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!

Trail highlights

  • 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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Trail Publisher

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