How big is Telok Blangah?

How big is Telok Blangah?

34 hectares

Telok Blangah Hill Park
Area 34 hectares
Elevation 94 metres (308 ft)
Owned by National Parks Board
Administered by National Parks Board

Why is Telok Blangah called Telok Blangah?

Telok Blangah has its name inspired by the bay’s cooking pot shape– telok means ‘bay’ in Malay and blanga refers to a clay cooking pot used by the southern Indians. The refreshing view of nature and sea may have played a part in the naming process as well, since it is such a feast for the eyes.

When was Telok Blangah built?

Telok Blangah House is 8 storey tall and comprises of 43 residential units. The development was built in year 1983.

How long is forest walk?

Indulge in the beauty of the secondary forests at the fringes of Telok Blangah Hill Park by trekking the Forest Walk – a 1.3-kilometre-long elevated walkway that links HortPark to Telok Blangah Hill Park, or get up close and personal with the forest understory vegetation by heading through Earth Trail.

Which district is Telok Blangah?

District 04
Located by the calm, soothing waters of the Singapore Straits is District 04 which encompasses Keppel, Mount Faber, Sentosa and Telok Blangah.

Which part of Singapore is Telok Blangah?

Telok Blangah is a subzone region and housing estate located in the area behind Keppel Harbour in Bukit Merah, Singapore. Teluk Blanga is the district between Pasir Panjang and Tanjong Pagar.

Which part is Telok Blangah?

Telok Blangah Hill Park is part of the Southern Ridges, which also comprises Mount Faber Park, HortPark, Kent Ridge Park and Labrador Nature Reserve.

How long is Mount Faber?

You can hike to the top of Mount Faber from the bottom of the hill via Marang Trail, which lies near Harbourfront Exit D. From there, it’s about a short 800M walk to the highest peak of Faber Point.

Who is the MP for Telok Blangah?

Rachel Ong

The Honourable Rachel Ong Sin Yen
Born 1972 Singapore
Political party People’s Action Party
Alma mater INSEAD Tsinghua University
Occupation Politician, businesswoman

What is Telok Ayer known for?

Besides being known for its picturesque places of worship, Telok Ayer also features quirky shops, cafes and drinking holes. Telok Ayer district covers a long stretch that runs from Market Street to Anson Road.

How high is Henderson Waves bridge?

36 metres
At 36 metres above ground, the Henderson Waves bridge is the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore.

What do you wear to Henderson Waves?

Highlights of the tour included the Henderson Waves, Sembcorp Forest of the Giants, Forest Walk and the Singing Forest. Things to bring: Water, umbrella and mosquito repellent. Do wear comfortable clothes, preferably long pants and covered shoes. Registration will close on 5 Feb 2017 or when registration is full.

How tall is Mount Faber?

348′Mount Faber Park / Elevation
Mount Faber is located in the Bukit Merah area in the central region of Singapore. Standing at 106 m above sea level,2 it was originally known as Telok Blangah Hill.

Where is the highest point in Singapore?

Bukit Timah Hill, located in its namesake district of Bukit Timah, is a hill located near the geographical centre of Singapore….

Bukit Timah Hill
The marker at the summit of Bukit Timah, the highest point in Singapore.
Highest point
Elevation 163.63 m (536.8 ft)
Prominence 163.63 m (536.8 ft)

Where does Lucy Allen live?

Allan is married to a stockbroker and has a son. They live in Southfields, Wandsworth.

Is Tan Chuan Jin an MP?

A member of the governing People’s Action Party (PAP), he is a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Kembangan–Chai Chee ward of Marine Parade GRC since 2011.

Who built the shrine in Telok Ayer?

The Chulias
The Chulias built a shrine between 1828 and 1830, on a piece of land at the corner of Telok Ayer Street and Boon Tat Street as a memorial to a holy man, Shahul Hamid of Nagore. Originally called Shahul Hamid Dargah, it was later renamed Nagore Dargah.

Which part of Singapore is Telok Ayer?

Telok Ayer Street is a street located in Singapore’s Chinatown within the Outram district, linking Church Street to Cecil Street. Telok Ayer MRT station is located at the junction of Cross Street and this road. Telok Ayer Street, one of the earliest thoroughfares in downtown Singapore.