Although Singapore is small, there is plenty to discover on this tropical island! Look for your next great adventure by hopping on any of these tours to visit iconic heritage landmarks, unearth hidden gems and taste delicious local foods. Local guides and hosts will offer their unique stories and share more about Singapore’s traditions on this journey.
The Experience Singapore features in-person activities held in Singapore on 27 August, Sunday. These activities are exclusive to attendees who have registered for the UNCITRAL Academy Conference and Capacity-Building Workshops.
Discover the secrets of a cherished cultural tradition as you immerse yourself in the hands-on process of crafting the beloved “Ang Ku Kueh” or Red Tortoise Cake which symbolises prosperity, longevity and wealth. You will get to make your own cake and learn about what it means to preserve and carry on traditions in Singapore.
Join us on a journey through the historic Fort Canning Spice Garden and discover the rich history of spice trade in Singapore. Take an engaging trip back in time to the days of the ancient spice trade that once thrived in this region. You will get the chance to learn about the Singapore Spice story through various touch points, including meeting up with Anthony, a second-generation traditional spice maker, and take home your very own exclusive bag of spices!
Get ready for an emotional roller-coaster ride when you join the theatrical walking tour of Kampong Gelam, which is guided by Aminah, an 86-year-old fictional makcik (a term for an elderly Malay woman) who will share fascinating tales of her life story and the rich history of the area. You will also get to savour a variety of traditional sweets and delicacies during the walk.