Old Parliament House is a historical landmark with a rich heritage and the seat of Government since the colonial days was Built in 1826. Old Parliament House was gazetted as a National Monument in 1992. The Parliament Chamber, with its original furnishings and fittings, was fully retained and restored as the concert chamber hall. New technology for lighting and acoustics were skillfully incorporated so that the hall could serve its new function effectively. The high volume space of the former library was kept and put to good use as a Theatre. Two floors at the tower were removed to reinstate the double-volume space over the central atrium, which acted as a focal point for the main building. The Old Parliament House, the oldest government building in Singapore dating back to the late 1820s was once known as the Old Court House. Originally designed as a house for John Argyll Maxwell, a merchant and one of first three magistrates whom Stamford Raffles appointed, it was designed by G.D. Coleman but was built on land that was designated for government use. The Arts House, Old Parliament House, 1 OLD PARLIAMENT LANE, SINGAPORE 179429. Reference: http://www.theartshouse.com.sg/ Old Parliament House is near Empress Place; is near Parliament Place; is near Saint Andrew's Road; is near Connaught Drive; is near Fullerton Road; is near Colombo Court; is near Boat Quay; is near North Bridge Road; Old Parliament House is geographically located at latitude(1.2887 degrees) 1° 17' 19" North of the Equator and longitude (103.8509 degrees) 103° 51' 3" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Singapore or JB.
The locations related to Old Parliament House are represented by the the shortest path as the crow would fly between any two points and may not be nearest by road. For example, Old Parliament House is located 73 metres from Parliament House. Old Parliament House is located 79 metres from Victoria Theatre. Old Parliament House is located 90 metres from Victoria Concert Hall. Old Parliament House is located 123 metres from Sir Stamford Raffles Landing Spot. Old Parliament House is located 123 metres from Singapore Cricket Club.
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|Parliament House is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Old Parliament House. Parliament House - 4 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Victoria Theatre is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Old Parliament House. Victoria Theatre - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Victoria Concert Hall is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Old Parliament House. Victoria Concert Hall - 2 Photo(s) Featured.|
Fullerton Hotel 0.4km, Excelsior Hotel 0.4km, Grand Park City Hall 0.5km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Old Parliament House.
High Street Centre 0.2km, Riverwalk 0.3km, Adelphi 0.3km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Old Parliament House.
Sir Stamford Raffles Landing Spot 0.1km, Stamford Raffles Raffles Statue in Black 0.1km, Dalhousie Obelisk 0.2km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Old Parliament House.
Lee Kong Chian School of Business 0.7km, SMU School of Accountancy 0.8km, SMU School of Law 0.8km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Old Parliament House.
Padang 0.3km, Old Merlion Park 0.3km, Esplanade Park 0.4km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Old Parliament House.
Old Parliament House