Bus Freq: 20-25 mins
Singapore is an island country off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Prior to independence in 1965, Singapore was a vibrant trading port. Observe the rich cultural and historical heritage through the sights and sounds of the bustling ethnic enclaves. Along the streets of Chinatown, Kampong Glam and Little India, religious monuments stand proud amidst quaint shophouses.
This wildly popular Heritage line runs in the North-South direction. Take a trip down these historical quarters and discover a captivating showcase of Singapore’s mix of timeless and new – each speaking its own distinct story. Here, you can get up close and personal with the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, a four-storey temple and complex harkening back to the Tang dynasty architectural style and which rises up at the heart of the Chinatown district. Venture into Little India and you won’t miss its most visually arresting religious building – the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, dedicated to the goddess Kali. Finally, seize the opportunity to see the impressive Sultan Mosque, the focal point of Kampong Glam.
Bus Operating Hours: 9.30am to 5.00pm
Duration: Free-and-easy; guests get to decide when to Hop On and Hop Off
Little India – One of the ethnic enclaves that provide some of the best insights into the Indian community in Singapore.
Kampong Glam – Once the seat of Malay royalty in a traditionally Malay urban residential area, new life in the form of excellent eateries and trendy shops is breathed into its rich history and timeless traditions.
Chinatown – Immerse in Singapore's Chinese culture and history at Chinatown and witness how early Chinese Immigrants lived & worked during its golden years.
Boat Quay – A historical riverside quay, this embankment features a myriad of dining, shopping, drinking and heritage-inspired hot spots.
New Financial District – A scenic drive through the Marina Bay area shines a light on the swanky office buildings that plays home to new financial institutions and business services.What to Expect
A soul-satisfying tour for the history and cultural buff, this line allows you a bird’s eye and close-up view of wonderous structures displaying a stunning blend of cross-cultural influences. Also, don’t miss the chance to bask in the full-on glory of cityscapes evoking futuristic design.