Tour Itinerary

 

Pre-Conference Tour – 22 March 2018
Departure Time 9.00am
Gathering Point Royal Plaza on Scotts Hotel lobby

Cavenagh Bridge

One of the oldest bridges in Singapore that is still kept in its original form today. Built and tested in Glasgow, it was shipped to Singapore and assembled by convict labourers in the 1870s. Opened to rickshaws and ox carts, it was overloaded by the 1880s and eventually closed to traffic. It is now used as a pedestrian bridge

Fullerton Hotel

A grand landmark built in 1928. Participants get to savour a delightful 3-tier afternoon tea served at the sun-lit courtyard with its magnificent high-glass ceiling

 

Singapore River

Discover its rich heritage of history from the various sculptures that line the riverbanks. Listen to the stories of the early immigrants who made a living along the river, loading and unloading goods bumboat cruise along the iconic Singapore River and watch the transformation from fishing village to a great seaport.

Fullerton Heritage Gallery

Discover rare postal artefact and listen to memories of Singapore pioneers who have lived, worked, and played in the historic Fullerton Heritage precinct. Relive the romance of posting a letter through the colonial Red Postal Pillar Box