Keppel Hill Reservoir Trail

Keppel Hill Reservoir Trail is one of the trails in Mount Faber Park. It is less than 1km long and takes 1 to 3 hours to complete.
Starting point Seah Im Carpark or Keppel Hill, suggest entering from Seah Im Carpark.

Abandoned Seah Im Bunker
It’s located behind the Seah Im Carpark—entrance fence beside a large Kapak tree with a heritage plaque.
The Seah Im Bunker is a small, abandoned bunker in the hills behind Seah Im Carpark in Singapore. It was likely to be built just before the Second World War and might be used for imprisonment of the prisoners of war (POWs), or as a storage place for wartime equipment and ammunition. Over the decades, it became covered by thick vegetation and its existence was gradually forgotten. The bunker is made of concrete and is about 2.5 meters tall. It has a small entrance that is only about one meter high, so visitors have to crouch to enter. The interior of the bunker is dark and damp, and there is not much to see inside.

Rope climbing
Next up on the trail is a steep hill you can spot from the bunker. You can’t miss it – it has 2 ropes that stretch from the bottom to the top of the hill, that past hikers have kindly left behind for others to use.

Keppel Hill Reservoir
Keppel Hill Reservoir is an abandoned reservoir reported to be dated as early as 1905. It was built during the colonial period of Singapore but fell into disuse due to its small capacity. The reservoir is now surrounded by overgrown vegetation and is accessed by a rough jungle track.
Keppel Hill Reservoir is a popular spot for hiking and nature exploration. The hike to the reservoir is relatively easy, and the views from the top are stunning. The reservoir is also an excellent place to see wildlife like monkeys, squirrels, and birds.

Deserted Japanese Tomb
The Mount Faber Japanese Tomb is a solitary memorial tomb located on the slopes of Mount Faber in Singapore. It is the tomb of a Japanese Civilian Naval Engineer named Komoto Ekasa (小本江笠), who died in July 1942, just four months after the Japanese Occupation of Singapore.
The tomb is made of granite and is inscribed with Chinese characters that provide Komoto’s name, date of birth, date of death, and occupation. The tomb is also surrounded by a brick platform and steps.
The exact reason why Komoto was buried at Mount Faber is unknown. However, some possible explanations include:
He may have been a high-ranking official in the Japanese Navy, and the tomb was built as a way to honor his service.
He may have died of natural causes, and his family did not want to have him buried in Japan.
He may have been killed in action, and his body was brought back to Singapore for burial.
Whatever the reason, the Mount Faber Japanese Tomb is a reminder of the Japanese occupation of Singapore and the sacrifices that were made during that time.

Mount Faber Peak (Mount Faber Cable Car Station)
Mount Faber Peak is a hilltop destination in Singapore that offers stunning views of the city skyline, Sentosa Island, and the surrounding harbor. It is accessible by cable car, car, or by foot via the Mount Faber Park hiking trails.
At the top of Mount Faber Peak, there are a number of attractions, including:
The Singapore Cable Car Skywalk offers 360-degree views of the city.
The Faber Peak Tower, which has a viewing gallery and a restaurant.
The Pollen’s Bell of Happiness is a giant bell that is said to bring good luck to those who ring it.
A number of restaurants and cafes with outdoor seating.
Mount Faber Peak is a popular spot for both tourists and locals, and it is a great place to spend a day exploring the city and enjoying the views.

Makam Puteri Radin Mas (Keramat Radin Mas)
Makam Puteri Radin Mas Ayu is a shrine located at the foot of Mount Faber in Singapore.
It is a simple structure that houses a pair of tombstones wrapped in yellow cloth.
The shrine is dedicated to Radin Mas Ayu, a Javanese princess who lived in Singapore in the 16th century.
She is remembered for her bravery and self-sacrifice, as she shielded her father from being killed, only to be killed herself.
The shrine is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, and it is a reminder of the bravery and self-sacrifice of Radin Mas Ayu.
The shrine is open to the public, and there is no admission fee. Visitors are welcome to pay their respects and leave offerings at the shrine.
The shrine is located at 10 Mount Faber Road, Singapore 099199. It is accessible by car, bus, or by foot via the Mount Faber Park hiking trails.

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