Explore the Peranakan culture by visiting The Intan. The house is a private museum of Alvin Yapp, who dedicated himself to collecting pieces related to the culture of Chinese immigrants. See the pieces acquired, which include pottery, jewelry, clothes, and furniture, from all over the world. Tour the museum, with either tea service or dinner included, as a way to try authentic traditional Nonya dishes. PutThe Intan into our Singapore trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Alvin's home is a treasure trove and we enjoyed our morning exploring his collections and learning more about Peranakan culture. more »
The visit started on time, comfortably, professionally and through out the visit, one was not rushed. Alvin shared unreservedly his passion and knowledge of the Peranakan culture, childhood stories... more »
A great stop; well worth leaving the more congested tourist parts of the city. Learn not just about Peranakan Culture, but gain a better understanding of Singapore and the relationship between it's different groups. Highly recommended.
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