Faces of
Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah on Borneo. With an estimated population of 532,129 in the city and 700,000 in the urban area, it is the largest urban centre in Sabah and the sixth largest in Malaysia. It is located close to Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South-East Asia.

Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Singapore, Malaysia

Henderson Waves

address: Henderson Road, Singapore
Henderson-Waves-bridge-Singapore.jpg, Singapore's highest pedestrian bridge with a distinctive wave architecture connecting Mount Faber with Telok Blangah Hill Park
Singapore's highest pedestrian bridge with a distinctive wave architecture connecting Mount Faber with Telok Blangah Hill Park

The 274m long pedestrian bridge is part of the Southern Ridges, 10km long trail that connects Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, Kent Ridge Park and Labrador Nature Reserve. The curved ribs of the bridge create shelters with seating areas where you can enjoy great views towards Keppel Bay. The wave-shaped bridge is lit at night from 7pm to 2am.


How to get to Henderson Waves
Bus / MRT
There is a bus stop on Henderson Road right below Henderson Waves. The easiest way to get to the bus stop is taking the MRT to Redhill station (EW18, East-West Line) and from there take Bus #145 for 7stops (about 10min) to "Bef Telok Blangah Hts". When you get off the bus you can see Henderson Waves already, next to the bridge is a staircase going up to the Waves.

From Mount Faber
Henderson Waves can be reached with a 15-20min walk from the Cable Car station at Jewel Box on Mount Faber. To the Jewel Box you can get also get on foot in 20min from Harbour Front MRT station (CC29, Circle Line) using the trail / stairs going up the hill.
 

Links:

National Parks Board, Singapore


Henderson Waves location map
location map of the Henderson Waves (open as PDF), courtesy of: National Parks Board, Singapore


street view image
Google Street View image (2012), looking north, with the bus stops and the staircase going up to the Waves (right)

 


Henderson Wave
Herderson Waves is located 36m above Henderson making it Singapore's highest pedestrian bridge


great place to hang out
there are worse places to hang out


views towards Keppler Bay
views along Henderson Road towards Keppler Bay
on the lower right you can see the stairs going up to Henderson Waves



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