Take a walk around Marina Bay with Hossan Leong, the well-known local comedian and Singapore Boy.
You'll hear intimate anecdotes from throughout his career, from his high-school days at the Anglo-Chinese School, to his first one-man stand-up show at the Victoria Theatre, to his role as the MC on National Day, when he had to keep 15,000 people entertained at the Marina Bay Float. You'll also get to know some of Singapore's most popular cultural institutions, and of course you'll laugh all the way.
Hossan loves taking jabs at the establishment, and may occasionally aim a jab at you, dear listener. Just make sure you always double-confirm before crossing the road!
Asian Civilisations Museum, The Dalhousie Obelisk, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, Arts House, Padang, Esplanade, Helix Bridge, National Gallery Singapore
The tour will start in Boat Quay, in front of the Singapore River. Just head to the end of North Canal Road, and then towards the river. You'll be able to see the Asian Civilisations Museum on the other side of the water.
Places to stop along the way:
Asian Civilisations Museum, The Dalhousie Obelisk, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, Timbre, National Gallery, Padang, Esplanade, The Float @Marina Bay Grandstand, Helix Bridge
Best time of day:
Any time is fine, but we recommend doing the walk after drinks at Boat Quay or before a show at one of the many performing arts venues in the Civic District.
Make sure you always double-confirm when crossing roads. If you're doing the walk during the day, bring some water along.
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