Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Singapore Katong Park January 2014

Katong park is a small park but its history is very significant to the development of Singapore, during war and peace time.

Junction of Fort Rd, Meyer Rd and Tg Rhu Road

History of Katong Park (link)

The Guards




view of Katong Park

view of Katong Park

view of Katong Park

view of Katong Park





Historical Archaeological Dig 



Rainbow Gum tree (link) at Katong Park

view of Katong Park


History of Singapore





You may want to know the history of this place.

Nearest park and park connector:
1) Geylang park connector
2) East Coast park

Singapore Geylang Park Connector May 2013 - updated Dec 2017

Video: Cycling from Paya Lebar mrt station to Geylang park connector


Starting point - Geylang Lor 40 

starting point

Newly built walkway (January 2014) 



Another entrance to Geylang pc is this walkway facing City Plaza








After crossing the road...

Kong Hwa School, next to the Geylang pc


Former Gillemard Camp

View of Geylang park connector

View of Geylang park connector




Underpass. Right is the Dakota MRT station

Dakota MRT station

The underpass

Northlight School (link) - NO MORE THERE!

View of Geylang park connector



View of Geylang park connector

Dakota Crescent
Developed under a new public scheme called Singapore Improvement Trust (SIT), Dakota Crescent was named after the famous aircraft Douglas DC-3 Dakota as it was close to Kallang Airport and Old Airport Rd, all in the name of aviation.

Dakota Crescent to be redeveloped with new buildings (2017 news)

This dove playground and some buildings around it will be retain when new buildings are built.

View of Dakota Cres old building

View of Dakota Cres old buildings

View of Geylang park connector

View of Geylang park connector

Geylang River



Mountbatten Rd

Fishing zone

Connecting overhead bridge to park connector
Geylang river

After the overhead bridge

View of Geylang pc


Kampong Kayu

Sports Council

View of Geylang river. After this bridge, the river becomes part of Marina reservoir

View of Geylang park connector

View of Geylang park connector, 2014

View of Geylang pc, 2017

View of Geylang pc, 2017
View of Geylang pc


View of Geylang pc

View of Geylang pc

Tanjong Rhu bridge

View of Geylang pc



View of Geylang pc, Marina reservoir

View of Tanjong Rhu promenade

National Stadium and Indoor Stadium

panorama view of Tanjong Rhu footbridge

Marina Reservoir, part of Kallang Basin


boardwalk

Tanjong Rhu promenade


Google map

map.kallang2 - looped park connector

Nearest park and park connector:
1) Tanjong Rhu promenade
2) Katong Park
3) East Coast Park
4) National Stadium
5) Sims Ave park connector