8 lookout towers to check out in S'pore

(Clockwise from left) The Observation Tower at Chestnut Nature Park, Jejawi Tower at Chek Jawa and the Areia Tower at Sungei Buloh wetlands reserve. ST PHOTOS: YONG LI XUAN, LIM YAOHUI, ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE - Fancy a change of scenery and perspective after weeks of shut-in living and naval- gazing? Here are eight of the best lookout towers in Singapore to explore and expand your horizons - telephoto lens and binoculars optional.

The ascent: This tower was opened in 1988, a few years after the unveiling of Pasir Ris Park. The three-storey, 15m-tall building is nestled within the park's Mangrove Forest.

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