Singapore’s history as a successful international trading centre can be traced through the iconic colonial buildings and monuments set around Clifford Pier and Singapore’s Waterfront.
Spend an afternoon on foot with your family and take yourself back to the days when Sir Stamford Raffles was establishing Singapore’s first modern civic and administrative precinct. With the support of the National Heritage Board’s Heritage Industry Incentive Programme (HI²P), The Fullerton Heritage together with the Singapore Philatelic Museum has designed The Fullerton Heritage Trail Map to guide visitors on a walking trail.
Where to Start
The trail starts at the Fullerton Hotel – a beautiful colonial building which used to be the General Post Office. It takes between 1 to 3 hours to complete. Download the Fullerton Heritage Trail Maps complimentary map and other historical gems around The Fullerton Heritage.
Highlights of the Trail
The Fullerton Heritage Trail takes you through the Cavenagh and Anderson Bridges, key monuments such as the Foundations Stone, Dalhousie Obelisk, Raffles’ landing site, and some truly lovely old colonial buildings including the General Post Office (now Fullerton Hotel), the Old Parliament House, the Supreme Court and The Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall.
The second tour which is the Maritime Journey Tour brings you through Clifford Pier, Customs House and The Fullerton Waterboat House – all buildings which date from the 1919 to 1960 and all key entry points for goods and trade in the early days of Singapore.