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Singapore Tourism Board Approved

Peranakan Culture Popiah @ Joo Chiat & Katong Heritage Walk (3-hr)

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Please note that bookings involving the use of SingapoRediscovers Vouchers are non-refundable and non-resellable.

Once filled with coconut plantations and used as a weekend retreat by wealthy city dwellers, Katong developed into a residential suburb by the early 20th century. It became populated by a growing English-educated middle class, including Peranakans and Eurasians.

0900h, gather at Kim Choo Kueh Chang
Kim Choo Kueh Chang’s rice dumplings are a mainstay in Singapore’s diverse epicurean tapestry since 1945. Unyielding to the hands of time and untainted by modern influences, Kim Choo has indeed preserved the richness in taste and fragrance of Nanyang.

Koon Seng Road Peranakan Houses
Prepare to feel like a unicorn running on rainbows ’cause these conserved Peranakan houses along Koon Seng Road are also painted in pastel colours!
Located at the core of Peranakan culture here in Singapore, many shophouses in this area that have been around since the early 1900s have been conserved. However, the most iconic ones are unmistakably these two rows found along Koon Seng Road.

The Eurasian Association (EA) and Eurasian Heritage Gallery (EHG)
The Eurasian Association has a long history of serving the interests of the Eurasian community in Singapore since its inception in 1919. In 1994, the EA was formally accorded “Self-Help Group” status by the Government to act on behalf of the Eurasian community in Singapore.
Visitors will immerse in the Eurasian culture, learning about the origins, history, lifestyle and contributions of the Eurasian community, through the guided tour of the three galleries. (Foreign visitors admission $5/ pax)
Gallery 1: Who Are The Eurasians, History of the EA, Enclaves
Gallery 2: To Serve and Lead, To Defend and Protect
Gallery 3: Eurasian Culture (Religion, Attire, Cuisine, Music, Sports)

Kway Guan Huat Joo Chiat Original Popiah & Kueh Pie Tie.
DIY Popiah Wrapping Session at Restaurant + 1 Drinks
o Popiah Skin-making Demonstration
o History of Popiah and Kway Guan Huat
o Hands-on Skin-making Session
At Kway Guan Huat Joo Chiat Original Popiah & Kueh Pie Tie, they take great pride in their long family tradition of making the most authentic handmade popiahs in Singapore. For over 70 years, they've been making popiah skins the traditional way - painstakingly by hand, using a secret family recipe handed down from their forefathers in Fujian province, China.

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