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Top 5 spookiest places in Singapore

By inSing EditorEvents - 18 August 2011 1:06 PM | Updated 28 November 2014

Top 5 spookiest places in Singapore

Abandoned buildings provide the best inspirations for haunted stories.

Even in a tiny but highly urbanised country like Singapore, it has its fair share of ghost stories usually revolving abandoned buildings.

We gather up our pick of the most haunted places in Singapore for your viewing pleasure within our image galleries.

Should you dare brave a visit, inSing is not liable for the outcome. Definitely not for the faint of heart! You have been warned…..


CHANGI COMMANDO BARRACKS

The Commando Barracks stands on the Fairy Point Hill near Andover Road. It was used by the British for the defense of the eastern part of Singapore, especially during the Second World War when it was part of the air and naval base against the Japanese invasion from the sea.

Together with the old Changi Hospital, the barracks are famous for its haunted stories.  

When Singapore fell during the Second World War, this place was said to be used by the Japanese to intern British and Australian prisoners-of-war.


ISTANA WOODNEUK

Located on a small hill near Holland Road and Tyersall Road, Istana Woodneuk was one of the two royal palaces owned by Johor Sultan Abu Bakar ibni Daing Ibrahim.

Despite it being gazetted, many ghosthunters continue to slip in for a look. Of course, considering the state it's in, ghost stories from people that dared to trek here are plenty.




OLD CHANGI HOSPITAL
 

A favourite for thrill-seekers, the now vacant old Changi Hospital started as a British military hospital before it was converted as a medical facility for prisoners-of-wars during WWII.



TANG DYNASTY

Formerly located around Jurong Lake, Tang Dynasty Village was opened in 1992 costing over S$100 million and occupied a area of 12 ha land in Jurong. The village was modelled on the ancient 7th century village of Chang 'An in mainland China. 

The park was closed in 1999 and since then it has been demolished. But was it haunted? Some say they have seen strange occurrences at the park but sceptics believe it's just people's imaginations running wild.



SELETAR OLD AIRBASE, MATHILDA HOUSE AND CHANGI FAIRY POINT


HAW PAR VILLA


With its bizarre statues that depict Chinese legends and folklore, Haw Par Villa is creepy even in broad daylight. Just imagine stepping foot here at night.

The creepiest spot in the venue has to be the Ten Court of Hell exhibit, which describes in gruesome detail the torture and punishments for sins committed in one’s lifetime.