Fancy an art-walk or ethnic tour around Kampong Gelam? We’ve got you and your arts-and-cultural driven nomadic soul covered. From finding hidden artsy gems to learning about the sprawling Hall of Fame, these tours will help you submerge yourself in Kampong Gelam’s creative and vibrant vibes. It’s time to step foot into Kampong Gelam - mind-blowing art, great local grub, and more await.
Singapore Kampong Gelam Polaroid Walking Tour
Snap a shot of Kampong Gelam’s vibrant streets as you embark on the Singapore Kampong Gelam Polaroid Walking Tour (S$100 per person). From Haji Lane to Bali Lane, discover stories hidden within nooks and crannies of this colorful heritage enclave through the lens of your viewfinder. Accompanied by a tour guide and a professional photographer, this tour arms you with a polaroid camera and a pack of eight films, so you’ll be able to capture the moments and bring home a bit of Kampong Gelam’s magic.
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Singapore Sidecars Kampong Gelam Hall of Fame Tour
See Kampong Gelam from another perspective with the Kampong Gelam Hall of Fame Tour (S$160 per hour per person) by Singapore Sidecars. Zip through this colorful district and behold Southeast Asia’s first official graffiti Hall of Fame graffiti splashed along five-metre tall walls along Bali Land and Ophir Road. Keep an eye out for a segment of the mural featuring the very sidecar you're travelling in. Designed by Slacsatu, this portion of the art combines the Kampong Gelam energy we all know and love and a dash of contemporary desire for adventure. Two and three hour tours also include “in-flight” food options!
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Walking Tour of Kampong Gelam: From Royalty to Trendy
From exploring what was once the royal palace of Singapore and digging into authentic Malay food to capturing beautiful street art, embark on the Guided Walking Tour of Kampong Gelam: From Royalty to Trendy (S$30+ per person) for a holistic experience of what the heritage enclave has to offer. The first two hours of the tour will see you wandering through these picturesque streets and through the grounds of historical buildings, before travelling back to modern-day Kampong Gelam with its mish-mash lanes of traditional trades and trendy cafes. At the end of your tour, enjoy a hearty Malay meal at Hajah Maimunah.
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Hall of Fame Self-Guided Audio Tour
Amidst the hustle and bustle of the city, take yourself on a well-deserved tranquil walk along Bali Lanethe Hall of Fame on the Self-guided Hall of Fame Audio Tour. Produced by Mama Magnet, the art programming agency involved in the making of the Hall of Fame, this 12-minute audio tour is a cheat sheet to identifying symbols found in each artist’s work, assisting listeners to recognise unique styles of Singapore-based artists. Simply tune in on your phone when you’re at the Hall of Fame - becoming a Singapore street art connoisseur doesn't get easier than this.
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