Singapore: Kampong Gelam Storytelling Walking Tour

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Learn about the struggles that the people of Kampong Gelam faced through this theatrical tour!


  • Explore Kampong Gelam through the eyes of a fictional Makcik.
  • Gain insights into Kampong Gelam revival, where Modernity meets Tradition.
  • Learn about the Gelam trees that gave the neighbourhood its name.
  • Take photos of Kampong Gelam's instagrammable places.


This tour will give you an insightful look at Singapore’s Kampong Gelam (Malay neighborhood) in a 2-hour unique theatrical storytelling tour! Your tour guide will transform into a fictional adorabe makcik (auntie) and share fascinating tales of her life story back in the early days of Singapore. Follow the 'auntie' to see different locations with the progressing storyline and learn about her childhood, life struggles and perseverance, and hardships that people went through at Kampong Gelam. Aided by multimedia tools and powerful storytelling by the 'auntie', the curated stories convey culture, history, and life values in a fun and impactful way.


Licensed guide as a storyteller in character Bottled water Poncho

Important Information

  • Booking must be made at least 48 hours before the start time of the tour. Minimum 2 persons is required for the tour being conducted.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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