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Labrador & Alexandra heritage tour (10 September 2016)
Sat 10 September 2016, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time
Labrador & Alexandra heritage tour follows the advancement of Japanese soldiers from the battle at Labrador during World War II which culminated into the devastating massacre at Alexandra hospital and its neighbouring Boh Beh Kang villages.
Participants will hear a first-hand account of the war from the ex-villagers and visit former military installations such as Labrador battery, Gillman Barracks and Alexandra Barracks, etc
Photo: Berlayer Beacon at Labrador Park
Note: This guided trail is physically strenuous and may not be suitable for young children and persons with disability due to rough terrain.
Level of Difficulty: 4/5
- Approximate Duration: 4 hours (8.30am to 12.30pm)
- Please arrive at Labrador MRT Station 15 minutes before 8.30am. The trail guides will be wearing red T-shirts with our distinctive CROWN logo.
- The trail will end at Queenstown MRT Station.
What to bring?
- Wear comfortable clothes (preferably long pants) and shoes suitable for thick vegetation.
- Bring along insect repellent, EZ-Link card, a bottle of water and an umbrella
- Asthmatic patients are encouraged to bring their inhaler
- Guided tours will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain. We will email or SMS you to inform an hour before the trail
- Guided tours will also be cancelled if the Pollution Standard Index (PSI) exceeds 150. We will email or SMS you to inform an hour before the trail
- Guided tours will continue in the event of light rain. Participants are required to bring their umbrellas.
Join us at www.mycommunity.org.sg/heritage or www.facebook.com/myqueenstown