The park, more commonly known as Xiao Guilin or Little Guilin (as it is a chip off the old block), holds Singapore’s second-highest hill at 133 metres tall.
How old is Bukit Timah Hill?
Many forget, though, that the forests in its surrounding Bukit Timah Nature Reserve (BTNR) have a great many claims to fame as well. Covering 163 hectares, this gazetted nature reserve was first established in 1883 – more than a hundred years ago.
What mountain ranges are in Singapore?
Travelers are voting Fort Canning, Jurong Hill and Mount Faber as the best of 6 mountain ranges in Singapore. Also popular are The Southern Ridges and Mount Vernon in Church Of The Sacred Heart and Ann Siang Hill in Chinatown. Want more? Check out our map of mountain ranges in Singapore.
Is Bukit Timah Hill manmade?
It is presently part of the Hindhede Nature Park, which opened on 17 August 2001. From as early as the 1840s, man-made structures have been constructed within and around the Bukit Timah reserve. By 1840 Bukit Timah Road had been completed, and the path leading up to its summit was built in 1843.