The summit of Bukit Timah, the highest point in Singapore. Bukit Timah Hill is a hill located near the geographical centre of Singapore. The hill stands at an altitude of 164 metres (537 ft.)
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.
Is Singapore flat or hilly?
Singapore is generally flat. The highest hill, Bukit Timah Hill is 164 metres high. You can take a slow hike to the top in 15 minutes.
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.