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The Istana


The Istana
Website:
http://www.istana.gov.sg

Address:
Orchard Road, Singapore 238823

Getting there:
Take the MRT to Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station (NS24) and walk across Orchard Road.

Contact:
(+65) 6736 6622

Operating Hours:
On selected days: 8.30am - 6pm (Chinese New Year, Deepavali, Hari Raya Puasa, Labour Day, National Day).

Description:
The Istana building stands today at 140 m above sea level. It is similar in architecture to many 18th Century neo-Palladian style buildings designed by British military engineers in India and has a tropical layout like a Malay House. The grounds also has other areas of interest like the Swan Pond and Japanese Garden.

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