The Go-Downs

Progress, originally uploaded by Shiny Things.

The banks of the Singapore River used to be crammed with go-downs – warehouses where cargo was offloaded from ships, part of Singapore’s rich history as a trading port.

These days, there’s not many left – and those that are left have all been converted into bars or restaurants. These two might be the only ones left that haven’t been converted – or demolished and replaced with condos. The full photoset is here.

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