Free Walking Tours 2:00–4:00 p.m.
The Heart of Singapore: Chinatown Mysteries
Explore the heart of Singapore in Chinatown with Ann Blake ’85. A fifth generation Singaporean, Blake was born right next to the Botanic Gardens and is the daughter of a historian of Singapore’s Eurasian community. Knowing the city inside out, she will take you to Chinatown’s best-kept secret places. Chinatown is rich in tradition, culture, and heritage, and is not only great for shopping and food marveling, it is a must see to fully appreciate and understand the vibrant heart of Singapore as a city. Blake will take you to see the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, a few select stores and food stalls, as well as the renowned Maxwell food court for a freshly squeezed juice, local Teh-C, or Coffee-O.
Incredible Little India
Little India is a buzzing historic area that shows off the best of Singapore’s Indian community from its vibrant culture to incredible shopping options. Explore this amazing historical and cultural area with Stephanae Fitzgerald ’80, who has lived in Singapore for over twenty years and is passionate about its cultural diversity. Visit Mustafa Center where you can literally find anything, a Tekka market, a Hindu temple, and a Buddhist shrine.
May 24, 2016