Beach at Tanjong Katong, 1920s
Marine Parade Community Centre Collection, courtesy of National Archives of Singapore
19980005560 – 0100
Tanjong Katong was an early landmark in Singapore. It used to be known for its boathouses and beachside retreats. The local folk song, “Di-Tanjong Katong”, sings of the tranquil atmosphere of Tanjong Katong with blue sea waters washing ashore.