Fort Canning Park is located in the heart of the city yet neatly tucked away from the hustle and bustle. Fort Canning was originally known as Bukit Larangan, or "Forbidden Hill". It was later the British renamed Government Hill. The Fort was named in 1861 in the honor of Viscount Charles John Canning, the first Viceroy of India. Fort Canning is a strategic British battleground command centre during World War II as it overlooks the Singapore Town. Many underground bunker and cannons are built here. Fort Canning was used by the Japanese army during World War II and when then continued to be used by the British army in post World War II period, and up to the 1970s by the Singapore Armed Forces. At the heart of Fort Canning is the Fort Canning Centre, the imposing old restored military barracks, now provides a major cultural venue and residence for Singapore's modern performing arts companies, Singapore Dance Theatre and Theatreworks. Fort Canning Park is near Percival Road; is near Fort Canning Footpath; is near Canning Walk; is near Clemenceau Avenue; is near Tank Road; is near Clemenceau Ramp; is near Canning Rise; is near Cte (s); Fort Canning Park is geographically located at latitude(1.2952 degrees) 1° 17' 42" North of the Equator and longitude (103.8461 degrees) 103° 50' 45" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Singapore or JB.
The locations related to Fort Canning Park are represented by the shortest path a radio wave would travel and may not be nearest by road. For example, Fort Canning Park is located 71 metres from Fort Canning Centre. Fort Canning Park is located 113 metres from Gen Percival Landmark. Fort Canning Park is located 115 metres from Twin Mini Capolas. Fort Canning Park is located 125 metres from The Legends. Fort Canning Park is located 200 metres from Fort Canning Gothic Gate.
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|Fort Canning Centre is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Fort Canning Park. Fort Canning Centre - 2 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Gen Percival Landmark is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Fort Canning Park. Gen Percival Landmark - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Twin Mini Capolas is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Fort Canning Park. Twin Mini Capolas - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
YWCA 0.3km, YMCA 0.4km, Novotel 0.5km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Fort Canning Park.
Park Mall 0.3km, Singapore Shopping Centre 0.4km, Liang Court 0.4km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Fort Canning Park.
Fort Canning Gothic Gate 0.2km, Fort Canning Gothic Gate 0.2km, Fort Canning Cannon 0.2km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Fort Canning Park.
Stansfield College 0.3km, SMU School of Accountancy 0.4km, SMU School of Law 0.4km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Fort Canning Park.
Spice Gardens at Fort Canning 0.2km, Stamford Green 0.3km, Bras Basah Park 0.5km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Fort Canning Park.
Fort Canning Park
Fort Canning Park
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