Balestier, Newton, Novena and Toa Payoh are neighbourhoods in central . Strung along the North-South Line just north of , these four rather dissimilar districts serve to absorb Singapore's urban sprawl and house its inhabitants.

Notable Places in the Area

is a 6,000-capacity football stadium located in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The , also known as Wan Qing Yuan, and formerly as the Sun Yat Sen Villa, is a two-story colonial style villa in Balestier, . Photo: Sengkang, Copyrighted free use.

is a two-storey detached house built in 1869 which is sited within the grounds of the Istana in . Photo: Sengkang, Copyrighted free use.

The is a cultural centre and museum in that showcases the culture, heritage and history of Indian Singaporeans. Photo: Smuconlaw, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Road is the main shopping street of . Photo: soeperbaby, CC BY 2.0.

is an area in that covers Street now located within the shopping mall. Photo: dionhinchcliffe, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is, as the name promises, the centre for the large Indian community in . Photo: innovision, CC BY 2.0.


1.329° or 1° 19' 44.4" north
103.85° or 103° 51' east
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Also Known As

  • English: Balestier and Newton
  • French: Balestier
  • German: Balestier
  • German: Singapore Central
  • Hebrew: סינגפור/באלסטייר
  • Italian: Balestier, Newton, Novena e Toa Payoh
  • Italian: Balestier

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