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If you like nature, history and a pleasant walk, this is for you. An easy 10 minute walk from Kovan MRT in Hougang through a lovely, upmarket suburb, the Japanese Cemetery is in Chuan Hoe Ave, just off Parry Rd.
The land for the cemetery...More
Definitely not creepy. This cemetery-cum-park carries with it much history dating back to the 19th century. It has stopped accepting burial services since 1970s hence the total number of tombs remained at less than a thousand.
This is not a top tourist attraction, being a...More
Good to visit to learn about the history of Japanese who resided in Singapore since 1861. Pleasant serene place not commonly known and well hidden in the Yio Chu Kang private estate. The flora and trees may interest the nature lovers.
My wife told me about this place some time ago, finally we found the time on a weekend to pay this place a visit.
And it was a great discovery for us.
Hidden away in a suburb off Yio Chu Kang Road, it was a...More
This is a small but interesting cemetery located about 15 mins walk from Kovan MRT. The location is really very peaceful and the graves have been relatively wel maintained (quite a contrast to Bukit Brown). If you can read Japanese you'll probably get more out...More
The place is a bit hard to locate but not exceedingly so. It is also not a highly hyped spot unlike some other WWII related spots. During my visit with some other like minded photography enthusiasts, the only other people there were maintenance personnel. The...More
I finally took the time to stop by and visit this little cemetery in my neighborhood. I wasn't disappointed. It is very well-maintained and there is on-site parking and even restrooms. The tombs are interesting and the surrounding residential homes are eclectic in size and...More
Cemeteries can be very interesting places, and if old enough can offer some unusual architectural tombs or statuary. The one common theme is that they are havens of peace and quiet, and can offer an insight into local history. The Japanese Cemetery is no exception....More
This old cemetery is located at Chuan Hoe Ave near Serangoon North Ave 1. Take a train to Clementi MRT station. Then hop on to bus service 156 which brings you to Yio Chu Kang Road. Alight at the bus stop after Serangoon North Ave...More