On this award winning tour, visit the ancient burial grounds where the forgotten Tombs of the Malayan Princes rest. Highlights on this walk include the Sultan Mosque, an antique store, understanding traditional Indonesian medicine and Arabic goods, the Old Royal Palace and Tombs.
- Walk through Kampong Glam, the "Muslim Quarter", once home to the Sultan
- Explore the Sultan Mosque, the old Royal Palace and tombs of the Malayan princes
- Uncover the "jamu" remedies to every conceivable ailment
- Visit antique and traditional medicine stores
Recent Photos of this Tour
singapore oct 2010Photo by: Barry H10 2010
singapore oct 2010 056Photo by: Barry H10 2010
Masjid Sultan DomePhoto by: Frances AUnited Kingdom, 04 2010
Muslim perfumeryPhoto by: Frances AUnited Kingdom, 04 2010
Inside the Masjid SultanPhoto by: Frances AUnited Kingdom, 04 2010
Sultans of Spice Walking TourPhoto by: Robert CUSA, 12 2008
How was Singapore sold to the British for 60,000 Spanish Dollars? Find out about the man who did it, and the man who forced him to. No one remembers the sultans that used to rule, except the guides on this tour. The old Royal Palace, the Sultan Mosque, the Tombs of the Malayan Princes: they all carry an air of royalty snatched away too quickly. Uncover a curious blend of Malay folk traditions and Islam in the legends of the mysterious 'keris' (dagger), exotic perfumes, 'jamu' remedies to every conceivable ailment and the story of the faith that is so often misunderstood. Don't miss this hidden cultural enclave where Singapore's indigenous culture still thrives.
Join the guides who are experts in Singapore's rich heritage and colorful history. Highlights on this walk include the Sultan Mosque, an antique store, understanding traditional Indonesian medicine and Arabic goods, the Old Royal Palace and Tombs.
Winner of Singapore Tourism Awards for Best Sightseeing/Leisure/Educational Programme 2004