Armenian Church

Singapore's oldest church

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This small white church was built in 1835, making it not just the oldest church in Singapore but one of the city's oldest buildings.

The church once had the domed roof and bell turret typical of Armenian architecture, but they were removed for structural reasons and now the church looks classically colonial.

Singapore's Armenian community was never very large but they were influential, and the church grounds contain a memorial garden for notable Armenians like Agnes Joaquim, who bred the national flower.

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60 Hill St
http://armeniansinasia.org/
Opening Hours: Daily 09:00-18:00
Last updated: 14th November, 2014

About the author:
Tanya Procyshyn is a Singapore-based freelance writer and photographer. With a passion for unusual destinations, she has camped alongside Komodo dragons and shook hands with soldiers in North Korea. She blogs at www.idreamofdurian.com.
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