Discover fascinating secrets behind the mesmerizing sculptures of Haw Par Villa (also known as Tiger Balm Garden). Hear stories of the famous Aw family’s rise to fabulous riches and fall to a devastating tragedy. Plus, gain enlightenment on death and the afterlife, as seen by the major world religions and cultures.
Begin your tour as you meet your expert guide outside Haw Par Villa MRT Station. Together, make your way on foot to the nearby cultural park. During this 2-hour tour, explore the eclectic cultural park after dark, where your guide regales you with stories of death and afterlife. With your expert guide, explore a new dimension of the weird and wonderful sculptures at Haw Par Villa, once known as Tiger Balm Garden.
Learn how death stalked the Aw family, and what Boon Haw, a millionaire philanthropist, marketing extraordinaire, and brainchild behind the famed ointment Tiger Balm, did to confront his mortality. Get a sneak preview of the upcoming ‘Hell’s Museum’, with perspectives of the afterlife across various religions.
Later, step into the infamous 10 Courts of Hell to see what your deeds in this world will lead to in the netherworld. Your expert guide guides you to how some Singaporeans communicate with the afterlife. You’ll never see dying – and living – in the same way again.