Jalan Besar - Crimes, Clans & Colours: Walking Tour 1
Jalan Besar - Crimes, Clans & Colours: Walking Tour 2
Jalan Besar - Crimes, Clans & Colours: Walking Tour 3
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Jalan Besar - Crimes, Clans & Colours: Walking Tour

Things to know

  • 2 Hours
  • Family and Muslim friendly
  • Enter with mobile or printed voucher
Uncover the hidden gems of Jalan Besar's architecture, history and society through its back alleys What you're in for: - Discover the vibrant sights and sounds of the Jalan Besar precinct through insta-worthy sights - Explore the back alleys and gain a better appreciation of the area's architecture and history - Learn the stories of the people living or associated with the precinct, in the past and at present Join us for a unique tour of Jalan Besar and discover the vibrant character of this precinct literally named ""Big Road"" in Malay. This area is a treasure trove of hidden gems for those interested in architecture, history, and society. The shophouses that line these narrow streets are a prime example of early 20th century architecture, with their distinct terracotta tiled roofs and ornate facades. Many of these buildings have been beautifully restored and repurposed, with some now serving as trendy cafes and boutique shops. The back alleys also offer a glimpse into the rich cultural and social history of the area, with many of the buildings having served as homes, businesses, and community spaces for the diverse communities that have lived and worked in Jalan Besar over the years. Learn about the lifestyles of the people living in the area, including famous personalities associated with the various streets, and observe the many wall murals that characterise the neighbourhood. Hear the stories of soccer stars, cabaret girls, coolies, clan associations, murderers and more! The tour will begin at the Arc 380. Don't miss this opportunity to discover Jalan Besar in a unique and engaging way.

Eligibility for SingapoRewards

Visitors redeeming SingapoRewards must meet the following conditions:

  • Entering Singapore as a short-term visitor
  • Arriving by flight
  • Redeeming a free experience under SingapoRewards for the first time (only one free experience redemption per visitor during the campaign period)

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Cancellation policy

  • If you are unable to make it for your booking, please CANCEL at least 48 hours prior to the experience time.
  • Otherwise, you will not be able to reschedule your free experience even if you did not attend.
  • Please note that there is only one free experience redemption per visitor.

Where we'll be

380 Jln Besar, Singapore 209000, Singapore 209000
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