Fort Canning Lighthouse, Singapore

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Fort Canning Lighthouse also known as Fort Canning Light is located on top of Fort Canning Hill and was formerly one of the 13 important lighthouses in the Straits of Malacca. Located nearby with The Flagstaff and the Time Ball, the three navigation structures played an essential role during the early maritime history of Singapore.
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  • This lighthouse is a functioning replica of the original lighthouse that once sat atop Fort Canning Hill. The replica of course no longer serves its original purpose as the light is obscured by the...  more »
  • Another bit of history from Colonial rule. The lighthouse almost resembles a space ship but was built to shed light. It was nice to sit in the shade nearby. Wear good walking shoes if you go.  more »
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  • A lighthouse! Guided ships in the past, but the seaside is now many kilometers away due to massive land reclamation.
  • Before the era of the modern skyline, Fort Canning was a good place to build a lighthouse because it sits at a higher elevation and thus offers a commanding view of the city and harbor. This lighthouse seems to have served its country well in the many years it was in use.

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