TREASURES OF KAMPONG GLAM

THE INSIDER'S TOUR

WHY SEE THE TREASURES OF KAMPONG GLAM

The Kampong Glam heritage area is a fascinating mix of history, culture, tradition, food and trendy shops. Its enduring charm and relaxed vibe make it a favourite haunt of locals and visitors alike.

Don't miss this insider's guide to the best of Kampong Glam. Join us on this special evening tour!

WHAT YOU'LL SEE ON TOUR

About the Treasures of Kampong Glam Tour
Join us on this special evening tour, available for a limited time only from 30 August 2017 to 31 January 2018!


  • The Former Palace & Sultan Mosque: We'll make stops at Singapore's very own 19th Century palace, Old Istana Kampong Glam, and the beautiful mosque named for a king, and learn the stories of Kampong Glam’s intriguing royal past.

  • Heritage Businesses: With its royal connections and port location, Kampong Glam attracted traders and migrants from faraway lands, bringing with them specialty trades from all over. Many are still operating today. We’ll visit heritage businesses and learn how 3rd generation descendants have reinvented their family businesses for the 21st century.

  • New Collections & Local Gems: Kampong Glam is not just historic district; its a living neighbourhood with local gems that keep visitors returning. In recent years, an eclectic mix of shops and cafes have brought in a new buzz. Visit some of the more unique businesses and meet the entrepreneurs who, driven by passion, are bringing something new to this historic district.

  • The tour is designed to end at sunset so it’ll be perfect timing for you to enjoy the vibrant night life of the area – our guide will provide some suggestions for drinks, shopping or dinner at one of Singapore's hippest streets, Haji Lane.

    Please note: Ruby Dot Trails may adjust the above tour itinerary, in response to site conditions or circumstances beyond our control.

    BOOKING INFO

    When?
    5pm on Wednesdays

    Duration?
    2 hours

    How much?
    S$39 per person
    We need a minimum of 2 guests for the tour to go ahead
    If you're travelling solo, please email us to find out if the tour is going ahead on the date you're interested in and if so, you'll be able to book a place for one

    What's included?
    Small group walking tour for a more personal experience
    A great guide (fluent in English, articulate and professionally licensed)
    An inside look into an area that’s a fascinating blend of history, heritage businesses and new cafes & lifestyle shops

    What's not included?
    Food and drinks, Gratuities (optional), Hotel transfers

    Where to meet?
    Malay Heritage Centre Visitor Centre, 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501
    We'll send you a photo of the meeting point and directions in your tour confirmation email

    What to bring?
    Wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella or poncho, a bottle of water and of course, your camera

    More information?
    To ensure you have the best tour experience possible, do take a look at our FAQ Page - you’ll find it helpful!

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