Traditions and Cultures

The practice of burying the dead is a uniquely human one. Often, cemeteries are rich sources of history and heritage, with individual tombstones offering insights to a person’s culture, beliefs, language and background. In the same vein, Bukit Brown Cemetery is an expression of local communities’ unique culture and identity. Burial practices in the cemetery depict most clearly the culture and tradition of local Chinese.

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‘Death’ and the Chinese

Features of Graves

Offerings

Symbolism of Mountains

— ‘Death’ and the Chinese

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— Symbolism of Mountains