Places of Interest
Telok Blangah Hill Park
Indulge in the beauty of the secondary forests at the fringes of Telok Blangah Hill Park by trekking the Forest Walk – a 1.3-kilometre-long elevated walkway that links HortPark to Telok Blangah Hill Park, or get up close and personal with the forest understory vegetation by heading through Earth Trail. Complete your visit to Telok Blangah Hill Park by crossing the Henderson Waves to Mount Faber Park. This 274m long structure is the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore, and is frequently visited for its artistic, distinctive wave-like structure consisting of a series of undulating curved ‘ribs’.
10, Telok Blangah Green, 109178
The Southern Ridges
Imagine walking across a bridge 36-metres above the road connecting two hilltops. You can perform this exhilarating high-wire act at Henderson Waves, a distinctive wave-like structure consisting of a series of undulating curved ‘ribs’, also Singapore’s highest pedestrian bridge.Bird-watching enthusiasts will be able to catch their favourite creatures in their natural habitat along these trails, while photographers will never run out of picture opportunities of the beautiful flora and fauna found here.
The Southern Ridges is made up of Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, Kent Ridge Park and Labrador Nature Reserve.
The Southern Ridges is a 10-kilometre stretch of green open spaces spanning the hills of some of Singapore’s most popular parks and gardens, connected by picturesque ridges and pathways.
Gillman Barracks is Asia’s new destination for contemporary art. Named after the late British General Sir Webb Gillman and nestled amid lush greenery, this former colonial barracks is now home to 16 amazing local and international art galleries, dining and creative businesses, as well as the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) that will open in late 2013.
Operating hours: 11AM–6PM
Address: 9 Lock Road Singapore 108937
Getting there: Opp Alexandra Point Bus Stop 100, 120, 166, 175, 51, 57, 571, 573, 61, 765, 93, 963, 963E, 97, 97E