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Petain Rd

Petain Rd, Singapore
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Chinese Baroque Terrace Houses in Little India Singapore  Singapore

Chinese Baroque Terrace Houses in Little India

This row of double-story terrace houses along Petain Road just north of Little India is a wonderful example of the highly ornamented style favored by wealthy Peranakan merchants in the 1920s and '30s.

The outside walls and five-foot-wide covered walkway are decorated with colorful ceramic tiles. On the front of the neoclassical columns are whimsical plaster reliefs of birds, trees, and flowers. I can just picture the uncles gathering here in the shade to show off their songbirds in ornate cages.

As I walked through Little India, these houses were such a lovely and unexpected find.
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