Jalan Besar Trail – A unique place in Singapore you must not miss!
Jalan Besar is not just for the foodies and hipsters. Once a dirt track in the swampy marshlands near Rochor River, it had grew into a major road used by many races and industries. Wander down the “Big Road” and uncover its multi-layered heritage!
In this free walking tour, you will uncover the rich heritage of the Jalan Besar. Simply follow LocoMole around this trail for recommended must-see must-dos, and discover the untold stories of Jalan Besar.
Here’s a glimpse of the Jalan Besar Trail on the LocoMole App!
- Visit some of the most unique places of worship in Singapore - a Sikh temple, a Tibetan Buddhist Temple, and a Hinghwa Methodist Church.
- Have a walk in Petain Road and visit conserved terrace houses in the ‘Chinese Baroque’ style.
- Learn about Zoroastrianism, Singapore’s 10th religion.
- Visit Former Sungei Road Flea Market, Singapore’s last 2nd hand market and have its stories retold.
- Visit the site of the former New World Amusement Park and relive Singapore of the 1920s.
Places you'll visit
- Former Sungei Road Flea Market
- The Big Street Experience
- Abdul Gaffoor Mosque
- Sim Lim Square
- Kampong Kapor Methodist Church
- Hinghwa Methodist Church
- People's Association
- Jalan Besar Sports & Recreation Centre
- Former Framroz's Aerated Waters
- Petain Road Shophouses
- Thekchen Choling (Tibetan Buddhist Temple)
- Syed Alwi Road (heritage marker)
- Former New World Amusement Park
- Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital
- Central Sikh Temple
Recommended Start Time:
Monday to Sunday, 10:00am
Estimated walking distance
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