Learn more about the history of Singapore through a walking tour of its graves and battle sites, and see an old colonial fort, a former World War II command center, and more. Meet your guide at the Battlebox Visitor Center and tour the former command center of the Second World War built on the site where both the 14th-century “Singapora” and the modern-day city were born. Tread lightly, looking for treasures that lie beneath the historic hill in the heart of the city. Trace the rise and fall of great empires, and hear stories of rulers who commanded the city from the hill. Follow in the footsteps of the empire-builders who were buried on its slopes. Discover the world-changing story of a humble spice. Visit graves and a colonial fort to re-live one of the most important battles in the history of Singapore. Venture deep underground for an up-close look at the Battlebox command center, and hear how it was here that the decision to surrender Singapore was made, signaling the start of the end of the British Empire.
Battlebox Visitor Centre, 2 Cox Terrace, Fort Canning Hillopen in google maps ->
• This is a walking tour. Please wear comfortable shoes, and bring an umbrella or poncho, and a bottle of water • Private tours are available at different rates. Please inquire for more details • Children below 7 years old are free of charge
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