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  • Masjid Sultan, 1960s : side view

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This is a picture of the Masjid Sultan (Sultan Mosque) near Arab Street with its dome and towering minaret standing out among the shophouses. The place of worship for Muslims at Muskat Street is named after the first Sultan of Singapore, Sultan Hussein Shah. Donated by S. Zahra Aljunied, and...
  • Yueh Hai Ching Temple, courtyard : general view

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a photograph of the courtyard in the Yueh Hai Ching Temple at Phillip Street. The building was gazetted as a national monument on 28 June 1996. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sultan Mosque, 2008 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a photograph of the Sultan Mosque, which was gazetted as a national monument on 8 March 1975. The building is located at Muscat Street, in the historic Kampong Glam area. Title devised by Library staff.
  • St. Andrew's Cathedral, 2008 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a photograph of St Andrew's Cathedral at St Andrew's Road. The building was gazetted as a national monument on 28 June 1973. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bencoolen Street mosque, late 1970s : exterior

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the original Bengkali Mosque or Masjid Bencoolen, on Bencoolen Street which was built around 1845, by Syed bin Ali Al-Junied for the Muslims who lived nearby. Loudspeakers, attached to the entrance, served to summon the faithful to prayer. Next to the mosque is the former Asia Radio...
  • Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of a street scene showing people walking and a trishaw rider carrying a passenger, travelling along Telok Ayer Street. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with its ornamental dragons, symbolising good luck, perched on the elaborately tiled roof. Towering over the shophouses is...
  • Tou Mu Kung Temple : exterior

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a photograph showing the exterior of the Tou Mu Kung Temple at Upper Serangoon Road. The temple has a traditional Chinese roof design with carved figurines at the corners. Over the temple is a bluish-green shelter which protects the temple from the elements. The building was gazetted as...
  • Church of Saints Peter and Paul, 2008 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This 2008 photograph shows an exterior view of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul. It shows the decorative details of the entrance to the church, such as the columns resting on plinths, and the filigreed pediments. The Church of Saints Peter and Paul was gazetted a national monument on...
  • St. Andrew's Cathedral, south side, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is an exterior view of St. Andrew's Cathedral's south side, showing the white-washed peaked wall and the large central window flanked by two tall, hexagonal-shaped towers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Maghain Aboth Synagogue, 2008 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a photograph of the Maghain Aboth Synagogue at Waterloo Street. The building was gazetted as a national monument on 27 February 1998. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Hajjah Fatimah spire, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the open space in Masjid Hajjah Fatimah from which the mosque's unique spire, a blend of European and Malaccan architecture, can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, information board : close-up

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up on an information board which provides background details of the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple. The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Kali, the reincarnation of Lord Siva's wife, Meenachi. The information board is written in English, Tamil, Chinese and Japanese. The board features a black and...
  • Hong San See Temple, 2004 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of Hong San See Temple, atop Institution Hill. There are dancing dragons on the roof which is made up of ceramic tiles in the 'Jiangnan' style. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hong San See Temple, 2004 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a 2004 photograph of Hong San See Temple, located on Mohamed Sultan Road. It was built by Chinese immigrants out of respect for the God of Filial Piety. There are the intricate carvings on the beams, calligraphy and dragon motifs on the columns. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka is built in modern style with open sides and white pillars supporting a red-tiled sloping roof. It has a minaret with a golden dome and a star and crescent. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Al-Abrar, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a front view of the two-storey Al-Abrar Mosque with its light blue walls, arched windows and doors and narrow balcony on the second floor. A crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are mounted on twin columns at the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church, 2003 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a photograph of Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church with its red brick façade, and a red-tiled sloping roof at the front end of which there is a belfry. The church has long, narrow, rectangular windows with semi-circular tops, set in a white side wall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows devotees outside Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple; some are waiting to cross the road at the traffic lights. The temple is decorated with colours and Hindy mythology deities. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kwan Im Tong Hood Cho Temple : exterior

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of the entrance to the famous Kwan Im Tong Hood Cho Temple, a Chinese temple dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Armenian Church, built in 1835 entrance : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a view of the church entrance with its white-washed exterior walls, front porch, large circular columns, arched windows and pediment. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Abdul Gaffoor Mosque : close-up

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a close-up photograph of the Abdul Gaffoor Mosque at Dunlop Street in the Little India district. The building was gazetted as a national monument on 5 July 1979.
  • Al-Abrar Mosque : exterior

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a photograph of the Al Abrar Mosque at Telok Ayer Street. The building was gazetted as a national monument on 19 November 1974. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, 2008 : side view

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a photograph showing a side view of the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd at Queen Street. The building was gazetted as a national monument on 28 June 1973. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Orchard Road Presbyterian Church, 2004 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows the exterior of Orchard Road Presbyterian Church showing white walls, a sloping double-tiered tiled roof, covered front porch with pillars and a domed belfry. Title devised by Library staff.