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Remember Singapores old Bras Basah bookshops This one is in

Remember Singapores old Bras Basah bookshops This one is in


Remember Singapore's old Bras Basah bookshops? This one is in Colombo, Sri Lanka, pix by Dominic Sansoni


Mr Chew Ching Suaa, founder of Grassland Book Store.

Bras Basah Complex is recognised to be a second-hand book paradise. This is

78 years on, the secondhand bookstore that's defying the digital age - Channel NewsAsia

Old books are renewed at the Evernew Book Store.




Basheer Graphic Books is housed within the Bras Basah Complex, located in the historic Bras Basah district.

It may be unusual to see a mama shop selling second-hand books and exam

Opened in 1980 at Bras Basah Complex, Popular was the largest bookstore in Southeast Asia

Places are repositories of both individual and collective memories; the sounds, the smells,


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If you want more kids books or nice hardcover bestsellers at low, low prices, you can do no better than the Lido Book Store (#01-69).



The former Saint Joseph's Institution Building along Bras Basah Road today, which now houses the


Owner of Basheer Graphic Books, Mr Abdul Nasser, promotes the store's rare books and

Smokey's and a Red House: Memories of Victoria Street from Bras Basah to Middle Road | The Long and Winding Road

Book Complex of the 70s - Bras Basah Complex, Singapore Traveller Reviews - TripAdvisor

Bras Basah.Bugis, Singapore's cultural district - Visit Singapore Official Site

A building belonging to the Singapore Management University stands in ...

Maha Yu Yi Bookstore, Bras Basah Complex

Maha Yu Yi Bookstore, Bras Basah Complex

Popular Book Co. at a shophouse along North Bridge Road in 1968. Image Source

Pick up one-of-a-kind gift options. Cat Socrates, Bras Basah Complex

The Key attractions in the Bras Basah precinct are namely the National Museum, Singapore Art Museum (SAM), Peranakan Museum, Maghain Aboth Synagogue, ...

Revisiting the place after 2 decades, memory floodgates were open and I smile when I remember snips and pieces of things that happened there so long ago.

Part 1 3: Nostalgic memories of bookstores (both old and current) in Bras Basah Complex and its vicinity

Grassland Book Store started as a makeshift stall at the carpark of Beauty World in 1966

The Bras Basah ...

Interior of Bugis Junction ground floor's shops and push carts

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An aerial view of the Bras Basah Campus

Mr Billy Goh runs Teo Chew Book Store with his wife Angela Chan and mother Lim

A Bras Basah still with its many reminders of the past. The Cox Club at

The actual letter posting (the whole reason I left the house) was pretty straightforward, once I'd managed to find the post office!

The former SJI building, which now houses the Singapore Art Museum (SAM), is a landmark along Bras Basah Road as it was back when we were in school.

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As Singapore's oldest neighbourhood, Bras Basah in Singapore is full of interesting history.

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The Layout of the Bras Basah Gaol.

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The row of book and sporting goods shops opposite the remnants of a 18th century gaol along Bras Basah Road (National Archives photograph).

The stretch where the Shanghai Book Store and the Victoria Restaurant was.

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Rows of shops and pushcarts at Bugis Junction.

Cat Socrates, Bras Basah Complex

Bras Basah is a district located in the Museum Planning Area of the Central Area of Singapore. The precinct houses several landmarks including Fairmont ...

Remember this old C.K Tang building? It was one of the first retail presence in Orchard Road. Have you been there before? #sgmemory

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Saint Joseph's Institution on Bras Basah Road in the 1970s

A familiar sight to all who have studied in the Bras Basah campus

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Bras Basah Road bookshops, right, near Cathay Building - Images: singas.co.uk

Bras Basah complex, which was built in 1980, was built in the area between the once vibrant Bain, Cashin, Carver and Miller Streets that were known for ...

The actual letter posting (the whole reason I left the house) was pretty straightforward, once I'd managed to find the post office!

Sultana Book Store – Peace Centre

Where the gates would have been across Bras Basah Road.

a convent school Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus) situated at the junction of Victoria Street & Bras Basah Road. Now the whole place is known as Chimes, ...

Re-bundled examination papers across levels and years can be found on sale.

A reader's journey down memory lane, Opinion News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

A family shopping at Bugis Street

Old bookstores in Singapore which have stood the test of time, Singapore News - AsiaOne

St. Anthony's Convent (see here from Middle Road with the National Library in the background) used to look across Victoria Street to the Empress Hotel.

Maha Yu Yi bookstores in Singapore

If you have time, drop by Bras Basah Complex which has not change much. You can still find books & stuffs at good prices. Go down to immerse yourself in the ...

A view of Bras Basah Road from Mount Sophia on a 19th century postcard The gaol

One of the second hand bookshop at Bras Basah Complex

The Main Gate of Saint Joseph's Institution on Bras Basah Road in the 1970s

Plaza By The Park stands at the junction of Waterloo Street and Bras Basah Road in place of the row of bookshops and sporting goods shops

InkInk Collectibles, Bras Basah Complex

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... that speak to your passion and hunt for keepsakes that will remind you of the Singapore experience. This shopping trail should take about four hours.

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Cathay Building from Bras Basah Road, Late 1940's. Singapore Malaysia, Royal Air Force

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Photo of Kaiming Enterprises - Singapore, Singapore. The rest of the pencil and stuff

On the 25th of May, we remember the biggest fire in Singapore's history - the Bukit Ho Swee fire.

During our bored-and-nothing-interesting-to-do moments, we will go shops visiting. One of the shop we like to go is Knowledge Bookstore on level 3, ...

A picture of the entire school in front of the Bras Basah Campus

S'pore's Page One remodels as a bargain bookstore, but remains a shadow of its former self

... bookshops along Bras Basah Road. The ...

The corner of Bras Basah Road and Prinsep Street in the 1950s (Source: national Archives of Singapore).

I still vaguely remember that we always hang around the back door where the staffs comes out for a smoke, sometimes striking a conversation with them.

Just like some of the Book stores at Bras Basah complex, it has this deep nostalgic feeling in the shop.