17) Where are my Romeo and Juliet?

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Where is this building and what is it for?  And what does it has to do with Love?

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Yes, this is the Registry of Marriages (ROM) and Registry of Muslim Marriages (ROMM).  The favorable building is located at 7 Canning Rise, Fort Canning.  A place where couples tie their knots, and leaves a memorable lifetime event with their friends and families!

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ROM & ROMM will be there to greet you before you enter this sacred land of lifetime happiness.

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This is the place where couples in Singapore love to come and register themselves as “Love Birds”.  Most did the solemnization here before their customary ceremony.  While some “by appointment only” solemnization are done in religious premises or at venues at the comfort and convenience of the couples.

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Before the entrance to the Registry Hall, two eye-catching sculptures welcome you with bliss of delight.  The one on the left (ROM logo) with an “M” signifies the Quintessential Elements of Marriage.  Everlasting Bliss and Love are represented by the fluidity and continuity of the stroke “M” which is the Registry of Marriages.

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The other one on the right (ROMM logo) with the letters “T” and “U” signify “Tranquility in Unity”.

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The Fort Canning Park behind and the little roundabout with a circular planter is a favorite photo shooting spot for newly weds.

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Today, I am searching high…

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and low….till now…

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For lovebirds…

and Romeo & Juliet


17 thoughts on “17) Where are my Romeo and Juliet?

    David Emeron said:
    January 9, 2013 at 7:03 pm

    Faithful Sydney. Looking for the best. And always finding it.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      January 9, 2013 at 8:02 pm

      Haha! I am actually looking for newly wed couple somewhere around, but it happen on Sunday, just one Monkey man chasing
      Squirrel there!

        David Emeron said:
        February 26, 2013 at 12:18 am

        One never knows wherefrom inspiration will spring!

        Sydney Fong responded:
        February 26, 2013 at 12:19 am

        Thanks! Thanks! Many thanks! 🙂

        David Emeron said:
        February 26, 2013 at 12:20 am

        : )

    realityenchanted said:
    January 9, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    Ha! Why did it take you so long to bring up the lonesome squirrelly soul?

      Sydney Fong responded:
      January 9, 2013 at 11:00 pm

      I belief is because the lonely soul only wandering on Sunday! 🙂

    kelihasablog said:
    January 10, 2013 at 12:57 am

    How cute! Love the squirrel shots. They could not have been more perfect! So am I to understand that this would be a place where people are married? Sorry for my ignorance….LOL. Here we have many places from churches to barns to mansions to backyards, but the couple has to buy a license first which is registered with the govt. (I don’t agree with that part… what business is it of theirs who I marry or not…) Love your posts Sydney!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      January 10, 2013 at 11:28 am

      Yes! This is the place they registered as a legal husband and wife, you can did it thru internet or do solemnize somewhere!
      It just like your country buying a license thru government.
      Haha! Many many obstacle to go, sigh…..

    utesmile said:
    January 10, 2013 at 2:36 am

    Sweet post and love the squirrel at the end.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      January 10, 2013 at 11:17 am

      I thanks you on behalf of the shy squirrel!
      Thanks ute! Have a great day!

    Charron's Chatter said:
    January 10, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    I really liked this “tour”. From the well-appointed grounds, to the lovely architecture–as ever!–to the lil squirrel who wraps it all up. I guess we know “where for art…Romeo” now..hehe. 🙂

      Sydney Fong responded:
      January 10, 2013 at 10:33 pm

      Haha! I belief some may think that I am Romeo looking for my Juliet!
      If you guys thinking this way, you are wrong!
      Thanks, Karen!

    Silving said:
    January 11, 2013 at 4:42 am

    Cute squirrel 😉

    CK said:
    January 11, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    I been there once! Many years ago, one of my highschool mate ROM there. 🙂

      Sydney Fong responded:
      January 11, 2013 at 11:41 pm

      So you are the Romeo! 🙂

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