Tag Archives: Istana Bidadari

A Different Sanctuary at Mount Vernon

With the closure of Mount Vernon Columbarium in end-September 2018, a different type of sanctuary may appear in five years’ time when the new Bidadari housing estate is completed. It was back in 2013 when the government announced the development … Continue reading

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A Forgotten Past – The Last Royal Palace of Singapore

Do you know that the former royal family of Singapore existed until the late nineties? They had lived at Istana Kampong Glam (also known as Sultan’s Palace) for generations until the Istana was drawn for redevelopment into the Malay Heritage … Continue reading

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