The Atlas Obscura Guide To Singapore
57 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Singapore
Updated January 12, 2023
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The Underground Cooks of Singapore's Prisons
In the 1970s and 80s, when the guards stepped away, the pots and flames came out.
by Sam Lin-Sommer
Podcast: Haw Par Villa
Join us for a daily celebration of the world’s most wondrous, unexpected, even strange places.
by The Podcast Team
Singapore's Last Traditional Coffee Roasters May Soon Disappear
The aging masters of kopi are desperate for the next generation to take up their craft.
by Rachel Phua
How Singapore's 'Tree Doctors' Treat Their Giant Patients
Meet the arborists who care for the stately trees that mingle with skyscrapers.
by Toh Ee Ming
Singapore's Birdsinging Clubs May Help Save Wild Songbirds
The centuries-old tradition includes socializing, competitions, and now, a conservation angle.
by Ellie Clin
Why Singapore Is Digging Up Its Few Remaining Cemeteries
With land in short supply, families are forming new traditions.
by Tan Yin Lin
In Singapore, Playgrounds Are Capsules of National Identity
The designer Khor Ean Ghee helped define the appearance of the city-state's leisure spaces.
by Claire Voon