Esplanade Park Singapore – Singapore’s arts, historical and heritage park
Singapore is certainly one of the finest entertainment hub, attracting individuals of all age groups through its various attractions. Not only does Singapore offer one of the best shopping experiences, thrilling amusement parks, and delectable local cuisines, it also has many arts and heritage parks, where you can visit to learn more about this city’s rich history and heritage.
One of the iconic arts and heritage parks in Singapore, that dates all the way back to the early 19th century is the Esplanade Park.
As you walk down the Esplanade Park, you can reflect upon Singapore’s history. Some of the highlights in this park is the Cenotaph – a war memorial dedicated to the brave soldiers who have sacrificed themselves, fighting for the nation during the WWI and WWII. As you walk further down, you can also see Lim Bo Seng memorial – a memorial built in memory of the hero who resisted against the Japanese soldiers, and aided the British in trying to get back Singapore from the hands of the Japanese. But unfortunately, he was captured by the Japanese and was brutally tortured by them before the operation was a success. Next, you will see a white-blue designed Victorian architecture – the Tim Kim Seng Fountain. Other highlights in the Esplanade Park include the monument site of the former Indian National Army and the Queen Elizabeth Walk. Take a tour around this historic park and learn about the history of Singapore.
Other attractions around the Esplanade Park:
The famous Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay is named after its close proximity to the Esplanade Park. The Esplanade Theatre is Singapore’s premier arts centre, an iconic durian shaped landmark on the city’s skyline, home to performing arts. The Esplanade Theatre include world-class performing areas such as a concert hall, a theatre, a recital studio and a theatre studio, all of which aims to display the rich cultural heritage of the nation to its audiences. Featuring arts, dance, film and visual arts, there are some programmes which you can join in for free.
You can also enjoy sight seeing at the Singapore River, and the stunning city’s skyline, overlooking some of the top attractions in Singapore.
Undoubtedly Esplanade Park has a lot to offer its visitors. Come down to this park and get connected to Singapore’s history and arts.
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