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St. John's Island

Most of us know St John’s Island as the place for a relaxing getaway. Just South East of Sentosa, the island is a big hit with would-be fishermen and nature lovers, with white sandy beaches, clear waters, and vibrant plant life. It has bungalows and a holiday camp for stressed-out city-dwellers. Read more about St John’s Island in our Southern …

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Kopi Hill AKA Bukit Brown Cemetery

Avoid the forests. The ever-present pontianaks have also been sighted amongst the branches. This time, they’ve got some flamboyant company – visitors sometimes spot an old lady in a red cheongsam, fanning herself while sitting atop a tombstone. The Legend: George Henry Brown, who arrived in Singapore by ship in the 19th century, owned this plot of land and used …

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Nee Soon Rubber Estate

Nee Soon Rubber Estate b2ap3_thumbnail_pontianak-alert-lolol.jpg Source Think you’re safe from pontianaks? Think again – these bloody banshees live in rubber trees as well. The Legend: In Singapore’s early days, Sembawang was home to the Nee Soon Rubber estate. That’s right, an entire estate of rubber trees, also known as pontianak magnets. Even though the plantations have since been cleared to …

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Old Tanglin Camp

The Tanglin Barracks were home to military troops in Singapore but was captured by the Japanese during WWII and said to have housed Australian POWs. The camp had blocks including a hospital, psychiatric branch, and a “Dead House” where bodies of deceased soldiers were kept before being dispatched for burial. The Legend: Naturally, with such an interesting background, there are …

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Coloured Houses

The three houses are the red, white and green house. The red is a chalet at Pasir Ris, the white is Matilda House in Punggol and the green is Hillview Mansion. There have been endless horror stories from these 3 houses and many thrill seekers go there to get their adrenaline pumping. The red house remains abandoned, the white is …

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Changi Old Beach Houses

On paper, this place seems like a good idea. Need a break from hectic work life? Renting a house near the beach would be the perfect getaway. However, you might be in for something a little more sinister. The Legend: People have reported feeling like they were stared at and some have even returned home with scars. People have also …

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Haw Par Villa

Even without the ghost stories, Haw Par Villa, with its graphic presentation of the 10 Courts of Hell is quite freaky. Its currently a tourist hotspot that depicts various aspects of Chinese Mythology. The Legend: There have been rumours that Haw Par Villa is where one of the gates to hell lies. If that isn’t scary enough, other people have …

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Bedok

I didn’t know this, or perhaps I blatantly chose to ignore it because I live nearby, but Bedok is apparently a literal ghost town. It appears to be your average neighbourhood, but if the stories that have been told are anything to go by, it apparently has a rather shady past. The Legend: The scariest one of the stories I’ve …

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Neo Tiew Estate

Deep within the recesses of the Lim Chu Kang area lies an abandoned HDB estate that’s probably the closest thing Singapore has to its very own Chernobyl. The pictures are pretty creepy, to be honest. The area is currently being used by the SAF to conduct Urban Warfare training. They have since undergone a new coat of paint after being …

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Tanglin Hill Brunei Hostel

At the end of Tanglin Hill lies an abandoned Brunei Hostel, untouched and uninhabited for more than 25 years. Although dilapidated and in a state of ruin, the unguarded old Brunei Hostel draws in many looking for spooky late-night adventures – or rather, encounters. Scores of photographers, graffiti artists and explorers have had their go touring this compound. Even the …

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