Think you know Straits Chinese heritage? Well, think again. Embark on an interactive food-themed walking tour of Joo Chiat and learn about how age-old traditions find a place in modern society. Discover gorgeous architectural gems, learn how to make traditional foods like popiah (fresh spring roll) and kueh pie tee (cripsy pastry shell), and finally, admire the intricate Nyonya beadwork of the Peranakan community.
English speaking Guide
Audio Guide system
(Head-sets will be provided, or you may bring your personal earphones)
Popiah skin making Demonstration
A variety of Food along the route
Back-alley walks, murals, colourful temples and houses. Peranakan heritage visit with afternoon tea.
A Gift Packet of Peaflower Tea
All entrance fees
Any other items of a personal nature
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Children below 5 years old can enter for free and will be counted towards maximum group size but will not be offered any food or drinks.
Joo Chiat Complex (1:30PM)
Meet up at Joo Chiat Complex to begin the tour.
Meet one of the most famous Popiah Skin making artists in action and try your hand at making your own delicious Popiah Rolls and Kueh Pie Tee.
Taste street snacks, smell spices and explore old-school craftsmen and fusion temples along the back alleys.
Get your IG fix with colourful modern street art and heritage moments at lesser known spots.
Experience the beads, clothes and furniture of the Peranakans, while enjoying handmade Kuehs and Peaflower Tea.
Kim Choo Kueh Chang (4:30PM)
The tour ends at Kim Choo Kueh Chang.
Itinerary details are for reference only and may be subject to change depending on the weather and other unforeseen circumstances.
11 Joo Chiat Rd, Joo Chiat Complex, Lobby Information Counter. Guide will be holding a Perp8ctives sign and wearing a shirt with the logo.
Tuesdays and Saturday: 1:30PM-4:30PM
This is a join-in tour and will only proceed when there are at least 5 sign-ups. Should this requirement not be met, you may be rescheduled to another mutually-agreed date.
While maximum no. of guests is capped at 30 pax, guests will be subdivided into groups of 5, and may be required to wear different coloured lanyards.
As this tour contains a dine-in component, all participants are required to be fully vaccinated in accordance to the current Safe Management Measures.
Due to the nature of this activity, it is not recommended for persons with impaired physical mobility or those in wheelchairs.
This activity is operational in all weather conditions except during heavy rainstorms.
Your booking will be confirmed by the provider within 24 hours.
A full refund will be processed if cancelled at least 48 hours before the date of selection. No refund will be processed if cancelled less than 48 hours before the date of selection.
Please book at least 48 hours prior to your date of selection to guarantee your booking.
Minimum 5 pax is required; the maximum is capped at 30 pax.
Show mobile or printed voucher to the staff before commencing the activity.
Upon booking confirmation, this ticket is valid on the date of selection only.
1 Joo Chiat Rd, Joo Chiat Complex, Lobby Information Counter
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