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Filled with evocative archival photographs and vivid snapshots of the modern city, Singapore Trails: Singapore River Walk & Jubilee Walk uncovers the island’s rich past and vibrant present via two meticulously-curated walking trails.

 

This handy guidebook brings together two trails in the heart of the city: the Singapore River Walk, which traces Singapore’s path from a bustling 19th-century port to a modern city, and the Jubilee Walk, created to mark Singapore’s Golden Jubilee in 2015.

 

Developed by the National Heritage Board, these storied paths take readers on a journey not simply through Singapore’s civic district, but through her rich and multifaceted past.

 

With this guide in hand, tourists, foreign residents, and locals alikewill enjoy finding out more about Singapore on foot.

 

Featuring:

- Hundreds of new and historical photographs

- Book jacket that doubles as a handy foldable map

- Detachable postcards of rare archival pictures

 

Singapore River Walk

The Singapore River Walk takes you on a voyage through Singapore’s development: from a 14th century kingdom, to a colonial port, to its modern-day transformation into a buzzing lifestyle district. The detailed guide covers everything from the river’s bustling quays and bridges to the centres of commerce and community that have sprung up along its banks.

 

Jubilee Walk

The Jubilee Walk was created in honour of Singapore’s Golden Jubilee in 2015, with special trail and monument markers lining the 8km route. The journey begins at Fort Canning and the National Museum, where traces of Singapore’s earliest history remain, following on to the colonial buildings and museums of the Civic District, and ending with the modernday engineering feats that are Gardens by the Bay and the Marina Barrage.

 

The guidebook includes historical tidbits, little-known facts, and helpful information such as the addresses and opening hours of the many sights along the way.

 

ISBN: 9789814747790

Size: 148 mm x 210 mm (portrait),

limp with flaps and jacket

260 pp (full colour)

S$27.94 (before GST)

S$29.90 (after GST)

Publication date: March 2018

 

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