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Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is the state capital of the state of Johor and the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia. Most tourists don't stop here and just pass through the city on their way to or out of Singapore. JB is a major local transportation hub however. Since it is just across the causeway from Singapore, some travellers use it as a hub to visit Singapore from here (lower accommodation prices) or to board the train, bus or airplane.

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Fort Canning Park

address: between Dhoby Ghaut, City Hall and Clark Quay MRT station, downtown Singapore
fort-canning-park-singapore.jpg, Fort Canning Park is a heritage park in the centre of Singapore with a history dating back to the 14th century with variaty of attractions and places of interest.
Fort Canning Park is a heritage park in the centre of Singapore with a history dating back to the 14th century with variaty of attractions and places of interest.

Getting There:

MRT:
The closes MRT stations are: Dhoby Ghaut, City Hall and Clark Quay

Bus:
Stamford Road:
SBS 7, 14, 16, 36, 111,124, 131, 147, 162, 166, 174, 175, 502
SMRT 77, 106, 167, 171, 190, 700, 857

Hill Street:
SBS 124, 145, 147, 166, 174
SMRT 190, 851

River Valley Road:
SBS 32, 54, 195
Night Rider NR2, NR3, NR5, NR6, NR7, NR8
Nite Owl iN, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, 7N, 8N

 

The park is named after Charles John Canning, Govenor-General and first Viceroy of India, when the colonial government set up a fort in this area in 1860. It would remain a military base until 1970.

Related Flyers / Brochures

Fort Canning Park, Singapore

brochure of the heritage in downtown Singapore with the places of interest and a detailed map
[click here for details or click images below to enlarge]
The content and images of this flyer / brochure are courtesy of: © National Parks Board (NPARKS) It was released sometime around 2010. Some information might not be up-to-date anymore.


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