5 Cool PokeStops And Gyms to Check Out in Singapore

LIFESTYLE  |  August 16, 2016
  • 1. GYM: RAILWAY BRIDGE AT RAIL MALL
    1 / 5 1. GYM: RAILWAY BRIDGE AT RAIL MALL

    No need to watch out for oncoming trains here, as this 80-year-old black truss bridge along the Rail Corridor has been retired with the closure of the KTM route passing between Singapore and Malaysia. Do not trip on the tracks, though.

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  • 2. GYM: BUKIT BROWN CEMETERY
    2 / 5 2. GYM: BUKIT BROWN CEMETERY

    This cemetery may contain the tombs of historic figures such as trader and plantation owner Chew Joo Chiat, philanthropist Gan Eng Seng and merchant and philanthropist Cheang Hong Lim. But put aside that history book for a second because it has three gyms on its grounds. They are situated at the entrance, at one of the tombs in the cemetery and at the tomb of Chinese businessman Ong Sam Leong, known for his contributions in mining and construction.

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  • 3. POKESTOP: THOMSON ROAD POST OFFICE
    3 / 5 3. POKESTOP: THOMSON ROAD POST OFFICE

    This PokeStop marks a building that no longer exists. The post office in Upper Thomson Road, which opened in 1958, was torn down in 2012 to make way for the Thomson-East Coast MRT line.

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  • 4. POKESTOP: YODA POND AT SANDCRAWLER BUILDING, ONE-NORTH
    4 / 5 4. POKESTOP: YODA POND AT SANDCRAWLER BUILDING, ONE-NORTH

    This statue of Yoda, the Jedi master from Star Wars, is situated in the courtyard of Lucasfilm’s regional headquarters.

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  • 5. POKESTOP: WAR MEMORIAL PARK IN BEACH ROAD
    5 / 5 5. POKESTOP: WAR MEMORIAL PARK IN BEACH ROAD

    Earlier this week, Japan removed all the PokeStops around the atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima out of respect. So be sensitive at Singapore’s memorial to the dead of World War II. There are two PokeStops – one at a memorial urn and the other at the fountain.

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