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Precisely Peranakan

Precisely Peranakan

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Peranakans are a group of migrants who have made South-East-Asia their home since the 1500's and earlier. They can include migrants from China, India and even Europe. I am a Singapore Chinese Peranakan who has re-discovered his roots while living in Australia and eager to share! My co-host is 5th generation Chinese Peranakan, who is a custodian of his family's history, and a cultural ambassador.
Matt
Matt
Matt
Matt

What we’ll do

Experience life in a modern Peranakan home. You will learn about this colourful sub-culture who reached their heyday in the early 19th century. Learn how to make Bunga Rampai - a local version of Potpourri that is the hallmark of our hospitality. We will relate to you the history and heritage of the Peranakans through our family heirloom collection of Peranakan artefacts. You will get up close…

What else you should know

The property is not wheelchair friendly. Photography is allowed. This experience is not suitable for children under 12.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Afternoon Tea Snacks An assortment platter of Peranakan snacks (kuehs) to immerse you fully into the culture.
Drinks
Tea, Coffee or Longan Tea

Guest reviews

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Where you'll be

You will experience life in a typical Singaporean's house, and how the host has interpreted his cultural heritage into his living space. The host's home has been featured in the coffee table book: HDB Homes of Singapore.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

The property is not wheelchair friendly. Photography is allowed. This experience is not suitable for children under 12.
Matt
history walk
Precisely Peranakan
7 reviews
From $121/person
7 reviews
From $121/person