Changi Airport launches interactive gallery and neighborhood tours to promote Changi District attractions
Pose with immersive installations from Singapore’s heritage neighborhoods at the “Hello, Changi Precinct” gallery running through October 23 at Terminal 3 Departure Hall.
Explore Changi Precinct with Instagram-worthy photo spots and eight discovery tours, including a new tour uncovering unique stories about the development of Changi Airport.
Singapore – Changi airport launched the “Hello, Changi Ward” gallery at Terminal 3 (T3), launching an initiative to raise awareness of Changi District which includes areas in and around Changi Airport such as Pulau Ubin, Pasir Ris, Tampines, Bedok and East Coast Park. With interactive elements and photo spots inspired by the iconic sights and sounds of Changi Compound, visitors can pose for photos and discover fun facts in seven themed areas. As part of the initiative, Changi has also launched two new exploration tours – My Changi Airport Tour and My Changi Village Heritage Tour – in partnership with MyCommunity, a local non-profit organization that celebrates Singapore’s heritage and culture by organizing tours, programs and exhibitions.
Explore the “Hello, Changi Precinct” gallery
Step into the exciting world of Changi Precinct at T3 Departure Hall where visitors can pose with iconic cultural monuments. The journey begins in the Changi Airport area, where visitors can take photos with models of various popular locations in the airport, such as Jewel Changi Airport and the popular airport information board. Terminal 2 flights.
Traveling through seven different areas, visitors can discover interesting nuggets and stories of Siglap in the drawers of an old-fashioned barber shop, play a digital arcade game on an empty HDB bridge and a playground watermelon, and hop on a bumboat that takes visitors through the history of Pulau Ubin and the east coast of Singapore.
Hear the stories of Changi Airport through a guided tour
A new curated tour of Changi Airport traces the development of the airport from its humble origins through the stories of airport staff and visitors. The tour begins at Terminal 1 and guides participants through the airport’s leisure spaces, artwork installations, designs and heritage businesses. Participants will gain a better understanding of the airport while swapping stories with the airport staff they meet throughout the tour, giving them insight into the behind-the-scenes operations that keep the airport running from Changi, as well as intriguing anecdotes from people who have worked at and visited Changi Airport from the past to the present.
Discover the Changi district through activities
In addition to the two new tours, visitors can also sign up for six more tours through October, each exploring a key area of the Changi compound, such as Bedok, Pulau Ubin and Pasir Ris. For a more hands-on experience, expect specialist and artisan workshops held during the September school holidays, where attendees can meet and learn traditional skills from artisans within the compound.
M Lim King Kiat, The General Manager of Air Hub Development of Changi Airport Group, said: “Many travelers to Changi Airport want to venture beyond the airport to explore the Changi compound, which is rich in local history and culture. Therefore, Changi Airport Group has worked with various partners around Changi Airport over the past two years to promote appreciation of the many hidden gems of the eastern part of Singapore. We invite local residents and travelers to start their journey of exploring the charms of Eastern Singapore through the “Hello, Changi Precinct” gallery. We hope this will give them a better understanding of the Changi district and encourage exploration of lesser-known sights in Singapore.
The “Hello, Changi Ward” the gallery will run until October 23, 2022 at the departure hall of T3. Free entry. Additionally, for July and August, the first 150 visitors each month to take a photo or video with the “Hello, Changi Precinct” gallery and post it to their social media with the hashtag #ChangiPrecinct will receive a Changi Eats promo code. exclusive.