15 Dec '11, 5am

Rediscover the Bras Basah precinct: #bras

Rediscover the Bras Basah precinct: #bras

SINGAPORE: A new initiative by the National Heritage Board (NHB) is bringing history lessons out of the classroom and onto the streets. Through guided tours and a new iPhone application, it's hoped more will become reacquainted with the rich history of the Bras Basah and Bugis precinct. Alvin Tan, director, Heritage Institutions, NHB, said: "NHB has been designated as the place manager for the precinct and really we hope to showcase the national museums, the national monuments and interesting landmarks that are located within the area. "We hope to attract both locals and tourists alike, those that are interested in finding out more about a precinct in Singapore." Part of the programme includes a free weekly tour by undergraduates studying Tourism and Hospitality Management at the Nanyang Business School at Nanyang Technological University. The two-hour tour will take parti...

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