Home of the Singapore Cable Car, an iconic symbol since 1974, Mount Faber Peak is the only hilltop destination in Singapore with breathtaking scenic views of the harbour, Sentosa and the Singapore skyline. Surrounded by lush greenery and tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Mount Faber Peak offers an elegant respite at 100 metres above sea level. Visitors looking to get close to nature can also venture up to Mount Faber Park for a breath of fresh air, immersing themselves in the rustic surroundings of one of Singapore’s oldest parks. A treasure trove of experiences awaits at Mount Faber Peak – from spectacular hilltop views to a suite of leisure, lifestyle and F&B services.

Five Facts About Mount Faber

Mount Faber Was Named After Captain Charles Edward Faber

In 1819, Sir Stamford Raffles established a trading port in Singapore and trade flourished, resulting in many ships arriving at the Singapore port. Captain Charles Edward Faber from Madras Engineers then built a new road to the summit of Telok Blangah Hill and installed a signal station and flagstaff for ships that sailed into the harbour. In recognition of his contribution, the government renamed Telok Blangah Hill to “Mount Faber” in July 1845.

Mount Faber Was a Defence Fort for Colonial Singapore

This tranquil hilltop park was once armed with guns to protect Singapore against attacks by enemy vessels, until 1885! From the hill’s high vantage point, Mount Faber made for an ideal location to build a defence fort as the guns could easily pick out any enemy vessel from above.

Mount Faber Was Home to Malay Royalty

The foothill of Mount Faber was the royal settlement of Temenggong Abdul Rahman and his subjects since 1823. The royal burial ground and mausoleum of the Temenggong and his descendants on the hill slope remains until today and are under the care and ownership of the Sultan of Johore.

Mount Faber Park Was Officially Opened by Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew

On 17 January 1965, Mount Faber Scenic Park was officially opened by Singapore’s former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, the first park to be opened after Singapore’s independence, to provide recreational spaces for Singaporeans, foreshadowing the vision of Singapore as a Garden City. On 7 November 1971, then-acting Prime Minister Goh Keng Swee launched the first tree-planting event by planting a raintree on the summit of Mount Faber Hill. It became an annual event in Singapore.

Mount Faber Peak is Home to the Singapore Cable Car

Launched in 1974, the Singapore Cable Car was the first attraction on the hill. It is truly the home to Singapore Cable Car and remains an iconic attraction at the hilltop destination till today. With these #FIVEFABERFACTS, you are now ready to explore Mount Faber! Discover the picturesque spots along Henderson Waves (highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore connecting Mount Faber Peak to the neighbouring Telok Blangah Hill), the official Merlion sitting on the highest point on Faber Point, Poland’s Bells of Happiness and vintage cable cars for photo worthy moments. Not forgetting to enjoy some family dining or have a chill out at session at our restaurants!

Getting Here

If you are coming from HarbourFront MRT station, take Exit B towards HarbourFront Centre. Cross the link bridge at level 2 (beside KFC) to get to Singapore Cable Car at HarbourFront Tower 2. Tickets are available at the ticketing counter at HarbourFront Tower 2 ground floor. Board the cable car at HarbourFront Tower 2 where the HarbourFront Cable Car Station is and take the cable car to Mount Faber Cable Car Station where Mount Faber Peak is located.

Turning into Mount Faber Road from Lower Delta Road or Kampong Bahru Road will take you straight up to Mount Faber Peak. The ride is only 15 minutes from the city!

Public Car Parks

Free public parking lots are available on Mount Faber.

  • Car Park A – approx. 70 lots available.
  • Car Park B – approx. 50 lots available.
  • Car Park C – approx. 10 lots available.

Please observe correct traffic and parking rules and regulations when using the public car parks to avoid unnecessary road congestion and inconvenience to other motorists.

Valet Service
Complimentary valet parking is available for all diners (no minimum spend) or $6 per vehicle.

Valet service is available at the following times:

Sunday to Thursday: 6:00PM to 11:00PM

Friday to Saturday: 12:00PM to 2:00PM

To call a cab or to make an advance booking, please contact the cab hotline at 6-DIAL-CAB (6 342 5222). Set your destination as Mount Faber Peak.

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