Hidden in Plain Sight: Three Amazing Colonial Estates You Never Knew Existed in Singapore

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Wessex Estate
What is it? Black-and-white colonial walk-ups in a quiet, leafy neighbourhood.
What’s to See? A lot of these houses are still residential but a few are converted art studios. Stop for a drink at the Colbar, a former British army canteen filled with old photos.
Getting There: Taxi or Uber to Wessex Village Square

Gilman Barracks
What is it? A former military camp turned cool arts cluster
What’s to See? 11 art galleries, the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, and seven places to grab a bite or drink.
Getting There: Labrador Park MRT

Loewen by Dempsey Hill
What is it? 13 converted buildings
What’s to See? Sample Anjali Chocolat, relax at Trimmings & Spa, and spot good-looking furniture at Mobel Story
Getting There: Taxi or Uber or take a leisurely 30-minute stroll from Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore