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Fri 12 Mar 2004

Of Trees & Blooms, CNA Sat: 3pm, 8pm etc

Category : tvradio

Spiritual Gardens

Show times: Channel News Asia, Sat 13 Mar 2004: 3.00pm, 8.00pm; Sun 14 Mar: 6pm; Mon 15 Mar: 1.32pm, 6.02pm

At a private residential area off Yio Chu Kang road lies a Japanese cemetery. This beautiful memorial park is the burial ground for a little-known pre-war community of Japanese as well as the casualties from World War II. Its caretaker grew up within there and takes care of the area but it's tree lovers like Angie Ng who truly appreciates the old rubber and lychee trees in the premises.

Singapore's oldest church, Armenian Church is well-known for its architecture and history. But the memorial garden within the compound is also worth exploring, especially the Vanda Miss Joaquim orchids that are beside the tombstone of founder, Agnes Joaquim.

Of Trees and Blooms goes in search of the spiritual gardens in Singapore." - CNA webpage.

Posted at 11:56PM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news