St Joseph's Church

Founded by the Portuguese

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What we say: 3.5 stars

This Catholic Church was built from 1906 to 1912 by architectural firm Swan and MacLaren, whose other projects included the famous Raffles Hotel.

In homage to the church's original Portuguese founders, the church was built in the shape of a Latin cross and has beautiful stained glass windows.

St Joseph's Church is known for its Good Friday procession and holds regular Mass.

Check the website for a schedule of services.

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
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