Kampong Java Park Travel Guide

  • Kampong Java Park
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  • A view on the mysterious wind chimes
    A view on the mysterious wind chimes
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    Western Kampong Java Park
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    A view on the mysterious wind chimes

    by SINexplorer Written Dec 17, 2006

    If you look high up in the oldest trees, you will noticed some sets of wind chimes have been fetched there. I could discover only two sets but it is said there are more.

    I thought these were just part of the Theraphy purpose, but actually no one seems to know who (or what?) fixed them there at such peculiar spots, and why??

    Partly based on the chimes mystery, Paranormal investigators have listed the Kampong Java Park as one of those "haunted" places. They convey whether not all bodies have been cleared during the conversion from cemetary to the Pond. Or whether souls of Hospital deaths still wander around the Park at night.

    Some people have heard whispering and unusual sounds at night in the Park, and several children reputedly have drowned here (the pond is dangerously overgrown in some areas!).

    Anyway, in daytime the Park is beautiful and peaceful and you shouldn't have to worry about these things...

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    by SINexplorer Updated Dec 17, 2006

    The Park is basically the public back garden of the KK Hospital and consistis of a lily pond surrounded by old trees as well as Singaporean preciously manicured bush. You can circumnavigate the whole pond (and park) in about 15 minutes on leisure using a wheelchair friendly path.

    It is more crowded on Sundays, but still with an abundance of benches on scenic spots available around the pond.

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    by SINexplorer Written Dec 17, 2006

    The Park has been adopted by the Hospital in the early 70's, and converted from an old Jewish cemetary - some say 19th century - to provide patients a peaceful outlook and hopefully a contibution to their healing processes.

    The design of the park and its flora has been adapted to that purpose. Benches have been placed thoughtfully and there are even foot reflexology paths!

    And it worked out quite well; I had sort of a headache when I visited the Park, but it was over after I spent here an hour or so!

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