Outram is a district located in the central part of Singapore, containing four sub-zones, mainly Pearl's Hill, People's Park, China Square and Chinatown.

Outram Road was named by the Municipality in 1858 after a British general, Sir James Outram (1803-1863), of the 1857 Indian Mutiny fame. General Outram and General Havelock were two of the leaders in the British army during the Indian mutiny.

It was here that Singapore 's earliest immigrants, particularly the Chinese settled in. Trade and commerce in the area expanded rapidly, and it not only housed in the immigrants but also their clan associations and temples.

South Bridge Road became a main thoroughfare and commercial corridor linking the town and the harbour in the early 1900s. Much of the area has been redeveloped over the years, though the unique character of Outram has been retained.

The Outram area has few public housing flats. People's Park

Outram houses several key municipal buildings, such as the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and several other specialist health centres operated by Singapore Health Services (SingHealth). The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) and the Police Cantonment Complex can also be found within the vicinity.

Place of Interest
Chinatown in itself is a tourist attraction, with rows of restored shophouses. Large sections of it have been declared national heritage sites officially designated for conservation by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) to showcase the valuable culture and heritage of the Chinese community. Surprisingly, in the heart of this diverse Chinese community lie the Sri Mariamman Hindu Tamil Temple and the Indian mosques, Al-Abrar Mosque at Telok Ayer Street and Jamae Mosque at Mosque Street of 1830 to 1842.

Outram is served by a direct Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train station by the same name. Outram MRT station (EW16/NE3) is one of the 2 interchanges for those who wish to shuffle between the East-West Line and North-East Line. Chinatown MRT station (NE4) is located right at the heart of Chinatown and is more convenient than Outram MRT station for those who wish to visit the restored shophouses and People's Park.

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