The scenic stretch of Sungei Khatib Bongsu may start unassumingly, around the corner from Yishun Park but if you follow the path, you'll find an idyllic area that attracts many birdwatchers, joggers, cyclists and fishing enthusiasts. Most of Khatib Bongsu is dominated by mangrove forests and mudflats.
There’s more to this infamous neighbourhood than the headlines on news. Put aside what you think you know about Yishun – we’re talking about news on cat abuse, robberies, violent incidents – and give this quiet neighbourhood a chance. You’ll see that, like most, this is a heartland filled with hidden gems, delicious spots, and tranquil pockets of green. You just need to know where to find them.
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