10 Facts about Lim Chu Kang Cemetery We Dare You to Read

The not-so-brave people shudder at the thought of Lim Chu Kang cemetery. While it is just a cemetery, people have been telling and spreading stories of this cemetery for years.

Here are some facts about Lim Chu Kang cemetery, and while some are scary AF, others are just plain…interesting.

1. Durians grow at the cemetery
Yes, durians grow at the cemetery. While it is a place for the dead, living things like durian trees do grow and bear fruits at the cemetery. And, it was said that the durians grown there are very delicious. Durian trip there, daredevils?

2. Robbery
In 2015, a 22-year-old man slashed a taxi driver at the Lim Chu Kang cemetery due to attempted robbery and was sentenced to 22-months’ jail.

3. Ghost lady
There’s this story that has been spread around since forever: A taxi driver drove a lady to the Lim Chu Kang cemetery. Upon reaching the destination, when the driver turned around, a stone tablet was on the seat in place of the lady. Now you know what story you can come out with during your next chalet, eh?

4. Burial
Lim Chu Kang cemetery is Singapore’s only active burial ground and plans for exhumation of bodies are being pushed ahead.

5. Lim Chu Kang camp
For those serving the nation at the Lim Chu Kang camp, many would surely have heard of soldiers bumping into “people” from another world during route march. If you were in the camp, you would have marched behind and around the Lim Chu Kang cemetery.

6. Figures

Image source: stomp.com.sg

Prayers were being done at the cemetery at night and this photo was taken with a film camera, which shows two spooky figures at the back. What do you think? Legit or Photoshopped?

7. Farms
There are more than 60 farms in the area and one would have to pass by cemetery to get to the farms. Hmm…

8. Sectors
There are many different sectors in the cemetery, such as the Chinese sector and the Hindu sector!

9. Buses
There are actually public buses that pass by the cemetery every day so don’t assume that nobody ever goes there.

10. Corpse
Remains of a 31-year-old woman were found last year at Lim Chu Kang. Apparently, she was murdered and was found more than a week after she had gone missing.

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