Singapore for Culture Shapers

    Catch award-winning performances at world-class venues. Check out local and international masterpieces at galleries and museums. Or learn more about Singapore’s multi-racial heritage told through traditional song and dance by the Chinese, Malay and Indian communities. For an experience you can take home, join workshops conducted by a new wave of designers, artisans and crafters―and create your very own art pieces. If you’re passionate about the arts, craft and culture, here’s where the culture shapers―maestros, craftsmen, performers, artisans―meet.

    A walk with the ancestors: Feng Shui Tour


    Learn more about how tradition and innovation come together in Singapore’s landmarks, such as Marina Bay Sands, which is designed in accordance with the auspicious Feng Shui principles. Learn about the influence of Feng Shui on how locals live, work, play and pray as you explore a traditional cemetery that’s so well hidden locals may not even know it exists.

    Availability 9AM to 1PM (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
    Duration 4 hours
    Meeting point Hotel pick up
    Price S$268

    Dhobis, saris and a spot of curry


    Home to some of Singapore's most famous temples, food stalls and enchanting murals, Little India constantly buzzes with life. Visit colourful stalls peddling jasmine garlands and be captivated by the aromas from nearby spice shops as you wander through bustling bazaars and hidden alleyways. Traverse temple compounds, learn about Hinduism and try on a sari. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, tantalise your taste buds with mouth-watering curry. Yum!

    Availability 9:30AM to 12PM (every Tuesday)
    Duration 2.5 hours
    Meeting point Little India MRT station, ouside Exit E
    Price per adult S$38
    Price per child S$18

    Red Clogs Down The Five Foot Way


    Under the glow of bright-red lanterns, the shophouses that line the bustling five-foot- ways of Chinatown are home to traditional teahouses and street hawkers, selling everything from the humble herbal eggs to our world-famous chilli crab. Stroll the streets to soak up the atmosphere and visit a traditional wet market to discover the ingredients used in Chinese cooking. Don’t forget to treat yourself to a quirky souvenir before snapping a selfie in front of the giant red clog!

    Availability 9:30AM to 12PM (every Wednesday)
    Duration 2.5 hours
    Meeting point Telok Ayer MRT station, outside Exit A (cross street)
    Price per adult S$38
    Price per child S$18

    Sultans of Spice


    A long time ago, Singapore was sold to the British for $60,000 Spanish dollars. Who did it? And why? Reveal Singapore’s deepest secrets in the Sultans of Spice tour, which mixes history and myth. Explore the old Royal Palace, Sultan Mosque, and Tombs of Malayan Princes – an oft-overlooked burial ground hidden inside a cemetery. Uncover Malay folk traditions as you wander through Kampong back alleys and immerse yourself in Singapore’s indigenous culture.

    Availability 9:30AM to 12PM (every Thursday)
    Duration 2.5 hours
    Meeting point Bugis MRT station, outside Exit B
    Price per adult S$38
    Price per child S$18

    Unity in diversity


    As a multicultural, multireligious and multiracial nation, Singapore is a melting pot of diverse communities living, working and playing together. Visit the Bras Basah precinct to find out more about the traditions of some of the most prevalent religions, Singapore’s including Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism and Taoism, and how they co-exist in harmony on a single stretch of road no longer than 550 metres!

    Availability 4PM to 7PM (Saturday to Thursday)
    Duration 3 hours
    Meeting point Bras Basah MRT station, outside Exit E (Waterloo Street)
    Price per adult S$70
    Price per child S$45