SHF 2017 - A Stroll in the Jewish Quarters


“In Jewish history there are no coincidences.” – Elie Wiesel

Gain insights into the close-knit Jewish community which has, despite its small size, contributed significantly to Singapore’s development.

Find out how they have made Singapore their home and learn more about prominent Jews in Singapore, including Sir Manasseh Meyer, David Marshall and Jacob Ballas.

This tour includes a visit to Maghain Aboth Synagogue (the oldest Jewish synagogue in Southeast Asia) and will cover the Jewish quarters during the colonial period.

Monuments/buildings covered: Maghain Aboth Synagogue

Starting Point: Courtyard of Village Hotel Albert Court opposite Ellison building

Each person can purchase a maximum of two tickets per category (two adults and two senior citizens/students). Please note that all attendees are required to provide their full name and NRIC/passport number for entrance into the synagogue.

This tour is part of Singapore Heritage Festival 2017. For more information, please refer to heritagefest.sg.

  • Participants should arrive at the starting point 15 minutes prior to the tour starting time.
  • Please present your electronic or printed ticket(s) in order to join this tour. Walk-in registrations will not be entertained.
  • In the unlikely event where you cannot locate the tour group or guide by the starting time, please have your phone on standby for the tour guide to contact you for further instructions.


  • By agreeing to join the tour, each participant shall be responsible for any injury, loss of damage due to carelessness of other actions on his/her part or that of children under his/her charge.
  • The tour will start on time and participants who are late may not be able to get on the tour.
  • "Student" refers to any student currently enrolled in locally-based institutions.
  • "Senior citizen" refers to any person whose age is 60 years and above.
  • Random checks on concession tickets will be conducted at the point of entry. Please bring along a proof of eligibility for the discounted tickets.
  • It is compulsory for a parent/guardian to accompany any child of or under the age of 12.
  • We do not accept cash payment.
  • No refund/exchange of tickets is allowed under any circumstance except for tour cancellation.

Tour Cancellation:
  • The tour will proceed in the event of wet weather and participants are advised to each prepare an umbrella or a raincoat in case.
  • The tour may be partly or totally cancelled due to inclement weather (e.g. - unhealthy haze conditions, thunderstorms) or due to other unforeseen circumstances affecting the tour.
  • In the event of tour cancellation, participants will be informed via email (a few days before the tour) and SMS (2 hours before the tour)
  • Participants will receive full refund in case of tour cancellation via Peatix.

If you have other enquiries, please email NHB_NationalMonuments@nhb.gov.sg

Sun Apr 30, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM SGT
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Standard SOLD OUT $5.00
Student / Senior Citizen SOLD OUT $3.00
Venue Address
180 Albert Street, 01-09 Village Hotel Albert Court, 189971 Singapore
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