a good choice for park users to rest and relax. The western portion of the park has been transformed into a haven for park visitors who enjoy challenging and adventurous activities.

Location: W Coast Ferry Rd, Singapore 126978

Opening Hours:

  • Daily 7am–7pm

Price of Admission: Free Admission

Contact: 1800 471 7300

Website: Website Link Here

 


#5 – Pasir Panjang Power Station

Introduction: Pasir Panjang Power Station was Singapore’s second power station, following on from the nearby St James Power Station. It officially opened on 3 July 1953 and was finally decommissioned in 1997 with the expansion of newer facilities at Pulau Seraya, Senoko and Tuas. The striking red brick facade, punctuated by white framed round and square windows is reminiscent of British industrial aesthetics of the era and was built by the British company George Wimpey and company.

Location: 27 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 117537

Opening Hours:

  • Open 24 hours

Price of Admission: Free Admission

Contact: +65 6323 9829

Website: Website Link Here

 


#6 – Labrador Nature Reserve

Introduction: Built on the edge of the secondary forest with a prime vantage point of the cliff-side vegetation and a picturesque view of the sea, Labrador Nature Reserve is an oasis of tranquillity and natural wonders. Thriving with wildlife, the park is a favourite haunt of nature lovers. It is not uncommon for visitors to hear songs from a variety of bird species, including those of the Oriental Magpie-robin and Black-naped Oriole. Take a leisurely stroll along one of the nature trails, and you may spot the resident squirrels scurrying up trees. Labrador Nature Reserve is part of the Southern Ridges, which also comprises Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, and Kent Ridge Park.

Location: 91 Labrador Villa Rd Singapore 119190 Labrador Villa Rd, Singapore 119190

Opening Hours:

  • 7:00 am to 7:00 pm daily (entering or remaining in the nature reserve after 7:00 pm is not allowed)

Price of Admission: Free Admission

Contact: N/A

Website: Website Link Here

 


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#7 – HortPark

Introduction: HortPark is a one-stop gardening resource hub that brings together gardening-related, recreational, educational, research and retail activities under one big canopy in a park setting. It also serves as a knowledge centre on plants and gardening, providing planting ideas and solutions, and offering a platform for the horticulture industry to share best practices and showcase garden designs, products and services. Popular with gardening enthusiasts, families and community groups who yearn for a tranquil environment in which to relax, it is also frequently visited by nature lovers who enjoy exercising along the Southern Ridges.

Location: 33 Hyderabad Rd, Singapore 119578

Opening Hours:

  • 6am to 11pm daily

Price of Admission: Free Admission

Contact: N/A

Website: Website Link Here

 


#8 – Hell’s Museum

Introduction: Specially curated displays provide comparative insights that will give visitors a better understanding of the commonalities across the world’s major belief systems – and how different communities around the world, as well as in Singapore, draw meaning from death and dying. Stretched over 3,800 sqm, Hell’s Museum also provides a deeper understanding of Haw Par Villa’s infamous 10 Courts of Hell. Discover how concepts behind the graphic representations of sins and punishments in the afterlife evolved as ancient civilisations shared their cultures across time and space. Visit us for an eye-opening experience and have a hell of a time!

Location: 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628

Opening Hours:

  • Wed – Sun: 10am-6pm (last entry 5pm)
  • Hell is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, except public holidays

Price of Admission: $18 / Adult, $10 / Child, Free for children aged 6 and under

Contact: +65 6773 0103

Website: Website Link Here

 


#9 – Berlayer Creek Boardwalk

Introduction: Upon stepping out of the MRT station, you will notice a sheltered pavilion with wooden panels on your right. Go up to the pavilion’s roof deck to enjoy an elevated treetop view of the Berlayer Creek, which was named after a historic rock formation, Batu Berlayer (“Sail Rock” in Malay), that stood at its mouth to the sea. Possibly the only mangrove patch in the southern part of Singapore island with the convenience of an integrated MRT station entrance, you are immediately greeted by the lush landscape of the entrance plaza before you enter the 960m Berlayer Creek.

Location: 200m of, Port Rd

Opening Hours:

  • 24 hours daily

Price of Admission: Free Admission

Contact: N/A

Website: Website Link Here

 


#10 – Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Introduction: The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum strives to be a leader in Southeast Asian biodiversity – in Research, Education and Outreach. Read more to find out about our history and goals.

Location: National University of Singapore 2 Conservatory Drive, Singapore 117377

Opening Hours:

  • Tuesday – Sunday 10 AM–6 PM
  • Closed on Monday including Public Holidays

Price of Admission: SINGAPOREAN/PR RATE: Adult S$16.00 Child#, Student*, NSF, Senior Citizen & Person with Disability S$9.00. STANDARD RATE: Adult S$21.00 Child#, Student*, Senior Citizen S$13.00

Contact: +65 6601 3333

Website: Website Link Here

 


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