Welcome to the Sikh Heritage Trail

Where we connect spaces across the island and bring history to life

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The App

History at your fingertips

Interactive Map

History and map integrated for a seamless experience.

Learn On-The-Go

Indulge in bite-sized histories and stunning images.

What’s Near Me

A locative function keeping history within reach.

Thematic Experience

Explore history through curated themes

Featuring Curated Trails

  • Self-Guided
    Take yourself through these sites and their nuanced histories with our app. Explore at your own leisure.

  • Curator-Guided
    Check out our Facebook page for the next available walk with an expert.

  • Crowd-Sourced Trails
    Submit your trail suggestions and be featured with us.

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Press Releases

Sikh Heritage Trail in the News

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From A Distant Shore

They arrived here as immigrants, at different times and different eras, some seeking fortunes while others against their will. As sojourners then sett...

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In Search of a Shared Heritage: Ishvinder Singh at TEDxYouth@Singapore

Ishvinder Singh's talk will explore the concept of a shared heritage through the Sikh imagery that is realistically captured by Bukit Brown Cemetery a...


About Us

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With a passion for archaeology, Ishvinder has set out to document the history of the Sikh community in Singapore. This idea was first conceived in Bukit Brown cemetery, where numerous Sikh statues stand guard at the tombs of Chinese merchants. Ishvinder is also an alumni of Tedx Youth Singapore, where he delivered his talk entitled ‘In search of a shared heritage in 2014. He is a graduate from the National University of Singapore in Mechanical Engineering and Minor in Technopreneurship.

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Vithya was a graduate in South Asian Studies and Political Science from the National University of Singapore. Here, she explored various fields including the memory of violence, center-state relations, place making, the visual, and the practiced. In these, she found herself constantly being returned to thinking about the Sikh community and Punjab. It is as an extension from this that she has also turned to looking at the Singaporean Sikh community. Currently braving the seasons in New York City though, Vithya is a Masters student in Columbia University where she continues to think about violence, memory and place.

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