In line with the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) latest advisory to minimise further spread of COVID-19, playgrounds/nature playgardens, fishing areas, fitness corners/stations, football fields, basketball/volleyball court facilities, dog runs and water play/water recreational facilities are closed until 4 May. While parks and gardens remain open during this period for the public to exercise, gathering in groups in parks is not permitted
The park was once home to Malay rulers in the 14th century and colonial leaders in the 19th century. In the mid 20th century during World War II, the park was a military base for Japanese, British and Singapore Armed forces.
Fort Canning Park Singapore – Weddings, Concerts, Events & Map
The park’s outdoor lawns and lush greenery are great places for picnics, festivals, concerts and theatre productions. With its elegant indoor rooms, the park is also a great place for indoor activities like weddings, gatherings and parties.
The major attractions in Fort Canning Park include the Spice garden, the Gothic Gates and the Keramat Iskandar Shar. The Spice Garden is a botanical garden planted with Bencoolen spices such as nutmeg and clove. The Gothic Gates are sombre gateways that lead visitors into the Fort Canning Green. Keramat Iskandar Shar is a preserved and sacred ground where the Malay ruler was buried.
Other notable attractions in the Fort Canning Park include Fort Canning Green, Cupolas, James Brooke Napier Memorial, Fort Canning Centre, The Battle Box, Sally Port, 9-Pound Cannon, Raffles’ House and Archaeological Excavation Site.
Fort Canning Park has clear and safe walking trails that allow visitors to walk around enjoying its beautiful scenery. The park has also romantic locations where you can enjoy great time with your partner. You can also locate restaurants and cafes nearby that offer a variety of Singaporean foods and drinks. If you’re looking for a place to enjoy peace and tranquillity, look no further than Fort Canning Park.