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The Istana

The Istana is the picturesque residence of the President of Singapore. It includes a classical building with numerous other design influences from the Victorian Rennaissance to the Roman Classical. There are also well-manicured rare plants taken care of by the superintendents of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. However, the Istana is only open to the public five times a year, on days such as the Istana Open House.

There is also a monthly Change of Guards ceremony at the Istana Main Gate on the first Sunday of every month from 6-630pm.

Getting There

Alight at Dhoby Ghaut MRT station. The Istana Main Gate is located along Orchard Road, with clear signs from the station to direct you.