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


Last Updated on 2023-03-24 , 1:41 pm

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 during an attempted robbery.

He 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.

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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 the 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 their route march.

If you were serving in the camp, you would have marched behind and around the Lim Chu Kang cemetery.


6. Figures

Prayers were being done at the cemetery at night and a photo taken with a film camera shows two spooky figures at the back.

7. Farms

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

8. Buses

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

Bus service 975 and 172.

9. Corpse Found At Lim Chu Kang

Remains of a 31-year-old woman were found in Lim Chu Kang in 2016. Apparently, she was murdered and was found more than a week after she had gone missing.

The man who murdered her was sentenced to life imprisonment back in Aug 2019.