Haw Par Villa – The Strangest Place in Singapore

Haw Par Villa is an oddity in Singapore. Having visited there on one of my days off on work (on a weekday), i found it a somewhat terrifying experience going at it alone. Haw Par Villa was built in 1937 by two Chinese brothers from Burma, who were the original manufacturers of Tiger Balm, an epic ointment used for virtually anything like rashes, mosquito bites, or muscle pain. From what I gather, it was built as a museum to preserve the story of old chinese fables for future generations. The sculptures do this depiction in the most gruesome way possible...