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The Intan Peranakan Tea Experience

tea tasting

The Intan Peranakan Tea Experience

2 reviews
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English
tea tasting

The Intan Peranakan Tea Experience

tea tasting

The Intan Peranakan Tea Experience

2 reviews
Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food
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.

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Your host

Learn more about Alvin

Alvin

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.

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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.

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Cancellation policy

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

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 6 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.
Alvin
The Intan Peranakan Tea Experience
2 reviews
From $45/person
2 reviews
From $45/person