Culture & Heritage

Passage of Life: Birth, Marriage & Death
Discover the reasons behind many traditional customs surrounding the lives of early Chinese immigrants.

Have your fortune told or get acquainted with the Yin & Yang of Chinese medicine.
Good Morning, Ni Hao
Any local will tell you the freshest bargains are to be found at a “wet” market. Join us on an adventure to see the sights and sounds and find out why the market is“wet” in the first place. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast after at Chinatown Complex before visiting a traditional and heritage shop for herbs, tonics and pastries. End your tour on a sweet note with local desserts.
Footsteps of Raffles
Stand at where it all began – at the Raffles Landing Site – where founder of Singapore Sir Stamford Raffles is believed to have first stepped ashore in 1819.

Trace the history of the Singapore River before stopping at Raffles Hotel for Afternoon Tea. End off with a leisurely cruise on a bumboat from Clarke Quay.
Peranakan Trail
Delve into the history, lifestyle and unique character of Peranakan Babas (men) and Nonyas (ladies). Stroll through the Spice Garden and appreciate the intricate details of Peranakan costumes, accessories, ceramics and craftwork. Explore the culturally rich enclaves of Katong and Joo Chiat and sample Nonya delicacies at the end of your journey.

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