Haw Par Villa – Singapore

1 Jun

there is a special theme park in Singapore.. the Haw Par Villa..

the park was initially built by two brothers (Haw and Par) in 1937..

Haw means tiger..

Par means leopard..

there are a lot of creative statues inside the park..

the Sumo wrestlers..

do you know what are the boxes on the table..?

there are the Tiger Balm products.. ๐Ÿ™‚

the park was formerly known as the Tiger Balm Garden.. Haw and Par brothers were actually came from the family who created the Tiger Balm.. ๐Ÿ™‚

the owls..

the fighting bulls..

the deer..

farmers at works..

Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy.. and Gautama Buddha..

the Confucius..

the Laughing Buddha..

the Fu Lu Shou (Gods representing blessings, prosperity and longevity)..

the fight between Sun Wu Kun (Monkey King)ย and Ne Zha..

history of the “Three Kingdoms” ( ไธ‰ ๅ›ฝ ๆผ” ไน‰ )..

Jiang Zi Ya, a character in the fairy tale “Feng Shen Bang” (Saga of the Immortal) ( ๅฐ ็ฅž ๆฆœ )..

huge crab..

but before eating crab, please think twice..

and, before eating clam, please think thrice..

the mermaids..

street performers in the olden days..

one of the attractive sites in the park is the Hell’s Museum..

after this, viewer discretion is advised..

the entrance of hell..

facing judgement after death..

punishment for bad bad peoples after death..

stabbing..

pulling out internal organs..

burning on heat pole..

smashing..

are you scared?

moral of the story is.. please do good, do good and do good when still alive.. ๐Ÿ™‚

this is the visiting hours.. and entrance is free.. ๐Ÿ™‚

the park is just located next to the Haw Par Vila MRT Station.. ๐Ÿ™‚

okay, don’t say i bojio ya.. :p

2 Responses to “Haw Par Villa – Singapore”

  1. Chan KM July 30, 2020 at 1:19 pm #

    Hi Dr, I am a year 2 medical student now and I would like to know if theres is chance for specialty training if the situation now only allows for contract HO and contract MO? Will taking MRCS still help in the application process for Masters in surgery, and will Singapore universities accept MRCS as entry for specialist training? Also, when should I try and do research is it after my contract MO time or should I do it when i’m in MBBS? Thanks.

    • Simon Sim July 31, 2020 at 12:02 am #

      hi Chan, thank you for visiting..
      for your questions:
      yes, you may consider parallel training, joining university as trainee lecturer, or go oversea for training (e.g. UK, Australia)..
      taking MRCS may help in the application process, but if you have involved/assisted in research/presentation/publication the chance will be even higher..
      as far as i know, it is difficult to get into Singapore universities (regardless MRCS)..
      you can assist your lecturers in simple research if there is a chance, to gain experience..
      hope these help.
      all the best in your study.. ๐Ÿ™‚

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