Hill 3 Walk with Yik Han

(Sunday 01 November 2015 @ 9.00am)

Construction on the road through Bukit Brown may have begun but there is still much to explore in the cemetery. Though many are the stories which are still untold, through the efforts of the Brownies and many others the past is gradually coming to light. Join Yik Han on a tour of the Hill 3 area as he uncovers the stories of revolutionaries, community leaders, early businessmen and common folk caught up the in the maelstrom of the pre-war years.


This guided walk starts at 9.00 am and ends at 12.00 pm

The walk WILL BE CANCELLED if the 3-hour PSI reported at 7am at http://www.haze.gov.sg/ is 101 or above (unhealthy range). No further notice will be sent out.

Meeting Point: Meeting Point B. See map below (click on "Read More"). More instructions at

Difficulty: Average, some trekking required
Please bring umbrella or poncho / sun block / mosquito repellent.
Please wear covered footwear.

Bukit Brown is on the World Monuments Watch list 2014 . Find out what makes this a heritage site worthy of preserving. http://bukitbrown.com/main/?p=7930


Bukit Brown. More than a cemetery. More than a Chinese cemetery. Come discover our habitat, heritage, history. Exhumations have started. Many areas have been cordoned off.

How to get there and handy tips here: http://bukitbrown.com/main/?p=7250




Disclaimer: By agreeing to take this walking tour of Bukit Brown Cemetery, you understand and accept that you must be physically fit and able to do so.To the extent permissible by law, you agree to assume any and all risk of injury or bodily harm to yourself and persons in your care (including child or ward)

Registration: Our weekend public tours are FREE …
Optimally the group size is 30 participants (15 individuals/guide).

Brownie Code: We guide rain or shine.

Please take note:
1. We will be walking through the undergrowth so dress appropriately, especially your footwear.
2. Wear light breathable clothing. Long pants and long sleeves if you are prone to insect bites or sunburn. Bring sunblock and natural insect repellent.
3. Wear comfortable non-slip shoes as safety is important. Walking sticks are recommended.
4. Do read up on Bukit Brown before going so you have a better understanding of the place (e.g. BukitBrown.com)
5. Do bring water, light snacks, poncho/umbrella, sunhat and waterproof your electronics.
6. Please go to the toilet before coming. There are NO facilities anywhere there or nearby.

How to get there by MRT / Bus:

Bus services available: 52, 74, 93, 157, 165, 852, 855.

From North: Go to Marymount MRT and walk to bus-stop #53019 along Upper Thomson Road. Take Buses 52, 74, 165, 852, 855
Alight 6 stops later at bus-stop, #41149, opposite Singapore Island Country Club (SICC), Adam Road. Walk towards Sime Road in the direction of Kheam Hock Road until you see Lorong Halwa.

From South: Go to Farrer Road MRT and walk to bus-stop #11111 at Farrer Road, in front of Blocks 2 & 3. Take Buses 93, 165, 852, 855. Alight 5 stops later at bus-stop, #41141, just before Singapore Island Country Club (SICC), Adam Road. Cross the bridge, walk towards Sime Road, follow the road until you see Lorong Halwa.

By car:
Turn in from Lornie Road, to Sime Road. Then, turn left into the second road called Lorong Halwa New Cemetery Access (see map), where parking is limited along the roadside near the meeting point. The meeting point is at the platform at the start of Block 1 - Meeting point B (hill 1,3 & 4) as per description here. Try to use public transport to get there.

Event Timeline
Sun Nov 1, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM SGT
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Bukit Brown Cemetery, Lorong Halwa Singapore
Bus services available: 52, 74, 93, 157, 165, 852, 855.
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