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The Armenian Church dedicated to St Gregory the Illuminator is denifitely the oldest church in Singapore, founded in 1834 and completed by 1835. Its designer was the renown colonial architect, George Coleman, and this church is considered to be his masterpiece. Since the last Armenian parish priest left in the late 1930s, nowdays the Jacobite Syrian Church of India and Coptic Orthodox community of Saint Mark use it on a regular basis.

1. What to see

The church is built in British Neo-Classical style and it is modelled after St Gregory's Church in Echmiadzin, the mother church in northern Armenia. Tuscan Doric porticos capped with triangular pediments feature on the north, south and west fronts of the Church.

2. When to see

The Armenian Church is open daily from 9am-6pm.

 

3. Location
4. How to get there

Most tourists visit Singapore on a package tour that allows them to spend 2-3 days in the city. Since this monument is located right in the middle of the former colonial downtown area, it is very easy to get there.

5. Where to stay

There are plenty of hotels to stay in Singapore, the best ones are located either at the city center or at the Island of Sentosa.


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