The Istana opens its gates to the public this Hari Raya Puasa, 17th July. From 10am to 4pm, walk through the beautiful park of the presidential palace. Take a guided tour through the varied flora of the gardens or step into selected rooms in the building. Tours cost between $2-$10.

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Gates of the Istana, Orchard Road

A variety of performances will be held on the grounds during the Open House.

Admission to the Istana grounds is free for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents. Other visitors are required to pay an entrance fee of $2 per person. Main gates to the Istana grounds are located on Orchard Road, closest MRT is Dhoby Ghaut.

To find out more about the Istana, visit For more information on Open House dates and times, visit Istana Visitor Information.