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Singapore Haw Par Villa

The most well-known attraction and one that every kid who has been to Haw Par Villa will remember is the Ten Courts of Hell. It has gruesome depictions of the different aspects of punishments in hell for the bad deeds that were committed while living. It’s all contained in a dark long tunnel in the shape of a dragon. The gruesome stuff starts from outside the tunnel.

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THE FORGOTTEN THEME PARK OF HAW PAR VILLA

Mention a theme park to most children and you will see excited faces at the thought of cartoon characters and kiddy rides at Disneyland or Universal Studios. While Universal Studios Singapore in Sentosa only opened recently in 2010, another theme park, Haw Par Villa has long existed off the west coast of Singapore since 1937. Calling it a different kind of theme park would be a huge understatement.

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