Timothy Tye's Travel Encyclopedia
Bishan Travel Tips

Check Hotel Room Rates in Singapore

photo sourcehttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bishan_HDB.JPG
authorshipTerence Ong
photo licensing

Bishan (GPS: 1.35077, 103.84818) is a neighbourhood in Central Singapore. It comprises mainly high-rise housing estates. Bishan was named after the Cantonese cemetery known as Peck San Theng, or "Pavilions on the Green". The name is a transliteration of Peck San into pinyin, bì-shán.

Bishan is bordered by Ang Mo Kio in the north, Serangoon in the east, Toa Payoh in the south, and the Central Water Catchment in the west.

Map of Bishan

Sights in Bishan

  1. Bishan MRT Station (GPS: 1.35076, 103.84811)
  2. Marymount MRT Station (GPS: 1.34913, 103.83946)
  3. Peck San Theng 碧山 (GPS: 1.34565, 103.84451)

Getting there

Bishan is served by the Central Expressway. Commuters can also take the Singapore MRT at the Bishan MRT Station (NS17/CC15), which is served by the North South Line (NS17) and Circle Line (CC15). Adjacent to it is the Bishan Bus Interchange, served by SBS Transit buses.

Educational institutions in Bishan

Schools in Bishan includes Ai Tong School, Bishan Park Secondary School, Catholic High School, Guangyang Primary School, Guangyang Secondary School, Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Primary School, Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary School, Peirce Secondary School, Raffles Institution and Whitley Secondary School.

There is also a Raffles Junior College and a campus of ITE College Central in Bishan.

Shopping Centres in Bishan

There are three shopping centres in Bishan, namely the Junction 8 Shopping Centre, Bishan North Shopping Mall and Thomson Plaza.

List of Planning Areas in Singapore and Places in Singapore

 Visiting Singapore? Find hotels in Singapore

You can look for and book your hotel room direct from this website. Click this link to find hotels in Singapore, or use the search box below. You can filter the results based on your requirement, everything from five star hotels to homestays and more.

 Look for a specific type of accommodation in Singapore

 Latest pages in Tim's Encyclopedia

 List of 427 sights in Singapore

 List of 99 streets in Singapore

Planning Areas of Singapore

"Planning Areas" are the de facto districts of Singapore. This map shows you all the planning areas of the island nation. Click on them to get to know each area.

Explore Singapore made easy with MRT

This comprehensive map of the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit shows you every station in the network, so that you can easily plan your journeys and change trains accordingly. As with the bus and LRT, you are charged a fare according to the distance travelled.

 Enjoy 10% off Best Available Rate at The Haven Resort Hotel Ipoh!

Enjoy a vacation at The Haven Resort Hotel Ipoh, an award-winning all suite resort nestled in the midst of the limestone hills of Ipoh, now with an exclusive 10% discount for readers of this website!

 Buy Your Long-Distance Bus Tickets Here!

If you are planning to travel Malaysia and Singapore by bus, you can now purchase your long-distance bus tickets directly from Bus Online Ticket, where you get to check the schedule as well as price of tickets from various bus companies.

About me

Hello and welcome! My name is or simply Tim. This is my personal encyclopedia. I created it to compile all the information about places. It represents my body of travel knowledge collected since 2003, and still being updated almost daily.

As a Christian, I write on travel so that God's Good News can reach every corner of the world and connect with those needing it. If you wish to ask me anything, feel free to contact me here. Thank you for visiting, and have a great day!

Copyright © 2003-2017 Timothy Tye. All Rights Reserved.