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Dalhousie Obelisk

4.3/5
17 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Address: 1 Empress Place Empress Place Building, Singapore 179555, Singapore
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The Dachausch Monument is a memorial tower located on the bank of the Singapore River, commemorating the famous economic celebrity Dahauwen of Singapore. It’s also very close to the pier, you can check it out if you come to the pier for sightseeing and eating

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  • macedonboy
    macedonboy
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    Obelisk to honour Governor-General of India

    This monument was raised to mark the visit of James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie. A Scotsman and colonial administrator in British India, he rose to become Governor-General of India....

    Reviewed on /Date(1583635049000+0800)/
  • NigelG407
    NigelG407
    Singapore
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    A monument to Colonialism

    The obelisk stands to commemorate the work of the Marquis of Dalhousie who served the British administration governing the Strait Settlements. Dalhousie also was Governor General of India and played a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1578761754000+0800)/
  • David D
    David D
    London, United Kingdom
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    In the area, have a look

    Sunday 20th October and we were out and about exploring and sightseeing in Singapore. We came across the The obelisk which is situated at Empress Place, it is very close to a number of other attrac...

    Reviewed on /Date(1571525634000+0800)/
  • Mohamed S
    Mohamed S
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    Quick glimpse

    Ok if you are walking by this area, you can just have a quick look, if you have the time. Nothing much about it but definitely it is a reminder of the old Egyptian obelisk "the Cleaopatra's needle" no...

    Reviewed on /Date(1535720009000+0800)/
  • vasavapr
    vasavapr
    Lappeenranta, Finland
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    Quick Photo Stop

    While walking by or on the Anderson Bridge we noticed a needle like structure. It seemed interesting so I took some pictures. Later a very popular search engine told me that it was Dalhousie Obelisk.

    Reviewed on /Date(1531813140000+0800)/

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