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Youth Engagement Programme: Virtual Classic Tours

July 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


About this Programme:

To better understand the racial and cultural diversities that exist within Singapore

To develop a greater appreciation for Singapore’s rich history and heritage.

To encourage interaction amongst youths in a fun, engaging and meaningful activity.


a) Virtual Tour @ Kampong Glam

Let us take you on a journey around the old Royal Citadel. Visit the living abode of the former Malay Sultan and the royal family; see where they prayed, and even where some of them are buried today. Feel the local Malay culture-infused through the area as you breeze through the lively streets where traditional trades meet new-age boutique hipster shops, all well decorated with street art. With such picturesque boulevards and intriguing stories, it will definitely have you wanting to discover more.


Sites of Interest

  • Bussorah Street
  • Sultan Mosque
  • Istana Kampong Glam
  • Alsagoff Arab School
  • Jalan Kubor Cemetery
  • North Bridge Road
  • Arab Street
  • Haji Lane


b) Virtual Tour @ Chinatown

The history and stories of Chinatown are fascinating, even more so when told through the eyes of a time-traveller from 1890. Meet “Ah Gu”, a Chinese coolie who arrived in Singapore and made a life here. In his stories, be immersed in the journey of the early Chinese immigrants. Hear their struggles, their hopes and their fears. Through this, gain a deeper understanding of Chinese culture and traditions, and what it took to survive the harsh realities of 19th Century Chinatown.


Sites of Interest

  • Telok Ayer Street
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple
  • Amoy Street Wall Mural
  • Ann Siang Hil
  • Street of Harmony
  • Chinese Medical Hall
  • Lai Chun Yuen Opera Theatre
  • Chinatown Complex

Capacity: 30 (first-come, first-serve basis)


Fees: Fully subsidised for the eligible participants with family PCI $1000 & below.


Eligibility: Open to all Indian Youths aged 13 to 21 years old, who are Singaporean Citizens or Permanent Residents with PCI $1000 & below.


Enquiries:  Ms Punithavathi E (T: 1800 295 3333 / E: queries@sinda.org.sg)





July 17, 2021
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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