Sultans of Spice: Singapore Cultural Tour

Walking & Bike Tours

On this guided tour, become acquainted with the royal history of Singapore and marvel at the wealth of indigenous culture thriving in its urban metropolis. Learn about the British East India Company's attempt to control the spice trade route, gain insights into Islam, and glimpse dying trades.

Meet your guide at the Bugis MRT Station and begin your journey through the surrounding ancient, narrow alleyways to discover the last of the remaining traditional trades in Singapore. Then enter the historic Sultan Mosque, built in the 1920s in the Indo-Saracenic style, and marvel at its grand minarets and balustrades as you revel in the calming atmosphere.

Next, take in the grand combination of traditional Malay motifs and the Palladian architectural style of the Istana Kampong Glam, built in the 19th century. As your adventure comes to an end, enter the Royal Graveyard to find the tombs of the Malayan princes.

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