Singapore’s Hidden Gem: Bukit Timah Urban Trail

Singapore’s Hidden Gem: Bukit Timah Urban Trail, Singapore, Singapore (B)

Mention Bukit Timah and you will either think of the nature reserve or the adjacent residential estate where the riches make a living.

Much less known is that Bukit Timah is also home to a treasure trove of heritage and chic eateries. This guide will help you uncover the urban gems that make Bukit Timah one of Singapore’s most underrated neighborhoods to explore.

Alighting from Hillview MRT, walk about 5 minutes into The Rail Mall. The single-storey strip mall brings an old world charm in tribute to the historical Rail Corridor.

Our choice pick includes Acqua e Farina for the truly al dente pasta, Sixteen Ounces Craft Beer Bistro for its regularly rotated beer selections paired with local fusion fares, or The Cat Cafe for delicious pastries accompanied by 15 rescued cats.

Dating back to 1932, Singapore’s only Pratt trust bridge quickly emerged as one of the most photographed spots in Singapore once it reopened in 2021. The now defunct Rail Corridor stretches 24 kilometers, once connecting Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Singapore’s Hidden Gem: Bukit Timah Urban Trail
Guide Location: Singapore » Singapore
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Andrew Darwitan
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Rail Mall
  • Upper Bukit Timah Truss Bridge
  • Singapore Quarry
  • Former Ford Factory
  • Lorong Kilat
  • Beauty World Centre
  • Gallop Stable
  • Junkie’s Corner
  • Baker & Cook at Namly Estate
  • Masjid Al Huda
  • Hoon San Temple
  • Coronation Road Hill
  • Ikeda Spa
  • Former Command House
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens

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