Tiong Bahru Heritage Trail was launched on 14 th April 2013 by The National Heritage Board as part of its ongoing efforts to capture and bring to life the history of neighbourhoods around Singapore.
The heritage trail has been designed to bring you through Tiong Bahru’s old architectural buildings, as well as other significant sites that residents of Tiong Bahru hold close to their hearts. Featuring 10 stops, spanning 2.5km and will take approximately an hour to complete.
The heritage trail includes stops at Tiong Bahru Market with a history tracing back to 1945, philanthropist Tan Tock Seng's grave, Singapore's first Monkey God temple in Eng Hoon Street which was founded in 1920 and an air-raid shelter at Block 78, Moh Guan Terrace, built in 1940.
The latter provided shelter from Japanese bombs during World War II.