Bukit Batok Nature Park

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Bukit Batok Nature Park
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A view of the park from the edge of Lookout Point 1 in 2007
Type Urban park
Location Bukit Batok, Singapore
Coordinates 1°21′03″N 103°45′53″E / 1.35084°N 103.76481°E / 1.35084; 103.76481Coordinates: 1°21′03″N 103°45′53″E / 1.35084°N 103.76481°E / 1.35084; 103.76481
Area 36 hectares (89 acres)
Created 1988
Operated by National Parks Board
Status Open all year
Website Official website

Bukit Batok Nature Park is a 36-hectare (89-acre) urban park in Bukit Batok, Singapore. It is situated near Bukit Batok East Avenue 2, Bukit Batok East Avenue 6, and Lorong Sesuai.[1]

History[edit]

The Green crested lizard can be spotted at the Bukit Batok Nature Park

During World War II, a site at Lorong Sesuai was selected by the Imperial Japanese Army as a memorial for soldiers who had died. The two pillars and 120 concrete steps leading to a transmission tower are the only remains of the memorial. The significance and meaning of the location is conveyed to visitors through a plaque at the foot of the stairs. The park was later developed on an abandoned quarry site in 1988.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bukit Batok Nature Park". National Parks Board. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 

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