Discover the Beautiful Town of Serangoon
Serangoon is a district in the north-east of Singapore. Within its bounds are Serangoon New Town and renowned Serangoon Gardens. Serangoon Central is the hub of the small new town and is soon to be a center of development.
If you need to get around Serangoon New Town you can make use of the Mass Rapid Transit Line as well as public bus services. Serangoon Park Connector forms part of Singapore's Park Connector Network. This network creates green corridors within the country, connecting natural areas and parks to each other. The park connector attracts many people seeking outdoor activity such as in-line skating, cycling and jogging.
Serangoon Gardens is one of Singapore's oldest estates, established back in the 1950s. The history of Serangoon Gardens is quite interesting. It began as a house for British soldiers as is evidenced in the road names of the area. In 1971, it became a middle class estate. During 2001 Serangoon Gardens received a a much needed face-lift and is now a popular center of activities in Serangoon. The nucleus of the estate features the Serangoon Garden Circus around which you will discover restaurants, cafés, a market, hawker centers, shops and a post office. Many sports and activities are on offer to members within the estate, including tennis, squash, golf at Serangoon Gardens Country Club, bowling, swimming and a fitness center. Delicious meals and treats can be enjoyed at the Serangoon Gardens Market and Food Center or at Chomp Chomp Food Center. Be sure to taste the nasi lemak, hokkien mee, satay beehoon and nonya hueh. Other restaurants in Serangoon Gardens provide an international spread including Western meals, Russian cuisine and Japanese foods.
Serangoon is an interesting district to visit and a great stop on your tour of Singapore.