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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve near to Holland Village

The Bukit Timah Reserve was founded in 1883 and was one of the first Reserves created in Singapore, as recommended by Nathaniel Cantley, supervisor of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. In 1882, the government of Strait settlements delegated Cantley to prepare a report on the settlement forests. In his statement, he recommended the establishment of several […]