For Heritage and Culture Buffs

Enjoying Singapore for heritage and culture buffs

  1. Sign up for the "In Harmony with Feng Shui" tour and you'll be amazed at how a modern city like Singapore has embraced the ancient art of geomancy.
  2. Learn the art of drinking Chinese tea by taking part in a traditional tea ceremony in a quaint Peranakan shophouse in Neil Road.
  3. Experience the excitement of Chingay - the annual Chinese New Year street parade where you can even find "dancing lions" prancing along the streets.
  4. Visit the world's largest fountain at Suntec City. It is believed that walking clockwise around the fountain 3 times whilst touching the water will bring luck and good fortune.
  5. Embark on a self-guided walking tour of the historic back lanes of Chinatown and Little India, and soak in the sights and smells of our ethnic districts.
  6. Have your fortune told by an Indian fortune teller and his 'psychic' parrot in Little India.
  7. Get yourself fitted in an exquisite sari from Little India.
  8. Visit the temples at Waterloo Street where Hindu and Buddhist worshipers converge for religious reflection.
  9. Watch barefoot Hindu devotees walk across a pit of red hot embers in a show of unflinching faith, at the Sri Mariamman Temple during the Thimithi Festival in October.
  10. Be dazzled by the brilliant street light-ups during Christmas, Chinese New Year, Hari Raya and Deepavali.