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The Intan Peranakan Tea Experience

2 reviewsSingapore, Singapore

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Experience hosted by Alvin

60 mins
Includes food
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Your experience at The Intan includes:

– Tea & home-made refreshments
– A brief understanding of the history and culture of the Peranakans
– Learning about the traditional and lavish Peranakan wedding ceremony
– Appreciating the colourful and intricate beadwork & embroidery handmade by the Nyonya ladies

Your visit will end with an assortment of authentic Nyonya kueh or hot dishes specially put together for the occasion. Some of the dishes will even come from the owner mum’s secret recipes. Photography is most welcome on the lower level of the house.

We look forward to welcoming you at The Intan soon.
Your experience at The Intan includes:

– Tea & home-made refreshments
– A brief understanding of the history and culture of the Peranakans
– Learning about the traditional and lavish Peranakan wedding ceremony
– Appreciating the colourful and intricate beadwork & embroidery handmade by the Nyonya ladies

Your visit will end with an assortment of authentic Nyonya kueh or hot dishes specially put together for the…

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What's included

  • Food
    Your visit will end with an assortment of authentic Nyonya kueh or hot dish...
From $46
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Alvin

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 2 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am the owner of The Intan, Singapore's only award wining Peranakan private home museum. Having built my collection over 30 years from all around the world, today I host visitors who are like to know about Singapore's unique Peranakan culture.

Awarded Best Tour Experience by Singapore Tourism Awards 2016 and voted Best Overall Experience in Singapore’s inaugural Museum Roundtable Awards, my museum has been featured internationally on CNN Travel, Discovery Channel and National Geographic. Singapore Travelholic lists The Intan as the top 5 Peranakan activities to do in Singapore.
I am the owner of The Intan, Singapore's only award wining Peranakan private home museum. Having built my collection over 30 years from all around the world, today I host visitors who are like to know about Singapore's unique Peranakan culture.

Awarded Best Tour Experience by Singapore Tourism Awards 2016 and voted Best Overall Experience in Singapore’s inaugural Museum Roundtable Awards, my museum has been featured internationally on CNN Travel, Discovery Channel and National Geog…
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Where you'll be

The Intan is located in the heart of Joo Chiat, a traditional enclave of this thriving community, in a post-war terraced residence previously owned by another Peranakan family. Striving to be as multi-faceted and dazzling as the name implies („rose-cut diamond), The Intan houses an impressive array of precious antiques, traditional attire, rare furnishings and pristine serving pieces.

2 reviews

Connie
December 2019
We loved our experience with Alvin. He went above and beyond to make sure we had a great time. He had very personal stories and such an impressive collection of Peranakan items. There was so much to see and Alvin was a great storyteller in answering all of the groups questions. The snacks and tea were the cherry on top - would highly recommend this personal experience.
We loved our experience with Alvin. He went above and beyond to make sure we had a great time. He had very personal stories and such an impressive collection of Peranakan items. Th…
Anne
January 2020
Wonderful experience!

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 6 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.