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If you plan on taking a step back from all the city buzz during your trip to Singapore, be sure to pack your activewear. Singapore is also nicknamed as the City in a Garden, the little red dot is not all tall concrete buildings and skyscrapers. Put on your trekking shoes, and be prepared to enjoy the lush greenery and expansive lawns Fort Canning Park has in store for you.
As Singapore’s iconic national park, Fort Canning Park was the site for many of Singapore’s historical milestones. It was once the palace of 14th Century Kings as well as the Headquarters of the Far East Command Centre and British Army Barracks. Important WWII decision to surrender Singapore to the Japanese was also made in the Underground Far East Command Centre (Battle Box).
If you are looking to spice up your nature trail, be sure to hunt for the Fort Canning Tree Tunnel and you’ll come across a beautiful underground spiral staircase. The underground spiral staircase is definitely one of the hidden #ootd spots for our cultural influencers. So, here’s one more for your ‘gram!