The industry figure noted: "Katong and Joo Chiat, for example, feature a charming collection of Peranakan experiences, from traditional shophouses with Peranakan architecture, to various food and retail options."
She recommended visits to Guan antiques and Katong Antique House for their Peranakan antiques, furniture and household items, as well as Rumah Bebe, which is renowned for its demonstrations of Peranakan beading.
The new National Arts Gallery is also a "must-see", Ms Yeo added.
According to the Singapore Tourism Board, more than a million people arrived in the country in July - which was the eighth consecutive month record numbers have entered the nation for a holiday.
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