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Excursion 'DISCOVER SINGAPORE'S CULTURAL HERITAGE'

Description

With its long history of immigration, Singapore is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world: an interesting excursion upon the discovery of its multifaceted cultural and religious elements, amongst temples, mosques and lively ethnic areas



What we will see
  • Temple of Thian Hock Keng
  • Chinatown
  • Singapore City Gallery
  • Lunch in a Chinese restaurant
  • Little India
  • Arab Street
  • Sultan Mosque


What we will do
  • Our tour begins with a visit to the temple of Thian Hock Keng. Built in 1921 by some Chinese fishermen as an offertory to the God of the Sea, Ma Zu who watched over their crossings, its architectural style is based upon the traditional southern Chinese style. An examination of the temple structure and the wood sculptures demonstrates that the temple was assembled without the use of nails.
  • The nest stage will take us to Chinatown, where we can discover how different cultures and religions live together... literally side by side: a mosque next to an Indian temple right in the middle of Chinatown is not a major deal!We will have some free time to visit old stores which have been restored and Singapore City Gallery*, where a multisensory experience, will present how the city has transformed over the past 50 years.
  • At the end of the visit, we have some time for shopping and tasting local delicacies with a delicious lunch in a Chinese restaurant.
  • On a full stomach and restored, we will head to Little India, where every section of this colourful area is a hive of activity. Little India homes the local Indian community, and strolling along the roads, we will take in a flood of aromas, spices and take in a kaleidoscope of colour, sounds and scents. Here we will find all sorts of merchandise, Indian silk, brassware and wood sculptures.
  • Our tour ends on Arab Street and Kampong Glam where we will visit our final location: the majestic Sultan Mosque with its spectacular gold domed roof.
When would you like to leave?
Adult € 99.00
Child (3-13 old) € 69.30
Length 7 hours approximately
Level Easy Easy
Type Sightseeing Sightseeing
Cultural Cultural
Good for shopping Good for shopping
Recommended for families Recommended for families
Meal included Meal included
 
What you need to know
  • There is limited availability of English-language guides.
  • We recommend that you book early because only a limited number of places are available.
  • The itinerary may be subject to change.
  • Comfortable shoes and sportswear are recommended.
  • It takes approximately 10 minutes on foot from the ship to the coach parking facility.
  • The excursion is reserved for guests who do not disembark in Singapore.