The unique architecture of Singapore’s churches, mosques and temples has stood the test of time, with the buildings becoming icons in their own right. Make a point to stop by these fascinating places and national monuments while you’re here.

Armenian Church of Saint Gregory The Illuminator

Built in 1835 and designed by Singapore’s pre-eminent architect of the time, George Drumgoole Coleman, the oldest church in Singapore is an elegant ode to Neo-Classical architecture.

60 Hill Street
(65) 6334-0141

Central Fire Station

Photo by Choo Yut Shing

With its distinctive red-and-white brick building, this is Singapore’s oldest existing fire station and is also known as Hill Street Fire Station.

62 Hill Street
(65) 6332-2996
(Civil Defense Heritage Gallery at Hill Street Fire Station)

Sri Mariamman Temple

Photo by Toh Ming Zong

Singapore’s oldest Hindu temple sits in the heart of Chinatown, and was built in 1843 by specialised craftsmen from Southern India.

244 South Bridge Road
(65) 6223-4064

Sultan Mosque

A focal point for Singapore’s Malay community today, this historic mosque sits in what was once the heart of Malay royalty in Singapore, Kampong Glam.

3 Muscat Street
(65) 6293-4405

The Fullerton Bay Hotel

Photo by Darren Soh

One of the most noteworthy buildings on the waterfront, this grand five-star hotel boasts magnificent architecture and views of Marina Bay.

80 Collyer Quay
(65) 6333-8388

The Arts House

Also known as the Arts House at Old Parliament, this restored building, built in 1827 was Singapore's first Parliament House. Today, it is a multi-disciplinary arts venue.

1 Old Parliament Lane
(65) 6332-6900